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Mehujael : and to Mehujae) was born Methusael: and to Methusael was born Lamech.
19 And Lamech took unto him two wives : the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah. And Adah bare Jabal : he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. And his brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech : for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven fold.
25 And Adam's wife bare another son, and she called his name Seth : For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son ; and he called his name Enos : then began men to call upon the name of the Lord.
LESSON V. GENESIS, CHAP. V.
that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him. Male and female created he them, and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and had a son in his own likeness, after his image ; and called his name Seth.
4 And the days of Adam, after he had Seth, were eight hundred years; and he had sons and daughters. And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years : and he died.
6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and had Enos. And Seth lived, after he had Enos, eight hundred and seven years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years : and he died.
9 And Enos lived ninety years, and had Сainan. And Enos lived after he 'had Cainan, eight hundred and fifteen years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years : and he died,
12 And Cainan lived seventy years, and had Mahalaleel. And Cainan lived, after he had Mahalaleel, eight hundred and forty years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years : and he died.
15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and had Jared. And Mahalaleel lived, after he had Jared, eight hundred and thirty years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years : and he died.
18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and had Enoch. And Jared lived, after he had Enoch, eight hundred years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years : and he died.
21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and had Methuselah. And Enoch walked with God, after he had Methuselah, three hundred years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years. And Enoch walked with God, and he was not: for God took him.
25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and had Lamech. And Methuselah lived, after he had Lamech, seven hundred eighty and two years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.
28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and had a son. And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the Lord hath cursed.
30 And Lamech lived, after he had Noah, five hundred ninety and five years, and had sons and daughters. And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years : and he died.
32 And Noah was five hundred years old : and Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
LESSON VI. GENESIS, CHAP. VI. AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the
face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
3 And the Lord said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years,
4 There were giants in the earth in those days: and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men, which were of old men of renown.
5 And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man, whom I have created, from the face of the earth, both man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air : for it repenteth me that I have made them.
8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them: and, be hold, I will destroy them with the earth.
14 Make thee an ark of gopher-wood : rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it' within and without with pitch. And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: the length of the ark shall he three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof : with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
17 And behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.
18 But with thee will I establish my covenant : and thou shalt come into the ark; thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
19 And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort, shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
20 Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind : two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
21 And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them. Thus did Noah ; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
LESSON VII. GENESIS, CHAP. VII.
AN ND the Lord said unto Noah, Come thou, and all thy
house, into the ark: for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female ; and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female.
4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the garth forty days and forty nights: and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
5 And Noah did according unto all that the Lord commanded him. And Noah was six hundred years old when the food of waters was upon the earth.
7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood. Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth, There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Ņoah.
19 And it came to pass, after seven days, that the waters of the food were upon the earth. In the six hundredth year
of Noah's.life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
13 In the self-same day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, and the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark.
14 They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every sort.
15 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life. And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the Lord shut him in.
17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth ; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth. And the ark went upon the face of the waters.
19 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were
covered. Mifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail ; 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 : 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 man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven ; and they were destroyed from the earth : and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark. And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days,
LESSON VIII. Genesis, CHAP. VIII.
all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged: The fountains also of the deep, and the windows of heaven, were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained.
3 And the waters returned from off the earth continually : and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated. 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.
6 And it came to pass, at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made. And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground. But the dove found no rest for the sole of 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.
10 And he stayed yet other seven days, and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark. And the dove came in to him in the evening, and, lo, in her mouth was an olive-leaf plucked off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated