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1 The ferpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Mans fall. 15 The promised feed. 16 Mans punishment, 22 and lofs of paradife. OW the ferpent was b fubtil than any beat of the held which the LORD God had made: and he laid unto the woman, hath God laid, Ye Thall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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2 And the woman faid unto the ferpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midft of the garden, God hath faid, Ye thail not eat of it, neither fhall ye touch it, left ye die. 4 d And the ferpent faid unto the woman, Ye hall not furely die.

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 And when the woman faw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be defired to make one wife; e Ecclus the took of the fruit thereof,

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and did eat, and gave alfo unto her hufband with her, and he did eat.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, f and they knew that they were naked: and they fewed figleaves together, and made themselves aprons.

8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themielves from the prefence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

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, 8 bccaufe I was naked; and I hid myself.

11 And he faid, Who told thee that thou waft naked? Haft thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee, that thou fhouldest not eat?

12 And the man faid, The woman, whom thou gavest to be with me, the gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

13 And the LORD God faid unto the woman, What is this that thou haft done? And the woman faid, The ferpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 29,322 14 And the LORD God faid unto

1 Zxod. 21.

The ferpent curfed

the ferpent, Because thou haft done Before this, thou art curfed above all cattle, Christ, and above every beaft of the field 4004. upon thy belly fhalt thou go, and * duft shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.

a. 65.

25. Mic. 7. 17.

15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy feed and her feed: n it fhall Matth. bruife thy head, and thou shalt bruife 13.3.& his heel.

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24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at the caft of the garden 2 Chap of Eden, Cherubims, and a flaming fword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life. CHAP. IV.

1 The birth of Cain and Abel. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curfe of Cain. 19 Lamech and his two wives.

ND Adam knew Eve his wife: Before

A and the conceived, and bare Christ

Cain, and faid, I have gotten a man 4003, from the LORD. 2 And

A 3

Cain killeth Abel,

Genefis.

Before 2 And the again bare his brother Chrift + Abel. And Abel was a keeper 4003. of fheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Heb.

Hebel.

+ Heb. a feeder. + Heb.

at the end of days.

+ Heb.

sheep, or, goats. a Hebr. 11.4.

b Chap. 31.2.

Or,

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 And Abel, he alfo brought of the firftlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had a respect unto Abel, and to his offering:

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

6. And the LORD faid unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen hat tho

7 If thou doeft well, theu falt het have the be accepted? and if thou doeft not excellency. well, fin lieth at the door. And || unSubject un- to thee shall be his defire, and thou fhalt rule over him.

Or,

to thee, Chap. 3. 16.

8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother and it came to pafs when çir. 3875. they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and flew him.

c Wild. 10. 3. March. 23.35. 1 John 3.12. Juce 11.

+ Heb. bloods. d Hebr. 12.24. Rev. d. JO.

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9And the LORD faid unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he faid, I know not: Am I my brothers keeper?

10 And he faid, What haft thou doné? the voice of thy brothers blood crieth unto me from the ground.

11 And now art thou curfed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brothers blood from thy hand.

12 When thou tilleft the ground, it fhall not henceforth yield unto thee her ftrength. A fugitive and a vagabond thait thou be in the earth.

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

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14 Behold, thou haft driven me it may be out this day from the face of the earth and from thy face thall I be hid, and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth, and it shall come to pafs, that every one that findeth me fhall flay me.

© Chap. 9.6.

Pfal. 79. 12.

15 And the LORD faid unto him, Therefore whofoever flayeth Cain, vengeance fhall be taken on him f feven-fold. And the LORD fet a mark upon Cain, left any finding him fhould kill him.

16 And Cain went out from the prefence of the LORD, and dwelt in

Lamech, and his two wives, the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. Before 17 And Cain knew his wife, and Christ the conceived and bare † Enoch: and cir. 3875. he builded a city, and called the chanc name of the city after the name of his fon, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methufael: and Methufael begat Lamech.

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 Jabel: he was the father of fuch as dwell in tents, and of fuch as have cattle.

21 And his brothers name was Jubal: he was the father of all fuch as handle the harp and organ.

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4 And the days of Adam after he e Chron. had begotten Seth, were eight hun- 1. dred years and he begat fons and daughters.

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3769. 6 And Seth lived an hundred f Chap. and five years, and f begat Enos. 7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and feven years, and begat fons and daughters.

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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 fons and daughters.

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

12 And Cainan lived feventy years, and begat † Mahalaleel.

13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat fons and daughters.

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

15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived fixty and five years, and begat † Jared.

16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat fons 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 fixty and two years, and he begat Aude 14, 8 Enoch.

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19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat fons and daughters.

20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred fixty and two years: and he died.

21 And Enoch lived fixty and Matbu five years, and begat + Methuselah. 22 And Enoch walked with God, 6.9.& after he begat Methuselah three hun24-40. dred years, and begat fons and 3.& 116. daughters.

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Pial. 16.

9.

i Ecclus 44. 16.

