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14 The generations of Noah. GENESIS. The building of Babel. CHAP. X.

24 And Aiphaxad begat Salah ; and 1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Salah begat Eber.

Japheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod 25 And unto Eber were born two sons :

the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem.|| the name of one was Peleg, for in his days N OW these are the generations of the was the earth divided ; and his brother's TY sons of Noah ; Shem, Ham, and Ja- | name was Joktan. pheth: and unto them were sons born 26 And Joktan begat Almocad, and after the flood.

Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 2 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and 27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tu 28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, bal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: 3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, | all these were the sons of Joktan. and Riphath, and Togarmah.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, 4. And the sons of Javan ; Elishah, and as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

the east. 5 By these were the isles of the Gen-11 31 These are the sons of Shem, after tiles divided in their lands; every one their families, after their tongues, in their after his tongue, after their families, in lands, after their nations. their nations.

32 These are the families of the sons 6 9 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and of Noah after their generations, in their Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

nations: and by these were the nations 7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and divided in the earth after the flood. Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and

CHAP. XI. Sabtecha : and the sons of Raamah ; || 1 One language in the world. 3 Babel built. Sheba, and Dedan.

5 Languages con founded. 10 The genera8 And Cush begat Nimrod : he began tions of Shem, 27 of Terah Abram's father. to be a mighty one in the earth.

AND the whole earth was of one lan9 He was a mighty hunter before the guage, and of one speech. LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nim- | 2 And it came to pass as they jourrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. neyed from the east, that they found a

10 And the beginning of his kingdom I plain in the land of Shinar, and they was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and | dwelt there. Calneh, in the land of Shinah.

3 And they said one to another, Go 11 Out of that land went forth Ashur, to, let us make brick, and burn them and builded Nineveh, and the city Reho throughly. And they had brick for stone. both, and Calah,

and slime had they for mortar. 12 And Resen between Nineveh and 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us Calah: the same is a great city.

a city, and a tower, whose top may reach 15 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and | unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, | lest we be scattered abroad upon the face

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of the whole earth. of whom came Philistim) and Caphtorim. H 5 And the LORD came down to see

15 | And Canaan begat Sidon his first the city and the tower, which the chilborn and Heth,

dren of men builded. 16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, 6 And the Lord said, Behold, the peoand the Girgasite,

ple is one, and they have all one language ; 17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and this they begin to do: and now nothand the Sinite,

ing will be restrained from them, which 18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, they have imagined to do. and the Hamathite: andafterward werethe || Ý Go to, let us go down, and there confamilies of the Canaanites spread abroad. found their language, that they may not

19 And the border of the Canaanites understand one another's speech. I was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom from thence upon the face of all the earth: and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, and they left off to build the city. eren unto Lashah.

9 Therefore is the name of it called 20 These are the sons of Ham, after Babel, because the Lord did there contheir families, after their tongues, in their found the language of all the earth : and countries, and in their nations.

from thence did the LORD scatter them 21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the | abroad upon the face of all the earth. children of Eber, the brother of Japheth 10 9 These are the generations of Shem: the elder, even to him were children born. Shem was an hundred years old, and be

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and gat Arphaxad two years after the flood : Ashur, andArphaxad, and Lud, andAram. 11 And Shem lived after he begat Ar

23 And the children of Aram ; Uz, and phaxad five hundred years, and begat Hul, and Geiher, and Mash.

sons and daughters.

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The generations of Shem. CHAP. XII.

God calleth Abram. 15 12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty 11 house, unto a land that I will shew thee: years, and begat Salah :

2 And I will make of thce a great na13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat tion, and I will bless thee, and make thay Salah four hundred and three years, and | name great ; and thou shalt be a blessing: begat sans and daughters.

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, 14 And Salah lived thirty years, and || and curse him that curseth thee: and in begat Eber:

thee shall all families of the earth be 15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber || blessed. ftur hundred and three years, and begat 14 So Abram departed, as the LORD Sun and daughters.

had spoken unto him, and Lot went with 16 And Eber lived four and thirty him : and Abram was seventy and five years, and begat Peleg :

years old when he departed out of Haran. 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg 5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and four hundred and thirty years, and begat Lot his brother's son, and all their suissons and daughters.

|| stance that they had gathered, and the 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and souls that they had gotten in Haran ; and begat Reu:

they went forth to go into the land of 19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they two hundred and nine years, and begat came, sons and daughters.

