Noah entereth


into the Ark.


17 And behold, I, even I do bring a days, that the waters of the Flood were flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy upon the earth. all flesh, wherein is the breath of life 11 [In the six hundredth year of from under heaven, and every thing that Noah's life, in the second month, the is in the earth shall die.

seventeenth day of the month, the same 18 But with thee will I establish my day, were all the fountains of the great Covenant: and thou shalt come into the deep broken up, and the windows of Ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, heaven were opened. and thy son's wives with thee.

12 And the rain was upon the carth, 19 And of every living thing of all forty days, and forty nights, fiesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring 13 In the self same day entered Noah, into the Ark, to keep them alive with and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the thee: they shall be male and female. sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the

20 Of fowls after their kind, and of three wives of his sons with them, into catde after their kind : of every creeping the Ark: thing of the earth after his kind, two of 14 They, and every beast after his kind, every sort shall come unto thee, to keep and all the cattle after their kind: and them alive,

every creeping thing that creepeth upon 21 And take thou unto thee of all food the earth after his kind, and every fowl that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to after his kind, every bird of every sort. thec; and it shall be for food, for thee, 15 And they went in unto Noah into and for them.

the Ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein 22 Thus did Noah ; according to all is the breath of life. that God commanded him, so did he. 16 And they that went in, went in CHAP. VII.

male and female of all flesh, as God The Flood.

had commanded him: and the LORD

; shut hima inha Come thou and all thy house into 17 And the Flood was forty days upon the Ark : for thee have I seen righteous the earth, and the waters increased, and before me, in this generation.

bare up the Ark, and it was lifted up 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt above the earth. take to thee by sevens, the male and 18 And the waters prevailed, and were his female : and of beasts that are increased greatly upon the earth : and not clean, by two, the male and his the Ark weut upon the face of the waters. female.

19 And the waters prevailed exceed. 3 Of fowls also of the air, by sevens, ingly upon the earth, and all the high the male and the female; to keep seed hills, that were under the whole heaven, alive upon the face of all the earth. were covered.

4 For yet seven days, and I will cause 20 Fifteen cubits upward, did the wa. it to rain upon the earth, forty days, and ters prevail; and the mountains were sorty nights: and every living substance covered. that I have made, will I destroy, from 21 And all flesh died, that moved upon off the face of the earth.

the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, 5 And Noah did according unto all and of beast, and of every creeping that the LORD commanded him. thing that creepeth upon the earth, and

6 And Noah was six hundred years every man. old, when the food of waters was upon

22 All in whose nostrils was the breath the earth.

of life, of all that was in the dry land, 7 I And Noah went in, and his sons, died. and his wife, and his sons' wives with 23 And every living substance was him, into the Ark, because of the waters destroyed, which was upon the face of of the Flood.

the ground, both man and cattle, and 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that the creeping things, and the fowl of the are not clean, and of fowls, and of every heaven; and they were destroyed from thing that creepeth upon the earth, the earth : and Noah only remained 9 There went in two and two unto alive, and they that were with him in Noah into the Ark, the male and the the Ark. female, as God had commanded Noah. 24 And the waters prevailed upon the 10 And it came to pass after seven carth, a hundred and fifty days.

The Ark resteth.

Yuah sacrificeih.

16 Go forth of the Ark, thou, and thy The waters assunge.

wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives A

ND God remembered Noah, and with thee:

every living thing, and all the cat. 17 Bring forth with thee every living tle that was with him in the Ark : and thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both God made a wind to pass over the earth, of fowl, and of cattle, and of every crecp. and the waters assuaged.

ing thing that creepeth upon the eartlı, 2 The fountains also of the deep, and that they may breed abundantly in the the windows of heaven were stopped, earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon and the rain from heaven was restrained. the earth.

3 And the waters returned from of the 18 And Noah went forth, and his song, earth, continually: and after the end of and his wife, and his sons' wives with the hundred and fifty days, the waters him : were abated.

