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Bible. English. 1849. Authorized

THE

HOLY BIBLE,

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,

TRANSLATED OUT OF

THE ORIGINAL TONGUES;

AND WITH THE FORMER

TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED.

NEW YORK:

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

INSTITUTED IN THE YEAR MDCCCXVI.

1849.

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The Names and Order of all the Books of the Old and New Testaments, with the

Number of their Chapters.

12 14

THE BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT. Genesis nath Chapters 50II. Chronicles

36 Daniel Exodus .. 40 Ezra

10 Hosea Leviticus 27 Nehemiah

13 Joel Numbers 36 Esther.

10 Amos Deuteronomy 34 Job

42 Obadiah Joshua 24 Psalms

150 Jonah Judges 21 Proverbs

31 Micah Ruth. 4 Ecclesiastes..

12 Nahum I. Samuel 31 The Song of Solomon

8 Habakkuk U. Samuel 24 Isaiah

66 Zephaniah I. Kings 22 Jeremiah

52 Haggai II. Kings 25 Lamentations

5 Zechariah I. Chronicles 29 Ezekiel.

48 Malachi THE BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT. Matthew hath Chapters -- 28 Ephesians

6 To the llebrews. Mark 16 Philippians

4 The Epistle of James Luke 24 Colossians

4 I. Peter John 21 1. Thessalonians

5 II. Peter The Acts of the Apostles 28 II. Thessalonians

31. John. The Epistle to the Romans 16 1. Timothy.

6 II. John 1. Corinthians 16 II. Timothy.

4 III. John II. Corinthians -.--. 13 Titus.

3 Jnde.. Galatians 6 Philemon..

1 Revelation

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24th Edition.

THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED

GENESIS

CHAPTER I.

every winged fowl after his kind : and God Creation of heaven and earth.

saw that it was good. In the beginning God created the heaven 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitIN and the earth.

ful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the 2 And the earth was without form, and void; seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. and darkness was upon the face of the deep :

23 And the evening and the morning were and the Spirit of God moved upon the face

the fifth day. of the waters.

24 || And God said, Let the earth bring forth 3 And God said, Let there be light: and there the living creature after his kind, cattle, and was light.

creeping thing, and beast of the earth after 4 And God saw the light, that it was good:

his kind : and it was so. and God divided the light from the darkness.

25 And God made the beast of the earth af. 5 And God called the light Day, and the

ter his kind, and cattle after their kind, and darkness he called Night: and the evening

every thing that creepeth upon the earth afand the morning were the first day.

ter his kind : and God saw that it was good. 6 [And God said, Let there be a firmament

26 1 And God said, Let us make man in our in the midst of the waters: and let it divide image, after our likeness : and let them have the waters from the waters.

dominion over the fish of the sea, and over 7 And God made the firmament, and divided

the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and the waters which were under the firmament

over all the earth, and over every creeping from the waters which were above the firma

thing that creepeth upon the earth. ment: and it was so.

27 So God created man in his own image, in 8 And God called the firmament, Heaven:

the image of God created he him; male and and the evening and the morning were the

female created he them. second day.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto 9 || And God said, Let the waters under the

them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenheaven be gathered together unto one place,

ish the earth, and subdue it: and have domiand let the dry land appear: and it was so.

nion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl 10 And God called the dry land Earth ; 'and

of the air, and over every living thing that the gathering together of the waters called he

moveth upon the earth. Seas: and God saw that it was good.

29 | And God said, Behold, I have given you 11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth

every herb bearing seed, which is upon the grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit

face of all the earth, and every tree, in the tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed

which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

you it shall be for meat. 12 And the earth brought forth grass, and

30 And to every beast of the earth and to herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree

every fowl of the air, and to every thing that yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, his kind : and God saw that it was good.

I have given every green herb for meat: and it 13 And the evening and the morning were

was so. the third day.

