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God olesseth Noah.

GENESIS. Noah dieth. savour; and the LORD said in his heart, it shall be for a token of a covenant beI will not again curse the ground any tween me and the earth.

more for man's sake; for the imagina- 14 And it shall come to pass, when 1 tion of man's heart is evil from his bring a cloud over the earth, that the youth: neither will I again smite any bow shall be seen in the cloud: more every thing living, as I have done.

15 And I will remember my cove. nant which is between me and you, and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud and I will look upon it, that 1 may re

22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. CHAP. IX


and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. 2 And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things: 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye

tween God and every living creature
of all flesh that is upon the earth.
17 And God said unto Noah, This is
the token of the covenant, which I
have established between me and all
flesh that is upon the earth.

18 ¶ And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

19 These are the three sons of Noan: and of them was the whole earth overspread.

20 T And Noah began to be a husbandman, and be planted a vineyard: 21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

not eat.

5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of inau; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multi-ment, and laid it upon both their ply; bring forth abundantly in the shoulders, and went backward, and earth, and multiply therein, |covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine. and knew what his younger son had done unto him.

8 T And God spake unto Noab, and to his sons with him, saying,

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.

9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your secd after you;

10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

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

27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

28 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.

12 And God said, This is the token of
the covenant which I make between 29 And all the days of Noah were nine
me and you; and every living creature hundred and fifty years: and he died.
that is with you, for perpetual genera-
13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and Now these are the generations of

the sons of Noah; Shem, Han

25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan ; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.



of Neak. and Japhet; and unto them were Japheth the elder, even to lúm were sons born after the flood. children born.

i¶ The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. 4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

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14 And Pathrusim, and Caslubim, (out of whom came Philistin,) and Capbtorim.

22 The children of Shem; Elain, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Arain.

19 And the border of the Canaanites! was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom, and Gomorral, and Admah, and Zebolim, even unto Lasha.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations. 21 ¶ Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of

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AND the whole earth was of one 2 And it came to pass, as they jour neyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

3 TAnd they said one to another, Go

15 T And Canaan begat Sidon his first-boru, and Heth, 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amo-to, let us make brick, and burn them rite, and the Girgasite, thoroughly. And they had brick for

17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, stone, and slime had they for mortar. and the Sinite, 4 And they said, Go to, let us build 18 And the Arvadite, and the Ze- us a city, and a tower, whose top may marite, and the Hamathite: and after-[reach unto heaven; and let us make us wards were the families of the Ca-ja name, lest we be scattered avroad naanites spread abroad. upon the face of the whole earth.

And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower,which the children of men builded.

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the Įpeople 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 imagued to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there

Babe! built.

confound their language,that they may not understand one another's speech.

$ So the Loan scattered them abroad Ur of the Chalders. from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.

29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of 9 Therefore is the name of it called Nahor's wife Milcah, the daughter of Babel: because the LORD did there Haran, the father of Milcah, and the confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the Lond scatter| them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

father of Iscah.

30 But Sarai was barrer; she had no child.


10 T These are the generations of Shem: Shem was a hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood.

Abram called. 28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in

31 ¶ And Terab took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees,10


11 And Shem lived, after he begat go into the land of Canaan ; and they Arphaxad, five hundred years, and became unto Haran, and dwelt there. gat sons and daughters. 32 And the days of Teral were two 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thir-hundred and five years: and Teral ty years, and begat Salah. died in Haran.


13 And Arphaxad lived, after he begat Salah, four hundred and three NOW the LORD had said unto years, and sons and daughters. Abram, Get thee out of thy coun14 And Salah lived thirty years, and try, and from thy kindred, and from begat Eber thy father's house, unto a laud that I will show thee:

15 And Salah lived, after he begat Eber, four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters. 16 And Eber lived four and years, and begat Peleg.


17 And Eber lived, after he begat Peleg, four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters. 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu.

19 And Peleg lived, after he begat Reu, two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.

20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug.

21 And Reu lived, after he begat Serug, two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters. 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor.

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

24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah.

25 And Nahor lived, after he begat 7 And the Lonn appeared unto Terah, a hundred and nineteen years, Abram, and said, Unto thy seed wil and begat sons and daughters. I give this land: and there builded he 26 And Terah lived seventy years, an altar unto the LORD, who appear and begat Abram, Nabor, and Haran. ed unto him.

27 T Now these are the generations 8 And he removed from thence unto of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and and Ilaran; and Haran begat Lot. pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the

2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee : and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

4 ¶ So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot wert with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when be departed out of Haran.

And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they bad gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; und into the land of Canaan they came.

6 T And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite cas then in the land.

Famine in Canaan.


Abram and Lot. west, and Hai on the east; and there place where his tent had been at the he builded an altar unto the Lonn, beginning, between Beth-el and Hai; and called upon the name of the Loan. 4 Unto the place of the altar, which 9 And Abram journeyed, going on he had made there at the first: and still toward the south. there Abram called on the name of the

10 T And there was a famine in the Loud. land: and Abram went down into 6 And Lot also, which went with AEgypt to sojourn there: for the famine bram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. teas grievous in the land. 6 And the land was not able to bear thein, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

11 And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that be said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon: 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the when the Egyptians shall see thee, Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then that they shall say, This is his wife; in the land.

7 T And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and

and they will kill me, but they will 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let save thee alive. there be no strife, I pray thee, between 13 Say, 1 pray thee, thou art my me and thee, and between my herdsister: that it may be well with me men and thy herdmen; for we be for thy sake; and my soul shall live brethren. because of thee.

14 And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman, that she was very fair.

15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.

16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid-servants, and she-asses, and camels.

17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and bis house with great plagues, because of Sarai, Abram's wife.

18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?

19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so 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 bin: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he



went out of

he, and his wife, and all that he nad, and Lot with him, into the south. 2 And Abram was very rich in catte, in silver, and in gold.

3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Beth el, unto the

9 Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me if thou will take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

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16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.

The battle

17 Arise, walk through the land, in the length of it, and in the breadth of t: for I will give it unto thee. 18 ¶ Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the Lord. CHAP. XIV.


of the kings.

13 And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were con. federate with Abram.

| 14 And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed


trained born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan

15 And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.



Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch, king of Ellasar, Cifedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations: 2 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Adinah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. 3 All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt

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


17 T And the king of Sodom went out to meet him, (after bis return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer,and of

4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. 5 And in the fourteenth year came the kings that were with him,) at the Chedorlaom, and the kings that were valley of Shaveh, which is the king's with him, and sinote the Rephaims in dale. Ashteroth-Karnaim, and the Zuzims 18 And Melchizedek king of Salem in Ham, and the Emims in Shavel-brought forth bread and wine; and he Kiriathain, was the priest of the most high God. 19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth': 20 And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies

6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

7 And they returned and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalek-into thy hand. And he gave him tithes ites, and also the Amorites that dwelt of all. in Hazezon-tamar.

8 And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar,) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim ;

9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five. 10 And the vale of Siddim was full 24 Save only that which the young of slime-pits; and the kings of Sodom¦men have eaten, and the portion of the and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and men which went with me, Aner, Eslithey that remained fled to the moun-col, and Mamre; let them take their tain. portion.

21 T And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself.

22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my haud unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

23 That I will not take from a thread even to a shoe-latchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:


11 And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their AFTER these things the word, of

victuals, and went their way. the came unto Abram in a .2 And they took Lot, Abram's broth-vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I er's son, (who dwelt in Sodom,) and am thy shield, and thy exceeding his goods, and departed. great reward

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