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6 And GOD faid, Let there be a Firmament in the midit of the Waters, and let it divide the Waters from the Wa


7 d And GoD made the Firmament, and divided the Waters which were under the Firmament, from the Waters which were above the Firmament: and it was so.

a Pfal. cxlviii. 4 Praise him, ye Heaven of Heavens, and ye Waters

that be above the Heavens.

s Let them praife the Name of

the LORD; for he commanded and they were created.

6 He hath alfo ftablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a Decree which shall not pass.

8 And GoD called the Firmament Heaven: and the Evening and the Morning were the fecond Day.

9 And GOD faid, Let the Waters under the Heaven be gathered together unto one Place, and let the dry Land appear: and it was fo.

10 And GoD called the dry Land Earth, and the gathering together of the Waters called he Seas: and God faw that it was good.

11 And GOD faid, Let the Earth bring forth Grafs, the Herb yielding Seed, and the Fruit-tree yielding Fruit after his kind, whofe Seed is in itfelf, upon the Earth and it was fo.

12 And the Earth brought forth Grafs, and Herb yielding Seed after his kind, and the Tree yielding Fruit, whofe Seed was in itself after his kind and GOD faw that it was good.

13 And the Evening and the Morning were the third Day.

14 f And GOD faid, Let there be Lights in the Firmament of the Heaven, to di


Job xxvi. 10 He hath compaffed Day and Night come to an End. the Waters with Bounds, until the

Pfal. civ. O LORD my GOD, thou

art very great. thou art clothed with

Honour and Majesty.

2 Who coverett thyfelf with Light, as with a Garment who stretchest out the Heavens like a Curtain.

3. Who layeth the Beams of his Chambers in the Waters, who maketh the Clouds his Chariot, who walketh upon the Wings of the Wind.

s Who laid the Foundations of the Earth, that it fhould not be removed for ever.

6 Thou covereft it with the Deep, as with a Garment: the Waters flood

above the Mountains.

7 At thy Rebuke they fied: at thy Thunder they hafted away.

8 They go up by the Mountains: they go down by the Valleys unto the Place which thou haft founded

for them.

9 Thou haft fet a Bound that they may not pass over that they turn not again to cover the Earth.

the LORD: will ye not TREMBLE at my Jer. v. 22 Fear ye not me, faith Prefence, who have placed the Sand for the Bound of the Sea, by a perpetual Decree that it cannot pass it; and though the Waves thereof tols themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pals over it.

Pfal. xix. 1. The Heavens declare

the Glory of GoD: and the Firmament fheweth his handy Work.

2 Day unto Day uttereth Speech, vide

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16 And God made two great Lights; the greater Light to rule the Day, and the leffer Light to rule the Night he made the Stars alfo.

17 And GOD fet them in the Firmament of the Heaven, to give Light upon the Earth.

18 And to rule over the Day and over the Night, and to divide the Light from the Darkness and GOD faw that it was good.

19 And the Evening and the Morning were the fourth Day.

and Night unto Night fheweth Know-
3 There is no Speech nor Lan-
guage, where their VOICE is not heard.
4 Their Line is gone out through
all the Earth, and their Words to

the End of theWorld: In them hath

he fet a Tabernacle for the SUN,

s Which is as a Bridegroom comceth as a ftrong Man to run a Race. ing out of his Chamber, and rejoy

6 His going forth is from the End of the Heaven, and his Circuit unto the Ends of it and there is nothing hid from the Heat thereof.

Job xxxviii. 4 Where waft thou

when I laid the Foundation of the ftanding.

Earth declare if thou haft Under

s Who hath laid the Measures

thereof, if thou knoweft? or who hath ftretched the Line upon it?

6 Whereupon are the Foundations

thereof faftned? or who hath laid

the corner Stone thereof?

7 When the Morning ftars fang together, and all the Sons of GoD fhouted for Joy.

Doors, when it brake forth as if it 8 Or who fhut up the Sea with had iffued out of the Womb.

