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Fude 14 ENOCH alfo the SEVENTH from Adam prophefied of thefe, saying, Behold, the LORD cometh with ten thousands of his Saints.

Is To execute JUDGMENT upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them, of all their ungodly Deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard Speeches, which UNGODLY Sinners have spoken against him.

CHAP. VI.

The Wickedness of the World, which provoked God's Wrath and caufed the Flood. 8 Noah findeth Grace. 14 The Order, Form, and End of the Ark.

Ver. 1

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ND it came to pafs, when MEN began to multiply on the Face of the Earth, and Daughters were born unto them.

2 That the Sons of GOD faw the Daughters of Men, that they were fair; and they took them Wives of all which they chose.

3 And the LORD faid, My SPIRIT fhall not always strive with Man, for that he alfo is Flefh: yet his Days fhall be an HUNDRED and TWENTY Years.

4 There were GIANTS in the Earth in thofe Days; and alfo after that, when the Sons of GOD came in unto the Daughters of Men, and they bare Children to them: the fame became mighty Men, which were of old, Men of Renown.

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5 s And GoD faw 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 faid, I will deftroy Man, whom I have created, from the Face of the Earth, both Man and Beaft, and the creeping Thing, and the Fowls of the Air: for it repenteth me that I have made them.

Ecclef. vii. 29 God hath made Man upright, but they have fought out many Inventions.

Matth xv. 19 For out of the Heart

proceed evil Thoughts, Murders, Adulteries, Fornications, Thefts, false

Witness, Blafphemies;

20 Thete are the Things which defile a Man.

Pfal. xiv 2 The LORD looked down from Heaven upon the Children of Men; to fee if there were any that did understand, and feek Gop.

3 They are all gone afide, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no not one.

Pfal. Iviii. z Yea, in Heart you work Wickednefs, you weigh the Violence of your Hands in the Earth.

3 The Wicked are eftranged from

the womb, they go aftray affoon as they be born, ipeaking lies.

3 But Noah found Grace

in the Eyes of the LORD.

4 Their Poifon is like the Poifon of a Serpent; they are like the deaf Adder that stoppeth her Ear.

9 Thefe are the Generations of Noah: Noah was a just Man, and perfect in his Generations, and Noah walked with GOD.

10 And Noah begat three Sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

11 The Earth alfo was corrupt before GOD; and the Earth was filled with Violence.

12 And GOD looked upon the Earth, and behold, it was corrupt for all Flesh had corrupted his Way upon the Earth.

13 And GOD faid unto Noah, The End of all Flefh 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 fhalt thou make in the Ark, and fhalt pitch it within and without with Pitch.

15 And this is the Fashion which thou fhalt make it of: The Length of the Ark fhall be three hundred Cubits, the Breadth of it fifty Cubits, and the Heighth of it thirty Cubits.

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■ Matth. xxiv. 37 As the Days of Noah were, fo fhall alfo the coming

of the Son of Man be.

38 For as in the Days that were before the Flood, they were eating, in Marriage, until the Day that Noc and drinking, marrying, and giving entred into the Ark,

39 And knew not until the Flood came, and took them all away; fo

fhall alfo the coming of the Son of Man be.

there fhall come in the laft Days fcof2 Pet. iii. 3 Knowing this first, that fers, walking after their own Lufts,

4 And faying, Where is the Promife of his coming? for fince the Fathers fell asleep, all Things conti nue as they were from the Beginning of the Creation.

s For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the Word of GOD the Heavens were of old, and the Earth ftanding out of the Water, and

in the Water.

6 Whereby the World that then was, being overflowed with Water, perished.

7 But the Heavens and the Earth

which are now, by the fame Word are kept in ftore, referved unto Fire, againft the Day of Judgment, and Perdition of ungodly Men.

Job xxii. 15 Haft thou marked the old Way which wicked Men have

troden ?

16 Which were cut down out of

Time, whofe Foundation was overflown with a Flood.