23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred fixty and five years. 24 And i Enoch walked with God, Hebr. 1. and he was not: for God took him. 25 And Methuselah lived an 3130. hundred eighty and seven years, and Lemece begat + Lamech.

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26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech feven hundred eighty and two years, and begat fons and daughters.

Mans wickedness.

27 And all the days of Methuselah Before were nine hundred fixty and nine Chrift years and he died.

3130. 28 And Lamech lived an hun- 2948. dred eighty and two years, and begat

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to And Noah begat three fons, f Shem, Hain, 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 fleth had corrupted his way upon the earth.

13 And God faid unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them and behold, I will From the defroy them with the earth.

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14. Make thee an ark of gopherwood: trooms fhalt thou make in the ark, and thalt pitch it within and without with pitch.

15 And this is the fashion which thou thalt make it of: the length of the ark fhall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.

16 A window fhalt thon make to the ark, and in a cubit fhalt thou finith it above; and the door of the ark fhalt thou fet in the fide thereof; with lower, fecond, and third stories fhalt thou make it.

17 And behold, I, even I do bring a flood of waters upon the earth to deftroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven : and every thing that is in the earth thall die.

18 But with thee will I establish my covenant: and g thou shalt come 2 Pet 2.5. into the ark; thou, and thy fons, and thy wife, and thy fons wives with thee.

h See Chap. I. 39.

i Hebr. II. 7.

19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every fort fhalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee: they thall 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 forth 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 thail be for food for thee, and for them.

22 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded, him, to 5.9. 16. did he,

A Chap. 7.

Noah entereth therein.

CHAP. VII.

I Noah with his family entereth the ark. 17 The beginning, increase, and continuance of the flood.

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ND the LORD faid unto Noah, Before a Come thou,and all thy houfe, Chrift into the ark: for b thee have I feen 2349righteous before me in this genera- 24.38.

tion.

a Matth.

Luke 17. 26.

2 Of every clean beaft thou shalt 1Pet. 3. take to thee by † fevens, the male 2 2 Pet. 2.5.

5.9.

and his female: and of beafts that Chap. are not clean by two, the male and + Heb. his female.

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4 For yet feven days, and I will caufe it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights: and every living fubftance that I have made, will I deftroy from off the face of the t Heb.

earth.

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• And Noah did according unto Chap. all that the LORD commanded him. 6. 22.

6 And Noah was fix hundred years 2349. old, when the flood of waters was upon the earth.

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7d And Noah went in, and his 1 Pet. fons, and his wife, and his fons 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.

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10 And it came to pafs after feven Or days, that the waters of the flood vento day. were upon the earth.

In the fix hundredth year 2349. of Noahs life, in the fecond month, the feventeenth day of the month, the fame day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the || win- or, dows of heaven were opened.

12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

13 In the felf-fame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the fons of Noah, and Noahs wife, and the three wives of his fons 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 † fort,

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16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all fleth, as God had commanded him : and the LORD fhut him in.

17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth: and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were increated greatly upon the earth and the ark went upon the face of the waters.

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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 Wo. 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.

+ Heb.
the breath

22 All in whofe noftrils was + the ofte fpi- breath of life, of all that was in the Tit of life. dry land, died.

23 And every living fubftance was destroyed 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 dewiftroyed from the earth: and f Noah Pe 2 only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.

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24 And the waters prevailed upon
the earth an hundred and fifty days.
CHAP. VIII.
The waters affrage. 18 Noah goeth
forth of the ark, 20 buildeth an al-
tar, and offereth facrifice. 21 Gods
promife to curfe the earth no more.

ND God remembered Noah,

Noah goeth out of the ark.

5 And the waters + decreased con- Before tinually until the tenth month: in Chrift the tenth month, on the first day of the 2349. month, were the tops of the moun- + Heb. tains feen.

6 ¶ And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made.

were in going and decreafing.

7 And he fent forth a raven, which went forth t to and fro, until the t Heb. waters were dried up from off the fores and earth.

8 Alfo he fent forth a dove from him, to fee if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground.

in going

returnings

9 But the dove found no reft for the fole of her foot, and the returned unto him into the ark: for the waters were on the face of the whole earth. Then he put forth his hand, and took her, and † pulled her in Heb unto him into the ark.

10 And he stayed yet other feven days, and again he fent forth the dove out of the ark.

11 And the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf pluckt off: So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.

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14 And in the fecond month, on the feven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.

15 ¶ And God spake unto Noah,

A and every living thing, and all faying,

the cattle that waswith him in the ark:
and God made a wind to pafs over the
earth, and the waters affwaged.

2 The fountains alfo of the deep,
and the windows of heaven were
ftopped, and the rain from heaven
was restrained.

3 And the waters returned from off the earth + continually and after the enda of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

4 And the ark refted in the feventh month, on the feventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat,

16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy fons, and thy fons wives with thee.

17 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all fleih, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be cha fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. 9. i. 18 And Noah went forth, and his fons, and his wife, and his fons wives with him:

19 Every beaft, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatio

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