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vide the Day from the Night: and let them be for Signs and for Seafons, and for Days and Years.

15 And let them be for Lights in the Firmament of the Heaven, to give Light upon the Earth and it was fo.

16 And God made two great Lights; the greater Light to rule the Day, and the leffer Light to rule the Night he made the Stars alfo.

17 And GOD fet them in the Firmament of the Heaven, to give Light upon the Earth.

18 And to rule over the Day and over the Night, and to divide the Light from the Darkness: and GOD faw that it was good.

19 And the Evening and the Morning were the fourth. Day.


and Night unto Night fheweth Knowledge.

3 There is no Speech nor Language, where their VOICE is not heard.

4 Their Line is gone out through all the Earth, and their Words to the End of theWorld: In them hath

he fet a Tabernacle for the SUN,

5 Which is as a Bridegroom coming out of his Chamber, and rejoy

ceth as a ftrong Man to run a Race

6 His going forth is from the End of the Heaven, and his Circuit unto the Ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the Heat thereof.

Job xxxviii. 4 Where waft thou when I laid the Foundation of the ftanding.

Earth declare if thou haft Under

s Who hath laid the Measures

thereof, if thou knoweft? or who hath ftretched the Line upon it?

6 Whereupon are the Foundations thereof faftned? or who hath laid

the corner Stone thereof?

7 When the Morning ftars fang together, and all the Sons of GoD fhouted for Joy.

Doors, when it brake forth as if it 8 Or who thut up the Sea with had iffed out of the Womb?

9 When I made the Cloud the Garment thereof, and thick Dark

nets a Swadling band for it,

10 And brake up for it my decreed Place, and fet Bars and Doors,

11 And faid, Hitherto halt thou come but no further and here fhall thy proud Waves be flayed. 12 Haft thou commanded the Morning fince thy Days and caufed the Day-fpring to know his Place?

13 That it might take hold of the Ends of the Earth, that the Wicked might be fhaken out of it.

Jer. xxxi. 35 Thus faith the LORD, which giveth the Sun for a Light by Day, and the Ordinance of the Moon and of the Stars for a Light by Night, which divideth the Sea when the Waters thereof roar, THE LORD OF HOSTS IS HIS NAME.

Pal, civ. 19 He appointeth the Moon for Seasons; the Sun knoweth his going down.

20 Thou makeft Darkness, and it is Night: wherein all the Beafts of the Foreft do creep forth.

20 g And GOD faid, Let the Waters bring forth abundantly the moving Creature that hath Life, and Fowl that may fly above the Earth

Pfal.civ 25 So is this great and wide Sea, wherein are Things creeping innumerable, both fmall and great Beats.

26 There go the Ships; there is that Leviathan whom thou haft made to play therein.

in the open Firmament of Heaven.

21 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 faw that it was good.

22 And GOD bleffed them, faying, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the Waters in the Seas, and let Fowl multiply in the Earth.

23 And the Evening and the Morning were the fifth Day.

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II I know all the Fowls of the

Mountains and the wild Beafts of

the Field are mine.

24 And GOD faid, Let the Earth bring forth the living Creature after his kind, Cattle and creeping Things, and Beast of the Earth after his kind and it was fo.

25 And God made the Beast and Cattle after their kind, and upon the Earth after his kind: good.

26 h And GOD faid, Let us make Man in our own 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.

27 So GoD created Man in his own Image, in the Image of GoD created he him; Male and Female created he them.

28 And GoD bleffed them, and GOD faid unto them, Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the Earth, and fub

of the Earth after his kind, every Thing that creepeth And GOD faw that it was

h Pfal. viii. 4 What is Man that thou art mindful of him? and the

Son of Man that thou vifiteft him?

5 For thou haft made him a little lower than the Angels, and haft crowned him with Glory and Ho


6 Thou madeft him to have Dominion over the Works of thy Hands: Feet. thou haft put all things under his

7 All Sheep and Oxen, yea, and the Beafts of the Field.

Fith of the Sea, and whatsoever paffeth through the paths of the Seas.

8 The Fowl of the Air, and the

9 O LORD OUR LORD, how excel

lent is thy Name in all the Earth?

Pfal. civ. 10 He fendeth the Springs into the Valleys, which run among the Hills.

II They give Drink to every Beast of the Field: the wild Affes quench their Thirt. due

due 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.

29 And GOD faid, 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 fhall be for Meat.

30 And to every Beaft 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 fo.

31 And GOD faw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good: and the Evening and the Morning were the fixth Day.

12 By them fhall the Fowls of the Heaven have their Habitation, which, fing among the Branches.

13 He watereth the Hills from his

Chambers: the Earth is satisfied with the Fruit of thy Works.