6 And Abram passed through the land 20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain and begat Serug :

of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then 21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug || in the land. two hundred and seven years, and begat 7 And the LORD appeared unto Asons and daughters.

bram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give 22 And Serug lived thirty years, and this land : and there builded he an altar begat Nahor :

unto the LORD, who appeared unto hini. 25 And Serug lived after he begat Na 8 And he removed from thence unto a hor two hundred years, and begat sons mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitchand daughters.

ed his tent, having Beth-el on the west, 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty || and Hai on the east: and there he buildFears, and begat Terah :

ed an altar unto the LORD, and called 25 And Nahor lived after he begat Te upon the name of the LORD. rah an hundred and nineteen years, and 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still tagat sons and daughters.

toward the south. 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and 109 And there was a famine in the land: begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. and Abram went down into Egypt to som

37 | Now these are the generations of journ there; for the famine was grievous Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and in the land. Haran: and Haran begat Lot.

11 And it came to pass, when he was 28. And Haran died before his father come near to enter into Egypt, that he said Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur | unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know of the Chaldecs.

that thou art a fair woman to look upon : 29 And Abram and Nahor took them | 12 Therefore it shallcome to pass, when wives: the name of Abram's wife was the Egyptians shall see thee, that they Sarai ; and the name of Nahor's wife shall say, This is his wife : and tlicy will Micah, the daughter of Haran, the fa kill me, but they will save thee alive. ther of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister:

30 But Sarai was barren ; she had no that it may be well with me for thy sake; child.

and my soul shall live because of thee. 31 And Terah took Abram his son, 14 | And it came to pass, that when and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, Abram was come into Egypt, the Egypand Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son tians beheld the woman that she was Abram's wife ; and they went forth with very fair. them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into 15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw the land of Canaan ; and they came unto her, and commended

her, and commended her before PharaHaran, and dwelt there.

oh : and the woman was taken into Pha32 And the days of Terah were two | raoh's house. hundred and five years : and Terah died IL 6 And he entreated Abram well for

| her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, CHAP. XII.

and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid1 God calleth Abram. 4 His departure servants, and she-asses, and camels.

from Harun. 7 Canaan is firomised. 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaohı NOW the LORD had said unto Abram, li and his house with great plagues because I Get thee out of thy country, and of Sarai Abram's wife. from thy kindred, and from thy father's li 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and

in Haran.

16 Abram and Lot disagrer. GENESIS

The battle of the king's. said, What is this that thou hast done un- | the place where thou art, northward, to me? why didst thou not tell me that and southward, and eastward, and westshe was thy wife?

ward : 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? | 15 For all the land which thou seest, to so I might have taken her to me to wife: thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever. now therefore behold thy wife, take her, ll 16 And I will make thy seed as the dust and go thy way.

of the earth : so that if a man can num20 And Pharaoil commanded his men ber the dust of the earth, then shall thy concerning him : and they sent him away, || seed also be numbered. and his wife, and all that he had

17 Arise, walk through the land in the CHAP. XIII.

length of it and in the breadth of it ; for 1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt.7 || I will give it unto thee.

By disagreement they part asunder. 18 Then Abram removed his tent, and 14 God's promise renewed to Abram. I came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, AND Abram went up out of Egypt, which is in Hebron, and built there an h he, and his wife, and all that he had, | altar unto the LORD. and Lot with him, into the south.

CHAP. XIV. 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, || 1 Battle of the kings. 12 Lot taken, 14 is in silver, and in gold.

rescued by Abram. 18 Melchisedek bless3 And he went on his journeys from eth Abram, 20 who giveth him tithes. the south even to Beth-el, unto the place 1 AND it came to pass in the days of where his tent had been at the beginning,

A Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch between Beth-el and Hai;

king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he || Elam, and Tidal king of nations ; had made there at the first : and there | 2 That these made war with Bera king Abram called on the name of the LORD. of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Go

5 And Lot also, which went with A- morrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shebram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. | meber king of Zeboiim, and the king of

6 And the land was not able to bear Bela, which is Zoar. them, that they might dwell together : for 3 All these were joined together in the their substance was great, so that they || vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea. could not dweli together.

4 Twelve years they served Chedoria7 And there was a strife between the omer, and in the thirteenth year they reherdmen of Abram's cattle and the herd-belled. men of Lot's cattle : and the Canaanite 5 And in the fourteenth year came Cheand the Perizzite dwelled then in the dorlaomer, and the kings that were with land.

him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashte8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there roth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, be no strife, I pray thee, between me and and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, thee, and between my herdmen and thy 6 And the Horites in their mount Scir, herdmen ; for we be brethren.

unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness. 9 Is not the whole land before thee? 7 And they returned, and came to EnSeparate thyself, I pray thee, froin me: if | mishpat, which is Kadesh,and smote all the thou wilt take the left hand then I will country of the Amalekites, and also the go to the right ; or if thou defiart to the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. right hand, then I will go to the left.

