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8 And began to earth.

The generations of Noab. Cush begat Nimrod: he be a mighty one in the

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is faid, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

IOAnd the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

II Out of that land went forth Afhur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,

12 And Refen between Nineveh and Calah: the fame is a great city.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and

18 And the fons of Noah, that Went forth of the ark, were Shem, and En, and Japheth: and Ham is the Naphtuhim, father of Canaan.

14 And Pathrufim, and Cafluhim,

19 Thefe are the three fons of No-out of whom came Philiftim, and ah. and of them was the whole earth Caphtorim. overípread.

20 And Noah began to be an hufbandman, 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, faw the nakedness of his father, and teht his two brethren without.

23 And Shem and Japheth took a ent, and laid it upon both their Aouders, and went backward, and Covered the nakedness of their father: and their faces were backward, and they faw not their father's nakednefs. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger fon had

Cone unto him.

25 And he faid, Curfed be Canaan ; a fervant of fervants fhall he be unto hes brethren.

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his fervant.

27 God fhall enlarge Japheth, and he fhall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan fhall be his fervant. 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

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Now thefe are the generations of the fons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were Artin after the flood.

29 The fons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, Jul, and Methech, and Tiras. And the fons of Gomer; Afhketaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 And the fons of Javan; Elifhah, and Turfh, Kittim, and Dodanim. By these were the ifles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every tr his tongue, after their fami

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le, their nations.

And the fens of Ham; Cufh, and Man, and Phut, and Canaan.

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firft-born, and Heth,

16 And the Jebufite, and the Amorite, and the Girgafite,

17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite and the Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and af. terward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.

19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comeft to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goeft unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.

20 Thefe are the fons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

21 Unto Shem alfo, 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 Afhur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.

23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Math.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

25 And unto Eber were born two fons: 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 ions of Joktan.

30 And their dwelling was from Metha, as thou goeft unto Sephar, a mount of the eaft.

21 These arethe fons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

32 There are the families of the And the fons of Cufh; Seba, and fons of Noah, after their generations, band Sabtah, and Raamah, and in their nations: and by these were ah: and the fons of Raamah; the nations divided in the earth after Stela, and Dedan.

the flood.

The building of Babel.

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GENESIS. God calleth Abram. Nahor two hundred years, and begat ND the whole earth was of one fons and daughters. .language, and of one fpecch.

2 And it came to pafs, as they jour-ty neyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

3 And they faid one toanother,Go) to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for ftone, and flime had they for mortar. 4 And they faid, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whofe top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, left we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

5 And the LORD came down to fee the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

6 And the LORD faid, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be reftrained from them, which they have imagined

to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not underftand one another's Speech.

24 And Nahor lived nine and twenyears, and begat Terah:

25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat fons and daughters.

26 And Terah lived feventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. 27 Now thefe 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 Ifcah.

30 But Sarai was barren; the bad no child.

31 ¶ And Terah took Abram his fon, and Lot the fon of Haran his fon's fon, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his fon 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. 8 So the LORD fcattered them 32 And the days of Terah were two abroad from thence upon the face of hundred and five years; and Terah all the earth: and they left off to died in Haran. build the city.

NOW Abram, Get

CHAP. XII. aberefore is the name of it called Now the Get the out of thy 9 LORD had faid unto Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: country, and from thy kindred, and and from thence did the LORD fcatter from thy father's houfe, unto a land them abroad upon the face of all the that I will shew thee:


10 Thefe are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:

11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat fons and daughters.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will blefs thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a bleffing:

3 And I will blefs them that blefs thee, and curfe him that cu feth thee; and in thee fhall all families of the earth be blessed.

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had ipoken unto him; and Lot went 13 And Arphaxad lived after he with him: and Abram as feventy begat Salah four hundred and three and five years old when he departed years, and begat fons and daughters. fout of Haran.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and j 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, begat Eber: and Lot his brother's fen, and ali 15 And Salah lived after he begat their fubftance that they had gatherEber four hundred and three years, and begat fons 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 fons 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 fons and daughters.

ed, and the fouls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the jland of Canaan they came.

