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THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,
I the earth.
ing thing, and beast of the earth after his kind : Creation of heaven and earth.
and it was so. N the beginning God created the heaven and 25 And God made the beast of the earth aner
his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every 2 And the earth was without form, and void ; thing that creepeth upon the earth attcr his kind : and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and God saw that it was good. and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of 26 1 And God said, Let us make man in our the waters.
image, after our likeness: and let them have 3 And God said, Let there be light: and there dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the was light.
fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all 4 And God saw the light, that it was good : the earth, and over every creeping thing that and God divided the light from the darkness. creepeth upon the earth.
5 And God called the light Day, and the dark- 27 So God created man in his oron image, in ness he called Night: and the evening and the the image of God created lie him; male and morning were the first day.
female created he them. 6 1 And God said, Let there be a firmament in 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto the midst of the waters, and let it divide the them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the waters from the waters.
earth, and subducit: and have dominion over the 7 And God made the firmament, and divided the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and waters which were under the firriament from the overeveryliving thing that moveth upon the eartl:. waters which wore above the firmament: and it 29 1 And God said, Behold, I have given you was so.
every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face 8 And God called the firmament Heaven: and of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the evening and the morning were the second day. the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shal!
9 1! And God said, Let the waters under the be for meat. heaven be gathered together unto one place, and 30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every Jet the dry land appear: and it was so fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth
10 And God called the dry land Earth; and upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have givent the gathering together of the waters called he every greeu herb for meat: and it was so. Seas: and God saw that it was good.
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth and behold, it was very good. And the evening grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree and the morning were the sixth day. yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in
CHAP. II. itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
The first sabbath. ieland the eart brought frontharass, and her. Thus the heavens
and the earth were finishing fruit
, whose seed was in itself, after his 2 And on the seventh day God ended his work kind : and God saw that it was good.
which he had made; and he rested on the sev13 And the evening and the inorning were the enth day from all his work which he had nade. third day.
3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sancti14 1 And God said, Let there be lights in the fied it: because that in it he had rested from ail firmament of the heaven, to divide the day from his work which God created and made. the night; and let them be for signs, and for sea- 41 These are the generations of the heavens and sons, and for days, and years.
of the earth when they were created, in the day 15 And let them be for lights in the firmament that the LORD God made the carth and the of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and heavens, it was so.
5 And every plant of the field before it was in 16 And God made two great lights; the greater the earth, and every herb of the field before it light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to the night: he made the stars also.
rain upon the earth, and there was not a man tu 17 And God set them in the firmament of the till the ground. heaven to give light upon the earth,
6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and 18 And to rule over the
day, and over the night, watered the whole face of the ground. and to divide the light from the darkness: and 7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust God saw that it was good.
of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the 19 And the evening and the morning were the breath of life; and man became a living soul. fourth day.
811 And the LORD God planted a garden cast 20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth ward in Eden; and there he put the man whoin abundantly the moving creature that hath life, he had formed. and fowl that may fly abyve the earth in the 9 And out of the ground made the LORD God open firmament of heaven.
to grow every tree that is pleasant to the siglit, 21 And God created great whales, and every and good for food; the tree of life also in the living creature that moveth, which the waters nidst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge brought forth abundautly after their kind, and of good and evil. every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw 10° And a river went out of Eden to water that it was good.
the garden: and from thence it was parted, and 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, became into four heads. and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and 11 The name of the first is Pison : that is it Jet fowl multiply in the earth.
which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, 23 And the evening and the morning were the where there is gold; fifth day.
12 And the gold of that land is good : there is 24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the bdellium and the onyx-stone. living creature after his kind, cattle, and crcep-1 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: Marriage instituted.
The punishment of mankind. the same is it that compasseth the whole land of naked ? Hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I Ethiopia.
commanded thee, that thou shouldest not eat ? 14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel :) 12 And the man said, The woman whom thou that is it which goeth toward the east of As- gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, syria. And the fourth river is Euphrates. and I did eat.
