And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just? Carry back with you the money that was returned in the top of your sacks; perhaps it was an oversight. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her. Materials from this site may be freely copied to paper for personal use or church Bible studies.
So Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell. While the day of his patience continues, let us hear and obey his voice. And she departed, and wandered about in the wilderness of Beer-sheba. And his brethren were content. 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. There is no other history so old.
And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake. I fear to see the suffering that would come upon my father. All these were the children of Keturah. And he said, These are to find grace in the sight of my lord. Was Adam and Eve obedient if it took 130 years to have 3 children? Never had I seen such ugly ones in all the land of Egypt. Only let us agree with them, and they will live among us.
And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. God's good-will towards Noah produced this good work in him. Did I not serve with you for Rachel? And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And the evening and the morning were the second day. If you take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if you take the right hand, then I will go to the left.
The closest ancient literary parallels to also come from Mesopotamia. And she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me? It strikingly underscores the fact that the people of God are not the product of natural human developments, but are the result of God's sovereign and gracious intrusion in human history. And shall not we be grieved to the heart for it? For he has sold us, and he has been using up the money given for us. God gave Noah particular orders how to make the ark, which could not therefore but be well fitted for the purpose. He brings out of the fallen human race a new humanity consecrated to himself, called and destined to be the people of his kingdom and the channel of his blessing to the whole earth.
God has found out the guilt of your servants; here we are then, my lord's slaves, both we and also the one in whose possession the cup has been found. The descendants of Esau, who is Edom, are listed. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. God resolves to destroy man: the original word is very striking, 'I will wipe off man from the earth,' as dirt or filth is wiped off from a place which should be clean, and is thrown to the dunghill, the proper place for it. And God saw that it was good. He feared the deluge, and therefore prepared the ark. And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
The land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished because of the famine. But the God of my father has been with me. You have done wrong in doing this. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; he was a helper to the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives; and Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father. Suppose twenty are found there. God sees all the wickedness that is among the children of men; it cannot be hid from him now; and if it be not repented of, it shall be made known by him shortly. Please send me more light.
For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me. So Joseph brought them near him; and he kissed them and embraced them. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And he brought them near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.
The future of Israel in prophecy is also outlined. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. The power of God's providence preserves all things, and fruitfulness is the effect of his blessing. This ark was like the hulk of a ship, fitted to float upon the waters. Jacob tells of the appearance of God to him in Luz—He adopts Ephraim and Manasseh as his own children—Jacob blesses Joseph—He puts Ephraim before Manasseh—The seed of Ephraim will become a multitude of nations—The children of Israel will come again into the land of their fathers. Only if our youngest brother goes with us, will we go down; for we cannot see the man's face unless our youngest brother is with us. And so it was done.
For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me. He is even ruler over all the land of Egypt. The generations of Adam are Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch who walked with God , Methuselah, Lamech, and Noah who begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And Jehovah God went on to form the man out of dust from the ground and to blow into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living person. The light which God willed, he approved of. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them.