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The waters assuage.


God's covenant.

18 And the waters prevailed, and were in-and twentieth day of the month, was the earth
creased greatly upon the earth: and the ark
went upon the face of the waters.


k Job 12. 15.
Ps 104.6.
2 Pe. 3.6.

15¶ And God spake unto Noah, saying,

19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.

1 Je.3.23.
m Job 22

16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife,
and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.
17 Bring forth with thee every living thing


of the

20 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters pre-n the breath that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and
vail: and the mountains were covered.
21 And all flesh died that moved upon the
earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast,
and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon
the earth, and every man: "

of cattle, and of every creeping thing that
creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed
abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and
multiply upon the earth.

18 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and
his wife, and his sons' wives with him:

22 All in whose nostrils was "the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.

23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both b P.36.6. man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and Ex.14.21. the fowl of the heaven; and they were des-d Pr.8.23. troyed from the earth: and Noah only re-e Job 29.37 mained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.



24 And P the waters prevailed upon the earth a hundred and fifty days.


1 The waters assage. 7 The raven and the dove. 18 Noah goeth forth of the ark. 20 He barideth an altar, and offereth sacrifice. 21 God promiseth to curse the earth DK alote.

ND God remembered Noah, and every

6¶ And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:

spirit of

o Eze. 14.



a c. 19.29.
Ex. 224.

Ps. 106.4.

f in going
and re-
g Je.51.27.
h were in
and de

i c.6.16.

Jin going
forth and
k caused
her to

with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged;

2 The fountains a also of the deep, and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the c.1.22 rain from heaven was restrained;


m families.

3 And the waters returned from off the earth fn Le. il.
continually and after the end of the hundred
and fifty days the waters were abated.

4¶ And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.

5 And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

O a savour

of rest.
P Le 1.9.
Ez. 20.41.
2 Co. 2. 15.

9 c.3.17.


though. s c.6.5.

Job 15.14.

Je. 17.9.
Ro. 1.21.


u on yet all
of the

the days

7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

v 19.54.9.

8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see
if the waters were abated from off the face of A. M. 1657.
the ground;

B. C. 2347.


9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of a ver 7,19. her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

12 And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.

13 And it came to pass in the six hun-i dredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the face of the ground was dry.

14 And in the second month, on the seven


d c.1.29.
e Ro.14.3.

10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and
again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;
11 And the dove came in to him in the even-f Le.17.
ing; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf
plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters
were abated from off the earth.

De 12.23.
1 Sa. 14.

g Ex.21.12,



1 Ki.2.5,


c. 6. 18.

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19 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their m kinds, went forth out of the ark.


PB. 145.9.
1 2 Pe. 3.7.

Eze 1.28

Re. 4.3.

20 And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD, and took of "every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the altar.

21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; P and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's



sake; for the imagination of man's heart is
evil from his youth: neither will I again smite
any more every thing living, as I have done.
22 While the earth remaineth, seed-time
and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer
and winter, and day and night, shall not cease.


b Ps.8.6.
c De. 12.15.
14.4, &c.
Ac. 10. 12,

8¶ And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons
ITA with him, saying,

9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;

10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you, from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

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God blessed Noah and his sons, and

said unto them, a Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.

2 And the fear of you, band the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hands are they delivered. 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.



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GENESIS.-CHAP. X., XI. be for a token of a covenant between me and A. M. 1657. the earth.

B. C. 247.

14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:

15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember P the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth. 18 And the sons of Noah that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.

19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread. 20 And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:

21 And he drank of the wine, "and was drunken; and he was uncovered within




22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, w and told his two brethren without.

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I The generations of Noah. 2 The sons of Japheth. 6 The sons of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first monarch. 21 The sons of Shem.

11 Out of that land builded Nineveh, and 45 Dez3|Calah,

o Le 26.42,

1 Ki 8.23.

Ne. 9.32

Ps. 106.45.
Ez. 16.60.

12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah

the same is a great city.

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim.


15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first-born, and Heth,

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,

17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and H215 the Hamathite: and afterward were the fami

3. 18. w P. 35.20.

Lu. 1.72. p c.17.13, 19. 28a 23.5. Is. 55.3. Je. 32.40.

He. 13.20.

qe 10.1,6.

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, In the land of Shinar.


sc. 10.32
1 Ch. 1.4.
De. 20.6.

Ca. 1.6.

1 Co. 9.7.

u Pr. 20.1.
Lu. 21.34.

1 Co. 10.
12. Tit. 2.




Ex. 20 12

Gal. 6.1. 1 Pe. 4.8.

y De 27.16.