15 And the LORD God took the man, and put 13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and to What is this that thou hast done? And the wo keep it.
man said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, 14 And 'the LORD God said unto the serpent, saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest Because thou hast done this, thon art cursed freely eat:
above all cattle, and above every beast of the 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and field : upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the
day that shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. 15 And I will put enmity between thee and the
18 And LORD God said, It is not good woman, and between thy seed and her seed : it that the man should be alone: I will make him shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his & help meet for him.
heel. 19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly every beast of the field, and every fowl of the multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorair, and brought them unto Adam to see what row thou shalt bring forth children: and thy de he would call them; and whatsoever Adam sire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule called every living creature, that was the name over thee. thereof,
17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast 20 And Adam gave names to all eattle, and to hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, tiebe, but for Adam there was not found a help saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the meet for hiin. 21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to it all the days of thy life;
ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of fall upon Adam, and he slept ; and he took one 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof: to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field: 22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, from man, made he a woman, and brought her till thou return unto the ground; for out of it unto the nian.
wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my dust shalt thou return. bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, beWoman, because she was taken out of man. cause she was the mother of all living.
24 Therefore shall a inan leave his father and 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the his inother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them. they shall be one ftesh.
22 | And the LORD God said, Behold, the man 25 And they were both naked, the man and his is become as one of us, to know good and evil. wife, and were not ashamed.
And now, lest he put forth his hand, and take CHAP. III.
also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: The fall of man.
23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from Now the serpent Wanimno te elibeile than any the garden of Eden, to till the ground from made: and he said unto the woman, Yea, hath 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and garden ?
a flaming sword which turned every way, to 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We keep the way of the tree of life. may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden :
CHAP. IV. 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the
Birth of Cain and Abel. midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not
; eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. ceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have
4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye gotten a man from the LORD. shall not surely die :
2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And 5 For God doth know, that in the day ye eat Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a thereof, then your eyes shall be opened ; and ye tiller of the ground: shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. 3 And in process of time it came to pass, that
6 And when the woman saw that the tree Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offerwas good for food, and that it was pleasant to ing unto the LORD. the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of wise; she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD and gave also unto her husband with her, and had respect unto Abel, and to his offering: he did eat.
5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he had not 7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his they knew that they were naked : and they sew-countenance fell. ed fig leaves together, and made themselves 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou aprons.
wroth ? and why is thy countenance fallen ? 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be acceptwalking in the garden in the cool of the day : ed? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of thou shalt rule over him. ihe garden.
8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and 9 And the LORD God ca'led unto Adam, and it came to pass wheu they were in the field, that said unto him, Where art thou ?
Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slow 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden: him. and I was afraid, because I was naked ; and I 9 1 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is hid myself
Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not! 11 And lie said, Who told thee that thou wast Am I my brother's keeper ?
The curse of Cain
CHAP. V, VI.
The godliness of Enock. 10 And he said, What hast thoù done ? the hundred and fiftcen years, and begat sons and voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from daughters : the ground.
11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred 11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, and five years; and he died. which hath opened her mouth to receive thy 12 | And Cainan lived seventy years, and bebrother's blood from thy hand.
gat Mahalaleel: 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleet henceforth yield unto thee her strength : A fu- eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons gitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. and daughters : 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punish- 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hunInent is greater than I can bear.
dred and ten years; and he died. 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day 15 11 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, from the face of the earth; and from thy face and begat Jared : shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a 16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons that every one that findeth me shall slay me. and daughters :
15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore who- 17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight soever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on hundred ninety and five years; and he died. him seven-fold. And the LORD set a mark upon 18 1 And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two Cain, lest any finding him should kill him. years, and he begat Enoch: 16 11 And Cain went out from the presence of 19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the hundred years, and begat sons and daughters : east of Eden.
20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred 17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, sixty and two years; and he died. and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called 2 1 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and the name of the city after the name of his son begat Methuselah : Enoch.
22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and daughters :: and Methusael begat Lamech.
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hun19 11 And Lamech took unto him two wives : dred sixty and five years : the name of the one was Adah, and the name of 24 And Enoch walked with God, and he was the other Zillah.
not: for God took him. 20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of 25 11 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty such as dwell in tents, and of such as havc cattle. and seven years, and begat Lamech:
21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was 26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lameci the father of all such as handle the harp and organ. seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an in- sons and daughters : structor of every artificer in brass and iron : and 27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah. hundred sixty and nine years; and he died. 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and 28 11 And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, two years, and begat a son: hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man 29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. same shall comfort us concerning our work and
24 if Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly toil of our hands, because of the ground which Lamech seventy and seven-fold.
the LORD hath cursed. 25 1 And Adam knew his wife again, and she 30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five bare a son, and called his name Seth : For God, hundred ninety and five years, and begat sous said s
hath appointed me another seed in- and daughters : stead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
31 And all the days of Lamech were seven 26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a hundred seventy and seven years: and he died. son; and he called his name Enos: then began 32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and men to call upon the name of the LORD. Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. CHAP. V.
