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day of the month, were the tops of that creepeth upon the earth; that the mountains seen.
they may breed abundantly in the 96 1 And it came to pass at the earth, and be fruitful, and multiend of forty days, that Noah open-ply upon the earth. ed the window of the ark which 18 And Noah went forth, and he had made:
his sons, and his wife, and his 7 And be sent forth a raven, sons' wives with him: which went forth to and fro, until 19 Every beast, every creeping the waters were dried up from off thing, and every fowl, and what the earth.
soever creepeth upon the earth, 8 Also he sent forth a dove after their kinds, went forth out froin him, to see if the waters of the ark. were abated from off the face of 20 I And Noah builded an althe ground;
tar unto the LORD, and took of 9 But the dove found no rest every clean beast, and of every for the sole of her foot, and she clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerreturned unto him into the ark; ings on the altar. for the waters were on the face of 1 21 And the LORD smelled a the whole earth. Then he put sweet savour; and the LORD said forth his hand, and took her, and in his beart, I will not again curse pulled her in unto him into the ark. the ground any more for man's f 10 And he stayed, yet other sake ; for the imagination of seven days, and again he sent man's heart is evil from his youth: forth the dove out of the ark. neither will I again smite any
11 And the dove came in to him more every thing living, as I have in the evening, and lo, in her done. mouth was an olive-leaf pluckt off. r 22 While the earth remaineth, So Noah knew that the waters seed-time and harvest, and cold were abated from off the earth. and heat, and summer and winter, 12 And he stayed yet other se- and day and night, shall not cease.
ND God blessed Noah and any more. f 13 1 And it came to pass in them, Be fruitful, and multiply, the six hundredth and first year, and replenish the earth. in the first month, the first day of r 2 And the fear of you, and the the month, the waters were dried dread of you, shall be upon every up from off the earth : and Noah beast of the earth, and upon every removed the covering of the ark, fowl of the air, upon all that moand looked, and behold, the face veth upon the earth, and upon all of the ground was dry.
the fishes of the sea ; into your 14 And in the second month, hand are they delivered. on the seven and twentieth day of 6 3 Every moving thing that the month, was the earth dried. liveth shall he meat for you; even
15 | And God spake unto as the green both have I given Noah, saying,
you all things. 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, p 4 1 But Aesh with the life and thy wife, and thy sons, and thereof, which is the blood therethy sons' wives with thee. of, shall ye not eat. d 17 Bring forth with thee every 5 And surely your blood of your living thing that is with thee, of lives will I require : at the hand all fesh, both of fowl, and of cal- of every beast' will I require it, de, and of every crecping thing land at the hand of man; at the
not again unto him A his sons, and said unto
hand of every man's brother will | This is the token of the covenan I require the life of man.
which I have established between w 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, me and all flesh that is upon the by man shall his blood be shed: earth. for in the image of God made he f 18 1 And the sons of Noah that
went forth of the ark, were Shem, 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham multiply, bring forth abundantly is the father of Canaan. in the earth, and multiply there 19 These are the three sons of
Noah : and of them was the whole 8 I And God spake unto Noah, earth overspread. and to his sons with him, saying, 20 And Noah began to be a 6 9 And I, behold I, establish my husbandman, and he planted a covenant with you, and with your vineyard : seed after you;
p 21 And he drank of the wine, 10 And with every living crea- and was drunken; and he was ture that is with you, of the fowl, uncovered within his tent. of the cattle, and of every beast 22 And Ham, the father of Ca. of the earth with you, from all naan, saw the nakedness of his that go out of the ark, to every father, and told his two brethren beast of the earth.
without. 11 And I will establish my co- d 23 And Shem and Japheth took venant with you; neither shall all a garment, and laid it upon both fesh be cut off any more by the their shoulders, and went backwaters of a flood; neither shall ward, and covered the nakedness there any more be a flood to de- of their father : and their faces stroy the earth.
were backward, and they saw not 12 And God said, This is the their father's nakedness. token of the covenant which I 24 And Noah awoke from his make between me and you, and wine, and knew what his younger every living creature that is with son had done unto him. you, for perpetual generations. w 25 And he said, Cursed be Ca
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, naan; a servant of servants shall and it shall be for a token of a he be unto his brethren. covenant between me and the 6 26 And he said, Blessed be the earth.
