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15 And let them be for lights in The creation of heaven and earth. the firmament of the heaven to give N the beginning God created the light upon the earth : and it was so. heaven the
16 And God made two great lights; 2 And the earth was without form the greater light to rule the day, and and void ; and darkness was upon the the lesser light to rule the night : he face of the deep. And the Spirit of God made the stars also. moved upon
the face of the waters. 17 And God set them in the firma3 And God said, Let there be light: ment of the heaven to give light upon and there was light.
the earth, 4 And God saw the light, that it was 18 And to rule over the day and good : and God divided the light from over the night, and to divide the light the darkness.
from the darkness : and God saw that 5 And God called the light Day, it was good. and the darkness he called Night. 19 And the evening and the mornAnd the evening and the morning ing were the fourth day. were the first day.
20 | And God said, Let the waters 6 | And God said, Let there be a bring forth abundantly the moving firmament in the midst of the waters, creature that hath life, and fowl that and let it divide the waters from the may fly above the earth in the open waters.
firmament of heaven. 7 And God made the firmament, 21 And God created great whales, and divided the waters which were and every living creature that moveth, under the firmament from the waters which the waters brought forth abunwhich were above the firmament; and dantly, after their kind, and every it was so.
winged fowl after his kind : and God 8 And God called the firmament saw that it was good. Heaven. And the evening and the 22 And God blessed them, saying, morning were the second day. Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the
9 | And God said, Let the waters waters in the seas, and let fowl mulander the heaven be gathered to- tiply in the earth. gether unto one place, and let the dry 23 And the evening and the mornland appear: and it was so.
ing were the fifth day! 10 And God called the dry land 24 | And God said, Let the earth Earth ; and the gathering together of bring forth the living creature after the waters called he Seas: and God his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, saw that it was good.
and beast of the earth after his kind : 11 And God said, Let the earth and it was so. bring forth grass, the herb yielding, 25 And God made the beast of the seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit earth after his kind, and cattle after after his kind, whose seed is in itself, their kind, and every thing that creepupon the earth: and it was so. eth upon the earth after his kind : and
12 And the earth brought forth God saw that it was good. grass, and herb yielding seed after his 26 9 And God said, Let us make kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose man in our image, after our likeness : seed was in itself, after his kind : and and let them have dominion over the God saw that it was good.
fish of the sea, and over the fowl of 13 And the evening and the morn- the air, and over the cattle, and over ing were the third day.
all the earth, and over every creeping 14 | And God said, Let there be thing that creepeth upon the earth. lights in the firmament of the heaven 27 So God created man in his own to divide the day from the night; and image, in the image of God created let them be for signs, and for seasons, he him ; male and female created he and for days, and years:
The first sabbath.
The garden of Eden. 28 And God blessed them, and God 9 And out of the ground made the said unto them, Be fruitful, and mul- | Lord God to grow every tree that is tiply, and replenish the earth, and sub- pleasant to the sight and good for due it: and have dominion over the food; the tree of life also in the midst fish of the sea, and over the fowl of of the garden, and the tree of knowthe air, and over every living thing ledge of good and evil. that moveth upon the earth.
10 And a river went out of Eden to 29 9 And God said, Behold, I have water the garden ; and from thence given you every herb bearing seed, it was parted, and became into four which is upon the face of all the earth, heads. and every tree, in the which is the 11 The name of the first is Pison : fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it that is it which compasseth the whole shall be for meat.
land of Havilah, where there is gold; 30 And to every beast of the earth, 12 And the gold of that land is and to every fowl of the air, and to good: there is bdellium and the onyx every thing that creepeth upon the stone. earth, wherein there is life, I have 13 And the name of the second given every green herb for meat: river is Gihon: the same is it that and it was so.
the whole land of Ethio31 And God saw every thing that pia. he had made, and, behold, it was very 14 And the name of the third river good. And the evening and the mornis Hiddekel : that is it which goeth ing were the sixth day.
toward the east of Assyria. And the
fourth river is Euphrates. CHAP. II.
