01:001:001 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
01:001:002 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was
upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon
the face of the waters.
01:001:003 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
01:001:004 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the
light from the darkness.
01:001:005 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called
Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
01:001:006 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the
waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
01:001:007 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were
under the firmament from the waters which were above the
firmament: and it was so.
01:001:008 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the
morning were the second day.
01:001:009 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered
together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it
01:001:010 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together
of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
01:001:011 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb
yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his
kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
01:001:012 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed
after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in
itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
01:001:013 And the evening and the morning were the third day.
01:001:014 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the
heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for
signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
01:001:015 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to
give light upon the earth: and it was so.
01:001:016 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the
day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars
01:001:017 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light
upon the earth,
01:001:018 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the
light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
01:001:019 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
01:001:020 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving
creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth
in the open firmament of heaven.
01:001:021 And God created great whales, and every living creature that
moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their
kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that
it was good.
01:001:022 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and
fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the
01:001:023 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
01:001:024 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature
after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the
earth after his kind: and it was so.
01:001:025 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle
after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth
after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
01:001:026 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.
01:001:027 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God
created he him; male and female created he them.
01:001:028 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and
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.
01:001:029 And God said, Behold, I have 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.
01:001:030 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air,
and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there
is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was
01:001:031 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.
01:002:001 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host
01:002:002 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
01:002:003 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because
that in it he had rested from all his work which God created
01:002:004 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,
01:002:005 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.
01:002:006 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole
face of the ground.
01:002:007 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and
breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became
a living soul.
01:002:008 And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there
he put the man whom he had formed.
01:002:009 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree
that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of
life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of
knowledge of good and evil.
01:002:010 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from
thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
01:002:011 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth
the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
01:002:012 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the
01:002:013 And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that
compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
01:002:014 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which
goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is
01:002:015 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of
Eden to dress it and to keep it.
01:002:016 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of
the garden thou mayest freely eat:
01:002:017 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt
not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou
shalt surely die.
01:002:018 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be
alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
01:002:019 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 call them: and whatsoever Adam called
every living creature, that was the name thereof.
01:002:020 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air,
and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not
found an help meet for him.
01:002:021 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he
slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh
01:002:022 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a
woman, and brought her unto the man.
01:002:023 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my
flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of
01:002:024 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and
shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
01:002:025 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not
01:003:001 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field
which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea,
hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
01:003:002 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit
of the trees of the garden:
01:003:003 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.
01:003:004 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
01:003:005 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
01:003:006 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and
that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to
make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and
gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
01:003:007 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they
were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made
01:003:008 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
01:003:009 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where
01:003:010 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was
afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
01:003:011 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou
eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou
shouldest not eat?
01:003:012 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me,
she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
01:003:013 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou
hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I
01:003:014 And the LORD God said unto 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 shalt
thou eat all the days of thy life:
01:003:015 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between
thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou
shalt bruise his heel.
01:003:016 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 rule over
01:003:017 And unto Adam he said, Because 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;
01:003:018 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and
thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
01:003:019 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 unto dust shalt thou return.
01:003:020 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the
mother of all living.
01:003:021 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of
skins, and clothed them.
01:003:022 And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us,
to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand,
and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
01:003:023 Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden,
to till the ground from whence he was taken.
01:003:024 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the
garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned
every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
01:004:001 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain,
and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
01:004:002 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of
sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
01:004:003 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of
the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
01:004:004 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and
of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to
01:004:005 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain
was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
01:004:006 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is
thy countenance fallen?
01:004:007 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.
01:004:008 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.
01:004:009 And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he
said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
01:004:010 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's
blood crieth unto me from the ground.
01:004:011 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her
mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
01:004:012 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield
unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou
be in the earth.
01:004:013 And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I
01:004:014 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 me shall slay me.
01:004:015 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.
01:004:016 And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in
the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
01:004:017 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.
01:004:018 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and
Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.
01:004:019 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was
Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
01:004:020 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in
tents, and of such as have cattle.
01:004:021 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all
such as handle the harp and organ.
01:004:022 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every
artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was
01:004:023 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.