19 Every beast, every creeping thing, 4 And the Ark rested in the seventh and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth month, on the seventeenth day of the upon the earth, after their kinds, went month, upon the mountains of Ararat. forth out of the Ark.

5 And the waters decreased continu. 20 I And Noah builded an altar unto ally until the tenth month: in the tenth the LORD, and took of every clean month, on the first day of the month, beast, and of every clean fowl, and of. were the tops of the mountains seen. fered burnt offerings on the altar. 6 T And it caine to pass at the end of

21 And the LORD smelled a sweet forty days, that Noah opened the win- / savour, and the LORD said in his heart, dow of the Ark which he had made. I will not again curse the ground any

7 And he sent forth a raven, which more for man's sake; for the imaginawent forth to and fro, until the waters tion of man's heart is evil from his youth: were dried up from off the earth. neither will I again smite any more every

8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, thing living, as I have done. to see if the waters were abated from 22 While the earth remaineth, seed. off the face of the ground.

time and harvest, and cold, and heat, 9 But the duve found no rest for the and Summer, and Winter, and day and sole of her foot, and she returned unto night, shall not cease. him into the Ark: for the waters were

CHAP. IX. on the face of the whole earth. Then

God blesseth Noah. he put forth his hand, and took her, and

ND God blessed Noah, and his sons, pulled her in unto him, into the Ark.

and said unto them, Be fruitful and 10 And he stayed yet other seven days; multiply, and replenish the earth. and again he sent forth the duve out of 2 And the fear of you, and the dread the Ark.

of you shall be upon every beast of the 11 And the dove came in to him in carth, and upon every fowl of the air, the evening, and lo, in her mouth was upon all that moveth upon the earth, an olive leaf plucked off. So Noah knew and upon all the fishes of the sea; into that the waters were abated from oft'the your hand are they delivered. earth.

3 Every moving thing that liveth, shall 12 And he stayed yet other seven days, be meat for you ; even as the green herb and sent forth the dove, which returned have I given you all things. not again unto him any more.

4 But flesh with the life thereof, which 13 T And it cane to pass in the six is the blood thereof, shall you not eat hundredth and one year, in the first 5 And surely your blood of your lives month, the first day of the month, the will I require : at the hand of every beast waters were dried up from off the earth : will I require it, and at the hand of man, and Noah removed the covering of the at the hand of every man's brother will Ark, and looked, and behold, the face I require the life of man. of the ground was dry.

6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by 14 And in the second month, on the man shall his blood be shed : for in the Beven and twentieth day of the month, image of God made he man. was the earth dried.

7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply, 15 | And God spake unto Noah, say. bring forth abundantly in the earth, and ing,

multiply therein.

i shall be for a token of a covenant, be. Nowe tons of Noah ; Shem, Ham,

The Rainbow.


Noah's generations. 8.4 And God. spake unto Noah, and faces were backward, and they saw not to his song with him, saying;

their father's nakedness. 9 And I, behold, I establish my cove. 24 And Noah awoke from his wine, nant with you, and with your seed after and knew what his younger son had you :

done unto him. 10 And with every living creature that 25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan : a is with you, of the fowl, of the cattlo, servant of servants shall he be unto his and of every beast of the earth with you, brethren. from all that go out of the Ark, to every 26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD beast of the earth.

God of Shem, and Canaan shall be his 11 And I will establish my covenant servant. with you, neither shall all flesh be cut 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he off any more, by the waters of a flood, shall dwell in the tents of Shem, and neither shall there any more be a flood Canaan shall be his servant. to destroy the earth.

28 T And Noah lived after the flood, 12 And God said, This is the token of three hundred and fifty years. the Covenant which I make between 29 And all the days of Noah were me and you, and every living creature nine hundred and fifty years, and he that is with you, for perpetual genera. died. done.

CHAP. X. 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and The generations of Noah.

