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Account of the Dates or Time of writing the Books of the

Years from the Years from the

death of Chrift. birin nf Chrif.
Matthew's Gospel,


Mark's Gospel,

First Epifle of Peter,

Paul's First Epiftle to the Thessalonians and Second, 19
Luke's Gospel,

Paul's Epistle to the Galatians,
Do. two Epistles to the Corinthians, and that to the


Do. to the Philippians, to Philemon, Colossians,
Ephefians, and Hebrews,

Acts of the Apostles by Luke,

Paul s iwo Epistles to Timothy, and the one to
Titus, and the ad Epistle general of Peter, 30

John in the Isle of Patmos wrote the Revelation,

Do. Gospel,
Do. three Epistles near the end of his life,
N.D. Thetimes of writingthe Epistleof James, and

that of Jude, not so certainly known, but supposed,








I The First Book of MOSES, called GENESIS. CHAP. I.

21 And God created great whales, and eve. + The creation Beaver and earth, 26 of sy living creature that movern, which the =IT it age of God. 29 Ibe aj. waters brought forth abundantly after their

kind, and every winged towl siter his kind: the ganicg God created the heaven and God law that it was good.

22 And God bleted them, saying, Be fruit. 1 Aad the earth was without form, ful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the 2 ; 194 darkaeis was upon the seas, and let fowi muitiply in the earth. Are the deep: iod the Spirit of God 23 And the evening and the morning were pored on the tace of the waters.

the fifth day. SAN God (aid, Let there be light : 24 And God said, Let the earth briag 2.5. crere was lizhi.

forth the living creature after his kind, ca. As Godisine light, that it was good: tle, and creeping thing, and tant of the 203 God dvided the light rom the

darkness. earth

after his kind : and it was fo. SdGot called the light Day, and the 25 And God made the neart or the earth darkacis be called Nighi. And the evening after his kind, and cattle alier their kind, ad the worang were the firit day. and every thing that creepeth up the

69 Acd Goataid, Let there be a firm... carth aiter bis kind : and God saw that it Hent initt bidu of the waters, and let it was good. divate the inters from the waters.

25 And God faid, let us make man And Gedrude the firmament, and di- in our image, alter our likenels; and led vided the raters which were under the fir. them have dominion over the th of the Bumention the waters which were above sea, and over the towl of the air, and De Freizeit: and it was so.

over the cattle, and over all the earth, and Ariantralled the firmament Heaven. over every creeping thing that creepeth up Aed the evening and the morning were the on the earth.

27 80 God created man in his neun image ; and God said, Let the waters under the in the image of God created he him : male Harcs bcgathered together anto one place, and temale crcated he them. and at the dry land appear: and it was so. 28 And God blefsed them; and God said

12 And God called the dry Innd Earth, and unto ihem, Be fruitful, aud muliply, and the szthering together of the waters called replenish the earth, and fubdue it: and have be 02 : and Cod saw that it was good. doininion over the fish of the sea, and over

21 And Godínd, let the earth bring forth the towl of the air, and over every living grais, the herb yielding feed, and the truit. thing that moveth upon the caro. tree yielding tráit arter tis kind, whose fecd 29 And God said, Behold I have given i in lateit, upon the earth and it was so. you every herb hearing feed, which is upon

11 And the earth brought forth grais, and thic face of all the earth, and every tree, in herd yielling real after his kind, and the the which is the fruit of a tree yielding feed; Iree yielding truit, whose feed was in it. to you it shall be for meat. {či, äter his kini, and God saw that it 30 And to every beart of the earth, and

to every fowl of the air, and to every thing 13 And the evening and the morning were that creepeih upon the earth, wherein there the third sy.

is lite, I have given every green herb for 14 And God said, Let there be lights in meat: and it was so. the frument of the beaven, to divide the 3! And God saw every thing that he had dy from the night and let then be for signs, made, and, behold, it was very good. And and for seasons,

and for daya, and years. the evening and the morning were the fixed 15 and let them be for lights in the firma. day. ment of the heaven, to give light upon the

CHA P. II. earth: and i was fo.