6 And Abram poffed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Morch. And the Canaanite was then in the land.

7 And the LORD appeared unto
Abram, and faid, Unto thy feed wil
I give this land: and there builded he
Jan altar unto the LORD, who appeared

20 And Reu lived two and thirty unto him. years, and begat Serug:

8 And he removed from thence unto 21 And Reu lived after he begat a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and Serug two hundred and feven years, and begat fons and daughters.

22 And Serug lived thirty years,and begat Nahor:

33 And Serug lived after he begat

pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the weft, and Hai on the caft: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.

Abram goeth into Egypt, CHAP. XIV. God reneweth his promife to him.

9 And Abram journeyed, going on All toward the fouth.

10 And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to fojourn there: for the famine grievous in the land.

there be no ftrife, 1 pray thee, be tween me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.

9 Is not the whole land before thee? feparate thyfelf, I pray thee, from II And it came to país, when he me: if thou wilt take the left hand, was come near to enter into Egypt, then I will go to the right; or if thou that he laid unto Sarai his wife, Be-depart to the right hand, then I will bold now, I know that thou art a fair go to the left. woman to look upon:

12 Therefore it fhall come to pafs, when the Egyptians fhall fee thee, that they shall fay, This is his wife and they will kill me, but they will fave thee alive.

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my fier: that it may be well with me for thy fake; and my foul fhall live because of the

14 And it came to pafs, that, when Abraham was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that the was very fair.

15 The princes alfo of Pharaoh faw her, and commended her before Pharach; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's houfe.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD deftroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comeft unto Zoar.

11 Then Lot chofe him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed eaft: and they feparated themfelves the one from the other.

12 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched bis tent toward Sodom.

13 But the men of Sodom were wicked, and finners before the LORD, exceedingly.

16 And he entreated Abram well for 14 And the LORD faid unto her fake: and he had theep, and Abram, after that Lot was feparated ozen, and he affes, and men fervants, from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and and maid fervants, and fhe affes, and look from the place where thou art, northward, and fouthward, and eaft ward, and weftward:


17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his houfe with great plagues becafe of Sarai Abram's wife.

18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and faid, What is this that thou haft done wato me? why didft thou not tell me that he was thy wife?

15 For all the land which thou feeft, to thee will I give it, and to thy feed for ever.

16 And I will make thy feed as the duft of the earth: fo that if a man can number the duft of the earth, then 19 Why faidft thou, She is my fif-hall thy feed alfo be numbered." ter? fo 1 might have taken her to me 17 Arife, walk through the land in to wife: now therefore behold thy the length of it and in the breadth of wife, take ber, and go thy way.

it; for 1 will give it unto thee.

20 And Pharaoh commanded bis 18 Then Abram removed bis tent, men concerning him: and they fent and came and dwelt in the plain of him away, and his wife, and all that Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD. CHAP. XIV.

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ND Abram went up out of Egypt,
bad, and Lot with him, into the fouth.
2 And Abram was very rich in cat-
tie, in filver, and in gold."

3 And he went on his journeys from the footh even to Beth-el, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Beth-el and Hai; 4 Unto the place of the altar, which be had made there at the firft: and there Abram called on the name of The LORD.

AND it came to pass in the days of
Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch
king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of
Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

2 That thefe made war with Bera king of sodom, and with Birtha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Ze bolim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.

3 All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the falt fea.

5 And Lot alfo, which went with 4 Twelve years they ferved Che Abram, had flocks, and herds, and idorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.


6 And the land was not able to bear 5 And in the fourteenth year came then, that they might dwell together: Chedorlaomer, and the kings that for their fubftance was great, fo that were with him; and fmote the Rephathey could not dwell together. ims in Afhteroth Karnaim, and the 7 And there was a ftrife between Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in the Lerdunes of Abram's cattle and Shaveh Kiriathaim, the hardmen of Lot's cattle: and the 6 And the Horites in their mount Canite and the Perizzite dwelled Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the then in the land. wildernefs.

