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** 5 And God saw that the r 17 And behold, I, even I, do wickedness of man was great in bring a flood of waters upon the the earth, and that every imagina- earth, to destroy all fesh, wherein tion of the thoughts of his heart is the breath of life, from under was only evil continually. heaven: and every thing that is D 6 And it repented the LORD in the earth shall die. that he had made man on the b 18 But with thee will I estaearth, and it grieved him at his blish my covenant: and thou shalt heart.

come into the ark, thou, and thy q 7 And the LORD said, I will de- sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' stroy man whom I have created wives with thee. from the face of the earth ; both 19 And of every living thing of man and beast, and the creeping all flesh, two of every sort shalt thing, and the fowls of the air; thou bring into the ark, to keep for it repenteth me that I have them alive with thee: they shall made them.

be male and female. 68 But Noah found grace in the 20 Of fowls after their kind, and eyes of the LORD.

of cattle after their kind, of every 69 These are the generations creeping thing of the earth after of Noah: Noah was a just man, his kind ; two of every sort shall and perfect in his generations, and come unto thee, to keep them Noah walked with G

alive. 10 And Noah begat three sons, 21 And take thou unto thee of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. all food that is eaten, and thou

11 The earth also was corrupt shalt gather it to thee ; and it before God; and the earth was shall be for food for thee, and for filled with violence.

them. ( 12 And God looked upon the d 22 Thus did Noah; according earth, and behold, it was corrupt: to all that God commanded him, for all flesh had corrupted his way so did he. the earth.

CHAP. VII.

ND the LORD said The end of all flesh is come before me ; for the earth is filled with thy house into the ark : for thee violence through them: and be bave I seen righteous before me hold, I will destroy them with the in this generation. earth.

2 Of every clean beast thou d 14 | Make thee an ark of goo shalt take to thee by sevens, the pher-wood: rooms shalt thou make male and his female; and of beasts in the ark, and shalt pitch it with that are not clean by two, the in and without with pitch. male and his female.

15 And this is the fashion which 3 Of fowls also of the air by thou shalt make it of: The length sevens, the male and the female ; of the ark shall be three hundred to keep seed alive upon the face cubits, the breadth of it fifty cu- of all the earth. bits, and the height of it thirty cu- * 4 For yet seven days, and I bits.

will cause it to rain upon the 16 A window shalt thou make earth forty days and forty nights : to the ark, and in a cubit shalt and every living substance that I thou finish it above ; and the door have made will I destroy from off of the ark shalt thou set in the the face of the earth. side thereof: with lower, second, d 5 And Noah did according unto and third stories shalt thou make it. Iall that the LORD commanded him.

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6 And Noah was six hundred were increased greatly upon the years old when the food of wa- earth: and the ark went upon the ters was upon the earth.

face of the waters. f7 | And Noah went in, and his m 19 And the waters prevailed sons, and his wife, and his sons' exceedingly upon the earth; and wives with him, into the ark, be- all the high hills that were under cause of the waters of the flood. the whole heaven were covered. m 8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts F 20 Fifteen cubits upward did that are not clean, and of fowls, the waters prevail : and the mounand of every thing that creepeth tains were covered. upon the earth,

a 21 And all flesh died that mo9 There went in two and two un ved upon the earth, both of fowl, lo Noah into the ark, the male and and of cattle, and of beast, and of the female, as God had command- every creeping thing that creepeth ed Noah.

upon the earth, and every man : 10 And it came to pass, after 22 All in whose nostrils was seven days, that the waters of the the breath of life, of all that was flood were upon the earth. in the dry land, died. f11 I In the six hundredth yearf 23 And every living substance of Noah's life, in the second month, was destroyed which was upon the seventeenth day of the month, the face of the ground, both man, the same day were all the foun- and cattle, and the creeping things, tains of the great deep broken up, and the fowl of the heaven ; and and the windows of heaven were they were destroyed from the opened.

earth; and Noah only remained 12 And the rain was upon the alive, and they that were with him earth forty days and forty nights. in the ark.