TOW these are the tween me and the earth.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I and Japheth: and unto them were sons bring a cloud over the earth, that the born af.er the Flood. bow shall be seen in the cloud.

2 The sons of Japheth : Gomer, and 15 And I will remember my covenant, Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and which is between me and you, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. every living creature of all flesh: and 3 And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, the waters shall no more become a flood and Riphath, and Togarmah. to destroy all flesh.

4 And the sons of Javan : Elishah, 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud ; and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. and I will look upon it, that I may re. 5 By these were the isles of the Genmember the everlasting covenant be. tiles divided in their lands, every one tween God and every living creature, of after his tongue : after their families, in all flesh that is upon the earth.

their nations. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is 6 1 And the sons of Ham: Cush, and the token of the covenant, which I have Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. established between me and all flesh, 7 And the sons of Cush, Seba, and that is upon the earth.

Havilahı, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and 18 [ And the sons of Noah that went Sabtecha : and the sons of Raamah : forth of the Ark, were Shem, and Ham, Sheba, and Dedan. and Japheth: and Ham is the father of 8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began Canaan.

to be a mighty one in the earth. 19 These are the three sons of Noah: 9 He was a mighty hunter before the and of them was the whole earth over. LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as spread.

Nimrod the mighty hunter before the 20 And Noah began to be a husband. LORD. man, and he planted a vineyard.

10 And the beginning of his kingdom 21 And he drank of the wine, and was was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and drunken, and he was uncovered within Calneh, in the land of Shinar. his tent.

11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, 22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, and builded Nineveh, and the city Re. saw the nakedness of his father, and hoboth, and Calah, told his two brethren without.

12 And Resen between Nineveh and 23 And Shem and Japheth took a gar. Calah : the same is a great city. ment, and laid it upon both their shoul. 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and ders, and went backward, and covered Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuthe nakedness of their father, and their | him,


The sons of Shem.


Babel builded 14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim sed from the east, that they found a (out of whom came Philistin) and plain in the land of Shinar, and they Caphtorim.

dwelt there. 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first 3 And they said one to another; Go born, and Heth,

to, let us make brick, and burn them 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, thoroughly. And they had brick for and the Girgasite,

stone, and slime had they for mortar. 17, And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and 4 And they said; Go to, let us build the Sinite,

us a city and a tower, whose top may 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zema. Treuch unto heaven, and let us make us rite, and the Hamathite : and afterward a name, lest we be scattered abroad were the families of the Canaanites upon the face of the whole earth. spread abroad.

5 And the LORD came down to see 19 And the border of the Canaanites, the city and the tower, which the chilwas from Sidon, as thou comest to Ge. dren of men builded. rar, unto Gaza, as thou goest unto Sodom 6 And the LORD said ; Behold, the and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zebo people is one, and they have all one im, even unto Lasha.

language : and this they begin to do: 20 These are the sons of Ham, after and now nothing will be restrained from their families, after their tongues, in their them, which they have imagined to do. countries, and in their nations.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there 21 Unto Shem also the father of all the confound their language, that they may children of Eber, the brother of Japheth not understand one another's speech. the elder, even to hira were children 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad born.

from thence, upon the face of all the 22 The children of Shem: Elam, and earth : and they left off to build the city. Ashur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and 9 Therefore is the name of it called Aram.

Babel, because the LORD did there 23 And the children of Aram: Uz, confound the language of all the earth : and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. and from thence did the LORD scatter 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah, and them abroad upon the face of all the Salah begat Eber.

earth. 25 And unto Eber were born two 10 I These are the generations of song : the name of one was Peleg, for Shem. Shem was a hundred years old, in his days was the earth divided, and and begat Arphaxad two years after the his brother's name was Joktan.

Flood. 26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and 11 And Shem lived, after he begat ArSheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, phaxad, five hundred years, and begat

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Dik- sons and daughters. lah,

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and She years, and begat Salah. ba,

13 And Arphaxad lived, after he begat 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jo- Salah, four hundred and three years, bab: all these were the sons of Joktan. and begat sons and daughters.