LORD God of Shem; and Canaan 14 And it shall come to pass, shall be his servant. when I bring a cloud over the r 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, earth, that the bow shall be seen and he shall dwell in the tents of in the cloud :
Shem; and Canaan shall be his 15 And I will remember my servant. covenant, which is between me f 28 And Noah lived after the and you, and every living crea- Hood three hundred and fifty years. ture of all flesh; and the waters 29 And all the days of Noah shall no more become a flood to were nine hundred and fifty years : destroy all flesh.
and he died. 6 16 And the bow shall be in the
. that I may remember the ererlasting covenant between God and Shem, Ham, and Japheth : and every living creature of all sh unto them were sons born after that is upon the earth.
the flood. 17 And God said unto Noah, 2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer
cloud ; and I will look upon ait: Ntions of the sons of Noah
and Magog, and Madai, and Ja- g 19 And the border of the Cavan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and naanites was from Sidon, as thou Tiras.
comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ash- thou goest unto Sodom and Gokenaz, and Riphath, and Togar- morrah, and Admah, and Zeboim. mah.
even unto Lasha. 4 And the sons of Javan; Eli 20 These are the sons of Ham, shah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and after their families, after their Dodanim.
tongues, in their countries, and in f 5 By these were the isles of the their nations. Gentiles divided in their lands ; f 21 f Unto Shem also, the saevery one after his tongue, after ther of all the children of Eber, the their families, in their nations. brother of Japheth the elder, even 96 I And the sons of Ham; to him were children born. Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and 22 The children of Shem; ECanaan.
lam, and Assbur, and Arphaxad, 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Lud, and Aram. and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Ra 23 And the children of Aram; amah, and Sabtecha; and the sons Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. Mash.
8 And Cush bega. Nimrod : he 24 And Arphavad begat Salah; began to be a mighty one in the and Salah begat Eber. earth.
f 25 And unto Eber were born 9 He was a mighty hunter be- two sons: the name of one was fore the LORD: wherefore it is Peleg, for in his days was tho said, Even as Nimrod the mighty earth divided ; and his brother's hunter before the Lord.
name was Joktan. & 10 And the beginning of his 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, Kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth. and Accad, and Calneh, in the and Jerah, land of Shinar.
27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, g 11 Out of that land went forth and Diklah, Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, Sheba, g 12 And Resen between Nine 29 And Ophir, and Havilah. veh and Calah: the same is a and Jobab: all these were the great city.
sons of Joktan. F 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, g 30 And their dwelling was from and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Mesha, as thou goest unto Sepliar, Naphtuhim,
a mount of the east. 14 And Pathrusim, and Caslu 31 These are the sons of Shem, him, (out of whom came Philis- after their families, after their tim,) and Caphtorim.
tongues, in their lands, after their 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his nations. first-born, and Heth,
32 These are the families of the 16 And the Jebusite, and the sons of Noah, after their generaAmorite, and the Girgasite, tions, in their nations: and by
17 And the Hivite, and the Ar- these were the nations divided in kite, and the Sinite,
the earth after the flood. 13 And the Arvadite, and the
ND afterward were the families of the
language, and of Canaanites spread abroad. one speech.
g 2 And it came to pass, as they
15 And Salah lived after he be. journeyed from the east, that they gat Eber four hundred and three found a plain in the land of Shi- years, and begat sons and daugh. nar, and they dwelt there.
3 And they said one to ano- f 16 And Eber lived four and ther, Go to, let us make brick, and thirty years, and begat Peleg: burn them thoroughly. And they 17 And Eber lived after he behad brick for stone, and slime had gat Peleg four hundred and thirty they for mortar.
years, and begat sons and daughc 4 And they said, Go to, let us ters. build us a city, and a tower, whose F 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, top may reach unto heaven; and and begat Reu: lei us make us a name, lest we be 19 And Peleg lived after he bescattered abroad upon the face of gat Reu two hundred and nine the whole earth.
years, and begat sons and daugh5 And the LORD came down to ters. see the city and the tower, which f 20 And Reu lived two and thirthe children of men builded. ty years, and begat Serug.