I The firn fabbath. 8 The garden of Eden. 16 And God made two great lights ; the 17 The itee of knowledge.

19, 20 The greater light to rule the day, and the letter creatures naci. 21 Homan made, and light to rule the night: be made the ftars also. marriage inflituted. the benen, to give light upon the earth,

of T

HUS the heavens and the earth were

finished, and all the host of them. 18 And to rule over the day, and over the 2 And on ihe fe enth day God ended his eight, and to divide the light from the dark. Work which he had made and he retted on Dels : and God saw that it was good. the seventh day from all his work which he

19 And the evening and the morning were had made. the fourth day.

3. And God blested the seventh day, and 20 And God said, Let the waters bring fancitied it; because that in it he had rented forth abundantly the moving creature that from all his work which God created and hath lik, and fowl that may fly above the nate. Earth in the open firmament of heaven. 4 Thicle are the generations of the her


Tibe garden of Eden.


Man's Aameful fail. vcns and of the earth when they were cre. 25 And they were both naked, the maa atcd ; in the day that the LORD God made and his wife, and were not ashamed. the earth and the heavens,

CHAP. III. s And every plant of the field hetore it 1 The serpent deceiveth Eve. 6 Man's fall : was in the earth, and every herb of the field 9 God arraigneth them. 14 The Jerpent before it grew : for the LORD God had not Cursed. is the promijed seed, 16 tion's caused it to rain upon the earth, and there punishment, 22 and 10ss of paradise. 6 But there went up spomin from the Now, the ferpent was more fubtii than

any beurt of the held which the WORD earth, and watered the whole face of the God had made. And he said unto the wo ground.

man, Yea, hath God faid, Ye Thall not eat 7 And the LORD God formed man of the of every tree or the garden ? duit of the ground, and breathed into his 2 And the woman raid unto the serpent, nostrils the breath of lite : and man became we may cat of the fruit ci the trees of the a living roul,

garden : 8 9 And the LORD God planted a garden 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in eaftward in Eden; and there he put the the midit of the garden, God hath raid, Ye man whom he had formed.

thall not eat or it, neither ihall ye touch it, 9. And out of the ground made the LORD leit ye dic. God to grow every tree that is pleasant 10 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, the fighi, and good for food : the tree of life Ye shall not surely die : ello in the midit of the garden, and the tree s For God doch know that in the day y of knowledge of good and evil.

eat thereof, then your eyes thall be opened 10 And a river went out of Eden to water and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and che garden: and from thence it was parted, evil. and became into four heads.

6 And when the woman law that the tree The name of the first is Pison : that is was good for food, and that it was pleasant it which compaileth the whole land of Havi. to the eyes, and a tree to be defired to make Zah, where there is gold.

one wilé, the took of the fruit thereof, and 12 And the gold oi that land is good : there did eat; and gave also unto her husband with is bdellium and the onyx-ttone,

ner, and he did eat. 13 And the name of the second river is 7 And the eyes of them both were open. Gihon : the same is it that compaflcth the ed, and they knew that they were naked : whole land of Ethiopia.

and they fewed fig-leaves together, and 14 And the name of the third river is made themselves aprons. Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD the east of Allyria. And the fourth river is God walking in the garden in the cool of the Euphraces.

day : and Adam an 1 his wite hid them. is And the LORD God took the man, and selves from the pretence of the Lord God put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, amongst the trees at the garden. and to keep it.

