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17 And, beholl, 1, even I, do bring a flood after liis kind, wd every fuwl after his kind, of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, every bird of every sor!. wherein is the breath of life, from under 15 And they went in unto Noah into the 'heaven; azul every thing that is in the earthjark, two and iwo of all fiesh, wherein is the shall die.
breath of life. 19 But with thee will I establi-h my couse- 16 And they that went in, went in male nant; ar thou shalt come into the ark, and se:nale of all flesh, as Goul had comthu, and thy, sons, aud thy wife, and thy marded him: and the LORD shul hi:n in. 8C9s' wives with thee.
17 | And the food was forty days upon 19 And of every living thing of all nesh, the earth; anıl the waters increased, and (wo cf erery sore shalt thou bring into the bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above ark, to keep them alive with thee; they the earth. suall be male and female.
18 And the walers prevailed, and were 20 Of fouls after their kind, and of cattle increased greatly won the earth; and the afier their kind, of every creeping thing of ark went upon the face of the watery. tue earth after bis kind, two of every sort 19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly eb all come unto thee, to keep them alive. upon the earth; and all the high hills that
21 And take thou unto thee of all food that uere under the whole heaven were covered. is caten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and 20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters is shall be for food for thee, and for them. prevail; and the mountains were covered.
22 Thus did Noah; according to all that 21 [ And all flesh died that moved upon God commanded him, so did ke.
the carth, both of towl, and of cattle, and CHAP. VII.
of beast, and of every creeping thing thau ND the Lord said unto Noah, Come creepeth upon the earth, and every man;
thou, and all thy house, into the ark: 22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of for thee have I seen righteous before me in life, of all that was in the dry land, died. ibis generation.
23 And every living substance was destroy2 Of every clean beast thou shall take to ed which was upon the face of the ground, thee by sevens, the male and his female; and both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, of beasts that are not clean by lwo, the male and the fowl of the heaven; and they wer? and bis female.
destroved from the earth: and Noah only re3 or fowls also of the air by sevens, the mai": "d alive, and they that were with himn in male and the female; to keep seed alive the ark. upon the face of all the earth.
24 | And:he waters prevailed upon the 4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to earth an hundred and Oliy days. rain upon the eartb forly days and forty
living thing, and all the cattle that ras the earth.
with him in the ark: and God made a wind 5 And Noah did according unto all that to pass over the earth, and the waters asthe Lord commanded him.
suaged; 6 And Noaliwas six hundred years old when 2° Tlie fountains also of the cleep, and the the flood of wagers was upon the eartlı. windows of beaven, were stopped, and the
7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and rain from heaven was restrained; his wife, and his sons' wives with bin, into 3 And the waters returned from off the the ark, because of the waters of une flood. earth continually: and after the end of the
8 or clean beasts, and of beasts that are not hundred and fifly days the waters were clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that alated. creepeth upon the earth,
4 I and the ark rested in the seventh 9 There went in !wo and two unto Noalijinonili, on the seventeenth day of the inonth, into the ark, the male and the female, as Gud upon the mountains of Ararai. tad commanded Noali.
5 And the waters derrased continually 10. Anditcame to pass,aster seven days,that until the tenth month: in the tenth month, the waters of the flood were upon the earth. on the first day of the monthi, were the iops
11 In the six hundredth year of Noali's life, of ihe mountains seen. in the second month, ilie seventeerth day of 6 1 And it came to pass, at the end of forty the monthi, the same day were all the foun- days, that Noah opened ihe window of the tains of the great deep broken up, and the ark which he had made: windows of licaven were opened.