8 And there went out the king of Sod10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and be- om, and the king of Gomorrah, and the held all the plain of Jordan, that it was king of Admah, and the king of Zebojim, well watered every where, before the I and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, and ther joined battle with them in the even as the garden of the Lord, like || vale of Siddina ; the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto 9 With Chedorlaomer the king of EZoar.

lam, and with Tidal king of nations, and 11 Thien Lot chose him all the plain of Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch Jordan ; and Lot journeyed east : arid | king of Ellasar'; four kings with five. they separated themselves the one from 10 And the vale of Siddim was full of the other..

ll slime-pits : and the kings of Socioin and 12 Abram dwelled in the land of Ca- || Gomorrah fled, and fell there: and they naan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the that remained fled to the mountain. plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. 11 And they took all the goods of Sod

13 But the men of Salom suere wick- om and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, ed and sinners before the LORD, exceed- and went their way. ingly.

12 And they took Lot, Abram's broth14 And the Lord said upto Abram, ller's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his after that Lot was separated from him, I goods, and departed. Lift up now thine eyes, and look from 1fAnd there came one thathad escap


Melchisedek blesseth Abram. Chap. xv, xvI. Canaan is again promised. 17 ed, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he || said, Look now toward heaven, and tell dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, the stars, if thou be able to number them: brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. and these were confederate with Abram. 6 And he believed in the LORD ; and

14 And when Abram heard that his he counted it to him for righteousness. brother was taken captive, he armed his 7 And he said unto him, I am the trained servants, born in his own house, LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the three hundred and eighteen, and pursued Chaldees, to give thee this land to inthem unto Dan.

herit it. 15 And he divided himself against them, 8 And he said, Lord God, whereby he and his servants by night, and smote shall I know that I shall inherit it?

9 And he said unto him, Take me an which is on the left hand of Damascus. heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of

16 And he brought back all the goods, three years old, and a ram of three years and also brought again his brother Lot, old, and a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon. and his goods, and the women also, and 10 And he took unto him all these, and the people.

divided them in the midst, and laid each 17 And the king of Sodom went out to piece one against another: but the birds meet him after his return from the slaugh divided he not. ter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings 11 And when the fowls came down upthat were with him, at the valley of Sha- | on the carcasses, Abram drove them away. veh, which is the king's dale.

12 And when the sun was going down, 18 And Melchisedek king of Salem || a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, an brought forth bread and wine : and he horror of great darkness fell upon him. soas the priest of the most high God. 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of

19 And he blessed him, and said, Bless- | a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger edd be Abram of the most high God, pos in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve sessor of heaven and earth :

them; and they shall afflict them four 20 And blessed be the most high God, || hundred years; which hath delivered thine enemies into 14 And also that nation whom they thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all. I shall serve, will I judge: and afterwards

21 And the king of Sodom said unto shall they come out with great substance. Abram, Give me the persons, and take | 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in the goods to thyself. "

peace; thou shalt be buried in a good 22 And Abram said to the king of Sod old age. om, I have lift up mine hand unto the 16 But in the fourth generation they Lord, the most higlı God, the possessor shall come hither again : for the iniquity of heaven and earth,

of the Amorites is not yet full. 23 That I will not take from a thread 17 And it came to pass, that when the eren to a shoe-latchet, and that I will not sun went down, and it was dark, behold take any thing that is thine, lest thou | a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp shouldest say, I have made Abram rich: that passed between those pieces.

24 Save only that which the young men 18 In that same day the Lord made a bave eaten, and the portion of the men covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and seed have I given this land, from the river Mamre; let them take their portion. of Egypt unto the great river, the river CHAP. XV.

Euphrates : 1 Abram is encouraged. 4. A son is prom 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites,

ised. 6 He is justified by faith. 7 Ca- || and the Kadmonites, naan is promised again.

20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, AFTER these things the word of the and the Rephaims, A LORD came unto Abram in a vision, | 21 And the Amérites, and the Canaansaying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, llites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites. and thy exceeding great reward.

