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THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES,
called GENESIS. CHAP. I.
give light upon the earth: and it 'N the beginning God created was so.
the heaven and the earth. 16 And God made two great out form, and void ; and darkness the day, and the lesser light to was upon the face of the deep : rule the night: he made the stars and the Spirit of God moved upon also. the face of the waters.
17 And God set them in the fir3 And God said, Let there be mament of the heaven, to give light: and there was light. light upon the earth,
4 And God saw the light, that it 18 And to rule over the day and was good : and God divided the over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness.
light from the darkness : and God 5 And God called the light Day, saw that it was good. and the darkness he called Night: 19 And the evening and the and the evening and the morning morning were the fourth day. were the first day.
20 And God said, Let the waters 64 And God said, Let there be ring forth abundantly the mov. a firmament in the midst of the ing creature that hath life, and waters, and let it divide the wa-fowl that may fly above the earth ters from the waters.
in the open firmament of heaven. 7 And God made the firmament, 21 And God created great whales, and divided the waters which and every living creature that were under the firmament, from moveth, which the waters brought the waters which were above the forth abundantly, after their kind, firmament: and it was so.
and every winged fowl after his 8 And God called the firmament kind: and God saw that it wasgood. Heaven: and the evening and the 22 And God blessed them, saymorning were the second day. ing, Be fruitful, and multiply, and
99 And God said, Let the wa fill the waters in the seas, and let ters under the heaven be gathered fowl multiply in the earth. together unto one place, and let 23 And the evening and the the dry land appear: and it was so. morning were the fifth day.
10 And God called the dry land 24 And God said, Let the Earth; and the gathering together earth bring forth the living creaof the waters called he Seas: and ture after his kind, cattle, and God saw that it was good. creeping thing, and beast of the
11 And God said, Let the earth earth after his kind: and it was so. bring forth grass, the herb yield 25 And God made the beast of ing seed, and the fruit-tree yield the earth after his kind, and cating fruit after his kind, whose tle after their kind, and every seed is in itself, upon the earth: thing that creepeth upon the and it was so.
earth after his kind : and God 12 And the earth brought forth saw that it was good. grass, and herb yielding seed af, 26 And God said, Let us make ter his kind, and the tree yield-man in our image, after our likeing fruit, whose seed was in it. ress: and let them have dominion self, after his kind: and God saw over the fish of the sea, and over that it was good.
the fowl of the air, and over the 13 And the evening and the cattle, and over all the earth, and morning were the third day. over every creeping thing that - 14 And God said, Let there be creepeth upon the earth. lights in the firmament of the 27 8o God created man in his heaven, to divide the day from own image, in the image of God the night; and let them be for created he him; male and female signs, and for seasons, and for created he them. days, and years :
28 And God blessed them, and 15 And let them be for lights in God said unto them, Be fruitful, the firmament of the heaven, to and multiply, and replenish the
earth, and subdue it; and have good for food the tree of life
10 And a river went out of Eden
30 And to every beast of the there is gold:
13 And the name of the second for meat: and it was so.
river is Gihon: the same is it 31 And God saw every thing that that compasseth the whole land he had made, and, behold, it was of Ethiopia. very good. And the evening and 14 And the name of the third the morning were the sixth daye river is Hiddekel: that is it which CHAP. II.
goeth toward the east of Assyria. Thus the heavens and the And the fourth river is Euphrates.
earth , the host of them
man, and put him into the garden 2 And on the seventh day God of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it. ended his work which he had 16 And the LORD God commandmade: and he rested on the seed the man, saying, of every tree of venth day from all his work the garden thou mayest freely eat: which he had made.
17 But of the tree of the know3 And God blessed the seventh ledge of good and evil, thou shalt day, and sanctified it; because not eat of it: for in the day that that in it he had rested from all thou eatest thereof, thou shalt his work which God created and surely dies made.
18 (And the LORD God said, It 4 These are the generations is not good that the man should of the heavens and of the earth be alone: I will make him an when they were created, in the help meet for him. day that the LORD God made the 19 And out of the ground the earth and the heavens,
LORD God formed every beast of 5 And every plant of the field the field, and every fowl of the before it was in the earth, and air, and brought them unto Adam every herb of the field before it to see what he would call them : grew : for the LORD God had not and whatsoever Adam called evecaused it to rain upon the earth, ry living creature, that was the and there was not a man to till name thereof. the ground.
