IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
THUS the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
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?
AND Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
THIS is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
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 generation.
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;
AND God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
NOW these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.
AND the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
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:
AND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.
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;
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.
NOW Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
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.
AND the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
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;
AND Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.