9 When I made the Cloud the Garment thereof, and thick Dark

nefs a Swadling band for it,

To And brake up for it my decreed Place, and fet Bars and Doors,

II And faid, Hitherto fhalt thou come but no further and here fhall thy proud Waves be Rtayed.

12 Haft thou commanded the Morning fince thy Days and caused the Day-spring to know his Place ?

13 That it might take hold of the Ends of the Earth, that the Wicked might be fhaken out of it.

Jer. xxxi. 35 Thus faith the LORD, which giveth the Sun for a Light by Day, and the Ordinance of the Moon and of the Stars for a Light by Night, which divideth the Sea when the Waters thereof roar, THE LORD OF HOSTS IS HIS NAME.

Pfal. civ. 19 He appointeth the Moon for Seafons; the Sun knoweth his going down.

20 Thou makeft Daiknefs, and it is Night wherein all the Beafts of the Foreft do creep forth.

zo & And GOD faid, Let the Waters bring forth abunbundantly the moving Creature that hath Life, and Fowl that may fly above the Earth

8 Pfal. civ. 25 So is this great and wide Sea, wherein are Things creeping innumerable, both small and great Beafts.

26 There go the Ships; there is that Leviathan whom thou haft made to play therein.

in the open Firmament of Heaven.

21 And GoD created great Whales, and every living Creature that moveth, which the Waters brought forth abundantly after their kind, and every winged Fowl after bis kind: and GOD faw that it was good.

22 And God bleffed them, faying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the Waters in the Seas, and let Fowl multiply in the Earth.

23 And the Evening and the Morning were the fifth Day.

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24 And GoD faid, Let the Earth bring forth the living Creature after his kind, Cattle and creeping Things, and Beaft of the Earth after his kind and it was fo.


25 And God made the Beast of the Earth after his kind, and Cattle after their kind, and every Thing that creepeth upon the Earth after his kind: And GOD faw that it was good.

26 h And GOD faid, Let us make Man in our own Image, after our Likenefs; and let them have Dominion over the Fish of the Sea, and over the Fowl of the Air, and over the Cattle, and over all the Earth, and over every creeping Thing that creepeth upon the Earth.

27 So GoD created Man in his own Image, in the Image of GOD created he him; Male and Female created he them.

28 And Gop bleffed them, and GOD faid unto them, Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the Earth, and fub

Pfal. viii. 4 What is Man that thou art mindful of him? and the

Son of Man that thou vifteft him,

s For thou haft made him a little lower than the Angels, and haft crowned him with Glory and Ho


6 Thou madeft him to have Do

minion over the Works of thy Hands: Feet. thou haft put all things under his

7 All Sheep and Oxen, yea, and the Beafts of the Field.

8 The Fowl of the Air, and the

Fin of the Sea, and whatsoever paffeth through the paths of the Seas.

9 O LORD OUR LORD, how excel

lent is thy Name in all the Earth?

Pfal. civ. 10 He fendeth the Springs into the Valleys, which run among the Hills.

11 They give Drink to every Beaft of the Field: the wild Affes quench their Thirft. due

due it; and have Dominion over the Fish of the Sea, and over the Fowl of the Air, and over every living Thing that moveth upon the Earth. 29 And GOD faid, Behold, I have given you every Herb bearing Seed, which is upon the Face of all the Earth, and every Tree, in the which is the Fruit of a Tree, yielding Seed; to you it fhall be for Meat.

30 And to every Beast of the Earth, and to every Fowl of the Air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the Earth, wherein there is Life, I have given every green Herb for Meat: and it was fo.

31 And GOD faw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good and the Evening and the Morning were the fixth Day.

12 By them fhall the Fowls of the Heaven have their Habitation, which fing among the Branches.

13 He watereth the Hills from his

Chambers: the Earth is fatisfied with the Fruit of thy Works.

