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fignified by the rainbow. that is with you, of the fowl, of the Before cattle, and of every beast of the earth Chrift with you, from all that go out of the 2348. ark, to every beast of the earth.

11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither fhall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood: neither fhall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

12 And God faid, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:

13 I do fet my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.

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19 These are the three fons of Chenaan. Noah and of them was the whole earth overfpread.

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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 told his two brethren without.

23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their houlders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they faw not their fathers nakedness. And Noah awoke from his 24 wine, and knew what his younger fon had done unto him.

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

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1 Noahs generations. 2 The fons of Japheth, 6 and of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The fons of Shem.

Nof the igns of Noah; Shem,

OW thefe are the generations

Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were fons born after the flood.

2 a The fons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Methech, and Tiras.

3 And the fons of Gomer; Afhkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarinah.

4 And the fons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarthith, Kittim, and | Doda


5 By these were the ifles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

bi Chro. 6 And the fons of Ham; Cufh, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.


pir. 2218.

C Mic. 5.6.


7 And the fons of Cufh; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the fons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

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

10 And the beginning of his kingdom was † Babel, and Erech, Babylon, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

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16 And the Jebusite, and the Emo- Before rite, and the Girgafite, Chrift 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, cir. 2218 and the Sinite,

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

19 And the border of the Ca+ naanites was from Sidon, as thou comeft to Gerar, unto Gaza; as + Heb thou goeft unto Sodom and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lafhah.

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.

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22 Thee children of Shem; Elam, es Chron and Afhur, and † Arphaxad, and + Heb. Lud, and Aram.

23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. 24 And Arphaxad begat † fSalah; and Salah begat Eber.


+ Heb. Shelan. f Chap 11. 12.

25 And unto Eber were born two 81 Chron. fons: the name of one was Peleg, for 1.19. in his days was the earth divided; 2247. and his brothers 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 there were the fons of Joktan.

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

31 Thefe are the fons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

32 Thefe are the families of the fons of Noah after their generations, in their nations: and by thefe were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.

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a Chap. 1.25.

confusion. bwild. 10.5.

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 fcattered 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 restrained from them, which they have imagin

ed to do.

7 Go to, a let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one anothers fpeech.

8 So the LORD fcattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth and they left off to build the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it callThat is, ed | Babel, because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth and from thence did the LORD fcatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

< Chap. 10.22.


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

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Chrift 21 And Reu lived after he begat 2185Serug two hundred and seven years, Luke and begat fons and daughters.

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor.

23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat fons and daughters.


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24 And Nahor lived nine and 2126 twenty years, and begat & Terah. B Luke 25 And Nahor lived after he be- Thara. gat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat fons and daughters. 26 And Terah lived feventy years, 2056. and h begat Abram, Nahor, and Ha

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24. 2. 1 Chron. 1. 26.


29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abrams wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahors wife, i Milcah, the daughter i Chap. of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Ifcah.


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31 And Terah took Abram his fon, and Lot the fon of Haran his fons fon, and Sarai his daughter in law, his ton Abrams wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, Neh.9.7. to go into the land of Canaan; and Acts 7:4. they came unto Haran, and dwelt cir. 1923.



32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and 1921. Terah died in Haran.


1 God calleth Abram, and bleffeth him with a promife of Chrift: 4 His de parture from Haran. 7 Canaan is promifed.


15-7Acts 7. 3. Hebr. 17.


WOW the a LORD had faid unto a chap Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy fathers houfe, unto a land that I wili fhew thee.




2 And I will make of thee a great Chap. nation, and I will bless thee, and Exo.23. make thy name great; and thou shalt Numb. be a bleffing.

c Chap.


3 b And I will blefs them that 18.18.& bless thee, and curfe him that curfeth thee: and in thee fhall all families of the earth be blessed.'

4 So

Pial. 72-4

Acts 3.25. Gal. 3. S.

Abram goeth into Egypt.

Abram and Lot part.

Chap. xiii. raoh and his houfe with great Before plagues, because of Sarai Abrams Chrift wife.

Before 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD Chrift had spoken unto him; and Lot went 1921. with him and Abram was feventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.

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ho appeared unmoved from thence

unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the weft, and Hai on the eaft: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and i called upon the name of the LORD.

9 And Abram journeyed, †kgoing in tng on still toward the fouth.

and jour. noying.

k Chap. 13-31 Pfal.105.


in Chap. 20.13.

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

11 And it came to pafs when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon.

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


13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my See Chap. fifter: that it may be well with me for thy fake; and my soul shall live because of thee.


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18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and faid, What is this that thou haft done unto me? Why didit thou not tell me that she was thy wife?

19 Why faidft thou, She is my fifter? fo I might have taken her to me to wife now therefore, behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.

20 And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him: and they fent him away, and his wife, and all that he had.


1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt: 7 By difagreement they part afunder. 14 Gods promife renewed

to Abram.

cir. 1920.

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7 And there was a ftrife between the herdmen of Abrams cattle, and the herdmen of Lots cattle and Chap. 12.6. the Canaanite, and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.

8 And Abram faid unto Lot, Let there be no ftrife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen : for we bet brethren.


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e is not the whole land before bren thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, 11.27. from me if thou wilt take the left Exod. 2. hand, then I will go to the right; or Ads 7.25. if thou depart to the right hand, then 10. 15. & I will go to the left.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, be


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14 ¶ And the LORD faid unto A17.8.& bram, after that Lot was feparated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, Deut. 34 and look from the place where thou Kas 7.5. art, northward, and fouthward, and 15.5.& eaftward, and weftward.





15 For all the land which thou 28. 14. & feelt, to thee will I give it, and to thy feed for ever.

32. 12.

Exod. 32

13. Numb. 23. 10.

Deut. I.


I Kings

4. 20.

i Chron. 27.23. Ifai. 48. 19.


Jer. 33. Hebr. 11.


k Chap. 34.13. + Heb.

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16 And I will make thy feed as the duft of the earth: fo that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then fhall thy feed alfo bé numbered.

17 Arife, walk through the land, in the length of it, and in the breadth of it: for I will give it unto thee.

18 Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the † plain plains. of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and 35.27.& built there an altar unto the LORD. CHAP. XIV.



cir. 1926. a Chap. 10. 10. & N. 2.

b Chap. 19. 22.

c Deut. 3117.

cir. 1913. d Chap. 15. 20. e Joh. 13. f Deut.

1 The battel of the kings. 12 Lot
taken, 14 is refcued by Abram.
18 Melchizedek ́blesseth Abram,
20 Who giveth him tithe.
A of Auraphel King of Shinar,
ND it came to pafs in the days
Arioch king of Ellafar, Chedorlao-
mer 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 Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is bZoar. 3 All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the falt-fea.

4 Twelve years they ferved Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

5 And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and fmote & the Rephaims, in Afhteroth Karnaim, D. and f the Zuzims in Ham,

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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.

10 And the vale of Siddim was full of flime-pits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there and they that remained fled to the mountain.

11 And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.

12 And they took Lot Abrams brothers fon (who dwelt in Sodom) and his goods, and departed.

13 And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the He brew; for he dwelt in the plain of Chap Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eflcol, and brother of Aner: and thefe were confederate with Abram.

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15 And he divided himself against 34. x. them, he and his fervants by night, and m fmote them, and purfued them 1.2,3unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damafcus.

16 And he brought back all the goods, and alfo brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women alfo, and the people.

17¶And the king of Sodom went out to meet him (after his return from the flaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him) at the valley of Shaveh, which is the ■ Kings dale.

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