01:004:024 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and
01:004:025 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called
his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another
seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
01:004:026 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
01:005:001 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that
God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
01:005:002 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called
their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
01:005:003 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in
his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name
01:005:004 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight
hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:
01:005:005 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty
years: and he died.
01:005:006 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:
01:005:007 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven
years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:008 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years:
and he died.
01:005:009 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan:
01:005:010 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen
years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:011 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and
01:005:012 And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel:
01:005:013 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and
forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:014 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years:
and he died.
01:005:015 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
01:005:016 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and
thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:017 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and
five years: and he died.
01:005:018 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat
01:005:019 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and
begat sons and daughters:
01:005:020 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two
years: and he died.
01:005:021 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:
01:005:022 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three
hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:023 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five
01:005:024 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.
01:005:025 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and
01:005:026 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred
eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:027 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and
nine years: and he died.
01:005:028 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a
01:005:029 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.
01:005:030 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and
five years, and begat sons and daughters:
01:005:031 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and
seven years: and he died.
01:005:032 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham,
01:006:001 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of
the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
01:006:002 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were
fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
01:006:003 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.
01:006:004 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.
01:006:005 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.
01:006:006 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth,
and it grieved him at his heart.
01:006:007 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.
01:006:008 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
01:006:009 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and
perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
01:006:010 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
01:006:011 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was
filled with violence.
01:006:012 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt;
for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
01:006:013 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.
01:006:014 Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the
ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
01:006:015 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The
length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth
of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
01:006:016 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
01:006:017 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
01:006:018 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.
01:006:019 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.
01:006:020 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.
01:006:021 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.
01:006:022 Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did
01:007:001 And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into
the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this
01:007:002 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.
01:007:003 Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female;
to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.
01:007:004 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.
01:007:005 And Noah did according unto all that the LORD commanded him.
01:007:006 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters
was upon the earth.
01:007:007 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
01:007:008 Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of
fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth,
01:007:009 There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and
the female, as God had commanded Noah.
01:007:010 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the
flood were upon the earth.
01:007:011 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.
01:007:012 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
01:007:013 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;
01:007:014 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.
01:007:015 And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all
flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
01:007:016 And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh,
as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
01:007:017 And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters
increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the
01:007:018 And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the
earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
01:007:019 And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all
the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were
01:007:020 Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the
mountains were covered.
01:007:021 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:
01:007:022 All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was
in the dry land, died.
01:007:023 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.
01:007:024 And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty
01:008:001 And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the
cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to
pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged;
01:008:002 The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were
stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
01:008:003 And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and
after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were
01:008:004 And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth
day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.
01:008:005 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.
01:008:006 And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened
the window of the ark which he had made:
01:008:007 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until
the waters were dried up from off the earth.
01:008:008 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were
abated from off the face of the ground;
01:008:009 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.
01:008:010 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth
the dove out of the ark;
01:008:011 And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her
mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the
waters were abated from off the earth.
01:008:012 And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove;
which returned not again unto him any more.
01:008:013 And it came to pass in the six hundredth 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
01:008:014 And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the
month, was the earth dried.
01:008:015 And God spake unto Noah, saying,
01:008:016 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy
sons' wives with thee.
01:008:017 Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of
all flesh, both of fowl, and 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
01:008:018 And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons'
wives with him:
01:008:019 Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and
whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went
forth out of the ark.
01:008:020 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.
01:008:021 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; 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.
01:008:022 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and
heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not
01:009:001 And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be
fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
01:009:002 And the fear of you and 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 hand are they delivered.
01:009:003 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as
the green herb have I given you all things.
01:009:004 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof,
shall ye not eat.
01:009:005 And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the
hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man;
at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of
01:009:006 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed:
for in the image of God made he man.
01:009:007 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly
in the earth, and multiply therein.
01:009:008 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
01:009:009 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your
seed after you;
01:009:010 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.
01:009:011 And I will establish my covenant with you, neither shall all
flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither
shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
01:009:012 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make
between me and you and every living creature that is with you,
for perpetual generations:
01:009:013 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a
covenant between me and the earth.
01:009:014 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the
earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
01:009:015 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.
01:009:016 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it,
that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and
every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
01:009:017 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant,
which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon
01:009:018 And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem,
and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of Canaan.
01:009:019 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole
01:009:020 And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:
01:009:021 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was
uncovered within his tent.
