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16 The Punishment of Mankind. 21 Their firft Clothing. 22 Their cafting out of Paradife.

Ver. 1

NOW the Serpent was more fubtil than any Beaft

of the Field which the LORD GOD had made: and he said unto the Woman, Yea, hath GOD faid, Ye fhall not eat of every Tree of the Garden?

2 And the Woman faid unto the Serpent, We may eat of the Fruit of the Trees of the Garden:

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3 But of the Fruit of the Tree which is in the midst of the Garden, GOD hath faid, Ye shall not eat of it, neither ye touch it, left ye die. 4 m And the Serpent faid unto the Woman, Ye fhall not furely die.

m 1 Tim. ii. 14 The Woman be

ing deceived, was in the Transgres

fion.

2 Cor. xi. 3 Fear, left by any means,

as the Serpent beguiled Eve through corrupted from the Simplicity that is his Subtilty, fo your Minds fhould be in CHRIST.

Rom. v. 12 Wherefore as by one

5 For GoD doth know, that in the Day ye eat thereof, then your Eyes fhall be opened, and ye fhall be as Gods, knowing Good and Evil. 6 n And when the Woman faw that the Tree was good for Food, and that it was pleafant to the Eyes, and a Tree to be defired to make fhe took of the

one WISE;

Fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave alfo unto her Hufband with her, and he did

eat.

Man Sin entred into the World, and Death by Sin; and fo Death paffed ned.

upon all Men, for that all have fin

13 For until the Law, Sin was in the World: but Sin is not imputed when there is no Law.

14 Nevertheless Death reigned from

Adam to Mofes, even over them that

of Adam's Tranfgreffion, who is the

had not finned after the Similitude

Figure of him that was to come:

15 But not as the Offence, fo alfo is the free Gift: For if through the

Offence of one, many be dead, much more the Grace of GoD, and the Gift Grace, which is by one Man, JE

7 And the Eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked: and they fewed Fig-leaves to- by gether, and made themfelves

Aprons.

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Voice

And they heard the
of the LORD GOD

SUS CHRIST hath abounded unto many.

16 And not as it was by one that finned, fo is the Gift: for the Judg

but the free Gift is of many Offences ment was by one to Condemnation;

unto Juftification.

17 For if by one Man's Offence, Death reigned by one; much more

walking in the Garden in the Cool of the Day: and Adam and his Wife hid themselves they which receive abundance of from the Prefence of the Grace, and of the Gift of RighteoufLORD GOD amongst the Trees nefs, fhall reign in Life by one, JE

of the Garden.

SUS CHRIST.

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9 And the LORD GOD called unto Adam, and faid unto him, Where art thou?

10 And he faid, I heard thy Voice in the Garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid my felf.

11 And he faid, Who told thee that thou waft naked? haft thou eaten of the Tree whereof I commanded thee, that thou shouldst not eat?

12 And the Man faid, The Woman whom thou gavest to be with me, fhe gave me of the Tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD GOD faid unto the Woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the Woman faid, The Serpent beguiled me, and I did cat.

14 And the LORD GOD faid unto the Serpent, Because thou haft done this, thou art curfed above all Cattle, and above every Beaft of the Field: upon thy Belly fhalt thou go,

18 Therefore as by the Offence of one, Judgment came upon all Men to Condemnation even fo by the Righteousness of one, the free Gift came upon all Men unto Justification

of Life.

19 For as by one Man's Difobedience many were made Sinners: fo by the Obedience of one fhall many be made righteous.

20 Moreover, the Law entred, that the Offence might abound: But where Sin abounded, Grace did much more abound:

21 That as Sin hath reigned unto Death, even fo might Grace reign through Righteousness unto eternal Life. by JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD.

I Cor. xv. 20 But now is CHRIST

rifen from the Dead, and become the fift Fruits of them that flept.

21 For fince by Man came Death, by Man came alfo the Relurrection of the Dead.

22 For as in ADAM all DIE, even

fo in CHRIST fhall all be made A

LIVE.

Pfal. li. s Behold I was fhapen in Iniquity; and in Sin did my Mother conceive me.

I tohn 1. 8 If we fay that we have no Sin we deceive ourselves, and the

Truth is not in us.

