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Genealogy of the patriarchs.
Translation of Enoch.
21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:
23 And Lamech said unto his wives, hundred sixty and two years; and he died. Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.
24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.
25 ¶ And Adam knew his wife again, and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.
THI HIS is the book of the generations of Adam: In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him: 2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:
22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:
24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was not: for God took him.
25¶ And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech : 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years; and he died.
28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son:
29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:
31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years; and he died.
5 And all the days that Adam lived were 32 ¶ And Noah was five hundred years nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Ja6 ¶ And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:
7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:
8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years; and he died. 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :
10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:
11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years; and he died.
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:
13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years; and he died.
15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men, which were of old, men of renown.
5 And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were whom I have created from the face of the eight hundred ninety and five years; and earth; both man and beast, and the creephe died. ing thing, and the fowls of the air: for it 18 ¶ And Jared lived an hundred sixty repenteth me that I have made them.
and two years, and he begat Enoch:
8 ¶ But Noah found grace in the eyes
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch of the LORD. eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man, and perfect in his
20 And all the days of Jared were nine generations, and Noah walked with God.
Directions for the ark.
CHAP. VII, VIII.
The flood. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, when the flood of waters was upon the Ham, and Japheth.
11 The earth also was corrupt before 7 ¶ And Noah went in, and his sons, and God; and the earth was filled with violence. his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into 12 And God looked upon the earth, and the ark, because of the waters of the flood. behold, it was corrupt: for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them: and behold, I will destroy them with the earth. 14 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,
9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah.
10 And it came to pass, after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.
15 And this is the fashion which thou 11 In the six hundredth year of Noshalt make it of: The length of the ark ah's life, in the second month, the sevenshall be three hundred cubits, the breadth teenth day of the month, the same day of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty were all the fountains of the great deep cubits. broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof: with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
17 And behold, I, even I do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven: and every thing that is in the earth shall die.
18 But with thee will I establish my covenant: and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they shall be male and female.
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
5 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.
12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark:
14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort.
15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him and the LORD shut him in.
17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth: and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.
18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth: and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered. 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail: and the mountains were covered.
21 ¶ And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man :
22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died. 23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth; and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
24 ¶ And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days. CHAP. VIII.
ND God remembered Noah, and
6 And Noah was six hundred years old A Niving theme, aber all the cattle that
The waters abate.
God blesseth Noah. was with him in the ark: and God made 20 ¶ And Noah builded an altar unto a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters the LORD, and took of every clean beast, assuaged; and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt
2 The fountains also of the deep, and offerings on the altar. the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not 3 And the waters returned from off the again curse the ground any more for man's earth continually and after the end of the sake; for the imagination of man's heart is hundred and fifty days the waters were evil from his youth: neither will I again abated. smite any more every thing living, as I have
4 And the ark rested in the seventh done. month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.
22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and sum5 And the waters decreased continually, mer and winter, and day and night, shall until the tenth month: in the tenth month, not cease. on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
6 ¶ And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:
7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
ND God blessed Noah and his sons,
and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to the fishes of the sea; into your hand are see if the waters were abated from off the they delivered.
face of the ground;
3 Every moving thing that liveth shall 9 But the dove found no rest for the sole be meat for you; even as the green herb of her foot, and she returned unto him into have I given you all things:
the ark; for the waters were on the face 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which of the whole earth. Then he put forth his is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat. hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto 5 And surely your blood of your lives him into the ark. will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.
10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark.
11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth was an oliveleaf pluckt off: So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.
6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply, bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah re- 10 And with every living creature that is moved the covering of the ark, and looked, with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of and behold, the face of the ground was dry. every beast of the earth with you, from all 14 And in the second month, on the that go out of the ark, to every beast of the seven and twentieth day of the month, was earth. the earth dried.
11 And I will establish my covenant with 15 And God spake unto Noah, saying, you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy more by the waters of a flood; neither shall wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with there any more be a flood to destroy the thee. earth.
17 Bring forth with thee every living 12 And God said, This is the token of thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of the covenant which I make between me fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping and you and every living creature that is thing that creepeth upon the earth; that with you, for perpetual generations. they may breed abundantly in the earth, 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. shall be for a token of a covenant between 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, me and the earth. and his wife, and his sons' wives with him: 19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark.
14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud :
15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every
The bow in the cloud.
8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to
The generations of Noah. living creature of all flesh: and the waters cha; and the sons of Raamah, Shebah, and shall no more become a flood to destroy all Dedan. flesh. 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; be a mighty one in the earth. and I will look upon it, that I may remem- 9 He was a mighty hunter before the ber the everlasting covenant between God LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod and every living creature of all flesh that is the mighty hunter before the LORD.
upon the earth.
17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
18 And the sons of Noah that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth and Ham is the father of Canaan.
19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread. 20 And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:
21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken, and he was uncovered within his tent.
22 And Ham the father of Canaan saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. 15¶ And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn and Heth,
16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,
17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar- and the Hamathite: and afterward were ment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, the families of the Canaanites spread and went backward, and covered the naked- abroad.
ness of their father: and their faces were 19 And the border of the Canaanites was backward, and they saw not their father's from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto nakedness. Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom and Go24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and morrah, and Admah, and Zebon, even unto knew what his younger son had done unto Lasha. him.
25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his ser
27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
28¶ And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.
29 And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years: and he died. CHAP. X.
2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.
4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.
21 ¶ Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Áram. 23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.
25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.
26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,
27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.
30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the
5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles 31 These are the sons of Shem, after divided in their lands; every one after his their families, after their tongues, in their tongue, after their families, in their nations. lands, after their nations. 6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and 32 These are the families of the sons of Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. Noah after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.
7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabte
The building of Babel.
The call of Abram. 23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor
AND the whole earth was of one lan-two hundred years, and begat sons and guage, and of one speech.
2 And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah.
25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah 3 And they said one to another, Go to, jan hundred and nineteen years, and begat let us make brick, and burn them thorough- sons and daughters. ly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.
4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
27 ¶ Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran and Haran begat Lot.
28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.
30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
9 Therefore is the name of it called Ba- 32 And the days of Terah were two hunbel, because the LORD did there confound dred and five years: and Terah died in Hathe language of all the earth: and from ran. thence did the LORD scatter them abroad
upon the face of all the earth.
10 ¶ These are the generations of Shem: NOW the LORD had said unto Abram,
Get thee out of thy country, and from Shem was an hundred years old, and begat thy kindred, and from thy father's house, Arphaxad two years after the flood: unto a land that I will shew thee:
11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah.
13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:
15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:
17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:
19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.
20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug.
2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
4 ¶ So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him, and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.
5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
6 ¶ And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
8 And he removed from thence unto a 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitchtwo hundred and seven years, and begat ed his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and sons and daughters. Hai on the east: and there he builded an
22 And Serug lived thirty years, and altar unto the LORD, and called upon the
name of the LORD.