9. And the LORD God called unto Adam, 16 And the Lord God commanded the and said

unto him, Where art thou ? man, saying, of every tree of the garden 10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the Thou mayeit ireely eat ;

garilen, and I was afraid, because I was 17. But of the tree of the knowledge of naked; and I hid myself. good and evil, thou thait not cat of it: for I! And he faid, who told thee that thou in the day that thou eatert thereof thou thaltwal naked! Hart thou eaten of the tree, Surely die.

whereot I commanded thee that thou thould 18 { And the LORD God said, It is not eft not eat! good that the man should be alone : I will 12 And the man said, the woman, whom ruake him an help meet tor him.

thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of 19 And out of the ground the LORO God the tree, and I did eat. formed every beatt of the field, and every

13 And the LORD God said unto the wo. sowi of the air, and brought them unto man, What is this that thou haft done ! And Adiam, to see what he would call them : and the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, whatsoever Adain called every living crea- and I did eat. taire, that was the name thereof.

14 And the LORD God said unto the ser, 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, pent, Because thou haft done this, thou art and to ihe fowl of the air, and to every beaft cursed above all cattle, and above every of the field : but for Adain there was not beart of the field : upon thy belly shalt thou

and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy 21 and the monk DG or caused a deep sleep fille. To fall upon Adam, and he dept: and he 15 And I will put enmity between thee took one of his ribs, and closed ap che fleth and the woman, and between thy reed and inttead thereof.

her seed: it mall bruise thy head, and thou 22 And the rib, which the LORD God thalt bruise his heel. had taken from man, nade he a woman,

16 I'nto the woman he said, I will great. and brought her unto the man.

ly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of in rorrow thou thalt bring forth children ; my bones, and tieth of my Heth; the tall and thy delire jou!! Se to thy husband, and pe called Woman ; because the was taken he thall rule over thee. out of man.

17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou 24 Therefore mall a man leave his father hatt hearkened unto the voice of thy wite, and his mother, and thall cleave unto his 2nd hat eaten of the tree of which I com. wile; and they ihail be one tesh.

manded thee, saying, "ihou talt not eat


Slect *** of paradije. Chap. Iv, v.

Lamech and his wipei. ef it; and is the ground for thy fake: thy face thall I be hid; and I thall be a fugiIs forrow isalt thou eat of it all the days of tive and a vagabond in the earth : and it has by Ek.

come to pars, that every suc that findet u Thorns alíc and thifles fhall it bring me thall lay me. forth to thee : and thou thalt eat the herb of 15 And the LORD taid unto him, Tere. e beid.

fore whosoever tlayeth Cain, vengeance hall 19 la the seat of thy face thalt thou eat be taken on him seven-fold. And the LORD bre, till thou return unto the ground; for lei a mark upon Cain, lett any finding him Get dit wait thou taken : for duri thou'ari, mould kill him. date dui thait thou return.

16 Ard Cain went out from the presence 23 Asd Adam called his wite's name Eve; of the LORD, aud dwelt in the land of Nod, bezale he was the mother of all living. on the east of Eden.

21 Cota adia alio, and to his wife, did 17 And Cain knew his wife, and the conthe LORD God make coats of kins, and ceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a cotted them.

city, and called the name of the city, after Aed the LORD God said, Behold, the the name of his son, Enoch. as become as one of us, to know good 18 And unto Enoch was orn Irad : and 201 tril. And Dow, lett he put forth his Irad begat Mehujael : and Mehujael begat Last, and take allo of the tree of life, and Methuracl : and Methufael begat Lamech. ai, and live for ever;

19 Y and Lamech took unto

him iwo ** Therefore the LORD God sent him forth wives: the name of the one was Adah, and froe Ik garden of Eden, to till the ground the name of the other Zillah. from a beste he was taken.

20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was the fa. 24 50 he drove out the man: and he placed, ther of such as dwell in tents, and of such as at txeait of the garden of Eden, cherubims, bave catile. 24 a baring word which turned every 21 And his brother's name was Jubal : he way, today the way of the tree of life. was the father of all such as handle the harp CHAP. IV.

and organ. 1 Toe bitie of Cain and stel. 8 The murder 22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an

4:1. 11 The curse of Ca:1. 19 Lanech inftructer of every artificer in brats and iron : 0:éis res sites.

and the litter of fubal-cain was Naamah. Eve his wife : and the Awalichende bare hearing and card, ana’zilah, Hear my voice bye wives of the Eave pica a man from the LORD. mech, hearken unto my fpeech : tor I have

1 and the again bare his brother Abel. Nain a man to my wounding, and a young Add Abel was a keeper of theep, but Cain man to my hart. *** tiller of the ground.

