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THE

HOLY BIBLE,

CONTAINING

THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS:

TRANSLATED OUT OF

THE ORIGINAL TONGUES,

AND WITH THE

FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED.

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STEREOTYPE EDITION.

NEW-YORK:

STEREOTYPED BY E. AND J. WHITE,

FOR "THE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY."

The Names and Order of all the Books of the Old and New Testaments, with the Number of their Chapters.

9th Edition.

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THE FIRST BOOK OF

CALLED

GENESIS.

CHAP. I.

IN

N the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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

2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of 17 And God set them in the firmament the deep and the Spirit of God moved of the heaven to give light upon the earth, upon the face of the waters. X3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. Y

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

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

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8 And God called the firmament Heaven: and the evening and the morning were the second day.

9¶ And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it

was so.

5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.

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

21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their kind, and every winged fowl after

7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the his kind: and God saw that it was good. firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

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

that it was good.

11 And God said, Let the earth bring the earth after his kind: and God saw forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree yielding fruit after his kind, 26 And God said, Let us make man whose seed is in itself, upon the earth in our image, after our likeness: and let and it was so. 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.

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

12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed 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 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.

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

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

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The first sabbath.

GENESIS.

Marriage instituted. is upon the face of all the earth, and every| 16 And the LORD God commanded the tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree man, saying, Of every tree of the garden yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. thou mayest freely eat:

30 And to every beast of the earth, and 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of to every fowl of the air, and to every thing good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there in the day that thou eatest thereof thou is life, I have given every green herb for shalt surely die. meat and it was so.

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

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. CHAP. II.

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 Adam to see what he would call them; and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

THU
THUS the heavens and the earth were
finished, and all the host of them.
2 And on the seventh day God ended
his work which he had made; and he
rested on the seventh day from all his
work which he had made.

20 And Adam gave names to all cattle and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field: but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him.

21 And the LORD God caused a 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.

5 And every plant of the field before it 23 And Adam said, This is now bone was in the earth, and every herb of the of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she field before it grew for the LORD God shall be called Woman, because she was had not caused it to rain upon the earth, taken out of man. and there was not a man to till the ground. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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

7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his

nostrils the breath of life; and man be-Nowy best of the field which the LORD

25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. CHAP. III. OW was more subtile than any

came a living soul.

3 And the LORD God planted a gar- God had made: and he said unto the woden eastward in Eden; and there he put man, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat the man whom he had formed. of every tree of the garden?

9 And out of the ground made the LORD 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, God to grow every tree that is pleasant to We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the the sight, and good for food; the tree of garden: life also in the midst of the garden, and the 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in tree of knowledge of good and evil. the midst of the garder, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden: and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.

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

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.

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.

13 And the name of the second river is 6 And when the woman saw that the Gihon the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.

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

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

3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God 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,

tree was good for food, and that it was 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 aprons.

The promised seed.

CHAP. IV.

Death of Abel.

8 And they heard the voice of the LORD placed at the east of the garden of Eden God walking in the garden in the cool of Cherubims, and a flaming sword which the day: and Adam and his wife hid them- turned every way, to keep the way of the selves from the presence of the LORD God tree of life. amongst the trees of the garden.

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

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, The serpent beguiled me,and I did eat.

CHAP. IV.

Adam knew Eve his and

she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. 2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

3 And in 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, be had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

14 And the LORD God said unto the ser- 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why pent, Because thou hast done this, thou art thou wroth? and why is thy counteart cursed above all cattle, and above nance fallen? every beast of the field: upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

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

15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and 8 And Cain talked with Abel his broher seed it shall bruise thy head, and ther: and it came to pass when they were thou shalt bruise his heel. in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

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.

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.

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9 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, know not: Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth un

17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy to me from the ground. wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I 11 And now art thou cursed from the commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not earth, which hath opened her mouth to reeat of it: cursed is the ground for thy ceive thy brother's blood from thy hand. sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field:

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, My punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold,thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; 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 seven-fold. 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 Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city

20 And Adam called his wife's name 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 after the name of his son Enoch.

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