14 He caufeth the Grats to grow for the Cattle, and Herb for the Service of Man: that he may bring

forth Food out of the Earth:

15 And Wine that maketh glad the Heart of Man, and Oyl to make his Face to fhine, and Bread which ftrengtheneth Man's Heart.

21 The young Lions roar after their Prey, and feek their Meat from


themselves together, and lay them 22 The Sun arifeth, they gather down in their Dens.

and to his Labour until the Evening. 23 Man goeth forth to his work,

24 O LORD, how manifold are thy Works! in Wisdom haft thou made them all the Earth is full of thy Riches.

31 The Glory of the LORD fhall endure for ever: the LORD fhall rejoyce in his Works.

As xvii. 24 GOD that made the world, and all things thererein, feeing that he is LORD OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, dwelleth not in Temples

made with Hands:

25 Neither is worshipped with Mens Hands, as though he needed any thing, feeing he giveth to all Life, and Breath, and all Things.

26 And hath made of one Blood, all Nations of Men, for to dwell on all the Face of the Earth, and hath determined the Times before appointed, and the Bounds of their Habitation :

27 That they should SEEK the LORD, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us :

28 For in HIM we LIVE, and MOVE, and have our BEING; as certain also of the Poets have laid, For we are alfo his Offspring.

Ifai. xl. 21 Have ye not known? have ye not heard hath it not been told you from the Beginning? have ye not underfood from the Founda tions of the Earth?

22 It is he that fitteth upon the Circle of the Earth, and the Inhabitants thereof are as Grafhoppers; that ftretcheth out the Heavens as a Curtain, and spreadeth them out as a Tent to dwell in.

26 Lift up your Eyes on high, and behold who hath created these Things, that bringeth out their Hoft by Number: he calleth them all by Names, by the Greatness of his Might, for that he is ftrong in Power, not one faileth.



1 The firft Sabbath. 4 The Manner of the Creation. 8 The Planting of the Garden of Eden, 10 and the River thereof. 17 The Tree of Knowledge only forbidden. 19 The naming of the Creatures. 21 The making of Woman, and Inftitution of Marriage.

Ver. 1 THUS the Heavens and the Earth were finished,

and all the Hoft of them.

2 And on the feventh Day GOD ended his Work which he had male and he rested on the feventh Day from all his Work which he had made.


3 And God bleffed the SEVENTH Day, and SANCTIFIED it because that in it he had RESTED from all his Work, which GOD created and made.

4 Thefe are the Generations of the HEAVENS, and of the EARTH, when they were created; in the Day that the LORD GOD made the Earth and the Heavens.


5 And every Plant of the Field, before it was in the Earth, and every Herb of the Field, before it grew for the LORD GOD had not caufed it to rain upon the Earth, and there was not a Man to till the Ground.

6 But there went up a Mift from the Earth, and watered the whole Face of the Ground.

7 And the LORD GOD formed Man of the Duft of the Ground, and breathed into his Noftrils the Breath of Life; and Man became a LIVING SOUL.

8 And the LORD GOD planted a Garden Eaft-ward in Eden; and there he put the Man whom he had formed.

Job xxxiii. 4 The Spirit of GoD hath made me, and the Breath of the Almighty hath given me Life.

Pfal. cxxxix. 13 For thou aft poffeffed my Reins: thou haft covered me in my Mother's Womb.

14 I will praise thee for 1 an fearfully and wonderfully made; marvellous are thy Works, and that my Soul knoweth right well.

15 My Subftance was not hid from thee, when I was made in fecret and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the Earth.

16 Thine Eyes did fee my Subftance yet being unperfect, and in ten, which in Continuance were fathy Book all my Members were writfhioned, when as yet there was none of them.

9 And out of the Ground made the LORD God to grow every Tree that is pleafant to the Sight, and good for Food: the Tree of Life alfo in the midft of the Garden, and the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.

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