Jos 9.23,

27. Ju. 1.

2 Ch.8.7,


or servant

to them.

a or, per


23 And Shem and Japheth took a garment,
and laid it upon both their shoulders, and
went backward, and covered the nakedness
of their father: and their faces were backward,
and they saw not their father's nakedness.
24 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew
what his younger son had done unto him.
25 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a ser-
vant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.
26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of
Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
27 God shall enlarge a Japheth, and he shall
dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall Mi.7.2
be his servant.

AM 1666
& Ps.72.10.



e Mi. 5.6.

A. M. 1745.
B. C. 2259.


A. M. 2006.

B. C. 1998.


A. M. 1556.

B. C. 2443.
a ver.21.

A. M. 1666.
B. C. 238.

b or, as

28 And Noah lived after the flood three hun-8 Gr. Babydred and fifty years.


29 And all the days of Noah were nine hun-A. M. 1700. dred and fifty years: and he died.

B. C. 2304. hor, he

© Jer. 2. 10.

A. M. 1715

B. C. 2289.

Bome read

it, Roda


A. M. 1757. begat Eber.

B. C. 2247.

Now these are the generations of the sons

of Noah; Shem,

Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.


1 c. 15. 18,
21. Nu.
Jos. 12.7,8

2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog,
and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Me-m Azzah
shech, and Tiras.

n Arpack


o Shelah.

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and shish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, lip.
and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and
the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.

b words.
cor, east-
da man
said to

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be
a mighty one in the earth.

his neigh-
eburn than

to a burn-


g Ps. 49.11..

13. Pr. 10.

7. Da. 4.

A. M. 1757.

B. C. 247.

Tar-e div

The confusion of tongues. went forth Asshur, and the city Rehoboth, and

A. M. cir.

B. C. cir.
r c. 25.3.
A. M. cir.
B. C. cir.

b ver.9.

lies of the Canaanites spread abroad.

19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest unto Sodom and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.

Ps. 92.9.

Lu. 1.51. i c.19.21

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

21 ¶ Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur,

and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Áram.


23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul,

and Gether, and Mash.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah

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30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar, a mount of the east. 31 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, streets of after their nations.

the city.

1 Ch. 1.12.

25 And unto Eber P were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.


32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.

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2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.



3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.


4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and

God calleth Abram.

B. C. 2247.

this they begin to do: and now nothing will be A. M. 1757.
restrained from them, which they have ima-
gined to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel, because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face - of all the earth.


10 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was a hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:

11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.


12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah;

13 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

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n ver.27.

c. 10.21,22

M. 2158.

B. C. 1846.

o c.1.28.

AM 10

B. C. 2311.

p Lu 3.36.

A. M. 2096.

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Jos 21.2
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B. C. 1955.
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B. C. 2126.

u Lu.3.34.

1 Ch. 1.26.

A. M. 2008.

B. C. 1996.

w c. 15.7.

x c. 17.15.

y c.22.20.


7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an * altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.

15 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and m Hai on 17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four the east: and there he builded an altar unto hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and AM 19 the LORD, and "called upon the name of the daughters.

16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:

B. C. 2007.

B. C. 2056.

v Jos 24.2


18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat • Reu:

a c. 12. 1.
B. C. cir.

A. M. cir.


b ver. 32.

A. M. 2083.

B. C. 1921.

e c. 19.18.

d Nu. 24.9.

e Ps. 72. 17.

Ac. 3. 25.
Ga. 3. 8.

f He. 11.8.

27 Now these are the generations of Terah:
Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran: and De 11.30.
Haran begat Lot.


h c.10.18,


29 And Haran died before his father Terah ini iz.1.
the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives:
the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the
name of Nahor's wife Milcah, the daughter
of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father
of Iscah.


18.1. jc. 13. 15.

19 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.

10 ¶ And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.

20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug.

z c. 16.1,2
Ps. 113.9.
Lu. 1.36.

11 And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto

21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two A. M. 2078. Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou

B. C. 1926.

art a fair woman to look upon:

hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.

22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:


1 God calleth Abram, and blesseth him with a promise of Christ: 4 he departeth with Lot from Haran: 7 Canaan is promised him: 10 he is driven by a famine into Egypt.


OW the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show thee:


Abram goeth into Egypt.

2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; c and thou shalt be a blessing:

12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.

23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. 24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah,

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my 15.7. Ne. soul shall live because of thee.

a c.11.31.

9.7. Is. 41.

2. Ac.7.3.
Re. 11.8.

25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah a
hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons be.17.6.
and daughters.


26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat ▾ Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

26.25. 33.20.

3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him, and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.

5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.

6 And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.

He. 134.

8 c. 20.10.
Ex. 32.21.
t Pr.21.1.

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28.13 Ps 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his 105.9.11. house with great plagues because of Sarai. Abram's wife.

Ro. 9.8. Ga.3.16. 4.28.

16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid-servants, and she-asses, and camels.

18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me?