The deprarity of mankind.
THIS is the book of the generations of Adam: ND it came to pass, when began to likeness of God made he him:
ters were born unto them, 2 Male and female created he them; and bless- 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of ed them, and called their name Adam, in the men that they were fair; and they took them day when they were created.
wives of all which they chose. 31 And Adam lived a hundred and thirty 3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his his image; and called his name Seth:
days shall be a hundred and twenty years. 4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat and also after that, when the sons of God came sons and daughters :
in unto the daughters of men, and they bare chil5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine dren to them: the same became mighty men, hundred and thirty years: and he died. which were of old, men of renown.
6 T And Seth lived a hundred and five years, 5 And God saw that the wickedness of man and begat Enos :
was great in the earth, and that every imagina7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight tion of the thoughts of his hcart was only evil hundred and seven years, and begat sons and continually. daughters :
6 And it repented the LORD that he had made 8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred man on the earth, and it grieved him at hi: and twelve years; and he died.
heart. 9. And Enos lived ninety years, and begat 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy mar whom Caiaan:
I have created from the face of the earth; both 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the
Noah findeth fuvour with Gode
Continuance of the flood. fowls of the air; for it repentetl me that I have in the second month, the seventeenth day of the made them.
month, the same day were all the fountains of 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. the great deep broken up, and the windows of 9 9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah heaven were opened. was a just man, and perfect in his generations, 12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and Noah walked with God.
and forty nights. 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, 23 In the self-sanre day entered Noah, and and Japheth.
Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, 11 The earth also was corrupt before God; and and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons the earth was filled with violence.
with them, into the ark: 12 And God looked upon the earth, and behold, 14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all t was corrupt: for all flesh had corrupted his the cattle after their kind, and every creeping way upon the earth.
thing that creepeth izpon the earth after his kind, 13 And God said unto Noah, T ne end of all and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled sort. with violence through them: and behold, I will 15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, tuo destroy them with the earth.
and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life. 14 | Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: rooms 16 And they that went in, went in male and shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: within and without with pitch.
and the LORD shut him in. 15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt 17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth: make it of: The length of the ark shall be three and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and and it was lifted up above the earth. the height of it thirty cubits.
18 And the waters prevailed, and were increas16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in ed greatly upon the earth: and the ark went a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of upon the face of the waters. the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof: with 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon lower, second, and third stories shalt thou makeit. the earth; and all the high hills that were under
17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of the whole heaven were covered. waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail: wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven: and the mountains were covered. and every thing that is in the earth shall die. 21 And all flesh died that moved upon the carth,
18 But with thee will I establish my covenant: both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy every creeping thing that creepeth upon the sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee. earth, and every man:
19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep of all that was in the dry land, died. them alive with thee: they shall be male and ! 23 And every living substance was destroyed female.
which was upon the face of the ground, both man, 20 of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fow' their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth of the heaven; and they were destroyed from after his kind; two of every sort shall come unto the earth; and Noah only remained alive, and thee, to keep them alive.
they that were with him in the ark. 21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is 24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth a eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it hundred and fifty days. shall be for food for thee, and for them.
CHAP. VIII. 22 Tlus did Noah; according to all that God
The waters assuage. commanded him, so did he. CHAP. VII.
thing, and all the cattle that was with him The general deluge.
in ihe ark: and God made a wind to pass over ND the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou the earth, and the waters assuaged;
and all thy house into the ark: for thee have 2 The fountains also of the deep, and the winI seen righteous before me in this generation. dows of heaven were stopped, and the rain front
2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by heaven was restrained; sevens, the male and his female; and of beasts 3 And the waters returned from off the earth that are not clean by two, the male and his female. continually: and after the end of the hundred
3 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and fifty days the waters were abated. and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face 4 | And the ark rested in the seventh month, of all the earth.
on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain mountains of Ararat. upon the carth forty days and forty nights: and 5 And the waters decreased continually, until cvery living substance that I have made will I the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first destroy from off the face of the earth. day of the month, were the tops of the moun: 5 And Noah did according unto all that the tains seen. J.CRD commanded him.