13 In the self-same day entered 24 And the waters prevailed Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and upon the earth a hundred and fifty Japheth, the sons of Noah, and days. Noah's wife, and the three wives

CHAP. VIII. of his sons with them, into the f ark:

and every living thing, and m 14 They, and every beast after all the cattle that was with him in his kind, and all the cattle after the ark : and God made a wind to their kind, and every creeping pass over the earth, and the wathing that creepeth upon the earth iers assuaged ; after his kind, and every fowl af- 2 The fountains also of the ter his kind, every bird of every deep, and the windows of heaven sort.

were stopped, and the rain from 15 And they went in unto Noah heaven was restrained; into the ark, two and two of all 3 And the waters returned from flesh, wherein is the breath of life. off the earth continually: and af

16 And they that went in, went ter the end of the hundred and fifin male and female of all fesh, as ty days the waters were abatGod had commanded him: and ed. the Lord shut him in.

g 4 | And the ark rested in the f 17 And the flood was forty days seventh month, on the seventeenth upon the earth: and the waters day of the month, upon the mounincreased, and bare up the ark, tains of Ararat. and it was lifted up above the 5 And the waters decreased earth.

continually, until the tenth month : 18 And the waters prevailed, and in the tenth month, on the first

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day of the month, were the tops of that creepeth upon the earth; that the mountains seen.

they may breed abundantly in the 96 1 And it came to pass at the earth, and be fruitful, and multiend of forty days, that Noah open- ply upon the earth. ed the window of the ark which 18 And Noah went forth, and be had made:

his sons, and his wife, and his 7 And he sent forth a raven, sons' wives with him : which went forth to and fro, until 19 Every beast, every creeping the waters were dried up from off thing, and every fowl, and whatthe earth.

soever creepeth upon the earth, 8 Also he sent forth a dove after their kinds, went forth out from him, to see if the waters of the ark. were abaled from off the face of 20 | And Noah builded an althe ground;

tar unto the LORD, and took of 9 But the dove found no rest every clean beast, and of every for the sole of her foot, and she clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerreturned unto him into the ark; ings on the altar. for the waters were on the face of 21 And the LORD smelled a the whole earth. Then he put sweet savour; and the LORD said forth his hand, and took her, and in his heart, I will not again curse pulled her in unto him into the ark. the ground any more for man's

f 10 And he stayed yet other sake; for the imagination of seven days, and again he sent man's heart is evil from his youth: forth the dove out of the ark. neither will I again smite any

11 And the dove came in to him more every thing living, as I have in the evening, and lo, in her done. mouth was an Olive-leaf pluckt off. r 22 While the earth remaineth, So Noah knew that the waters seed-time and harvest, and cold were abated from off the earth. and heat, and summer and winter,

12 And he stayed yet other se- and day and night, shall not cease. ven days, and sent forth the dove;

CHAP. IX. which returned not again unto himb ND God blessed Noah and any more.

his sons, and said unto f 13 1 And it came to pass in them, Be fruitful, and multiply, the six hundredth and first year, and replenish the earth. in the first month, the first day of r 2 And the fear of you, and the the month, the waters were dried dread of you, shall be upon every up from off the earth : and Noah beast of the earth, and upon every removed the covering of the ark, fowl of the air, upon all that moand looked, and behold, the face veth upon the earth, and upon all of the ground was dry.

the fishes of the sea ; into your 14 Ånd in the second month, hand are they delivered. on the seven and twentieth day of 6 3 Every moving thing that the month, was the earth dried. liveth shall he meat for you; even

15 | And God spake unto as the green bab have I given Noah, saying,

you all things. 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, P 4 | But flesh with the life and thy wife, and thy sons, and thereof, which is the blood therethy sons' wives with thee. of, shall ye not eat. d 17 Bring forth with thee every 5 And surely your blood of your living thing that is with thee, of lives will I require : at the hand all flesh, both of fowl, and of cat- of every beast will I require it, te, and of every creeping thing and at the hand of man; at the

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hand of every man's brother will | This is the token of the covenan I require the life of man.

which I have established between w 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, me and all flesh that is upon the by man shall his blood be shed: earth. for in the image of God made he f 18 [ And the sons of Noah that

went forth of the ark, were Shem, 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham multiply ; bring forth abundantly is the father of Canaan. in the earth, and multiply there- 19 These are the three sons of in.