CHAP. XVI. 2 And Abram said, LORD God, what || 1 Sarai giveth Hagar to Abram, 6 qvho wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, ll flying from her mistress, 9 is sent back and the steward of my house is this Elie I by an angel. 15 Ishmael is born, zer of Damascus ?

N OW Sarai Abram's wife bare him no 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou W children: and she had an handmaid, hast given no seed: and lo, one born in |an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. my house is mine heir.

2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold, 4 And behold, the word of the LORD now, the LORD hath restrained me from came unto him, saying, This shall not be bearing: I pray thee go in unto my thine heir ; but he that shall come forth | maid; it may be that I may obtain chilait of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. Idren by her.' And Abram hearkened to 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and the voice of Sarai.

18 Hagar fleeth from Sarai. GENESIS. The covenant renewed.

3 And Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar, tween me and thee, and will multiply thee her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had exceedingly. dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, 3 And Abram fell on his face : and and gave her to her husband Abram to God talked with him, saying, be his wife..

4 As for me, behold, my covenant is 4 | And he went in unto Hagar, and she with thee, and thou shalt be a father of conceived : and when she saw that she many nations. had conceived, her mistress was despised 5 Neither shall thy name any more in her eyes.

be called Abram, but thy name shall be 5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My | Abraham ; for a father of many nations wrong be upon thee : I have given my have I made thee. maid into thy bosom ; and when she saw 6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitthat she had conceived, I was despised in ful, and I will make nations of thce; and her eyes : the LORD judge between me kings shall come out of thee. and thee.

7 And I will establish my covenant be6 But Abram said unto Sarai, Be- || tween me and thee, and thy seed after hold, thy maid is in thy hand ; do to her thee, in their generations, for an everlastas it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt ing covenant; to be a God unto thee and hardly with her, she fled from her face. I to thy seed after thee.

7 And the angel of the Lord found | 8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy her by a fountain of water in the wilder- seed after thee, the land wherein thou ness, by the fountain in the way to Shur. art a stranger, all the land of Canaan,

8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, for an everlasting possession; and I will whence camest thou ? and whither wilt be their God. thou go? And she said, I flee from the 99 And God said unto Abraham, Thou face of my mistress Sarai.

shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, 9 And the angel of the LORD said | and thy seed after thee, in their generaunto her, Return to thy mistress, and tions. submit thyself under her hands.

10 This is my covenant, which ye 10 And the angel of the LORD said un || shall keep between me and you, and thy to her, I will multiply thy seed exceed seed after thee; Every man-child amongs ingly, that it shall not be numbered for you shall be circumcised. multitude.

11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of 11 And the angel of the LORD said un- || your foreskin ; and it shall be a token of to her, Behold, thou art with child, and || the covenant betwixt me and you. shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name 12 And he that is eight days old shall Ishmael ; because the Lord hath heard be circumcised among you, every manthy affliction.

child in your generations, he that is boru 12 And he will be a wild man ; his in the house, or bought with money of any hand will be against every man, and ev stranger, which is not of thy seed. ery man's hand against him ; and he shall || 13 He that is born in thy house, and he dwell in the presence of all his breth- || that is bought with thy money, must ren.

needs be circumcised : and my covenant 13 And she called the name of theLORD shall be in your flesh for an everlasting that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: || covenant. for she said, Have I also here looked after 14 And the uncircumcised man-child, him that seeth me?

whose flesh of his foreskin is not circum14 Wherefore the well was called | cised, that soul shall be cut off from his Beer-la-hai-roi ; behold, it is between Ka people ; he hath broken my covenant. desh and Bered.

15 | And God said unto Abraham, As 15 | And Hagar bare Abram a son : for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her and Abram called his son's name, which name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be. Hagar bare, Ishmael.

16 And I will bless her, and give 16 And Abram was fourscore and six | thee a son also of her : yea, I will bless years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to her, and she shall be a moiher of nations; Abram.

1) kings of people shall be of her. CHAP. XVII.

17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, 1 The covenant is renewed. 5 Abram's || and laughed, and said in his heart, Shali name changed. 10 Circumcision is in- | a child be born unto him that is an hunstituted. 16 Isaac is promised.

dred years old ? and shall Sarah, that is AND when Abram was ninety years ninety years old, bear? 11 old and nine, the Lord appeared to 18° And Abraham said unto God, () Abram, and said unto him, I am the Al-|| that Ishmael might live before thee! mighty God; walk before me, and be ! 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall thou perfect

bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt 2 And I will make my covenant bc- ll call his name Isaac: and I will establish

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