30 And their dwelling was from Me- 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and sha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount begat Eber. of the east.

15 And Salah lived, after he begat 31 These are the sons of Shem, after Eber, four hundred and three years, their families, after their tongues, in and begat sons and daughters. their lands after their nations.

16 And Eber lived four and thirty 32 These are the families of the sons years, and begat Peleg. of Noah after their generations, in their ' 17 And Eber lived, after he begat Penations : and by these were the nations leg, four hundred and thirty years, and divided in the earth after the Flood. begat sons and daughters. CHAP. XI.

18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and One language in the world. begat Reu. ND the whole earth was of one 19 And Peleg lived, after he begat

Reu, two hundred and nine years, and 2 And it came to pass as they journey. I begat sons and daughters,



se generations of Terah. GENESIS.

Abram in Egypt. 0 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and five years old when he departed out nd begat Serug.

of Haran. 21 And Reu lived, after he begat Se. 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and ig, two hundred and seven years, and Lot his brother's son, and all their sub. cgat song and daughters.

stance that they had gathered, and the 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and souls that they had gotten in Haran, negat Nahor.

and they went forth to go into the land 23 And Serug lived, after he begat of Canaan: and into the land of Ca. Nahor, two hundred years, and begat naan they came. sons and daughters.

6 f And Abram passed through the 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty land, unto the place of Sichem, unto years, and begat Terah.

the plain of Moreh. And the Canaan. 25 And Nahor lived, after he begat ite was then in the land. Terah, a hundred and nineteen years,

7 And the LORD appeared unto and begat sons and daughters.

Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I 26 And Terah lived seventy years, give this land : and there builded he an and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. altar unto the LORD, who appeared

27 I Now these are the generations of unto him.
Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, 8 And he removed from thence unto
and Haran : And Haran begat Lot. a mountain, on the east of Beth-el, and
28 And Haran died, before his father pitched his tent having Beth-el on the
Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur west, and Hai on the cast: and there
of the Chaldees.

he builded an altar unto the LORD,
29 And Abram and Nahor took them and called upon the name of the LORD.
wives: the name of Abram's wife was 9 And Abram journeyed, going on
Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife, still toward the south.
Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the fa. 10 [ And there was a famine in the
ther of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. land, and Abram went down into F.

30 But Sarai was barren; she had no gypt, to sojourn there: for the famine

was griesous in the land.
31 And Terah took Abram lijs son, 11 And ii came to pass when he was
and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, come near to enter into Egypt, that he
and Sarai his daugh:er in law, his son said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now,

y, I
Abram's wife, and they went forth with know that thou art a fair woman to
them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go in. look upon.
to the land of Canaan: and they came 12 Therefore it shall come to pass,
unto Haran, and dwelt there.

when the Egyptians shall see thee, that
32 And the days of Terah, were two they shall say, This is his wife: and
hundred and five years: and Terah they will kill me, but they will save
died in Haran.

thee alive. CHAP. XII.

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sis. God calleth Abram, and blesseth him ter, that it may be well with me, for thy

with a promise of Christ. suke; and my soul shall live, because COW the LORD had said unto of thee.

14 I And it came to pass, that when try, and from thy kindred, and from thy Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyp. father's house, unto a land that I will tians beheld the woman, that she was shew thee. 2 And I will make of thee a great na.

15 The Princes also of Pharaoh saw tion, and I will bless thee, and make her, and comended her before Pha. thy name great; and thou shalt be a raoh : and the woman was taken into blegging.

Pharaoh's house. 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, 16 And he entreated Abram well for her and curse him, that curseth thee: and sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and in thee shall all families of the earth be he asses, and men servants, and maid blessed.

servants, and she asses, and camels. 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh had spoken unto him, and Lot went and his house with great plagues, be. with him: And Abram was seventy cause of Sarai, Abram's wife.


of .

very fair.

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