6 And the LORD said, Behold, 21 And Ren lived after he bethe people is one, and they have gat Serug two hundred and seven all one language ; and this they years, and begat sons and daughbegin to do: and now nothing will iers. be restrained from them, which f 22 And Serug lived thirty years, they have imagined to do. and begat Nahor : ** T Go to, let us go down, and 23 And Serug lived after he bethere confound their language, gat Nahor two hundred years, and that they may not understand one begat sons and daughters. another's speech.
f 24 And Nahor lived nine and m 8 So the LORD scattered them iwenty years, and begat Terah. abroad from thence upon the face 25 And Nahor lived after he of all the earth: and they left off begat Terah a hundred and nineto build the city.
teen years, and begat sons and & 9 Therefore is the name of it daughters. called Babel, because the LORD f 26 And Terah lived seventy did there confound the language years, and begat Abram, Nahor, of all the earth : and from thence and Haran. did the LORD scatter them abroad f 27 1 Now these are the geneapon the face of all the earth. rations of Terah : Terah begat f 10 These are the genera- Abram, Nahor, and Haran : and lions of Shem: Shem was a hun- Haran begat Lot. dred years old, and begat Arphax-1 28 And Haran died before his ad two years after the flood : father Terah in the land of his fil And Shem lived after he be- nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees. gat Arphaxad five hundred years, f 29 And Abram and Nabor took and begat sons and daughters. them wives: the name of Abram's f 12 And Arphaxad lived five and wife was Sarai ; and the name of thirty years, and begat Salah. Nahor's wife Milcah, the daugh
13 And Arphaxad lived after he ter of Haran, the father of Milbegat Salah four hundred and cah, and the father of Iscah. three years, and begat sons and 30 But Sarai was barren; she daugbiers.
had no child. f 14 And Salah lived thirty years, g 31 And Terah took Abram his and begat Eber :
son, and Lot the son of Haran bis
son's son, and Sarai his daughter.f 9 And Abram journeyed, going in-law, his son Abram's wife; and on still toward the south. they went forth with them from g 10 | And there was a famine Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the in the land : and Abram went land of Canaan; and they came down into Egypt to sojourn there; unto Haran, and dwelt there. for the famine was grievous in the
32 And the days of Terah were land. two hundred and five years: and f 11 And it came to pass, when Terah died in Haran.
he was come near to enter into CHAP. XII.
Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his TOW the LORD had said wife, Behold now, I know that
unto Abram, Get thee out thou art a fair woman to look upof thy country, and from thy kin- on: dred, and from thy father's house, 12 Therefore it shall come to unto a land that I will shew thee : pass, when the Egyptians shall
2 And I will make of thee a see thee, that they shall say, This great nation, and I will bless thee, is his wife: and they will kill me, and make thy name great; and but they will save thee alive. thou shalt be a blessing:
u 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art 3 And I will bless them that my sister: that it may be well bless thee, and curse him that curs- with me for thy sake; and my eth thce : and in thee shall all soul shall live because of thee. families of the earth be blessed. g 14
came to pass, that c 4 So Abram departed, as the when Abram was come into Egypt, LORD had spoken unto liim, and the Egyptians beheld the woman Lot went with him: and Abram that she was very fair. was seventy and five years old 15 The princes also of Phawhen he departed out of Haran. raob saw her, and commended her 8 5 And Abram took Sarai his before Pharaoh:
and the woman wife, and Lot his brother's son, and was taken into Pharaoh's house. all their substance that they had f 16 And he entreated Abram gathered, and the souls that they well for her sake : and he had had gotten in Haran; and they sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and went forth to go into the land of men-servants, and maid-servants, Canaan; aud into the land of Ca- and she-asses, and camels. naan they came.
17 And the LORD plagued Phag 6 And Abram passed through raoh and his house with great the land unto the place of Sichem, plagues because of Sarai, Abram's unto the plain of Moreh. And wife. the Canaanite was then in the 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, land.
and said, What is this that thou r 7 And the LORD appeared un- hast done unto me? why didst to Abram, and said, Unto thy seed thou not tell me that she was thy will I give this land: and there wife? builded he an altar unto the LORD, u 19 Why saidst thou, She is my who appeared unto him.
sister? so I might have taken her d 8 And he removed from thence to me to wife : now therefore beunto a mountain on the east of hold thy wife, take her, and go thy Beth-el, and pitched his tent, ha: way. ving Beth-el on the west, and Hai 20 And Pharaoh commanded on the east : and there he builded his men concerning him: and they an altar unto the Lord, and cail- sent him away, and his wife, and ed upon the name of the LORD. Tall that he had.