9 If we confefs our Sins, he is faithful and juft to forgive us our Sins, and to cleanfe us from all Unrighteoufnefs.

and Duft fhalt thou eat all the Days of thy Life.

15 And I will put Enmity between thee and the Woman, and between thy Seed and her SEED: it fhall BRUISE thy Head, and thou fhalt bruife his Heel.

16 Unto the Woman he faid, I will greatly multiply thy Sorrow and thy Conception; in Sorrow thou fhalt bring forth Children: and thy Defire fhall be to thy Hufband, and he fhall rule over thee.

17 And unto Adam he faid, Because thou haft hearkned unto the Voice of thy Wife, and haft eaten of the

* Tim. ii. 13 For Adam was firft

formed, then Eve.

14 And Adam was not deceived,

but the Woman being deceived was in the Tranfgreffion.

15 Notwithstanding the fhall be tinue in Faith, and Charity, and Hofaved in Child-bearing, if they conlinefs with Sobriety.

• Ecclef. ii. II Then I looked on

all the Works that my Hands had wrought, and on the Labour that I

had laboured to do and behold, all

Tree

Tree of which I commanded thee, faying, Thou shalt not eat of it: curfed is the Ground for thy Sake; in Sorrow fhalt thou eat of it all the Days of thy Life.

18 Thorns alfo and Thiftles fhall it bring forth to thee: and thou fhalt eat the Herb of the Field.

19 In the Sweat of thy Face fhalt thou eat Bread, till thou return unto the Ground; for out of it waft thou taken: for Duft thou art, and unto DUST fhalt thou return.

20 And Adam called his Wife's Name Eve, because fhe was the Mother of all li

ving.

21 Unto Adam alfo and to his Wife did the LORD GOD make Coats of Skins, and cloathed them.

22 And the LORD GOD faid, Behold, the Man is become as one of us, to know Good and Evil. And now left he put forth his Hand, and take alfo of the Tree of Life, and eat, and live for ever:

23 Therefore the LORD GOD fent him forth from the Garden of Eden, to till the Ground, from whence he was taken.

24 So he drove out the Man and he placed at the Eaft of the Garden of Eden, Cherubims, and a flaming Sword which turned every Way, to keep the Way of the Tree of Life.

was VANITY and Vexation of SPIRIT, and there was no Profit under the Sun.

Pfal. xc. s Thou carrieft them away as with a Flood, they are as a Sleep in the Morning they are like Grafs which groweth up.

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6 In the Morning it flourisheth, and groweth up in the Evening it is cut down, and withereth.

10 The Days of our Years are THREESCORE YEARS and TEN; and if by reason of Strength they be fourscore Years, yet is their Strength LABOUR and SGRROW: for it is foon cut off, and we fly away.

12 So teach us to number our Days, that we may apply our Hearts unto Wisdom.

Pfal. ciii. 14 For he knoweth our Frame: he remembreth that we are Duft.

15 As for Man, his Days are as Grafs as a Flower of the Field, fo he flourisheth.

1 Pet. i. 24 For all Flesh is as Grafs, and all the Glory of Man, as the Flower of Grafs. The Grafs withereth, and the Flower thereof fal

leth away.

25 But the Word of the LORD endureth for ever. And this is the Word which by the Gospel is preached unto

you.

Fal. xxxix. 6 Surely every Man walketh in a vain Shew: Surely they Riches, and knoweth not who shall are difquieted in vain: he heapeth up gather them.

7 And now, LORD, what wait I for? my Hope is in thee.

Job xiv. 1 Man that is born of a Woman, is of few Days, and is full of Trouble.

He cometh forth like a Flower, and is cut down: he fleeth alfo as a Shadow, and continueth not.

3 And doft thou open thine Eyes upon fuch an one, and bringeft me into Judgment with thee?

4 Who can bring a clean Thing out of an unclean? not one.

Pfal. xlix. 12 Nevertheless, Man being in Honour, abideth not: he is like the Beafts that perifh.

yet their Pofterity approve their Say13 This their Way is their Folly;

ings.

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14 Like Sheep they laid in the Grave, Death fhall feed on them; and the Upright fhall have Dominion over them in the Morning, and their Beauty fhall confume in the Grave, from their Dwelling.