14 He caufeth the Grafs to grow for the Cattle, and Herb for the Service of Man : that he may bring

forth Food out of the Earth:

15 And Wine that maketh glad the Heart of Man, and Oyl to make his Face to fhine, and Bread which ftrengtheneth Man's Heart. 21 The young Lions roar after their Prey, and seek their Meat from


22 The Sun arifeth, they gather themfelves together, and lay them down in their Dens.

and to his Labour until the Evening. 23 Man goeth forth to his work,

24 O LORD, how manitold are thy Works! in Wifdom haft thou made them all the Earth is full of thy Riches.

31 The Glory of the LORD fhall endure for ever: the LORD fhall rejoyce in his Works.

At xvii. 24 GOD that made the

world, and all things therein, feeing that he is LORD OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, dwelleth not in Temples

made with Hands:

25 Neither is worshipped with Mens Hands, as though he needed any

thing, feeing he giveth to all Life, and Breath, and all Things.

26 And hath made of one Blood, all Nations of Men, tor to dwell on all the Face of the Earth, and hath determined the Times before appointed, and the Bounds of their Habitation:

27 That they should SEEK the LORD, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us :

28 For in HIM we LIVF, and MOVE, and have our BEING; as certain alfo

of the Poets have faid, For we are alfo his Offspring.

Ifai. xl. 21 Have ye not known? have ye not heard hath it not been told you from the Beginning? have ye not understood from the Founda tions of the Earth?

22 It is he that fitteth upon the Circle of the Earth, and the Inhabitants thereof are as Grafhoppers; that ftretcheth out the Heavens as a Curtain, and spreadeth them out as a Tent to dwell in.

26 Lift up your Eyes on high, and behold who hath created thefe Things, that bringeth out their Hoft by Number: he calleth them all by Names, by the Greatness of his Might, for that he is strong in Power, not one faileth.



The first Sabbath. 4 The Manner of the Creation. 8 The Planting of the Garden of Eden, 10 and the River thereof. 17 The Tree of Knowledge only forbidden. 19 The naming of the Creatures. 21 The making of Woman, and Inftitution of Marriage.

Ver. 1 and all the Hoft of them.
HUS the Heavens and the Earth were finished,

2 And on the feventh Day GOD ended his Work which he had made and he rested on the feventh Day from all his Work which he had made.

3 And God bleffed the SEVENTH Day, and SANCTIFIED it because that in it he had RESTED from all his Work, which GOD created and made.

4 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 caufed it to rain upon the Earth, and there was not a Man to till the Ground.

6 But there went up a Mist from the Earth, and watered the whole Face of the Ground.

7 And the LORD GOD formed Man of the Duft of the Ground, and breathed into his Noftrils the Breath of Life; and Man became a LIVING SOUL.

8 And the LORD GOD planted a Garden Eaft-ward. in Eden; and there he put the Man whom he had formed.

Job xxxiii. 4 The Spirit of GoD hath made me, and the Breath of the ALMIGHTY hath given me Life.

Pfal. cxxxix. 13 For thou haft poffeffed my Reins: thou haft covered me in my Mother's Womb.

14 I will praife thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvellous are thy Works, and that my Soul knoweth right well.

15 My Subftance was not hid from thee, when I was made in fecret; and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the Earth.

16 Thine Eyes did fee my Subftance yet being unperfect, and in ten, which in Continuance were fathy Book all my Members were writfhioned, when as yet there was none of them.

9 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 alfo in the midst of the Garden, and the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil,

And the LORD GOD 15 took the Man, and put him into the Garden of Eden, to drefs it and to keep it.

Ezek. xxviii. 13 Thou haft been in Eden the Garden of GOD.

Is Thou waft perfect in thy Ways from the Day that thou waft created, till Iniquity was found in thee.

16 And the LORD commanded the Man, faying, Of every Tree of the Garden thou mayft freely eat :

17 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 fhalt SURELY Die.

18 And the LORD GOD faid, It is not good that the Man fhould be alone: I will make him an help meet for him.

19 And out of the Ground the LORD GOD formed every Beaft of the Field, and every Fowl of the Air, and brought them unto Adam to fee what he would call them and whatfoever Adam called every living Creature, that was the Name thereof.

20 And Adam gave Names to all the Cattle, and to the Fowls of the Air, and to every Beaft of the Field: but for Adam there was not found an Help meet for him.

21 And the LORD GOD caufed a deep Sleep to fall upon Adam, and he flept: and he took one of his Ribs, and clofed up the Flesh in ftead thereof.


And the Rib, which the LORDGOD had taken from Man, made he a Woman, and brought her to the Man.

23 And Adam faid, This is now Bone of my Bones, and Flesh of my Flefh fhe fhall be called Woman, becaufe fhe was taken out of Man.

24 Therefore fhall a Man leave his Father and his Mother, and shall cleave unto his Wife and they fhall be one

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25 And they were both naked, the Man and his Wife, and were not afhamed.


1 The Serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's Fall. 9 Gol arraigneth them. 14 The Serpent is curfed. 15 The promised Seed.

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