24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, cru and ia proctis oi time it came to pass, ly Lamech seventy and seven-told. thai Cain brought of the fruit of the ground 23 Aud Adam knew his wite again ; and in bjeriag unto the LORD.

the bare a son, and called his name Seth: 4 And ábel, he allo brought of the first. For God, said pe, hath appointed me ano: liazs oí his dock, and of the fat thereof. cher secd inttead of Abel, whom Cain llew. And the LORD had respect unto Abel, and to 26 And to Seth, to him also there was his offering :

born a fon; and he called his name Enos : s Bust usto Cain and to his offering he then began 'men to call upon the name of had not respect. And Cain was very uroth, the Lord. aad his countenance tell.

CHAP. V. 6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art i The genealny, age, and death, of the pa. thos uroch! and why is thy countenance triarcbs, from Adam anio Noah. 24 Tbe

endliness and tranflation of Enoch. , I thou doet well, malt thou not be ac.

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*HIS is the book of the generations of #th dour. And unto thee ball be his de- mae, in the likeness of God made he him : Ats, 20 thou halt rule over him.

2 Male and female creati d he them, and & And Cain talked with Abel his brother : bleiled them, and called their name Adam, asl it came to pass, when they were in the in the day when ihey were created. Eeid, that cain rose up against Abel his bro. 31 And Adam livedan hundred and thirty ther, and few him.

years, and begai a {on in his own likenets, of Asi the LORD said unto Cain, Where after his image; and called his name seth. is Abel thy brother ! And he said, I know 4 And the days of Adim, at:er he had be. noi: dm 1 ay brother's keeper?

goiten Seth, were eight hundred years; aud 10 And he said, What halt thou done! the he begal fons and daughters. voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me s And all the days that sdam lived were from the ground.

nine hundred and thirty years : and he 11 And now arl thou cursed from the earth, died. which hath opened her mouth lo receive thy 69 And Seth lived an hundred and five brother's blood thy hand.

years, and begat Enos. 1: When thou tilleft the ground, it shall 7 And Sets lived, after he begat Enos, sot heaceforth yield unto thee her strength; eight hundred and seven years, and bevat a tugitive and a vagabond thalt thou be in fons and daughters. the earth.

8 And all the days of Sern were nine hun. 17 And Cain faid unto the LORD, My pun. dred and twelve years : and he died. ishment is greater than I can bear.

99 And Enos lived ninely years, and be 14 Beboll, thou haft driveo me out this gaí Cainan. day from the face of the carth; and from 10 And Enos lived, after he begat Cainan,



Adam's genealogy unto Noah. GENESI S.

Noah findeth grace. eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat days : and also after that, when the sons of fons and daughters.

God came in unto the daughters of men, 11 And all the davs of Enos were nine and they hare children to them, the same Hundred and five year : and he died. became mighty meo which were of old,

12 | And Cainan lived seventy years, and men of renown. begat Mahalaleel.

; And Gou saw that the wickedness of 13. And Cainan lived, after he begat Ma. man u as great in the earth, and that every halaleel, eight hundred and forty years, and imagination of the thoughts of his heart was begat sons and daughters.

only evi, continually. 14 And all the days of Cainan were sine 6 And it repented the Lord that he had hundred and ten years : and he died. made man on ihe earth, and it grieved him

15 9 And Mahalaleel lived tixty and five at his heart. years, and began Jared.