31 And God saw every thing that he had 14 | And God said, Let there be lights in the

made: and behold, it was very good. And firmament of the heaven, to divide the day

the evening and the morning were the sixth from the night; and let them be for signs, and

day. for seasons, and for days, and years.

CHAPTER II. 15 And let them be for lights in the firma

The manner of the creation. ment of the heaven to give light upon the THUS the heavens and the earth were fin. earth: and it was so.

16 And God made two great lights; the great 2 And on the seventh day God ended his er light to rule the day, and the lesser light to work which he had made; and he rested on rule the night: he made the stars also. the seventh day from all his work which he

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

3 And God blessed the seventh day, and And to rule over the day, and over the sanctified it: because that in it he had rested

nd to divide the light from the dark from all his work which God created and d God saw that it was good.

made. e evening and the morning were 4 ||These are the generations of the heavens day.

and of the earth when they were created, in iod said, Let the waters bring forth the day that the LORD God made the carth

tly the moving creature that hath life, and the heavens, Wow ev wl that may fly above the earth in the 5 And every plant of the field before it was open firmament of heaven.

in the earth, and every herb of the field be. 21 And God created great whales, and every fore it grew: for the LORD God had not living creature that moveth, which the waters caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was brought forth abundantly after their kind, and not a man to till the ground

tes.

The garden of Eden.

GENESIS

The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 But there went up a mist from the earth, | Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every and watered the whole face of the ground. tree of the garden!

7 And the LORD God forned man of the dust 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garthe breath of life ; and man became a living den: soul,

3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the 8 | And the LORD God planted a garden midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall eastward in Eden; and there he put the man not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye whom he had formed.

die. 9 And out of the ground made the LORD 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the shall not surely die: sight, and good for food; the tree of life also 5 For God doth know, that in the day ye eat in the midst of the garden, and the tree of thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and knowledge of good and evil.

ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. 10 And a river went out of Eden to water r6 And when the woman saw that the tree the garden: and from thence it was parted, was good for food, and that it was pleasant to and became into four heads.

the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one 11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it wise; she took of the fruit thereof, and did which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, leat; and gave also unto her husband with where there is gold ;

her, and he did eat. 12 And the gold of that land is good: there *7 And the eyes of them both were opened, is bdellium and the onyx-stone.

and they knew that they were naked : and 13 And the name of the second river is Gi

they sewed fig-leaves together, and made hon: the same is it that compasseth the whole themselves aprons. land of Ethiopia.

8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God 14 And the name of the third river is Hidde

walking in the garden in the cool of the day: kel: that is it which goeth toward the east and Adam and his wife hid themselves from of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphra the presence of the LORD God amongst the

trees of the garden. 15 And the LORD God took the man, and put 9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and said unto him, Where art thou? to keep it.

10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the gar16 And the LORD God commanded the man, den: and I was afraid, because I was naked; saying, Of every tree of the garden thou and I hid myself. mayest freely eat:

11 And he said, Who told thee that thou 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the whereof I commanded thee, that thou shouldday that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely est not eat ? die.

12 And the man said, The woman whom 18 || And the LORD God said, It is not good thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the that the man should be alone: I will make

tree, and I did eat. him an help meet for him,

13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, 19 And out of the ground the LORD God What is this that thou hast done? And the formed every beast of the field, and every woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I fowl of the air, and brought them unto Adam did eat. to see what he would call them; and whatso 14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, ever Adam called every living creature, that Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed was the name thereof.

above all cattle, and above every beast of the 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and field : upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: the field: but for Adam there was not found

15 And I will put enmity between thee and an help meet for him.

the woman, and between thy seed and her 21 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep seed: it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took bruise his heel. one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly stead thereof:

multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in 22 And the rib, which the LORD God had

sorrow thou shalt bring forth children: and taken from man, made he a woman, and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he brought her unto the man.

shall rule over thee. 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my 17 And unto Adam, he said, Because thou bones, and flesh of my flesh : she shall be hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, called Woman, because she was taken out of and hast eaten of the tree of which I comman,

manded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow and his mother, and shall cleave unto his shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; wife: and they shall be one flesh.