01:009:022 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his
father, and told his two brethren without.
01:009:023 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.
01:009:024 And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son
had done unto him.
01:009:025 And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he
be unto his brethren.
01:009:026 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall
be his servant.
01:009:027 God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of
Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
01:009:028 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.
01:009:029 And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years:
and he died.
01:010:001 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham,
and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.
01:010:002 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan,
and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
01:010:003 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.
01:010:004 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and
01:010:005 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their
lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in
01:010:006 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
01:010:007 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and
Raamah, and Sabtechah: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and
01:010:008 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the
01:010:009 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said,
Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
01:010:010 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and
Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
01:010:011 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and
the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
01:010:012 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
01:010:013 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and
01:010:014 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and
01:010:015 And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, and Heth,
01:010:016 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,
01:010:017 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
01:010:018 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and
afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.
01:010:019 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.
01:010:020 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their
tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.
01:010:021 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the
brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
01:010:022 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud,
01:010:023 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
01:010:024 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.
01:010:025 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg;
for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name
01:010:026 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and
01:010:027 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,
01:010:028 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
01:010:029 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of
01:010:030 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a
mount of the east.
01:010:031 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their
tongues, in their lands, after their nations.
01:010:032 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.
01:011:001 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
01:011:002 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that
they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt
01:011:003 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 morter.
01:011:004 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.
01:011:005 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which
the children of men builded.
01:011:006 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have
all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing
will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
01:011:007 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that
they may not understand one another's speech.
01:011:008 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of
all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
01:011:009 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
01:011:010 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years
old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:
01:011:011 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and
begat sons and daughters.
01:011:012 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:
01:011:013 And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three
years, and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:014 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:
01:011:015 And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three
years, and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:016 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:
01:011:017 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty
years, and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:018 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:
01:011:019 And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years,
and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:020 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:
01:011:021 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven
years, and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:022 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:
01:011:023 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and
begat sons and daughters.
01:011:024 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:
01:011:025 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen
years, and begat sons and daughters.
01:011:026 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and
01:011:027 Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram,
Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.
01:011:028 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his
nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
01:011:029 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.
01:011:030 But Sarai was barren; she had no child.
01:011:031 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
01:011:032 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years: and
Terah died in Haran.
01:012:001 Now 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 shew thee:
01:012:002 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee,
and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
01:012:003 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that
curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be
01:012:004 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.
01:012:005 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.
01:012:006 And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem,
unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the
01:012:007 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.
01:012:008 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of
Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and
Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD,
and called upon the name of the LORD.
01:012:009 And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south.
01:012:010 And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into
Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the
01:012:011 And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into
Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know
that thou art a fair woman to look upon:
01:012:012 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.
01:012:013 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with
me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
01:012:014 And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the
Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.
01:012:015 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before
Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.
01:012:016 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep,
and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and
she asses, and camels.
01:012:017 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues
because of Sarai Abram's wife.
01:012:018 And Pharaoh called Abram and said, What is this that thou hast
done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy
01:012:019 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her
to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go
01:012:020 And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him: and they sent
him away, and his wife, and all that he had.
01:013:001 And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that
he had, and Lot with him, into the south.
01:013:002 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
01:013:003 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel,
unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning,
between Bethel and Hai;
01:013:004 Unto the place of the altar, which he had make there at the
first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.
01:013:005 And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds,
01:013:006 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.
01:013:007 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle
and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the
Perizzite dwelled then in the land.
01:013:008 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee,
between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen;
for we be brethren.
01:013:009 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.
01:013:010 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of
Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD
destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD,
like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
01:013:011 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed
east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.
01:013:012 Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the
cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.
01:013:013 But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD
01:013:014 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
01:013:015 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and
to thy seed for ever.
01:013:016 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if
a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed
also be numbered.
01:013:017 Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the
breadth of it; for I will give it unto thee.
01:013:018 Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain
of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto
01:014:001 And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar,
Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal
king of nations;
01:014:002 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.
01:014:003 All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is
the salt sea.
01:014:004 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth
year they rebelled.
01:014:005 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 Emins in Shaveh
01:014:006 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by
01:014:007 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and
smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the
Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.
01:014:008 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;
01:014:009 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.
01:014:010 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.
