God's First Truth: Tyndale/Rogers
In the beginning God created heaven and earth. he earth was and empty,
darkness was the deep, and the pirit of God the water.
God saidet there be light and there was light. God saw the light was
good and the light from the darkness called the light day, and the darkness night
between the waters And it was so. God called the . And evening and second day.
And God saidet the under one place, dry appear. And it so. God called the dry land, and the
waters called sea. And God saw that it was good.
God saidet the and trees
that bear fruit and
trees bearing fruit seed in kind. And God saw that it
there be lights in the of to the day from the
night, signs seasons days and yearsnd let them be lights in the
of to the earth And it was. God made two great
greater light to the day and less light to the night the day and the night and to
light from darkness. And God saw that it was goodnd evening and fourth day.
And God said creatures that move their kinds, and all their kinds. And God saw that it was good
us make man in our our likeness
rule over the fish of the sea and the of the air, over over all the earth,
and over all that the God created man his the
of God created him male and female created them.
God blessed them and said them and fill the earth and
beasts of the
earth and all of the air and all th on the all that he
had made, and goodnd evening and
the seventh day God
work he had the seventh day from all his . And God blessed the seventh day and it, it he rested from all
earth when they were created and breathed into his the breath of life man a living .
God planted a garden in the and there he man he had formed. And the God made the tree of life and
the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
The name of the gold of that is and nyx. The name of the second river is Gihon land of . he name of the third river is the east side of . And the fourth river is Euphrates.
he God took and put him in the arden of Eden to it and knowledge of good and
all the beasts of the field the serpent, fruit the trees in the garden,
but fruit the tree that is in the be opened, and be God, good and evil. the woman saw that with her, and he ate. the eyes of both of them
were opened, they they were naked they sewed fig leaves
together and made
in the garden in the cool of the
day and from the God among the trees of
the garden. God called here ar?e
answeredI heard in the garden, I was afraid because I was naked the tree, and I ateThe serpent deceived me and I
the woman he saidI will increase
which I commanded thorns and
the mother of all thhe
God made Adam and his wife good and evil. his hand and take also the tree of life and eat and live . the God
the way to the tree of life.
Adam lay with his brother Abel
they were in the field, Cain his brother and I my brother's
keeper? saidWhat ha done? brother's blood mouth to
receive brother's blood
the earth, and whoever me will kill me. Cain went out
from the and in the land Nod, east of Eden.
Cain lay with his wife, and . was building a city,
and name it after his sonnoch. and the other brother's name was Jubal sister was
wives of Lamech my words I have lay with his wife again, and she a son and Seth to call on the name of the
God created man made
him the when they were created
sons and daughters.
years, and then he died.
sons and daughters. years, and then he died. years old,
he Sem, Ham and Japheth.
hen men began to the earth and daughters, the sons of God saw the daughters of men were hundred and twenty years.
the daughters of men and had children thoughts of his heart was only evil
that he had made man the earth, and the face of the that I have made them. But No found in
the of the .
the of No. No was a righteous man his time, and
walked with God. three sons: Sem, Ham and Japheth. the earth was corrupt
in sight and was full of had corrupted
, for the earth is
in the side of the
earth to destroy all under heaven, breath of life sons' wives with
bring into the ark of , to keep them alive with God commanded him.
in this generation. ake seven of
every kind, male and , and of unclean , male and seven of every kind, male and female to forty days and forty nights, and will from the face of the earth
was six hundred
years old when the came the earthnd and his sons and his wife
and his sons' wives the ark the waters of the flood. of clean and unclean of birds and of all
In the six hundredth year of No's life, the seventeenth day of the
that day all the of the great deep , and the of
heaven were openednd rain the earth forty days and forty nights.
day , Sem, Ham and Japheth, breath of life in came male and female of every the earth, and the
that moved on the earth that had the breath of life in from the earth that were with him in the ark
the earth, and the waters the of
the deep and the of, and the rain hundred and fifty days
the , the seventeenth day of the seventh
month until the tenth monthnd the first day of the
tenth month the tops of the mountains .
fter forty days No opened the window he had made
and sent a raven, and until the
the dove could find no place returned to him
the first day of the first month day of the second month the
earth was dry.
God No, Come out of the ark, and wife and and
his sons' wives out of the ark, one kind
and said in his heart: will curse the as I have done. long as the earth
and fill the
earth. The fear and dread of you upon all beasts of the earth and all your
and to his sons with him
the waters of a flood there be a flood to destroy the earth.
