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The creation of man.
B. C. 4004. creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good. 26 ¶ And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness : and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
The garden of Eden.
6 But there went up a mist from B. C. 4004. the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.
7 And the LORD God formed man of
10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
29 ¶ And God said, Behold, I have † Heb. seeding given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; 12 And the gold of that land is good: "there is bdellium and the onyx stone. 13 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
x ch. 5. 1. & 9. 6.
Ps. 100. 3.
Ecc. 7. 29. Acts 17. 26, 28, 29. 1 Cor. 11. 7. Eph. 4. 24. Cōl. 3. 10. James 3. 9. y ch. 9. 2.
Ps. 8. 6.
27 So God created man in his own z 1 Cor. 11. 7. image, in the image of God created he him; a male and female created he them.
a ch. 5. 2.
b ch. 9. 1, 7. Lev. 26.9.
128. 3, 4.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and Ps. 127. 3. & multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
+ Heb. creepeth.
c ch. 9. 3.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the +Heb. a living earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
d Ps. 145. 15, 16. & 147. 9.
• Job 38. 41. f Ps. 104. 24. 1 Tim. 4. 4.
a Ps. 33. 6.
b Ex. 20. 11. &
c Neh. 9. 14. Is. 58. 13.
+ Heb. created
d ch. 1. 1.
e ch. 1. 12. Ps. 104. 14.
f Job 38. 26, 27, 28.
g ch. 3. 23.
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
The first sabbath. 4 creation.
forbidden. 19 The naming of the creatures.
HUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
2 "And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God tcreated and made.
4 T These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
15 And the LORD God took the || Or, Adam. man, and put him into the garden | v ver. 8. of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden + thou mayest freely eat:
172 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, a thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
Dan. 10. 4. Or, eastward
† Heb. eating thoushalteat.
z ver. 9.
a ch. 3. 1, 3, 11, 17.
† Heb. dying thou shalt die.
18 ¶ And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet † Heb. as befor him. fore him.
b ch. 3. 3, 19. Rom. 6. 23.
1 Cor. 15. 56. James 1. 15. 1 John 5. 16.
19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would Or, The man. call them and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
c ch. 3. 12.
1 Cor. 11. 9.
1 Tim. 2. 13.
d ch. 1. 20, 24.
20 And Adam †gave names to all † Heb. called. cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him.
1 Sam. 26. 12.
21 And the LORD God caused a deepf ch. 15. 12. sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof.
22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a + woman, and brought her unto the g Prov. 18. 22.
† Heb. builded.
Heb. 13. 4.
e Ps. 8. 6.
The fall of man.
B. C. 4004.
h ch. 29. 14.
· Judg. 9. 2.
2 Sam. 5. 1.
& 19. 13.
Eph. 5. 30.
i1 Cor. 11. 8.
k ch. 31. 15.
Ps. 45. 10.
1 ch. 3. 7, 10, 11.
m Ex. 32. 25.
Is. 47. 3.
a Rev. 12. 9. & 20. 2.
† Heb. Yea, because, &c.
c ch. 2. 17.
OW a the serpent was more subtile than any beast of the field b Matt. 10. 16. which the LORD God had made. And
& the serpent was more sub
2 Cor. 11. 3.
he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
3 © But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that f. Heb. a de- it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, f 1 Tim. 2. 14. she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
d ver. 13.
2 Cor. 11. 3.
1 Tim. 2. 14.
e ver. 7.
Acts 26. 18.
g ver. 12, 17. h ver. 5.
i ch. 2. 25.
† Heb. wind. 1 Job 31. 33. Jer. 23. 24. Amos 9. 3.
m ch. 2. 25.
Ex. 3. 6.
1 John 3. 20.
23 And Adam said, This is now hbone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. 24 *Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
⚫n ch. 2. 18. Job 31. 33. Prov. 28. 13.
25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not m ashamed.
k Job 38. 1.
7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves toOr, things together, and made themselves aprons. gird about. 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife 'hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's shameful fall. 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The serpent is cursed. 15 The promised seed. 16 The punishment of man
kind. 21 Their first clothing. 22 They are driven
out of paradise.
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in
2 Cor. 11. 3. 1 Tim. 2. 14.
Mic. 7. 17. r Matt. 3. 7.
13 And the LORD God said unto the B. C. 4004. woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, "The over. 4. serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 14 And the LORD God said Punto p Ex. 21. 29, the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust Is. 65. 25. shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: 15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between 'thy seed and sher seed; 'it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall Or, subject rule over thee.
& 13. 38. &
s Ps. 132. 11.