And Abram faid unto Lot, Let

7 And they returned, and came to


Melchizedek bleffeth Abram. GENESIS.

Abram juftified by faith.

En-mifhpat, which is Kadefh, and Efhcol, and Mamre; let them take fmote all the country of the Amale-their portion. kites, and alfo the Amorites, that

dwelt in Hazezon-tamar.


8 And there went out the king of AFTER these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, vifion, faying, Fear not, Abram: I and the king of Admah, and the king am thy fhield, and thy exceeding of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the great reward. fame is Zoar :) and they joined battle 2 And Abram fald, Lord God, what with them in the vale of Siddim; wilt thou give me, feeing 1 go childlefs, and the fteward of my house is this Eliezer of Damafcus?

9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellafar; four kings with five.

3 And Abram faid, Behold, to me thou haft given no feed: and, lo, one born in my houfe is mine heir.

10 And the vale of Siddim was full of 4¶ And, behold, the word of the flime pits; and the kings of Sodom and LORD came unto him, faying, This Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they shall not be thine heir; but he that that remained fled to the mountain. fhall come forth out of thine own II And they took all the goods of bowels fhall be thine heir. Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.

12 Andthey took Lot, Abram's brother's fon, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.

13 And there came one that had efcaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eihcol, and brother of Aner: and thefe were confederate with Abram.

5 And he brought him forth abroad, and faid, Look now toward heaven and tell the ftars, if thou be able to number them: and he faid unto him, So fhall thy feed be.

6 And he believed in the LORDS and he counted it to him for righte oufness.

7 And he faid unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.

14 And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he 8 And he faid, Lord God, whereby armed his trained fervants, born in fhall I know that I fhall inherit it? his own houfe, three hundred and 9 And he faid unto him, Take me eighteen, and purfued them unto Dan. an heifer of three years old, and a fhe

15 And he divided himself againft goat of three years old, and a ram of them, he and his fervants, by night, three years old, and a turtle-dove, and and fmote them, and purfued them a young pigeon.

unto Hobah, which is on the left 10 And he took unto him all these hand of Damafcus. and divided them in the midft, and 16 And he brought back all the laid each piece one against another: goods, and alfo brought again his but the birds divided he not. brother Lot, and his goods, and the II And when the fowls came down women alfo, and the people." upon the carcaffes, Abram drove them away.

17¶ And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the 12 And when the fun was going flaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the down, a deep fleep fell upon Abram kingsthat were with him, at the valley and, fo, an horror of great darkness of Shaveh, which is the king's dale, fell upon him.

18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. 19 And he bleffed him, and faid, Bleffed be Abram of the moft high God, poffeffor of heaven and earth:

13 And he faid unto Abram, Know of a furety that thy feed fhall be a franger in a land that is not theirs, and fhall ferve them; and they fhall afflict them four hundred years;

14 And alfo that nation, whom they 20 And bleffed be the most high fhail ferve, will 1 judge and after God, which hath delivered thine ene-ward fhall they come out with great mies into thy hand. And he gave him fubftance, tithes of all. 15 And thou fhalt go to thy fathers 21 And the king of Sodom faid un-in peace; thou shalt be buried in a to Abram, Give me the perfons, and good old age. take the goods to thyself,"

22 And Abram faid to the king of Sodom,I have lifted up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the poffeffor of heaven and earth,

16 Eut in the fourth generation they fhall come hither again: for the ini quity of the Amorites not yet full.

17 And it came to país, that, when the fun went down, and it was dark, 23 That I will not take from a thread behold, a fmcking furnace, and a even to a fhoe latchet, and that I will burning lamp that paffed between not take any thing that is thine, left thofe pieces. thou fhouldeft fay, I have made Abram rich:

18 In that fame day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, faying, Unto 24 Save only that which the young thy feed have 1 given this land, from men have eaten, and the portion of the river of Egypt unto the great river, the men which went with me, Aner, the river Euphrates:

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19 The Kenites,and the Kenizzites,

and the Kadmonites,

Circumcifion appointed.