7 And he sent forth a raven, wlich went 12 And the rain was upon the earth furty forth to and fro, until the waters were dried days and forty nighits.
up from off the earth. 13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and 8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of see if the waters were abated from offlhe face Nuah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of the ground: of his sous with them, into the ark:
9 Biit the dove found no rest for the sole 14 They, and every beast arier his kind, of her foot, and she returned unto him into and all the cattle after their kind, and every the ark; for the waters were on the face of Bc pirg thing thai creepeth upon the earth the whole earth Eben he put forth his hand.
and took her, and pulled ber in anto him hand of every man s brother will / require into the ark.
the life of man. 10 And he stayed yet other seven days, Vyhoso sheddetli man's blood, by mi and again be seni forih lie dove vut of the walls blood ive shed: for in the inage os ark:
Ghl nade le man. 11 Ind the dove carne in to hino ir then And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; evening, ar.d, lo, in her mouth was an vlive. bring forth abundantly in the earth, and Jeal plucki off. So Noah knew that the multiply therein. waters were abated from off the earth. 8 And Gcd spake unto Njal, and to his
12 Ard lie stayed yet other seven days, sons with him, saying, apd sent forehi tha dove, which returned not 9 And I, behold, l'establishi my covenant again unto him any inore.
with you, and with your seed after you; 13 [ And it came to pass, in the six huni 10 And with every living creature that is dredth and first year, in the first month, the with you, of the fowl, of the caite, and of first duy of the month, the waters were dried every beast of the eart with you; from all up from off tlie carth: and Noah remored that go out of the ark, lo every beast of the the covering of the ark, and looked, ard, be-jeartli. old, the face of the ground was dry:
11 And I will extallisli my covenant with 14 And wu tle second month, on the seven you: neiiher shall will flesli be cut off any ard twentieth day of the month, was the more by the waters of a food; neitner sinull earth dried.
there any more be a food to destroy the 15 Ard God spake unto Noah, saying: earth.
16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thi wife, 12 And God said, This is the token of the and this sons, and thy sons' wives with the covenant wlich I make between me and you
17 Bring fort with thee every living thing and every living creature that is witis you, that is with thee, of all fesli, both of fou, for perpetual generations : and of catile, and of every creeping thing 13 1 do sel my bow in the cloud, and it that creepeth upon the earılı; that they may shall be for a wken of a covenant hetweea breen abundantly in the earth, and be fruii-me and the carth. ful, and multiply upon the eartli.
1 And it shall come to pass, when I bring 18 And Nuali went forun, and his sons, la clood over the part, that the bow shall be mod his wife, and his sons' wives with him: seen in the cloud:
19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and 15. And I will remember my covenant every fowi, anui whatsoever creepetli upon which is between me and you, and every al:e earth, after their kinds, went fortlı out living creature of all flesh; and the waters of the ark.
shall no more become a flood to destroy all 20 1 And Noah builded an altar unto the tiesis. LORD, and took of every clean beast, and of 16 and the bow shall be in the cloud; and every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings I will look upon il, that I inay reinember on the altar.
the everlasting covenant belween God and 21 And the Lord meiled a sweet savour; every living creature of all fiesli chat is upon and the LORD said in his heart, I will not lic earth. agaio curse the ground any more for man's 17 And God said unto Ncalı, This is the sake; for the imagination of inan's heart is token of the covenant, which I lave esiaevil from bis youth: neither will I again bished between me and all flesh that is smile any more every thing living, as I have upon the earth. done.
18 1 Aud tlie sons of Noal, that went furti 22 While the earl remainetli, seed-time of the ark, were Shein, and Ham, and Ja. and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer plieth: and Ham is the father of Canaan. and win:er, and day and night shall not cease. 19 These are the three sons of Noah: and CÉAP. IX.
of thein was the wliole eartlı overspread AD God blessed. Neals
and luis sons, and
20 1 And Noalı began to be an husoand. said unto them, Be fruittul, and mul- man, and he planted a vineyard : tiply, and replenish the earth.
21 And lie drank of the wine, and was Aud the fear of you, and the dread of drunken; and he was uncovered withis is you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, tent. and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that 22 And Ham the father of Canaan, saw moveth upon the earti, and upon all the the nakedness of liis father, and lold his two fishes of the sea; into your hand are they brethren without. delivered.
23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment, 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be and laid it upon both their shoulders, and meat for you; even as the green herb have went backward,and covered the nakedness of I given you all things :
their father: and their faces were backward 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is and they saw not their father's nakedness. the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and 5 And surely your blood of your lives will knew what his younger son had done unte I require : at the hand of every beast will I him. require it, and at the hand of man: at the 25 And he said, Cursed be Capaan ; a
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servant of servants shall he be unto his children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the brethren.
elder, even to hum were children born. 26 And he said, Blessed be the Lord God 22. The children of Sbem; Elam, and Aof Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. shur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
7 God shall enlarge Japheth, and lie shall 23 And the children of Aram; l'z, and dwell in the tents of Shein; and Canaan Hul, and Gellier, and Mash. snall be his servant.