1 c. 23.19.

n c.21.33.
o in going

30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. 4. Jos.
31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot
the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his
daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and
they went forth with them from Ur of the
Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and
they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.

and jour-
P c.20.2




Mat. 5.28. therefore, behold thy wife, take her, and go
Pa 106.14 thy way.


20 And Pharaoh commanded his men con

32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and Terah died in Haran.

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1 Abram and Lot return out of Egypt. 7 By disagreement they part asunder. 14 God reneweth the promise to Abram.

ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with b c.24.35. him, into the "south.


1 Sa. 2.7. Job 1.10. P. 112.3.

2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Pr 39,10
Mat 6.33.


3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Beth-el, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Beth-el and Hai;


4 Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.


9 Is not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

12 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.

13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD, exceedingly.

14 And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:

5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents.


6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

7 And there was a strife between the herd-
men of Abram's cattle, and the herdmen_of
Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Pe- me.2.10.
rizzite dwelled then in the land.

Joel 2.3.

18 Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelled in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and builded there an altar unto the LORD.


A. M. 2096.

B. C. 1913.


The battle of four kings against five. 11 Lot is prisoner: 14 Abram rescueth him. 18 Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 20 Abram giveth nim tithe.

a c. 129,

it came to in the of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

e c. 127,8
Ps. 42.1,2

8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be non c.14.2. strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and A. M. 207. between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren. I

B. C. 1917.

o Pr. 27.10.

p c. 18.20.
Eze. 16.
49. 2 Pe.

2 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is • Zoar.

d PE.116.17.

9 c. 12.7. r plains.

s c.35.27.

A. M. 2091.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered B. C. 1913. every where, before the LORD destroyed 1 Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the " garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto "Zoar.

e c.36.7.

7 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that He. 12.14. dwelt in Hazezon-tamar.

g Ph.2.14.

h men


i c.11.27.

k 1 Pe.3.8..

1 c.19.25.
1 Jn.2.15.

a c.11.2


Ja. 11.11.
Zec. 5.11.

De. 29.23.


c c.19.22

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16 And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

2 Ch.20.2.

15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.

me. 13.12
Nu. 16.26.
1 Ti.6.9.

17 And the king of Sodom went out to meet him (after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him) at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's "dale.


16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of n c.13.18. the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. 17 Arise, walk through the land in the length por, inof it and in the breadth of it; for I will give it unto thee.

18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God.


structed. q De.34.1. r Is. 41.2,3.

19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of 18.30.8, heaven and earth:


t1 Sa. 18.6.
u 2 Sa. 18.



or, plain

of Paran jc.21.21.

Nu. 12. 16.

o or, led

14 And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his P trained d De.3.17. servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

15 And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.

v He.7.1.

w P. 110.4.

x Mi.6.6.

y ver. 22.

P. 24.1.

z He. 7.1..

kings against five.

3 All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.

a souls.

b Ex.6.8.

© ver. 19.

4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

5 And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth-karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in Shaveh-kiriathaim,


c. 21.23.

6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

d Es.9.15,

8 And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar ;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim;

9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

10 And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there: and they that remained fled to the mountain.

11 And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.


12 And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.

13 And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; " for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.

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24 Save only that which the young men have | eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.



1 God encourageth Abram: 4 promiseth him a son, and a multiplying of his seed. 6 Abram is justified by faith. 7 Canaan is promised again.

4 And behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, i So shall thy seed be.

6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.

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came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

2 And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thoud give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus ? 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and lo, one born in my house is mine heir.

8 And he said, Lord GoD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?

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9 And he said unto him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she-goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a tur-b tle-dove, and a young pigeon.

10 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but " the birds divided he not.

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11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

12 And when the sun was going down, a deep'e.3.7. sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him.

13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict P them four hundred years;


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14 And also that nation whom they shall no.21.20. serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.

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15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.

16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

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17 And it came to pass, that when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,

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CHAPTER XVI. Sarai gh Hager to Abram 6 Hagar, being afflicted for despising her mistress, i Ro. 4.17. Tuath away. 7 An angel servieth her back. 15 Ishmael is born. TOW Sarai, Abram's wife, bare him no chil-ver 16 20. dren: and she had a handmaid, an Egyp-132 tian, whose name was Hagar.





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2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, d go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.


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3 And Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.

4 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes. 5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge & between me and thee.


6 But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.


And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

10 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.

11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.

12 And he will be a wild "man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou P God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?

14 Wherefore the well was called 'Beer-lahairoi: behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered. 15 And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael.

16 And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. CHAPTER XVII.

1 God reneweth the covenant. 5 Abram his name is changed. 10 Circumcision is in stituted. 16 Isaac is promised. 23 Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.

when Abram was old

nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, "I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.

3 And Abram fell on his face and God talked with him, saying,

4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. 5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee. 6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee; and kings shall come out of thee.

7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant; * to

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