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sion of tongues. Mankind scattered over the face of

the earth

Sect. XIII. The genealogy of Shern to Abrabam


Sect. XIV, The history of Abraham. The Lord calls him.
He departs from Haran


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



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

removes to Mamre


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 1 covenant with Abraham to

bless his posterity


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

Lord to Hagar. Ishmael born


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

everlasting 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,


Sect. 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-



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

swears to bless him and multiply his posterity 120

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

field and cave of Machpelah


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

get a wife for his son. Isaac marries Rebekab.


Sect. XXVIII. The birth of Esau anul Jacob


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

His death and burial


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 hiin. He blesses Esau 154 Sect. XXXIV. Isaac blesses Jacob again, and sends him away to Padan aram

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

17.1.187 Sect. XL. Jacob wrestles with an angel. His name chapged to Israel

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

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

the idols that were found among his household, He " sets up a pillar at Bethel

197 Sect. XLII. The death of Raohel. Jacob returns to his father. - 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 butler 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

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

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


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

speech of Reuben. Joseph makes himself known to his



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

into Egypt with his whole family


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

selves to Pharaoh


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

and Ephraim. He pronounces prophetic blessings on

all his sons. Jacob dies


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



Sect. LV. The death of Joseph


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



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


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

to Pharaoh,


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


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



Sect. LXIV. The plagues of locusts, and darkness


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

bardens his heart


Sect. LXVI. The institution of the Passover


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

The children of Israel depart out of the land


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

Egyptians follow them, and are all drowned


Sect. LXIX. The song of Moses



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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


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