24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salal 28 I And Noah lived after the flood three begat Eber. kindred and fifty years.
*5 And unto Eber were born two sons : 99 And all the days of Noah were nine the name of one ras Peleg; for in his days hundred and fifty years: and he died. was the earth divided ; and lus brother's CİTAP. X.
naine was loktan. TOW these are the generations of the 26 And Joktan begat Aloodad, and She pobjeth; and unlu them were song born after 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Dik, al., the flood.
28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 2. Tliesons of Japheth; Gomer, and Ma- 29 And Ophir, and Havilai, and Jobab: gog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and all these were the sons of Joktan. Nesliech, and Tiras.
30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, 3 And the song of Gomer, Ashkenaz, and as thou goest unto Sephar, a muunt of the Riphail, and Togarmah.
east. 4 And the sons of Javan ; Elislah, and 31 These are the sons of Shem, after their Tarshish. Kittiin, and Dodanim.
families, alter their longues, in their lands, 5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles after their nations. divided in their lands; every one after his 32 These are thie families of the sons of longue, after their families, in their na Noah, after their generations, in their na: cons.
tions: and by these were the nations divided 6 1 And the sons of Ham; Cusl, and Miz- in ille earth after the food. raim, and Phul, and Canaan.
CHAP. XI. 2 And this sons of cushi Seba, and Had AND the whole earth was of one language, vilalı, Sabtahand Sab- and of . tectia : and the sons of Raapal, Sheba, and 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed Dedan.
from the east, that they found a plain in the 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : le began to land of Shivar; and they dwelt there. be a miglily one in the earth.
31 And they said one to another, Go to, 9 He was a mighty hunter before the let us make brick, and burn them thoroughi LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nim- ly. And they had brick for stone, and slime rond the mighty hunter before the Lord. had they for mortar.
10 And ihe beginning of his kingdom was 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneli, city, and a lower, whose top muy reach unio in the land of Shinar.
Heaven; and let us make us a name, leat we 11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, and be scaliered abroad upon the face of the builded Ninevel, and the city Rehoboth, and whole earth. Calan,
5 And the LORD came down to see the 12 And Resen between Nineveh and Ca. city and the tower, which the children of lalı: the same is a great city.
men builded. 13 And Mizrain begat Ludim, and Ana- 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people mim, and Lehabim, and Napluuliin, is one, and they have all one language; and
14 And Pathrusim, and Caslubin, (out of this they begin to do: and now nothing will whom came Philistiin) and Caphtorim. be restrained from them, which they have
15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his first-imagined to do. corn, and Heth,
7 Go to, ler als go down, and there con16 And the Jebasite, and the Amorite, and found their language, that they may lol the Girgasite,
understand one another's specch. 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and 8 So the LORD scattered inein abryad from the Sinile,
thence upon the face of all the earli : and 18 And the Arjadite, and the Zemarite, they left off to build the ci'y. and the Hamathite: and afterward were the 9 Therefore is the naine of it called Babel ; farmilies of the Canaanites spread abroad. because the LORD did there confound the
19 And the border of the Canaanites was language of all the earth : and froin thence from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the Garn: as thou goest unto Sodom, and Go- race of all the earth. murrah, and Adinali, and Zeboim, even 10 1 These are the generations of Shem: unto Lasha.
Shem was an hundred years old, and begat 20. These are the sons of Ham, after their Arzaxad tivo years after the flood. families, after their longues, in their coun- İl And Shem lived, after he begat Artries, and in their nations.
piaxad, five lundred years, and begat sons 911 Vain Shem also, the father of all the land daughters.
12 And Arphaxnd lived five and thirty and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee years, and begat Sa an.
shall all fainilies of the eartli be blessed. 13 And Arpliaxad lived, after he begat 49 So Abram departed, as the Lurd had Salah, four hundred and thiree years, and spoken unto him; and Lot went with him, begat sons and daughters.
and Abram is seventy and five years vid It And Salalı lived thirty years, and begat when lie departed out of Haran. Eber.