Noah : and of them was the whole 8 | And God spake unto Noah, earth overspread. and to his sons with him, saying, 20 And Noah began to be a 6 9 And I, behold I, establish my husbandman, and he planted a covenant with you, and with your vineyard : seed after you;

p 21 And he drank of the wine, 10 And with every living crea- and was drunken ; and he ture that is with you, of the fowl, uncovered within his tent. of the cattle, and of every beast 22 And Ham, the father of Ca. of the earth with you, from all naan, saw the nakedness of his that go out of the ark, to every father, and told his two brethren beast of the earth.

without. 11 And I establish my co- d 23 And Shem and Japheth took venant with you; neither shall all a garment, and laid it upon both Aesh be cut off any more by the their shoulders, and went backwaters of a flood; neither shall ward, and covered the nakedness there any more be a food to de- of their father : and their faces stroy the earth.

were backward, and they saw not 12 And God said, This is the their father's nakedness. token of the covenant which I 24 And Noah awoke from his make between me and you, and wine, and knew what his younger every living creature that is with son had done unto him. you, for perpetual generations. w 25 And he said, Cursed be Ca

13 I do set my bow in the cloud, naan; a servant of servants shall and it shall be for a token of a he be unto his brethren. covenant between me and the 6 26 And he said, Blessed be the earth.

LORD God of Shem; and Canaan 14 And it shall come to pass, shall be his servant. when I bring a cloud over the r 27 God shall enlarge Japheth, earth, that the bow shall be seen and he shall dwell in the tents of in the cloud :

Shem; and Canaan shall be his 15 And I will remember my servant. covenant, which is between me f 28 ( And Noah lived after the and you, and every living crea- food three hundred and fifty years. ture of all flesh; and the waters 29 And all the days of Noah shall no more become a flood to were nine hundred and fifty years : destroy all fesh.

and he died. 6 16 And the bow shall be in the

CHAP. X. cloud ; and I will look upon it, f

TOW these are the generathat I may remember the everlast

tions of the sons of Noah; ing covenant between God and Shem, Ham, and Japheth : and every living creature of all flesh unto them were sons born after that is upon the earth.

the flood. 17 And God said unto Noah, 2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer

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and Magog, and Madai, and Ja- g 19 And the border of the Cam van, and Tubal, and Meshech, and naanites was from Sidon, as thou Tiras.

comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ash- thou goest unto Sodom and Gokenaz, and Riphath, and Togar- morrah, and Admah, and Zeboim. mah.

even unto Lasha. 4 And the sons of Javan; Eli. 20 These are the sons of Ham, shah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and after their families, after their Dodanim.

tongues, in their countries, and in f 5 By these were the isles of the their nations. Gentiles divided in their lands; f 21 Unto Shem also, the faevery one after his tongue, after ther of all the children of Eber, the their

families, in their nations. brother of Japheth the elder, even 56 | And the sons of Ham; to him were children born. Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and 22 The children of Shem; ECanaan.

lam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Lud, and Aram. and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Ra- 23 And the children of Aram; amah, and Sabtecha; and the sons Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. Mash.

8 And Cush bega. Nimrod : he 24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; began to be a mighty one in the and Salah Eber. earth.

f 25 And unto Eber were born 9 He was a mighty hunter be- two sons: the name of one was fore the LORD: wherefore it is Peleg, for in his days was tho said, Even as Nimrod the mighty earth divided ; and his brother's hunter before the Lord. name was Joktan. & 10 And the beginning of his 26 And Joktan begat Almodad. Kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth. and Acead, and Calneh, in the and Jeral, land of Shinar.

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, & 11 Out of that land went forth and Diklah, Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, Sheba,

12 And Resen between Nine- 29 And Ophir, and Havilah. veh and Calah: the same is a and Jobab: all these were the great city.

sons of Joktan. | 13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, g 30 And their dwelling was from and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, Naphtuhim,

a mount of the east. 14 And Pathrusim, and Caslu- 31 These are the sons of Shem, him, (out of whom came Philis- after their families, after their tim,) and Caphtorim.

tongues, in their lands, after their 15 And Canaan begat Sidon his nations. first-born, and Heth,

32 These are the families of the 16 And the Jebusite, and the sons of Noah, after their generaAmorite, and the Girgasite, tions, in their nations: and by

17 And the Hivite, and the Ar- these were the nations divided in kite, and the Sinite,

the earth after the flood. 13 And the Arvadite, and the

CHAP. XI. afterward were the families of the of one language, and of Canaanites spread abroad. one speech.

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