15 And the LORD God took the man, The manner of the creation.
and put him into the garden of Eden THUS the heavens and the earth
. finished, and
16 And the LORD God commanded of them.
the man, saying, Of every tree of the 2 And on the seventh day God end- garden thou mayest freely eat: ed his work which he had made ; and 17 But of the tree of the knowledge he rested on the seventh day from all of good and evil, thou shalt not eat his work which he had made. of it: for in the day that thou eatest
3 And God blessed the seventh day, thereof thou shalt surely die. and sanctified it; because that in it he 18 4 And the LORD God said, It had rested from all his work which is not good that the man should be God created and made.
alone; I will make him a help meet 4 These are the generations of the for him. heavens and of the earth when they 19 And out of the ground the LORD were created, in the day that the LORD God formed every beast of the field, God made the earth and the heavens, and every fowl of the air; and brought
5 And every plant of the field before them unto Adam to see what he would it was in the earth, and every herb of call them: and whatsoever Adam callthe field before it grew: for the LORD ed every living creature, that was the God had not caused it to rain upon name thereof. the earth, and there was not a man to 20 And Adam gave names to all till the ground.
cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and 6 But there went up a mist from the to every beast of the field; but for earth, and watered the whole face of Adam there was not found a help the ground.
meet for him. ng And the LORD God formed man 21 And the LORD God caused a of the dust of the ground, and breath- deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he ed into his nostrils the breath of life; slept: and he took one of his ribs, and man
closed up the flesh instead thereof; 8 And the LORD God planted a 22 And the rib, which the LORD God garden eastward in Eden; and there had taken from man, made he a wohe put the man whom he had formed. man, and brought her unto the man.
The fall of man.
Man cast out of Eden. 23 And Adam said, This is now the tree, whereof I commanded thee bone of my bones, and flesh of my that thou shouldest not eat? flesh: she shall be called Woman, 12 And the man said, The woman because she was taken out of Man. whom thou gavest to be with me, she
24 Therefore shall a man leave his, gave me of the tree, and I did eat. father and his mother, and shall cleave 13 And the LORD God said unto the unto his wife : and they shall be one woman, What is this that thou hast flesh.
done? And the woman said, The ser25 And they were both naked, the pent beguiled me, and I did eat. man and his wife, and were not a- 14 And the LORD God said unto the : shamed.
serpent, Because thou hast done this, CHAP. III.
thou art cursed above all cattle, and The serpent deceiveth Eve.
above every beast of the field ; upon TOW the serpent was more sub- thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt
til than any beast of the field thou eat all the days of thy life: which the LORD God had made. And 15 And I will put enmity between he said unto the woman, Yea, hath thee and the woman, and between thy God said, Ye shall not eat of every seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy tree of the garden?
head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. 2 And the woman said unto the 16 Unto the woman he said, I will serpent, We may eat of the fruit of greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy the trees of the garden:
conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring 3 But of the fruit of the tree which forth children; and thy desire shall be is in the midst of the garden, God to thy husband, and he shall rule over hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, nei- thee. ther shall ye touch it, lest ye die. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because:
4 And the serpent said unto the thou hast hearkened unto the voice of woman, Ye shall not surely die : thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree,
5 For God doth know that in the of which I commanded thee, saying, - day ye eat thereof, then your eyes Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the shall be opened, and ye shall be as ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt gods, knowing good and evil. thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
6 And when the woman saw that 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it the tree was good for food, and that bring forth to thee; and thou shalt it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree eat the herb of the field; to be desired to make one wise, she 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, thou eat bread, till thou return unto and gave also unto her husband with the ground; for out of it wast thou her; and he did eat.
taken: for dust thou art, and unto 7 And the eyes of them both were dust shalt thou return. opened, and they knew that they were _20 And Adam called his wife's name naked; and they sewed fig leaves to- Eve; because she was the mother of gether, and made themselves aprons. all living.
8 And they heard the voice of the 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife LORD God walking in the garden in did the LORD God make coats of the cool of the day: and Adam and skins, and clothed them. his wife hid themselves from the pres- 22 | And the LORD God said, Behold, ence of the LORD God amongst the the man is become as one of us, to trees of the garden.
know good and evil: and now, lest he 9 And the LORD God called unto put forth his hand, and take also of the Adam, and said unto him, Where art tree of life, and eat, and live for ever: thou?
23 Therefore the LORD God sent 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in him forth from the garden of Eden, the garden, and I was afraid, because to till the ground from whence he I was naked; and I hid myself.
was taken. 11 And he said, Who told thee that 24 So he drove out the man; and thou wust naked ? Hast thou eaten of | he placed at the east of the garden