01:014:011 And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all
their victuals, and went their way.
01:014:012 And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom,
and his goods, and departed.
01:014:013 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.
01:014:014 And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he
armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three
hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.
01:014:015 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.
01:014:016 And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his
brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the
01:014:017 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.
01:014:018 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine:
and he was the priest of the most high God.
01:014:019 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most
high God, possessor of heaven and earth:
01:014:020 And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine
enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
01:014:021 And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons,
and take the goods to thyself.
01:014:022 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand
unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and
01:014:023 That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and
that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou
shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
01:014:024 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.
01:015:001 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a
vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy
exceeding great reward.
01:015:002 And Abram said, LORD God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go
childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of
01:015:003 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and,
lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
01:015:004 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.
01:015:005 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, So shall thy seed be.
01:015:006 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for
01:015:007 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.
01:015:008 And he said, LORD God, whereby shall I know that I shall
01:015:009 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old,
and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years
old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
01:015:010 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst,
and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided
01:015:011 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove
01:015:012 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram;
and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
01:015:013 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall
be a stranger in a land that is not their's, and shall serve
them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
01:015:014 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and
afterward shall they come out with great substance.
01:015:015 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be
buried in a good old age.
01:015:016 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for
the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
01:015:017 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.
01:015:018 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:
01:015:019 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
01:015:020 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims,
01:015:021 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and
01:016:001 Now Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an
handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
01:016:002 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath
restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid;
it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram
hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
01:016:003 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.
01:016:004 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw
that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.
01:016:005 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.
01:016:006 But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thine hand;
do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly
with her, she fled from her face.
01:016:007 And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in
the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
01:016:008 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
01:016:009 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy
mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
01:016:010 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy
seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
01:016:011 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.
01:016:012 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.
01:016:013 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou
God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him
that seeth me?
01:016:014 Wherefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is
between Kadesh and Bered.
01:016:015 And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name,
which Hagar bare, Ishmael.
01:016:016 And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare
Ishmael to Abram.
01:017:001 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD
appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God;
walk before me, and be thou perfect.
01:017:002 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will
multiply thee exceedingly.
01:017:003 And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
01:017:004 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be
a father of many nations.
01:017:005 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name
shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made
01:017:006 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make
nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
01:017:007 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy
seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting
covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
01:017:008 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the
land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for
an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
01:017:009 And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant
therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
01:017:010 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you
and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be
01:017:011 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it
shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
01:017:012 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you,
every man child in your generations, he that is born in the
house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of
01:017:013 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy
money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in
your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
01:017:014 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is
not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people;
he hath broken my covenant.
01:017:015 And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt
not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
01:017:016 And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I
will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of
people shall be of her.
01:017:017 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his
heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years
old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
01:017:018 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before
01:017:019 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and
thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my
covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his
seed after him.
01:017:020 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed
him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him
exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make
him a great nation.
01:017:021 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall
bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
01:017:022 And he left off talking with him, and God went up from
01:017:023 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in
his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male
among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of
their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.
01:017:024 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was
circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
01:017:025 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was
circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
01:017:026 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his
01:017:027 And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought
with money of the stranger, were circumcised with him.
01:018:001 And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he
sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
01:018:002 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood
by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the
tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,
01:018:003 And said, My LORD, if now I have found favour in thy sight,
pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant:
01:018:004 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your
feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
01:018:005 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your
hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come
to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.
01:018:006 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make
ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make
cakes upon the hearth.
01:018:007 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and
good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it.
01:018:008 And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had
dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under
the tree, and they did eat.
01:018:009 And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said,
Behold, in the tent.
01:018:010 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to
the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son.
And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.
01:018:011 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and
it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
01:018:012 Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am
waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
01:018:013 And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh,
saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?
01:018:014 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I
will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and
Sarah shall have a son.
01:018:015 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid.
And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
01:018:016 And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and
Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
01:018:017 And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which
01:018:018 Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty
nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in
01:018:019 For I know him, that he will command his children and his
household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD,
to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon
Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
01:018:020 And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is
great, and because their sin is very grievous;
01:018:021 I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether
according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not,
I will know.
01:018:022 And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward
Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
01:018:023 And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also destroy the
righteous with the wicked?