Col. 2. 15,
17 And unto Adam he said, 'Because Rom. 16. 20. thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: 'cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; 18 d Thorns also and thistles shall it † bring forth to thee; and thou shalt + Heb. cause eat the herb of the field.
Heb. 2. 14. 1 John 5. 5. Rev. 12.7, 17. u Ps. 48. 6. Is. 13. 8. & 21.3. John 16. 21. 1 Tim. 2. 15.
w ch. 4. 7.
12 And the man said, "The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken for dust thou art, and hunto dust shalt thou return.
20 And Adam called his wife's name "Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
d Job 31. 40.
22 ¶ And the LORD God said, 'Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, leste Ps. 104. 14. he put forth his hand, and take alsof Ecc. 1. 13. of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
g ch. 2. 7.
h Job 21.26.
The birth and occupation of Cain and Abel. 3 Their offerings unto the Lord. 8 The murder of Abel. 11 The curse of Cain. 17 His son Enoch, and the first city. 19 Lamech and his two wives. 25 The birth of Seth, 26 and Enos.
thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and
the tree, whereof I commanded thee
she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.
x 1 Cor. 11. 3. & 14. 34. Eph. 5. 22,
23 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, 'to till the ground from whence he was taken. 24 So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of i ver. 5. Eden "cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Like Is. 19. 12. & 47. 12, 13. Jer.22.23.
k ch. 2. 9.
1 ch. 4. 2. & 9. 20.
m ch. 2. 8.
n Ps. 104. 4. Heb. 1. 7.
2 And she again bare his brother +Abel. And Abel was a keeper of
1 Tim. 2. 11,
12. Tit. 2. 5. 1 Pet.3.1,5,6. y1 Sam. 15. 23. z ver. 6.
a ch. 2. 17.
b Ecc. 1. 2, 3.
Is. 24. 5, 6.
Rom. 8. 20. c Job 5.7.
Ecc. 2. 23.
Ecc. 3. 20. &
Rom. 5. 12.
4003. That is, Gotten, or, Acquired.
† Heb. a
Heb. Hebel. feeder.
3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. 4 And Abel, he also brought of the + Heb. sheep, firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had d respect unto Abel and to his offering:
b Num. 18. 12.
c Num. 18. 17. Prov. 3. 9.
d Heb. 11.4.
e ch. 31. 2.
a ch. 3. 23. & 9.20.
II Or, have the
f Matt. 23. 35. 1 John 3. 12. Jude 11.
g Ps. 9. 12.
+ Heb. bloods. i Heb. 12. 24. Rev. 6. 10.
Or, Mine iniquity is greater than that it may be forgiven. k Job 15, 2024.
1 Ps. 51. 11.
n Ps. 79. 12.
o Ez. 9. 4. 6.
p 2 Kings 13. 23. & 24. 20. Jer. 23. 39. &
† Heb. Chanoch.
q Ps. 49. 11.
8 ¶ And Cain talked with Abel his brother and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and 'slew him.
14 * Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and 'from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth Num. 35. 19, me shall slay me.
m ch. 9. 6.
15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him " sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
13 And Cain said unto the LORD, "My punishment is greater than I can bear.
16 T And Cain Pwent out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. 17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare † Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
and Irad begat Mehujael: and Me-
Lamech and his wives.
19 T And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen ?
7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door: and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
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 || || Or, I would my wounding, and a young man my hurt.
slay a man in my wound. || Or, in my hurt.
24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
s ver. 15.
25 ¶ And Adam knew his wife again;
26 And to Seth, "to him also there
20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
9 And the LORD said unto Cain, * Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's + blood crieth unto me from the ground.
11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.
Adam unto Noah, including the translation of
12 When thou tillest the ground, it The genealogy, age, and death of the patriarchs from
of the genera
thou be in the earth.
tions of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
2 cMale and female created he them; c ch. 1. 27. and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
3 T And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and d called his name Seth :
18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: died.
22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an †instructor of every artificer †Heb.whetter. in brass and iron and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
6 ¶ And Seth lived a hundred and five years, and "begat Enos:
7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:
8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he
r Rom. 4. 11, 12.
3874. tch. 5. 3. That is, Ap
pointed, or, Put. Heb. Sheth.
u ch. 5. 6. 3769.
† Heb. Enosh.
to Or, to call
themselves by the name of the LORD.
w 1 Kings 18. 24. Ps. 116. 17. Joel 2.32. Zeph. 3. 9.
1 Cor. 1. 2.
a 1 Chr. 1. 1. Luke 3. 38.
b ch. 1. 26.
4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: fand he begat sons and f ch. 1. 28. daughters :
5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
d ch. 4. 25.
e 1 Chr. 1. 1, &c.
g ch. 3. 19.