7 And the Lord said, I will destroy man, 16 And Mahalaleel lived, after he begat whom I have created, from the face of the Jared, eight hundred and thirty years, and earth, both man and heart, and the crceping Degat sons and daughters.

thing, and the fowls of the air : for it re. 17 And all the days o Mahalaleel were penteth me that I have made them. eight hundred ninety and five years : and 8 But Noah found grace n the eyes of the he died.

LORD. 18 And Jared lived an hundred fixty 9. These are the generations of Noah : and two years, and he begat Enoch.

Noah' was a jutt man, and perfect in his ger. 19 And Jared lived, atier he begat Enoch, erations, una Noah walked with God. eight hundred years, and begat fons and 10 And Noah begat three sons, Shem, daughters.

Ham, and Japheth. 20 And all the days of Jared were nine i The carth ailo was corrupt before God; hundred fixty and 'twe years: and he and the earth was filled with violence. died.

12 And God looked upon the earth, and, 21 F And Enoch lived fixty and five years, behold, it was corrupt for all deth had and begat Methuselah.

corrupted his way upon the earth. 22 And Enoch walked with God, after he 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of begat Methuselah, three hundred years, and all rich is come before me; tor the earth is begat sons and daughters.

filled with violence through them : and, be. 23. And all the days of Enoch were three hold, I will dettroy then with the earth. hundred sixty and five years..

14 $ Make thee an ark of gopher-wood: 24 And Enoch walked with God, and he rooms thalt thou make in the ark, and inalt was not : for God took hiin.

pitch it within and without with pitch. 25 | And Methuselah iived an hundred 15 And this is the fabion which thou shalt cighty and seven years, and begai La- make it of the length of the ark shall be mech.

three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty 26 And Methuselah lived, after he begat cubits, and ille night or it thirty cubits. Lamech, seven huædred eighty and two 16 A window thalt thou make to the ark, years, and begal fons and dangtiters. and in a cubit thalt thou finish it above; and

27 And all the days of Meinufelah were the door of the ark fhali tnou let in the ride nine hundred fixty and nine years: and be thereof: with lower, second, and third jio. died.

ries shalt thou make il. 20 And I amech lived an hundred eighty 17 And, behold, I, eren I, do bring a flood and two years, a aleger a lon;

of waters upon the earth, to destroy all ticth, 29 And he called his name Noah, raying, wherein is the breath of lite, from under This jame ihall comfort us concerning our heaven: and every thing that is in the earth work and toil at our hands, because of the fall de. ground which the Lord hath curied.

18 But with thee will I establish my cove. 20 And lainech lived, after he begat Noah, nant: and thou shalt come into the ark ; five hundrei ninety and five years, and begat thou, and thy fons, and thy wite, and thý fons and daughters.

fo is vives with thee. 31 and all the days of Lamech were re. 19 And of every living thing of all feth, ven hundred leventy and seven years: and two of every sort thalt ihou bring into the he died

ark, to keep them alive with thee; they 32 And Noah was five hundred years thall be male and jemale. od: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Ja. 20 01 10 Is aiter their kind, and of cattle phcth.

after their kind, of every creeping thing of c H A P. VI.

the earth atter his kind : two of every lort 1 The quickedness of ibe world caufeth the tail come unto thee, 10 keep iter alive. tond. 8 veahndeth grace. 14 The order, 21 And take thou unto thee or all food that tow, and end of the ark.

is earen, audinou thal gather it to thec; and ND it came to pass, when men began to in thall be tor food oor thee, and for them.

multiply on the face of the earth, and 24 Thus did Noah; according to all that daughters were boro unto them,

God commanded him, fo did he. 2 That the fons of God saw the daughters

CILA P. VII. of men that they were fair; and they took i Nnah, with his family', enter into the Chem wives of all which they chosc.

ark. 17 The boginin, increase, and 3. And the Lorr said, My pirit thall not continuance of the pionda always itrive with man, for that he also is ND LORD laid unto Noah, Come

an Athod, and a chavucure, Moalinearno inenty years.

10: thee have I seen righteous before me in 4 There were giants in the earth in those this gcncration.

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