01:018:024 Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt
thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty
righteous that are therein?
01:018:025 That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the
righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as
the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all
the earth do right?
01:018:026 And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within
the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
01:018:027 And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon
me to speak unto the LORD, which am but dust and ashes:
01:018:028 Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous:
wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said,
If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.
01:018:029 And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there
shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for
01:018:030 And he said unto him, Oh let not the LORD be angry, and I will
speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he
said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
01:018:031 And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto
the LORD: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And
he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
01:018:032 And he said, Oh let not the LORD be angry, and I will speak
yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And
he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
01:018:033 And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing
with Abraham: and Abraham returned unto his place.
01:019:001 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the
gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and
he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;
01:019:002 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into
your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet,
and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they
said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.
01:019:003 And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him,
and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did
bake unleavened bread, and they did eat.
01:019:004 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of
Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the
people from every quarter:
01:019:005 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men
which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that
we may know them.
01:019:006 And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door
01:019:007 And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly.
01:019:008 Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let
me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as
is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for
therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
01:019:009 And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one
fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now
will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed
sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.
01:019:010 But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the
house to them, and shut to the door.
01:019:011 And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with
blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied
themselves to find the door.
01:019:012 And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in
law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast
in the city, bring them out of this place:
01:019:013 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is
waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath
sent us to destroy it.
01:019:014 And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which
married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this
place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as
one that mocked unto his sons in law.
01:019:015 And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot,
saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are
here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
01:019:016 And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and
upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two
daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought
him forth, and set him without the city.
01:019:017 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad,
that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee,
neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain,
lest thou be consumed.
01:019:018 And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my LORD:
01:019:019 Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and
thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me
in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest
some evil take me, and I die:
01:019:020 Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little
one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and
my soul shall live.
01:019:021 And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning
this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the
which thou hast spoken.
01:019:022 Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do anything till thou
be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called
01:019:023 The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.
01:019:024 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone
and fire from the LORD out of heaven;
01:019:025 And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the
inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the
01:019:026 But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a
pillar of salt.
01:019:027 And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he
stood before the LORD:
01:019:028 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the
land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the
country went up as the smoke of a furnace.
01:019:029 And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the
plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the
midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in the
which Lot dwelt.
01:019:030 And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and
his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar:
and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.
01:019:031 And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old,
and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after
the manner of all the earth:
01:019:032 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with
him, that we may preserve seed of our father.
01:019:033 And they made their father drink wine that night: and the
firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived
not when she lay down, nor when she arose.
01:019:034 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said
unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father:
let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in,
and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.
01:019:035 And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the
younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she
lay down, nor when she arose.
01:019:036 Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their
01:019:037 And the first born bare a son, and called his name Moab: the
same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
01:019:038 And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his name
Benammi: the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto
01:020:001 And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country,
and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.
01:020:002 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and
Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.
01:020:003 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to
him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou
hast taken; for she is a man's wife.
01:020:004 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, LORD, wilt
thou slay also a righteous nation?
01:020:005 Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she
herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart
and innocency of my hands have I done this.
01:020:006 And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst
this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee
from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to
01:020:007 Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet,
and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou
restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou,
and all that are thine.
01:020:008 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all
his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and the
men were sore afraid.
01:020:009 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast
thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou
hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast
done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.
01:020:010 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou
hast done this thing?
01:020:011 And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is
not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
01:020:012 And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my
father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my
01:020:013 And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my
father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness
which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall
come, say of me, He is my brother.
01:020:014 And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and
womenservants, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored him
Sarah his wife.
01:020:015 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee: dwell
where it pleaseth thee.
01:020:016 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a
thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a covering of
the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other:
thus she was reproved.
01:020:017 So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his
wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.
01:020:018 For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of
Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
01:021:001 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did
unto Sarah as he had spoken.
01:021:002 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at
the set time of which God had spoken to him.
01:021:003 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him,
whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.
01:021:004 And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as
God had commanded him.
01:021:005 And Abraham was an hundred years old, when his son Isaac was
born unto him.
01:021:006 And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that
hear will laugh with me.
01:021:007 And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah
should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in
his old age.
01:021:008 And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great
feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.