5 And Abram took Sarai liis wife, and Lot 15 And Salah lived, after he begat Eber, his brother's son, and all their substance that four hundred and three years, and begai they had gathered, and the souis that they sons and daugiiters.
had gotten in Haran; and they went forth 16 And Eher lived four and thirty years, to go into the land of 'Canaan; and into the and begat Peleg.
land of Canaan they came. 17 And Eber lived, aller he begat Pelez, 6 || And Abram passed Uirough the land four hundred and thirty years, and vegal unu) the place of Sichem, unto the plain of tons and daughters.
Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and be- land.
7. And the Lord appeared unto Abram, 19 And Peleg lived, after he negat Reu, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and there buildled hie au ailar unto the Lord, and daughters.
who appeared unto him. 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years,
8 And he removed from thence unto a and begat Serug:
mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched 21 And Reu lived, after he begat Serug, luis leat, huving Bethel on the west, and Hai two hundred and seven years, and begaisons for the east; and there be builded an aluar and daugliters.
Junto tlie Lord, and called upon the name of 2.2 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat de LUR). Nahor.
9 And Ahram journeyed: going on still 1623 And Serug lived, after he begal Na- wards the south. hor, two hundred years, and begal suns and 10 | And there was a fairine in the land: daugliters.
and Avramı went down into Egypt to sujuury 27 And Nalior lived nine and twenty Vero; for the fanine ras grievous in the land. years, and begat Teralı.
11 And it came to pass, wisen lie was come 25 And Nahirr lived. alter lie begat Terah, near to enler int:) Egy that he said 10 to au liundred and nineteen years, and vegai Sarai luis wife, Below', i bnow that thou suns and daughters.
url a fair woman to look upoint: 20 And 'Teruthi lived seventy years, and
1. Therefore it shall come to pass, wlica begat Abram, Nalır, and Haruri. the Egyptians shall see ther, that they shall
37 ! Now these are the generations of say, This is his wife; and they will kill me, Teralı: Terah begat Aliran, Nalor, and but they will save iliee alive Haran; and Haran begat Lol.
13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister 28 Amaran died before his fartier Tc-llia! it may be well with me for thiy sake; rah in llie land of his yativity, in L'r of line and my soul shall live because oftlice. Chaldees.
14 | And it came to pass, that, whea 29 And Abramand Nahortook them wives: Abram was come into Egypt, ihe Egypthe name of Abrani's wife wus Sarai; and tans belield the woman, that she was very the nuine of Nalor's wife Milcah, lhe daugh- fair. ter of Ilaran, the father of Milcall, and the iš The princes also of Pharaoh saw Father of lscoil.
her, and coinmended her before Pharao!; 3) Bul Sarai was barren; she had no chile. and the woman was taken into Pliaraoh's
31 1 And Terah took Abram his son, and house. Lut the son of Harar, his son's son, and Sarai 16 And he entreated Abram well for her his dauglicer-in-law, his son Abram's wile; sake: and lielad sleep, and oxen, and le. and they went furth with thein from Crasses, and men-:ervalls, and maid servants, of the Clialees, to go into tie land of and she-asses, and camels. Canaan: and iliey came unto Haran, and 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his dwe't thicre.
house with greai plugues, because of Sarai, 32 And the days of Teralı were lwo hun- Abram's wife. Areal alici five years: and Terali died in 13 And Pharaol, called Abram, ard said, Waren.
What is this that thou hast done unto me? (HAP. XII.
why didst thou ki lell me that she wus thy N
thic Lornbad said unto Abram, Gel wife. thee out of this country, and from thy 19 Wly said thou, She is iny sister? so kindred, and frow U:y fail.er's house, unto I might have taken her lo me to wile: Now a land that I will slew thee:
therefore behold iliy wilé, take her, and go And I will inc'se of thee a great nation, thy way. and I will bless thee, and make iliy name 20 Aid Pharaoli ccinmanded his men con: grral; and thou siia!i be a blessing: scerning him: and they sent him away, and
Ellasar, Chedorlaomerking of Elam, and Ti AN ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, jdal king cf nations ;
and his wife, and all that he had, and 2 That these maoe war with Bera king of Lot with him, into the south.