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring 25 And they were both naked, the man and forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of his wife, and were not ashamed.

the field : CHAPTER III.

19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat

bread, till thou return unto the ground; for The punishment of mankind.

out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, the serpent was more subtile than and unto dust shalt thou return. any beast of the field which the LORD God 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, behad made: and he said unto the woman, cause she was the mother of all living.

NOW

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The murder of Abel.

CHAPTER IV, V. Genealogy of the patriarchs. 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the 17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conLORD God make coats of skins, and clothed ceived, and bare Enoch : and he builded a them.

city, and called the name of the city after the 22 | And the LORD God said, Behold, the name of his son, Enoch. man is become as one of us, to know good 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, begat Mehujael : and Mehujael begat Methuand take also of the tree of life, and eat, and sael: and Methusael begat Lamech. live for ever:

19 | And Lamech took unto him two wives: 23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth the name of the one was Adah, and the name from the garden of Eden, to till the ground of the other Zillah. from whence he was taken.

20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was the father 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have at the east of the garden of Eden cherubims, cattle. and a flaming sword which turned every 21 And his brother's name was Jubal : he way, to keep the way of the tree of life, was the father of all such as handle the harp

and organ. CHAPTER IV.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an The birth of Cain and Abel.

instructor of every artificer in brass and iron : ND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I 23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah have gotten a man from the LORD.

and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of La. 2 And she again bare his brother Abel: and mech, hearken unto my speech: for I have Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a slain a man to my wounding, and a young tiller of the ground.

man to my hurt. 3 And in process of time it came to pass, that 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an Lamech seventy and seven-fold. offering unto the LORD.

25 | And Adam knew his wife again, and 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the God, said she, hath appointed me another seed LORD had respect unto Abel, and to his of instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. fering:

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born 5 But unto Cain, and to his offering, he had a son; and he called his name Enos: then be not respect : and Cain was very wroth, and gan men to call upon the name of the LORD. his countenance fell. 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art

CHAPTER V. thou wroth ? and why is thy countenance

The genealogy of the patriarchs. fallen? 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be ac Adam: In the day that God created man. cepted ? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth in the likeness of God made he him : at the door: and unto thee shall be his desire, 2 Male and female created he them; and and thou shalt rule over him.

blessed them, and called their name Adam, in 8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: the day when they were created. and it came to pass when they were in the

3 | And Adam lived an hundred and thirfield, that Cain rose up against Abel his bro. ty years, and begat a son in his own likether, and slew him.

ness, after his image; and called his name 9 | And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Seth : Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: 4 And the days of Adam after he had begotAm I my brother's keeper ?

ten Seth were eight hundred years : and he 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the begat song and daughters : voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me 5. And all the days that Adam lived were from the ground.

nine hundred and thirty years : and he died. 11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, 6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy and begat Enos: brother's blood from thy hand.

7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight 12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not hundred and seven years, and begat sons and henceforth yield unto thee her strength : A daughters : fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the 8 And all the days of Seth were nine hun. earth.

dred and twelve years; and he died. 13 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punish. 9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat ment is greater than I can bear.

Cainan : 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day 10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan from the face of the earth ; and from thy face eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a sons and daughters: vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to 11 And all the days of Enos were nine hun. pass, that every one that findeth me shall dred and five years; and he died. slay me.

12 | And Cainan lived seventy years, and be. 15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore gat Mahalaleel : whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be 13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahala. taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD set leel eight hundred and forty years, and be. a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should gat sons and daughters : kill him.

14 And all the days of Cainan were nine 16 | And Cain went out from the presence hundred and ten years; and he died. of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on 15 | And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five the east of Eden,

years and begat Jared

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