01:021:009 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had
born unto Abraham, mocking.
01:021:010 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and
her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with
my son, even with Isaac.
01:021:011 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of
01:021:012 And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight
because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that
Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in
Isaac shall thy seed be called.
01:021:013 And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation,
because he is thy seed.
01:021:014 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and
a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her
shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed,
and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
01:021:015 And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child
under one of the shrubs.
01:021:016 And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way
off, as it were a bow shot: for she said, Let me not see the
death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up
her voice, and wept.
01:021:017 And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God
called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth
thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad
where he is.
01:021:018 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will
make him a great nation.
01:021:019 And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she
went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad
01:021:020 And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the
wilderness, and became an archer.
01:021:021 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took
him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
01:021:022 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol
the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God
is with thee in all that thou doest:
01:021:023 Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not
deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son:
but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou
shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.
01:021:024 And Abraham said, I will swear.
01:021:025 And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water,
which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
01:021:026 And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing;
neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to
01:021:027 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech;
and both of them made a covenant.
01:021:028 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
01:021:029 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe
lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
01:021:030 And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my
hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged
01:021:031 Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they
sware both of them.
01:021:032 Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose
up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they
returned into the land of the Philistines.
01:021:033 And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on
the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
01:021:034 And Abraham sojourned in the Philistines' land many days.
01:022:001 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt
Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here
01:022:002 And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou
lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him
there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I
will tell thee of.
01:022:003 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass,
and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and
clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went
unto the place of which God had told him.
01:022:004 Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the
place afar off.
01:022:005 And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the
ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come
again to you.
01:022:006 And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it
upon Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a
knife; and they went both of them together.
01:022:007 And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father:
and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire
and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?
01:022:008 And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for
a burnt offering: so they went both of them together.
01:022:009 And they came to the place which God had told him of; and
Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and
bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood.
01:022:010 And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to
slay his son.
01:022:011 And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and
said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.
01:022:012 And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou
any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God,
seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
01:022:013 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind
him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went
and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in
the stead of his son.
01:022:014 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it
is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be
01:022:015 And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven
the second time,
01:022:016 And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because
thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son,
thine only son:
01:022:017 That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will
multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand
which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the
gate of his enemies;
01:022:018 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;
because thou hast obeyed my voice.
01:022:019 So Abraham returned unto his young men, and they rose up and
went together to Beersheba; and Abraham dwelt at Beersheba.
01:022:020 And it came to pass after these things, that it was told
Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children
unto thy brother Nahor;
01:022:021 Huz his firstborn, and Buz his brother, and Kemuel the father
01:022:022 And Chesed, and Hazo, and Pildash, and Jidlaph, and Bethuel.
01:022:023 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to
Nahor, Abraham's brother.
01:022:024 And his concubine, whose name was Reumah, she bare also Tebah,
and Gaham, and Thahash, and Maachah.
01:023:001 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these
were the years of the life of Sarah.
01:023:002 And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land
of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep
01:023:003 And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the
sons of Heth, saying,
01:023:004 I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession
of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my
01:023:005 And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him,
01:023:006 Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the
choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall
withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury
01:023:007 And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the
land, even to the children of Heth.
01:023:008 And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I
should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and intreat for
me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
01:023:009 That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath,
which is in the end of his field; for as much money as it is
worth he shall give it me for a possession of a buryingplace
01:023:010 And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the
Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of
Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city,
01:023:011 Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave
that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons
of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead.
01:023:012 And Abraham bowed down himself before the people of the land.
01:023:013 And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the
land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me:
I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I
will bury my dead there.
01:023:014 And Ephron answered Abraham, saying unto him,
01:023:015 My lord, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred
shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury
therefore thy dead.
01:023:016 And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to
Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the
sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money
with the merchant.
01:023:017 And the field of Ephron which was in Machpelah, which was
before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and
all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the
borders round about, were made sure
01:023:018 Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children
of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
01:023:019 And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of
the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the
land of Canaan.
01:023:020 And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure
unto Abraham for a possession of a buryingplace by the sons of
01:024:001 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD
had blessed Abraham in all things.
01:024:002 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that
ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under
01:024:003 And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and
the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my
son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:
01:024:004 But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take
a wife unto my son Isaac.