6 91 And it came to pass at the end of forty 6 Ani Noah was six hundred years old when days, that Noah opened the window of the ark the flood of waters was upon the earth.
which he had made: 7 11 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his 7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, to and fro, until the waters were dried up from because of the waters of the flood.
off the earth. 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that waters were abated from offthe
faceof the ground; creepeth upon the earth,
9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her 9 There went in two and two unto Noah irto fcot, ar: she returned unto him into the ark; for the ark, the male and the female, as God had the waters were on the face of the whole earth. commanded Noah.
Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and 10 And it came to pass, after seven days, that pulled her in unto him into the ark. the waters of the flood were upon the earth. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and 11 11 ta the six hundredth year of Noah's life, again he sent forth the dove out of the ark
The waters assuage.
CHAP. IX, X.
Noah planteth a vineyard. 11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, nant which I make between me and you, and and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leat pluckt off. every living creature that is with you, for perSo Noah knew that the waters were abated petual generations. from off the earth.
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and for a token of a covenant between me and the sent forth the dove; which returned not again earth. unto him any more.
14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a 13 11 And it came to pass in the six hundredth cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen and first year, in the first month, the first day of in the cloud: the month, the waters were dried up from offthe 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is earth: and Noah removed the covering of the between me and you, and every living creature ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the of all flesh; and the waters shall no more beground was dry.
come a flood to destroy all flesh. 14 And in the second month, on the seven and 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud ; and I twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. will look upon it, that I may remember the ever
15 11 And God spake unto Noah, saying, lasting covenant between God and every living 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token 17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that of the covenant which I have established bees with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cat-tween me and all flesh that is upon the earth. tle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth 18 | And the sons of Noah that went forth of upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon and Ham is the father of Canaan. the earth.
19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of 18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his them was the whole earth overspread. wife, and his sons' wives with him:
20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and 19 Évery beast, every croeping thing, and every he planted a vineyard : fowl, and whatsoever crrepeth upon the earth, 21' And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; after their kinds, went forth out of the ark and he was uncovered within his tent. 20 1 And Noah builded :in altar unto the LORD, 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the and took of every clean beast, and of every clean nakedness of his father, and told bis two brethfowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the altar. ren without.
21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and 23 And Shem and Japheth took a garnent, and the LORD said in his l'eart, I will not again laid it upon both their shoulders, and went curse the ground any mere for man's sake; for backward, and covered the nakedriess of their the imagination of man's heart is evil from his father: and their faces were backward, and youth: neither will I again smite any more they saw not their father's nakedness. every thing living, as I have done.
24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew 22 While the earth remaineth, sced-time and what his younger son had done unto him, harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant winter, and day and night, shall not cease. of servants shall he be unto his brethren. CHA. IX.
26 And he said, Blessed be the Lord God or God's covenant with Noah.
Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. unto them, Be fruitful, and inultipl7, and dwe'l in the tents of Shern; and Canaan shall replenish the earth.
be lis servant 2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you, 28 4 And Noah lived after the flood three shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon hundred and fifty years. every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon 29 And all the days of Noah were nine hundthe earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into red and fifty years: and he died. your hand are they delivered.
CHAP. X. 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat
The descendants of Noah. for your lives as the green herb have I given Nowathes here, the generasjapheeft the sanno 4 11 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the them were sons born after the flood. blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, 5 And surely your blood of your lives will I re- and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, quire: at the hand of every beast will I require and Tiras. it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and man's brother will I require the life of man. Riphath, and Togarmah.
6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarhis blood be shed : for in the image of God made shish, Kittim, and Dodanim. he man.
5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divi. 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply ; bring ded in their lands; every one after his tongue forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply after their families, in their nations. therein.
6 | And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraia, 8? And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons and Phut, and Canaan. with him, saying,
7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilal, 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with and Sabtah, and Raamah, and sabtccha; and you, and with your seed after you ;
the sons of Raamah ; Sheba, and Dedan. 10 And with every living creature that is with 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast mighty one in the earth. of the earth with you, from all that go out of the 9 He was a mighty_hunter before the LORD: ark, to every beast of the earth.
wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty 11 And I will establish my covenant with you;jhunter before the LURD. neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Bawaters of a flood; neither shall there any more bel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the be a flood to destroy the earth.
land of Shinar. 12 And God said, 'This is the token of the cove-| 11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and build