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him in the ark

Sect. IX. The waters of the flood dried up. Noah with his

family, and all the living creatures, come out of the

ark

55

Sect. X.“The Lord makes an everlasting covenant with Noah.

The curse removed from the earth. A new blessing

pronounced upon mankind

59

Sect. XI. Noah pronounces a prophetic curse upon Canaan,

and a prophetic blessing upon his two sons Shem and

Japhet

65

Sect, XII. The building of the tower of Babel. The 'confu-

sion

sion of tongues. Mankind scattered over the face of

the earth

Sect. XIII. The genealogy of Shem to Abrabam

71

Sect. XIV, The history of Abraham, The Lord calls him.

He departs from Haran

72

Sect, XV. Abraham and Lot separate. The Lord appears to

Abraham

Sect. XVI. Abraham's covenant with Abimelech. Abraham

removes to Mamre

79

Sect. XVII. Lot taken prisoner and rescued by Abraham,

Abraham meets with Melchisedec king of Salem, and

is blessed by him

Sect. XVIII. The Lord makes a covenant with Abraham to

bless his posterity

87

Sect. XIX. Character of Ishmael foretold by the angel of the

Lord to Bagar. Ishmael born

92

Sect. XX. The Lord appears to Abraham, and makes an,

overlasting covenant with him, including all the na-

tions of the earth. Circumcision ordained. A son pro-

mised to Abraham and Sarai. Their names changed

94

Sect. XXI. The Lord appears to Abraham at Mamre, ac-

companied by two angels. Renews his promise of a

son to Abraham and Sarah ;

Şect, XXII. The Lord reveals to, Abraham that he would

. destroy Sodom and Gomorrah. Abraham intercedes

for them

Sect. XXIII. The destruction of Sodom. Lot's wife turned

into a pillar of

Sect. XXIV. The birth of Isaac. Hagar and Ishmael dis-

missed

115

Sect. XXV. Abraham offers up bis, son Isaac. The Lord

$wears to bless him and multiply his posterity

120

Sect. XXVI. The death of Sarah. Abraham purchases the

field and cave of Machpelah

126

Sect. XXVII. Abraham sends his steward to his kindred to

get a wife for his son. Isaac marries Rebekah. 129

Sect. XXVIII. The birth of Esau ann Jacob

139

Sect. XXIX. Abraham marries Keturab. The names of his

His death and burial

140

Sect. XXX. The names of Ishmael's sons. His death 144

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Sect. XXXI. The Lord renews his promise to Isaac. Blesses

him with prosperity. The Lord appears to Isaac again

at Beersheba Sect. XXXII. Esau sells his birth-right to 'Jacob

151 Sect. XXXIII. Jacob-deceives his father. - Isaac pronounces

the blessing of the Lord-upon him. He blesses Esau 153 Sect. XXXIV. Isaac blesses Jacob again, and sends him away to Padair-aram

162 Sect. XXXV. The Lord appears to Jacob in a vision; and gives him the blessing of Abraham

167 Sect. XXXVI. Jacob hires himself to Laban. He marries Leah and Rachel

172 Sect. XXXVII, Jacob's family increases. The Lord blesses him with prosperity

175 Sect. XXXVIII, Jacob by the command of the Lord departs

from Mesopotamia. Laban pursues him. A covenant
made between Laban and Jacob

179 Sect. XXXIX. Jacob met by angels. He sends a present to his brother Esau

187 Sect. XL. Jacob wrestles with an angel. His name chåpged to Israel

191 Sect. XLI. Jacob meets his brother Esau and is reconciled to him

193 Sect. XLII. The Lord appears to Jacob. He puts away all

the idels that were found among his household, He * sets up a pillar at Bethel

**197 Sect. XLII. The death of Raohel. Jacob returns to his fàther. The death of Isaac. The names of Jacob's

201 Sect. XLIV. Joseph offends his brethren. They sell him to the Ishmaelites. He is carried into Egypt

203 Sect. XLV. Josepb sold to Potiphar. His mistress accuses him. He is thrown into prison

309 Sect. XLVI. Joseph interprets the dreams of Pharaoh's but-4 ler and baker

215 Sect. XLVII. Joseph interprets the dream of Pharaoh king of

Egypt. He is taken out of prison, and made governor
of Egypt

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218 Sect. XLVII. A famine in Canaan. Jacob sends to Egypt

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to buy corn. Joseph treats his brethren as spies. - He detains Simeon

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Seet. XLIX. Joseph makes further trial of his brethren's

sincerity

Sect. L. The distress of Joseph's brethren. The pathetic

speech of Reuben. Joseph makes himself known to his

brethren

238

Sect. LI. Joseph's brethren return to Canaan. Jacob goes

into Egypt with his whole family

245

Sect. LII. The famine increases. The Egyptians sell them-

selves to Pharaoh

253

Sect. LIII. Jacob blesses the two sons of Joseph, Manasseh

and Ephraim. He pronounces prophetic blessings on

all his sons. Jacob dies

256

Sect. LIV. The funeral of Jacob. Joseph's kindness to his

brethren

265

Sect. LV. The death of Joseph

269

Sect. LVI. The wonderful increase of the childreu of Israel.

They are oppressed by the Egyptians. The birth of

Moses. He is preserved by Pharaoh's daughter 271

Sect. LVII. Moses kills an Egyptian. He departs from

Egypt

276

Sect. LVIII. The Lord appears to Moses in a burning bush 280

Sect, LIX. Moses and Aaron sent by the Lord with a mes-

sage of comfort to the Israelites

291

Sect. LX. Moses and Aaron sent by the Lord with a message

to Pharaoh.

293

Sect. LXI. The Lord causes Aaron's rod to become a ser-

pent, and the river to turn into blood, to prove the
truth of Moses's mission

302

Sect. LXII. The plagues of frogs, lice, and flies, sent upon

the Egyptians, and removed at the prayer of Moses 306

Sect. LXIII. The plagues of murrain, boils, and blains, and

hail

313

Sect. LXIV. The plagues of locusts, and darkness

319

Sect. LXV. The Lord's last message to Pharaoh. He still

hardens bis heart

326

Sect. LXVI. The institution of the Passover

329

Sect. LXVII. The Lord slays all the first-born of Egypt.

The children of Israel depart out of the land

334

Sect. LXVIII. The Israelites pass through the Red Sea. The

Egyptians follow them, and are all drowned

343

Sect. LXIX. The song of Moses

351

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Seet. LXX. The Israelites pursue their journey. They mur

mur for want of water. Manna sent Sect. LXXI. Moses at God's command strikes the rock, and water gushes out

361 Sect. LXXII. The Law given by God from Mount Sinai.

The people request Moses to be their mediator 365 Sect. LXXIII. Moses again ascends the mountain. He

writes the word of the Lord's covenant with Israel.
Two tables of the law, written by the finger of God,
delivered to Moses

374

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