Berashith; Or, the First Book of Moses, Call'D Genesis, Tr by J Lookup

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - 86 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1740. Excerpt: ... CHAP. IX. THROUGH all the Days of thq Earth there shall be Seed-time and Harvest, Cold and Heat, Summer and Winter, nor shall Day and Night cease. So the Gods blessed Noah and his Sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the Earth; a Fear and Dread of you shall be upon every living Creature that moves, every Fowl of the Names, and every Creature that creepeth, and all the Fishes of the Sea; unto your Hand are they given: I have given to you for Food every moving Creature that lives as well as the green Vegetables; but Flesh with it's Soul, it's Blood, you shall not eat: However I will demand your Blood, your Souls, from the Hand of all who live, from the Hand of Adam, each one from the Hand of his Brother, I will take care of the Soul of Adam: Whoever sheds the Blood of Adam, by Adam his Blood shall be shed, because by the Image of the Gods Adam was made. But be ye fruitful, multiply, and overspread the Earth, and increase upon it. The Gods spoke unto Noah and his Sons thus, Behold I set up my Covenant with you and your Seed after you, in Favour of every living Soul which is with you, whether Fowl, or Beast, or other living Creature, that with you came out of the Ship, or liveth upon the Earth. I make this Covenant with you: All Flesh shall nO more be cut off by the Waters of a De-= luge; there shall' not be another Deluge to corrupt the Earth any more. The Gods farther said, I do appoint this Sign of the Covenant which I make with you, and every living Soul that is with youj for future Generations: I do appoint my Bow in the Cloudj to be a Sign betwixt Me and the Creatures of the Earth. When the Earth is over-clouded, the Bow doth appear in the Clouds; I will remember my Covenant betwixt me, and you, and every living Soul; or all Fle...

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