17 And behold, I, even I do bring a Flood of Waters upon the Earth, to deftroy all Flesh, wherein is the do for them

17 Which faid unto GoD, Depart from us and what can the ALMIGHTY Breath

Breath of Life, from under Heaven and every thing that is in the Earth fhall die.

18 But with thee will I establish my Covenant and thou fhalt come into the Ark; thou, and thy Sons, and thy Wife, and thy Sons Wives with thee.

Rom. i. 18 For the Wrath of God Ungodlinefs, and Unrighteoufnefs of is revealed from Heaven against all Men, who hold the Truth in Unrighteousness.

21 Because that when they knew GOD, they glorified him not as GOD, neither were thankful, but became vain in their Imaginations, and their foolish Heart was darkned.

19 And of every living Thing of all Flefh, two of every fort fhalt thou bring into the Ark, to keep them alive with thee: they fhall 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 fort fhall 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 fhall be for Food for thee, and for them.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, fo did he.

CHAP. VII.

Noah with his Family and the living Creatures enter into the Ark. 17 The Beginning, Increafe, and Continuance of the Flood.

Ver. 1 AND " the LORD

unto Noah, Come thou, and all thy Houfe into the Ark for thee have I feen righteous before me in this Generation.

2 Of every clean Beaft thou fhalt take to thee by Sevens, the Male and his Female and of Beafts that are not clean by Two, the Male and his Female.

3 Of Fowls alfo of the Air by Sevens, the Male and the Female; to keep Seed alive

1 Pet. iii. 18 For CHRIST alfo hath once fuffered for Sins, the Juft for the Unjuft (that he might bring us to GOD) being put to Death in the Fleth, but quickned by the Spirit:

preached unto the Spirits in Prifon; 19 By which alfo he went and

20 Which fometime were disobe

dient, when once the long-fuffering of GOD waited in the Days of Noah, while the Ark was a preparing, where in few, that is, eight Souls, were faved by Water.

21 The like Figure whereunto, even Baptifm, doth also now fave us, (not the putting away of the Filth of the Flesh, but the Anwer of a good Confcience towards GoD) by the Re

furrection of JESUS CHRIST.

22 Who is gone into Heaven, and upon

on the Face of all the is on the Right Hand of GOD, Angels, and Authorities, and Powers, being made fubject unto him.

Earth.

4 For yet feven Days, and

I will caufe it to rain upon the Earth forty Days and forty Nights and every living Subftance that I have made, will I destroy from off the Face of the Earth.

5 * And Noah did according unto all that the LORD

commanded him.

6 And Noah was fix hundred Years old, when the Flood of Waters were upon the Earth.

warned of GOD, of Things not feen Heb. xi. 7. By Faith Noah being as yet, moved with Fear, prepared an Ark to the faving of his Houfe; by and became Heir of the Righteousness the which he condemned the World, which is by Faith.

7 And Noah went in, and his Sons, and his Wife, and his Sons Wives with him, into the Ark, because of the Waters of the Flood.

8 Of clean Beafts, and of Beafts 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 feven Days, that the Waters of the Flood were upon the Earth.

11 In the fix hundredth Year of Noah's Life, in the second Month, the feventeenth Day of the Month, the fame Day were all the Fountains of the great Deep broken up, and the Windows of Heaven were opened.

12 And the Rain was upon the Earth forty Days and forty Nights.

13 In the felf-fame Day entred 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 Beaft 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 Flefh, as GOD had' commanded him: and the LORD fhut him in.

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17 And the Flood was forty Days upon the Earth: and the waters increased, and bear up the Ark, and it was lift up above the Earth.

18 And the Waters prevailed, and were increafed 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 Beaft, and of every creeping Thing that creepeth upon the Earth, and every Man.

22 All in whofe Noftrils was the Breath of Life, of all that was in the dry Land, died.

23 And every living Subftance was deftroyed 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.

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