20 And Adam gave names to all 6 But there went up a mist from cattle, and to the fowl of the air, the earth, and watered the whole and to every beast of the field: face of the ground.
but for Adam there was not found 7 And the LORD God formed an help meet for him. man of the dust of the ground, 21 And the LORD God caused a and breathed into his nostrils the deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and breath of life ; and man became he slept and he took one of his a living soul.
ribs, and closed up the flesh in. 89 And the LORD God planted stead thereof. a garden eastward in Eden, and 22 And the rib, which the LORD there he put the man whom he God had taken from man, made had formed.
he a woman, and brought her 9 And out of the ground made unto the man. the LORD God to grow every tree 23 And Adam said, This is now tbat is pleasant to the sight, and bone of my bones, and fleeb of
my flesh: she shall be called Wo. not eat? man, because she was taken out 12 And the man said, The woof man.
man whom thou gavest to be with 24 Therefore shall a man leave me, she gave me of the tree, and bis father and his mother, and I did eat. shall cleave unto his wife; and 13 And the LORD God said unto they shall be one flesh.
the woman, What is this that thou 25 And they were both naked, hast done? And the woman said, the man and his wife, and were the serpent beguiled me, and I not ashamed.
did eat. CHAP. III.
14 And the LORD God said NOW
Ow the serpent was more sub unto the serpent, Because thou
tile than any beast of the field hast done this, thou art cursed which the LORD God had made: above all cattle, and above every and he said unto the woman, Yea, beast of the field: upon thy belly hath God said, Ye shall not eat of shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou every tree of the garden ? eat all the days of thy life.
2 And the woman said unto the 15 And I will put enmity be. serpent, We may eat of the fruit tween thee and the woman, and of the trees of the garden:
between thy seed and her seed : 3 But of the fruit of the tree it shall bruise thy head, and thou which is in the midst of the gar, shalt bruise his heel. den, God hath said, Ye shall not 16 Unto the woman he said, I eat of it, neither shall ye touch will greatly multiply thy sorrow it, lest ye die,
and thy conception: in sorrow 4 And the serpent said unto the thou shalt bring forth children; woman, Ye shall not surely die: and thy desire shall be to thy hus
5 For God doth know, that in band, and he shall rule over thee. the day ye eat thereof, then your 17 And unto Adam he said, eyes shall be opened ; and ye shall Because thou hast hearkened unto be as gods, knowing good and evil. the voice of thy wife, and hast
6 And when the woman saw eaten of the tree, of which I comtbat the tree was good for food, manded thee, saying, Thou shalt and that it was pleasant to the not eat of it: cursed is the ground eyes, and a tree to be desired to for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou make one wise, she took of the eat of it all the days of thy life. fruit thereof, and did eat and
18 Thorns also and thistles shall gave also unto her husband with it bring forth to thee; and thou her, and he did eat.
shalt eat the herb of the field, 7 And the eyes of them both 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt were opened, and they knew that thou eat bread, till thou return they were naked; and they sewed unto the ground; for out of it wast fig-leaves together, and made thou taken: for dust thou art, and themselves aprons.
unto dust shalt thou retum, & And they heard the voice of 20 And Adam called his wife's the LORD God walking in the name Eve, because she was the garden in the cool of the day: mother of all living. and Adam and his wife hid them. 21 Unto Adam also, and to his selves from the presence of the wife, did the LORD God make LORD God amongst the trees of coats of skins, and clothed them. the garden,
22 And the LORD God said, 9 And the LORD God called unto Behold, the man is become as Adam, and said unto him, where one of us, to know good and evil: art thou?
and now, lest be put forth his 10 And he said, I heard thy hand, and take also of the tree of voice in the garden, and I was life, and eat, and live for ever; afraid, because I was naked; and 23 Therefore the LORD God sent I hid myself.
him forth from the garden of 11 And he said, Who told thee Eden, to till the ground from
thou wast naked? Ast thoi whence he was taken. eaten of the tree, whereof I com 24 So he drove out the man: manded thee that thou shouldest and be placed at the east of the