Job i. 21 Naked came I out of my Mother's Womb, and naked shall I return thither.

1 Tim. vi. 7 For we brought nothing into this World, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

8 And having Food and Raiment, let us be therewith content.

Ecclef. v. 15 As he came forth of his Mother's Womb, naked fhall he return to go as he came, and fhall take nothing of his Labour which he may carry away in his Hand.

16 And this alfo is a fore Evil, that in all Points as he came, so shall he go and what Profit hath he that hath laboured for the WIND.

James iv. 14 Ye know not what shall be on the Morrow: For what is your Life? it is even a Vapour that appeareth for a little time, and then vanifheth away.

CHA P. IV.

1 The Birth, Trade, and Religion of Cain and Abel. 8 The Murder of Abel. 11 The Curfe of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two Wives. 25 The Birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

Ver. 1

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ND Adam knew Eve his Wife: and fhe conceived, and bare Cain, and faid, I have gotten a Man

from the LORD.

2 And fhe again bare his Brother Abel. And Abel was a Keeper of Sheep, but Cain was a Tiller of the Ground.

3 And in procefs of Time it came to pafs, that Cain brought of the Fruit of the Ground an Offering unto the LORD.

4 P And Abel, he alfo brought of the Firftlings of his Flock, and of the Fat thereof. And the LORD had Refpect unto Abel, and to

his Offering.

Heb. xi. 4 By FAITH Abel offered unto God a more excellent Sacri

fice than Cain, by which he obtained Witnefs, that he was RIGHTEOUS, GOD teftifying of his Gifts and by it he being dead, yet speaketh.

5 But unto Cain and to his Offering he had not Refpect, And Cain was very wroth, and his Countenance fell.

6 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy Countenance fallen?

7 If thou doft well, fhalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doft not well, Sin lieth at the Door. And unto thee

fhall be his Defire, and thou

89 And Cain talked with Abel his Brother: And it came to pafs when they were

fhalt rule over him.

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1 John iii. 11 For this is the Meffage that ye heard from the Beginning, that we fhould love one another.

in the Field, that Cain rofe up against Abel his Brother,

and SLEW him.

9 And the LORD faid unto Cain, Where is Abel thy Brother? And he faid, I know not: Am I my Brother's Keeper?

12 Not as CAIN who was of that wicked one, and flew his Brother:

And wherefore slew he him? Because

his own works were EVIL, and his Brother's RIGHTEOUS.

have gone in the Way of CAIN, and ran greedily after the Error of Balaam.

Jude 11 Wo unto them; for they

10 And he faid, What haft thou done? the Voice of thy Brother's Blood cryeth unto me from the Ground.

II And now art thou curfed from the Earth, which hath opened her Mouth to receive thy Brother's Blood from thy Hand.

12 When thou tilleft the Ground, it fhall not henceforth yield unto thee her Strength. A Fugitive and a Vagabond fhalt thou be in the Earth.

13 And Cain faid unto the LORD, My Punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou haft driven me out this Day from the Face of the Earth and from thy Face fhall I be hid, and I fhall be a Fugitive and a Vagabond in the Earth, and it fhall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall flay

me.

15 And the LORD faid unto him, Therefore whofoever flayeth Cain, Vengeance fhall be taken on him feven-fold. And the LORD fet a Mark upon Cain, left any finding him. hould kill him.

16 And Cain went out from the Prefence of the LORD, and dwelt in the Land of Nod, on the Eaft of Eden.

CHAP. V.

The Genealogy, Age, and Death of the Patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The Godliness and Tranflation of Enoch.

Ver. 22

AND ENOCH

WALKED with GOD after he begat Methufelah three hundred Years, and begat Sons and Daughters.

23 And all the Days of Enoch were three hundred fixty and five Years.

Heb xi. s By Faith ENOCH was TRANSLATED that he fhould not fee Death; and was not found, because GOD had TRANSLATED him: for before his Tranflation he had this Teftimony, that he PLEASED GOD.

6 But without FAITH it is impoffible to please him: for he that cometh to GOD, muft BELIEVE that he is, and that he is a REWARDER of them that diligently SEEK him. Jude

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