ND when Abram was ninety years

20 And the Hittites, and the Periz-A old and nine, the LORD appeared

zites, and the Rephaims,

to Abram, and faid unto him, I am 21 And the Amorites, and the Ca-the Almighty God; walk before me, aanites, and the Girgafhites, and the and be thou perfect. Jebalites.


NOW Sarai Abram's wife bare him

no children: and the had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whofe name was


2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.

3 And Abram fell on his face and God talked with him, faying,

with thee, and thou shalt be a father 4 As for me, behold, my covenant

2 And Sarai faid unto Abram, Be-is hold now, the LORD hath reftrained of many nations. me from bearing: I pray thee, go in 5 Neither fhall thy name any more to my maid; it may be that I may be called Abram, but thy name fhall in children by her. And Abrambe Abraham; for a father of many

hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

nations have I made thee.

3 And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar 6 And I will make thee exceeding her maid the Egyptian, after Abram fruitful, and I will make nations of had dwelt ten years in the land of Ca-thee, and kings fhall come out of naan, and gave her to her husband thee.

Abram to be his wife.

7 And I will establish my covenant

4 And he went in unto Hagar, and between me and thee, and thy feed The conceived: and when the faw after thee, in their generations, for an that he had conceived, her miftrefs everlafting covenant; to be a God unto was defpifed in her eyes. thee, and to thy feed after thee.

5 And Sarai faid unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bofom; and when the faw that the had conceived, I was defpifed in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.

8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy feed after thee, the land wherein thou art a ftranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlafting poffeffion; and I will be their God.

9 And God faid unto Abraham, 6 But Abram faid unto Sarai, Be-Thou fhalt keep my covenant therehold, thy maid is in thy hand; do fore, thou, and thy feed after thee in to her as it pleaseth thee. And when their generations.

from her face.

Sarai dealt hardly with her, the fled 10 This is my covenant, which ye fhall keep, between me and you and 7 And the angel of the LORD found thy feed after thee; Every man child her by a fountain of waterin the wilder-among you fhall be circumcifed. Reis,by the fountain in the way to Shur., 11 And ye shall circumcife the flesh 8 And he faid, Hagar, Sarai's maid, of your forefkin; and it fhall be a whence cameft thou? and whither token of the covenant betwixt me and wilt thou go? and the faid, I flee from the face of my mifrefs Sarai.

9 And the angel of the LORD faid wito her, Return to thy miftrefs, and fubmit thyfelf under her hands.

10 And the angel of the LORD faid unto her, I will multiply thy feed exceedingly, that it fhall not be numbered for multitude.

II And the angel of the LORD faid unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and fhalt bear a fon, and fhalt call his trame Ifhmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.

12 And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he fall dwell in the prefence of all his brethren.

13 And he called the name of the LORD that fpake unto her, Thou God fet me: for fhe faid, Have I alfo here looked after him that feeth me?

14 Wherefore the well was called Beer Lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kade hand Bered.


12 And he that is eight days old fhall be circumcifed among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any ftranger, which is not of thy feed.

13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, muft needs be circumcifed: and my covenant fhall be in your flesh for an everlafting covenant.

14 And the uncircumcifed man child whofe flefh of his forefkin is not circumcifed, that foul fhall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.

15 And God faid unto Abraham,As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah ball her name be.

16 And I will blefs her, and give thee a fon alfo of her: yea, I will blefs her, and the fhall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of


15 And Hagar bare Abram a fon: 17 Then Abraham fell upon his and Abram called his fon's name, face, and laughed, and faid in his which Hagar bare, Ifhmael. heart, Shall a child be born unto him. 15 And Abrama was fourfcore and that is an hundred years old? and Ex years old, when ilagar bare 1th-fhall Sarah, that is ninety years old, mei to Abran


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