01:024:005 And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not
be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy
son again unto the land from whence thou camest?
01:024:006 And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my
son thither again.
01:024:007 The LORD God of heaven, which took me from my father's house,
and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and
that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this
land; he shall send his angel before thee, and thou shalt take
a wife unto my son from thence.
01:024:008 And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou
shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son
01:024:009 And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his
master, and sware to him concerning that matter.
01:024:010 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master,
and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his
hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of
01:024:011 And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a
well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that
women go out to draw water.
01:024:012 And he said O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send
me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master
01:024:013 Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters
of the men of the city come out to draw water:
01:024:014 And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say,
Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she
shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let
the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant
Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness
unto my master.
01:024:015 And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that,
behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of
Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher
upon her shoulder.
01:024:016 And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, neither
had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and
filled her pitcher, and came up.
01:024:017 And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray
thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.
01:024:018 And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her
pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.
01:024:019 And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw
water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.
01:024:020 And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and
ran again unto the well to draw water, and drew for all his
01:024:021 And the man wondering at her held his peace, to wit whether
the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.
01:024:022 And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the
man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two
bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold;
01:024:023 And said, Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee: is
there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?
01:024:024 And she said unto him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of
Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor.
01:024:025 She said moreover unto him, We have both straw and provender
enough, and room to lodge in.
01:024:026 And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD.
01:024:027 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who
hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth:
I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my
01:024:028 And the damsel ran, and told them of her mother's house these
01:024:029 And Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban: and Laban
ran out unto the man, unto the well.
01:024:030 And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets
upon his sister's hands, and when he heard the words of
Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that
he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at
01:024:031 And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore
standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room
for the camels.
01:024:032 And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels,
and gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash
his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.
01:024:033 And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will
not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.
01:024:034 And he said, I am Abraham's servant.
01:024:035 And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become
great: and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver,
and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and
01:024:036 And Sarah my master's wife bare a son to my master when she
was old: and unto him hath he given all that he hath.
01:024:037 And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a
wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose
land I dwell:
01:024:038 But thou shalt go unto my father's house, and to my kindred,
and take a wife unto my son.
01:024:039 And I said unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not
01:024:040 And he said unto me, The LORD, before whom I walk, will send
his angel with thee, and prosper thy way; and thou shalt take
a wife for my son of my kindred, and of my father's house:
01:024:041 Then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest
to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be
clear from my oath.
01:024:042 And I came this day unto the well, and said, O LORD God of my
master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go:
01:024:043 Behold, I stand by the well of water; and it shall come to
pass, that when the virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I
say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy
pitcher to drink;
01:024:044 And she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for
thy camels: let the same be the woman whom the LORD hath
appointed out for my master's son.
01:024:045 And before I had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah
came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down
unto the well, and drew water: and I said unto her, Let me
drink, I pray thee.
01:024:046 And she made haste, and let down her pitcher from her
shoulder, and said, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink
also: so I drank, and she made the camels drink also.
01:024:047 And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she
said, the daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare
unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the
bracelets upon her hands.
01:024:048 And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the LORD, and blessed
the LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the
right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.
01:024:049 And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell
me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or
to the left.
01:024:050 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth
from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
01:024:051 Behold, Rebekah is before thee, take her, and go, and let her
be thy master's son's wife, as the LORD hath spoken.
01:024:052 And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their
words, he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.
01:024:053 And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of
gold, and raiment, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to
her brother and to her mother precious things.
01:024:054 And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him,
and tarried all night; and they rose up in the morning, and he
said, Send me away unto my master.
01:024:055 And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with
us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.
01:024:056 And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath
prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.
01:024:057 And they said, We will call the damsel, and enquire at her
01:024:058 And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with
this man? And she said, I will go.
01:024:059 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and
Abraham's servant, and his men.
01:024:060 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our
sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let
thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.
01:024:061 And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the
camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah,
and went his way.
01:024:062 And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt
in the south country.
01:024:063 And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide:
and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels
01:024:064 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she
lighted off the camel.
01:024:065 For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that
walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It
is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself.
01:024:066 And the servant told Isaac all things that he had done.
01:024:067 And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took
Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac
was comforted after his mother's death.