Heb. 9. 27. 3769. h ch. 4. 26.
The genealogy of the patriarchs.
B. C. 3679.
† Heb. Kenan.
3609. † Gr. Maleleel.
15 ¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and † Heb. Jered. five years, and begat +Jared :
16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: 17 Ánd all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.
18 ¶ And Jared lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begat i Enoch:
i Jude 14, 15.
9 ¶ And Enos lived ninety years, and begat + Cainan :
10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:
11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died.
12 ¶ And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat + Mahalaleel:
13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: 14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.
|| That is, Rest, or, Comfort.
19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters :
20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.
27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years and he died.
28 T And Lamech lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: 29 And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our m ch. 3. 17. & hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: 24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.
25 And Methuselah lived a hundred eighty and seven years, and begat + Lamech :
26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters: 31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years and he died.
The wickedness of the world.
B. C. 2448.
32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat "Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
The wickedness of the world, which provoked God's wrath, and caused the flood. 8 Noah findeth grace. 14 The order, form, and end of the ark.
ND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
23. 19. 1 Sam. 15. 11, 29.
3 And the LORD said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when See Num. 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 Or thoughts of his heart was only evil + continually.
2 Sam. 24. 16. Mal. 3. 6. James 1. 17.
the whole imagination. The Hebrew word signifieth not only the imagination, but also the purposes and desires.
a ch. 6. 10.
o ch. 10. 21.
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, 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.
15 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred
a ch. 1. 28.
b Deut. 7. 3, 4.
Gal. 5. 16,
17. 1 Pet. 3. 19, 20.
6 And fit repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it 5 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.
9 ¶ These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and "perfect in his generations, and Noah ||| Or, upright. k walked with God.
i ch. 7. 1.
Ez. 14. 14, 20.
ch. 5. 22.
m ch. 7. 1. &
10.9. & 13. 13. 2 Chr. 34. 27. Luke 1.6. Rom. 2. 13. & 3. 19.
n Ez. 8. 17. & 28. 16. Hab. 2. 8, 17. o ch. 18. 21. Ps. 14.2.& 33, 13,14.&53.2,3.
|| Or, from the earth.
Ez. 7. 2, 3, 6.
q ver. 17.
Noah entereth the ark.
B. C. 2448. cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits,
r ver. 13. ch.7.
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 sch. 7. 1,7, 13. 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 t ch. 7. 8, 9, 15, flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
1 Pet. 3. 20.
2 Pet. 2. 5.
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. 22 Thus did Noah; according to all See Ex.40.16. that God commanded him, so did he.
w Heb. 11.7.
x ch. 7. 5, 9, 16.
u ch. 7. 9, 15. See ch. 2. 19.
2349. a ver. 7, 13. Matt. 24. 38. Luke 17. 26. Heb. 11. 7. 1 Pet. 3. 20. 2 Pet. 2. 5.
† Heb. seven
seven. b ch. 6.9. Ps. 33. 18, 19. Prov. 10. 9. 2 Pet. 2. 9. c ver. 8. Lev. ch. 11. d Lev. 10. 10. Ez. 44. 23.
e ver. 12, 17.
† Heb. blot out.
f ch. 6. 22.
g ver. 1.
Noah, with his family, and the living creatures, en-
4 For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
5 fAnd Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.
6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.
The flood of waters.
8 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that B. C. 2349. are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth, 9 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah. 10 And it came to pass "after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.
11 ¶ 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 h ch. 8. 2. the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. 12 *And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Prov. 8. 28.
Ez. 26. 19.
13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark;
ND the LORD said unto Noah,
a Come thou and all thy house
2 Of every clean beast thou shalt
high hills, that were under the whole
3 of fowls also of the air by sevens,
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.
14 m 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.
16 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, ° as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
|| Or, on the seventh day.
|| Or, floodgates.
i ch.1.7.& 8.2. Ps. 78. 23.
k ver. 4, 17.
ver. 1, 7.
ch. 6. 18.
Heb. 11. 7.
1 Pet. 3. 20.
2 Pet. 2. 5.
m ver. 2, 3, 8,
† Heb. wing.
n ch. 6. 20.
o ver. 2, 3.
17 PAnd the flood was forty days p ver. 4, 12. upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lifted up above the earth.
18 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the 4 Ps. 104. 26. face of the waters.
r Ps. 104. 6. Jer. 3. 23.
20 Fifteen 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 :
t ch. 2. 7. 22 All in whose nostrils was thet Heb. the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.
breath of the spirit of life.
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.
s ch. 6. 13, 17.
Job 22. 16.
u 1 Pet. 3. 20.
2 Pet. 2. 5. & 3.6.