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3 And God said, dLet there be light:d 2 Co. 4. 6. and, there was light.

4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided 4the light from the darkness.

5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. 6 And the

1 Or, creeping. 2 Heb. soul.

3 Heb. let fowl fly.

4 Heb. between the light and between the darkness.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

18 And to brule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving 2creature that hath life, and 3 fowl that may fly above the earth in the 5 open firmament of heaven.

21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly,

evening and the morning were the first 5 Heb, face of after their kind, and every winged fowl


6 And God said, Let there be a 7 firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

the firmament of heaven. 6 Heb. And

the evening was, and the morning was, fc.

7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning ch. 8. 17 were the second day.

9 And God said, fLet the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear and it was so.

So ver. 8, 13, 19, 23, 31. 7 Heb. expansion.

& 9. 1.

ƒ2 Pe. 3. 5.

10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was 9 ch. 5. 1 good.

& 9. 6. Wis. 2. 23.

Col. 3. 10. Jas. 3. 9.

11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth 8 grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his ch. 9. 2. kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

Ps. 8. 6. 8 Heb. tender grass.

12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed Mt. 19. 4. was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.

14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide 10 the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

16 And God made two great lights; the greater light 12to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.

Mk. 10. 6.

j ch. 9. 1, 7.

9 Heb. 10 Heb.


between the
day and
between the

11 Heb. seeding seed.

k ch. 9. 3.

Ps. 136. 12 Heb. for

7, 8, 9.

the rule of the day, fe.

after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

24 And God said, Let the 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 own 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 9moveth upon the earth.

29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb 11 bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree 11 yielding seed; to k 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,

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THUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

1 Heb. a

living soul.
ch. 2. 7.

a Ecclus.
39. 16.

1 Tim. 4. 4. 2 Heb. as before him.

3 Or, the man.

b Ps. 33. 6.

The serpent deceiveth Eve.

18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help 2meet for him.

19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto 3Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

20 And Adam gave names to all cattle,

And on the seventh day God ended 4 Heb. called. and to the fowl of the air, and to every

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 seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God 5 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 Gode had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

e Ex. 20. 11 & 31. 17. He. 4. 4.

d eh. 15. 12. 1 Sa. 26. 12.

5 Heb. created

to make.

6 Heb


7 Heb. Isha.. Heb. Ish. Mt. 19. 5.

Mk. 10. 7.
1 Co. 6. 16.
Eph. 5. 31.

6 But 9there went up a mist from the 19 Or, a mist earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

7 And the LORD God formed man 10 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 garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

which weat up from, de. 10 Heb. dust of the ground.

Rev. 12. 9 & 20, 2.

g Mt. 10. 16. 2 Co. 11. 3. h ch. 3. 19, 23. Eee. 12 7. 1 Co. 15. 47. ch. 7. 22.

1 Co. 15. 45. 11 Heb. Yea, because, &c. j ch. 13. 10. Isa. 51. 3.

& 22. 2, 14. I ch. 2. 17.

10 And a river went out of Eden tok Rev. 2. 7 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. 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of 13 Ethiopia.

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

15 And the LORD God took 15 the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden 15 thou mayest freely eat:

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

m Ecclus. 24. 25.

n ch. 10. 7, 29 & 25. 18.

o Ex. 5. 7.

12 Heb. a desire.

13 Heb. Cush. 1 Tim. 2 14. 14 Or, eastward to Assyria.

2 ver. 5.

ch. 2. 25. 15 Or, Adam. 16 Or, things to gird about.

17 Heb, wind. 18 Heb. eating

thou shalt

19 Heb. dying
thou shalt

beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

21 And the LORD God caused a d deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called 7 Woman, because she was taken out of 8 Man.

24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh, 25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.


NOW the serpent was more subtil

than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, 11 Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was 12 pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves 15 aprons. 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the 17 cool of the day and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?

The punishment of mankind. GENESIS 3

10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.

11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee 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, Tne 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 d 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; it shall bruise thy head, and 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 thee.

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 9 bring forth to thee; and thou shalt the herb of the field;

1 Heb. Hebel.
2 Heb. a


3 Heb. at the
end of days.

a Nu. 18. 17.
6 ch. 2. 18.
4 Heb. sheep,
or, goats.
c He. 11. 4.

5 Or, have the

d Isa. 65. 25.
Mi. 7. 17.

6 Or, subject
unto thee.
el Jn. 3. 8.
GR. 4. 4.
f Ro. 16. 20.
He. 2. 14.
g Wis. 10. 3.
Mt. 23. 35.

1 Jn. 3. 12.
h Jn. 8. 44.
7 Or, subject
to thy

il Co. 14. 34.
Eph. 22,
23, 24.
Col. 3. 18.

1 Tim. 2.
11, 12.

8 Heb. bloods. itch. 2. 17.


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 name. 11 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.


ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and

k Ro. 8.
Job 5.7

Eee. 2. 22, 23.
9 Heb. cause
to bud.

10 Or, Mine

iniquity is greater than that it may be forgiven m ch. 2. 7.

Job 34. 15.
Ece. 3. 20
& 12. 7.

Ps. 51. IL
11 Heb.
That is,
ch. 9. 6.

q ch. 2. 9.

12 Heb.

13 Heb.

Ahe conceived, and bare 14 Cain, and 14 That is,

said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

Gotten, or,

Cain killeth Abel.

2 And she again bare his brother 1 Abel. And Abel was 2a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

3 And 3in 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 5 be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And 6 unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

8 And Cain talked with Abel his bro ther and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him. 91 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, AI know not: Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's 8 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 hand;

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain said unto the LORD, 10 My punishment is greater than 1 can bear. 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be bid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, "that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

16 And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare 12 Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat 13 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 Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

Generations of the patriarchs GENESIS 4

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

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, a Jude 14.
an instructer of every artificer in brass 1 Heb.
and iron and the sister of Tubal-cain
was Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech for 2I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man 4 to my hurt. 24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.


2 Or, I would
slay a man

in my wound,

3 Gr. Ma-

4 Or, in
my hurt.

25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name 5Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed b ver. 24. me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name 6 Enos: then began men 7to call upon the name of the LORD.


THIS is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;

2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created. 3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

4 9And the days of Adam after 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 6 Enos:

ch. 6. 9.
ver. 15.

5 Heb. Sheth.
That is,
or, Put.
d Ecclus.
44. 16.

He. 11. 5.

2 Ki. 2. 11.

6 Heb. Enosh.
7 Or, to call

by the name
of the LORD.
8 Heb.
ch. 1. 26, 27.
9 Gr. Noe.
That is,
Rest, or,
See ch. 3.

16, 17.

9 To ver. 32,
1 Ch. 1. 1-4.
Lk. 3.36-38.

h ch. 10. 1.

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begati Job 1. 6 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 10 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 11 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 12 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

& 2. 1.
10 Heb.

Ga. 5. 16, 17.
Deu. 7. 3, 4.

l Ps. 78. 39.
11 Gr.
12 Heb. Jered.
whole imagi-

13 Or, the

The Hebrew
word signi-
fieth not
only the


but also the purposes and desires. m Mt. 15. 19.

14 Heb.

every day.

1 Sa. 15. 11.

2 Sa 21. 16.
Joel 2. 13.
o Isa. 63. 10.
Eph. 4. 30.

from Adam to Noah.

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 3 Methuselah :

22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah 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 8 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 9 Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and ƒ 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 hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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3 And the LORD said, k My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that 13 every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil 14 continually.

6 And "it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it 'grieved him at his heart.

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