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The creation of man.


earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and

it was so.

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 saw that it was good.

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: 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 Dwn image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue 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 said, Behold, I have given you every herb bear ing 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 shall 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 so.

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.


1 The first sabbath. 4 The manner of the creation. 8 The planting of the garden of Eden, 10 and the ri ver thereof. 17 The tree of knowledge only forbidden. 19, 20 The naming of the creatures. 21 The

The first sabbath.

making of woman, and institu-
tion of marriage.

THUS the heavens and the
earth were finished, and

all the host of them.

2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

3 And God blessed the se-
venth day, and sanctified it:
because that in it he had rested
from all his work which God
created and made.

4¶These 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 caused it to rain upon the
earth, and there was not a man
to till the ground.

6 But there went up a mist
from the earth, and watered the
whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

8¶And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the gar den, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;

12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.

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13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.

14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.

15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the

The fall of man.

25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.


1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of mankind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 Their casting out of paradise.

OW the serpent was more

garden of Eden to dress it and N subtil than any beast of

to keep it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou may est freely eat:

17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shat not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thu shalt surely die.

had made. And he said unto the field which the LORD God the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

the serpent, We may eat of the 2 And the woman said unto fruit of the trees of the garden: 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the

It is not good that the man shall not eat of it, neither shall 18 And the LORD God said, garden, God hath said, Ye should be alone; I will make ye touch it, lest ye die.

him an help meet for him.

19 And out of the ground the the woman, Ye shall not sure4 And the serpent said unto LORD God formed every beast ly die:

of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them un- the day ye eat thereof, then to Adam to see what he would your eyes shall be opened, and call them: and whatsoever A- ye shall be as gods, knowing dam called every living crea- good and evil.

5 For God doth know that in

Dure, that was the name thereof.

20 And Adam gave names to that the tree was good for food, all cattle, and to the fowl of the and that it was pleasant to the air, and to every beast of the eyes, and a tree to be desired feld; but for Adam there was to make one wise, she took of Dot found an help meet for him. the fruit thereof, and did eat, 21 And the LORD God caused and gave also unto her husband a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, with her; and he did eat.

6 And when the woman saw

and he slept: and he took one

of his ribs, and closed up the were opened, and they knew

7 And the eyes of them both

flesh instead thereof;

LORD God had taken from made themselves aprons. And the rib, which the sewed fig leaves together, and that they were naked; and they

man, made he a woman, and

brought her unto the man.

Bow bone of my bones, and and Adam and his wife hid 2 And Adam said, This is garden in the cool of the day: Besh of my flesh: she shall be themselves from the presence called Woman, because she was of the LORD God amongst the

8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the

taken out of Man.

24 Therefore shall a man leave

his father and his mother, and unto Adam, and said unto shall cleave unto his wife; and him, Where art thou?

trees of the garden.

9 And the LORD God called

they shall be one flesh.. 7

10 And he said, I heard thy


The serpent is cursed. voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

1 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou caten of the tree, whereof I commanded theé that thou shouldest not eat? 12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt 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;

Cain and Abel born. name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make ▾ coats of skins, and clothed them. 22 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:

23 Therefore the LORD God sent 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 east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.



The birth, trade, and religion of

Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 17 Enoch the first city, 19 Lamech and his two wires. 25 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.

it shall bruise thy head, and AND Adam knew Eve his

thou shalt bruise his heel.

16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over


17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt cat the herb of the field;

19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

20 And Adam called his wife's

wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

2 And she again bare his bro ther Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.

4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

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

7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be

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his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Seth and Enos born.
19 And Lamech took unto
him two wives; the name of
the one was Adah, and the
name of the other Zillah.
20 And Adah bare Jabal: he
was the father of such as dwell
in tents, and of such as have

8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the feld, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him. 9And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive

thy brother's blood from thy


21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth Field unto thee her strength; afugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. And Cain said unto the LORD. My punishment is

ater than I can bear.

Tubal-cain, an instructer of 22 And Zillah, she also bare every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adali and Zillah, hear hearken unto my speech: for my voice; ye wives of Lainech, have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt:

14 Behold, thou hast driven the out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face stall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

fut every one that find- there was born a son; and he 26 And to Seth, to him also eth the shall slay me. called his name Enos: then And the LORD said unto began men to call upon the kim.Therefore whosoever slay- name of the LORD.

eth Cain, vengeance shall be


taken on him sevenfold. And 1 The genealogy, age, and death of

the LORD set a mark upon

Cain, lest any finding him

should kill him.

the patriarchs from Adam unto Noah. 24 The godliness and translation of Enoch.

nerations of Adam. In the

the presence of the LORD, and day that God created man, in the And Cain went out from THIS is the book of the gedwelt in the land of Nod, on the likeness of God made he

the east of Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife;


and she conceived, and bare them; and blessed them, and and called the name of the city, day when they were created. Enoch: and he builded a city, called their name Adam, in the after the name of his son, Enoch. 3¶ And Adam lived an hun18 And unto Enoch was born dred and thirty years, and beIrad: and Irad begat Mehu- gat a son in his own likeness, jael: and Mehujael begat Me- after his image; and called his thusael: and Methusael begat name Seth:

2 Male and female created he



4 And the days of Adam after


The genealogy he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:

5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos: 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

9¶ And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan :

10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:

11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died.

12¶ And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:

14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.

15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:

17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died. 18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: 20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah

of the patriarchs. three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech:

26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son:

29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.

30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:

31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.

32 And Noah was five hun dred years old: and Noah be gat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.



The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the

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