Sodom, and with Birsha king or Gomorrah, 2 And Abram was very rich in caule, in Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king silver, and in gold.
of Zebojim, and the king of Bela, which is 3 And he went on his journeys from the Zoar. south even to Beth-el, unto the place where 3 All these were joined together in the vale his tent lad been at the beginning, between of Siddim, which is the salt sea. Beth-el and Hai;
4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he and in the tliirteenth year they rebelled. had made there at the first: anal there Abram 5 And in the fourteenth year came Checalled on the name of the LORD.
dorlaomer, and the kings that were with liim, 5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, and smote tne Rephaims in Ashleroth Kar. had flocks, and herds, and tents.
naim, and the Zuzims in Hain, and thu 6 And the land was not able to bear them, Emims in Shaveh-Kiriallaim. that they might dwell together: for their 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, un substance was great, so that they could not to El-paran, which is by the wilderness. divell together.
† And they returned and came to Enmiski7. And there was a strife between the pat, which is Kadesh, and smole all the counherdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen try of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites of Lot's cattle. And the Canan nue and the that dwel! in Hazezon-tomar. Perizzite dwelt then in the land.
3 And there went out the king of Soulmil, 8 And Aloram said unto Loi, Let there be and the king of Gomorrah, and lie king of no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, ! Admah, and the king of Żeboiim, and the and between my herdmen and thy hierdinen; king of Bela, (the same is Zoar,) and they for we be brethren.
joined hal!le with them in the vale of Siddim: 9 Is not the whole land before thee? Sep- 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, arale thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou and with Tidal king of nations, and Amrawill take the left hand, then I will g) lo the phel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of right, or if thou depart to the riglit hand, Ellasar ; four kings with five. then I will go to the left.
10 And the sale of Siddim was full of 101 And Lot listed op his eyes, and heheld slime pits; and the kings of Sodom and Goall the plain of Jordan, that it was well wa-morralı fied, and sell there ; and they that retered every where, before the Lord destroy- mained fled to the mountain. ed Sodom and Gomorralı, eren as the garden 11 And they took all the goods of Sodom of the LORD, like die land of Egypl, as thou and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and comest unto Zoar,
went their way. 11 Then Lot chose him all :he plain of Jor- 12 And they took Lot, Abram's brother's dan; and Lut journeyed easi: ani they son, (wlio dwell in Sociom,) and his goods, separated tensseives the one
from the and departed. other.
13 Ånd there came one that had escaped, 12 Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan ; and told Abram (he Hebrew ; for bie dwe'i And Lot dwell in the cities of the plain, and in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother pitched his lent toward Sodom.
of Eshcol, and brother of Aner, and these 13 But the men of Sodoin were wicked, were confederate with. Ahram. and singers before the LORD exceedingly: 14 1 And when Abram heard that his bro
14 1 And the Lord said unto Abram, after ther was taken captive, he armed bis :rained that Lot was separated froin lim, lift up now serrants born in his own house, three hundred thine eyes, and luck from the place where and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan. thou art northward, and southward, and 15 Ålid he divided himself against thein, eastward, and westward :
he and his servants, by night, and smota 15 For all the land which thou seest, to them, and pursued thein uato Hobah, which thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. is on the leit hand of Damascus.
16 And I will make thy seed as the dust or 16 And he brought back all the goods, and the earth; so that if a loan can number the also brouglit again his brother Lot, and his dust of the earth, then si:all thy seed also be goods, and the women ulso, and the people. numbered.
17 | And the king of Sodom went out 10 17 Arise, walk through the land, in the meet him, (after his return from the slaughlength of it, and in the breadth of it: for 1 ter of Chederlaoner, and of the kings that will give it unto thee.
wer! wil hiin,) at the vailey of Shaveh, 1 Then Abrain removed his lent, and jawhich is the king's dale. came and dwell in the plain of Mantte, W. 18 And Melcliizedek king of Salein is in Hebron, and built there an allar um brouglit forth bread and wine; and he was the LORD.
the priest of the most bigh God. CHAP. XIV.
19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed ND it came to pass, in the days of Am-be Abram of the inost high Gul, possessur of