And God saidThis is the of I between me and you and
in the clouds and it be
sign of the between me and the earth between me and you and all a flood to destroy all .
in the clouds, I will it remember the everlasting
between God and all This is the sign of the I have between me and all on
The sons of came out of the ark were Sem, Ham and Japheth. Ham
the father of Canaan. These the three sons of
and lay uncovered his tent. Ham the father of Canaan saw his
father's and told his two . Sem and Japheth took a
and it their shoulders their father's nakedness.
what his youngest son had done
him, he saidCursed be CanaanBlessed be the God of in the tents of
years, and then he died.
the of Sem, Ham and Japheth, after the flood.
The sons of Japheth: Gomr, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Mesech and Tras.he sons of :, Riphat and Togarma.he sons of Javan:,
, and .
He was a mighty hunter of his kingdom , Erech, and
, Lud and Aram.he of
Aram: U, Hul, Gether and in his time the earth was divided his brother was
Abimael, Seba, Ophir, and Jobab. All these sons of These are the
sons of Sem their languages, and nations. These are the
after the flood.
they found a plain in came down to see the city and the tower the scattered them from there all the earthnd they the city.
years after the flood sons and daughters.
sons and daughters.
sons and daughters.
Abram, Nahor and Haran.
the of Terah. Terah Abram, Nahor and Haran. And Haran
Abram and Nahor . Abram's wife was Saraind Nahor's
wife the daughter of Haran father of Milca and sca. Sarai was barren had no
they came to Haran there. Terah years and he died in Haran.
I will bless
and Lot went with him. Abram was
years old when he out Haran.
Abram and said will give this land. he
an altar there the whh appeared to him. there on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent Bethel on the west and A on the east he an altar the and called on the name of the
Abram went down Egypt to Egypt, he
said his wife the Egyptians see , they will say
Egypt, the Egyptians saw that she was very she was taken into Abram well for her sake,
, with his wife and he had.
he had, and Lot with
him. Abram very in silver and gold.between
Bethel and the name of the
together, for the whole land before destroyed Sodom and
in the land of Canaan Lot the
cities of the plain and tent Sodom. the men of Sodom were wicked and
the dust of the earth, an altar to the .
th Amraphel king of , Arioch king of Ellasar,
Kedorlaomer king of Elam and king of war Bera king of Sodom,
Birsa king of king of
king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela Amraphel king of nd Arioch king of kings against five. th of Siddim was full of pits
the kings of Sodom and all the goods of Sodom and Gomorra and all their Abram the Hebrew the
of Mamre the Amorite, brother of and Aner were with
Abram. When Abram heard that his all the goods and
Kedorlaomer and the kings
with him, the king of Sodom to meet him in the of ising's .
Then king of Salem brought bread and wine. e riest
of ost , blessed sayingBlessed be Abram God of heaven and earth. And blessed be God ost , delivered
enemies into hand. Abram gave him of .
he king of Sodom AbramGive me the and the goods . Abram the king of SodomI my hand the God ost igh of heaven and earth, that I will made Abram rich.
men have eaten and the the men went with Aner, and Mamre. Let them
After , the word of came Abram in a vision
the word of the
Abram believed the , and
three years old, dove and a young pigeon.,
but Abram drove them away.
hundred years. But the nation they serve, nd afterward they come
out with great . go fathers in peace and be buried
a good agen the fourth generation come , for the
of the Amorites not yet
made a covenant with Abram I give
this land, from the river of Egypt the great river the Kenites, Kenizites,
him no children. But she had an Egyptianafter
Abram had and gave her to her husband to be his
e Hagar, and she conceived.hen she she
she fled from her.
from my mistress Sarai
the angel of the I will so increase He
will be a wild man his hand will be against and hand against him Abram a son, and Abram name . Abram was years old when Hagar bre him Ismael.
When Abram was years old, the appeared to him I am lmighty walk before me and be a father of many nations.
will make nations of
y and kings an everlasting land of Canaan, an everlasting possession and will be
shall be circumcised or
bought with money an everlasting . ny uncircumcised from his people he ha broken my
I will bless her and give a son her will bless her so that kings of hundred years old
ninety And Abraham said God Ismael might live
an everlasting , and I will make a great
nation. But my
born in his bought with money, and circumcised , as God him. Abraham was was circumcised born in his or bought circumcised with him.
the heat of the day. he saw them, he I have found favor in not servant. Let a little water be ,
and wash your feet and rest under th tree come to your
servant. they answered and milk and the calf had
prepared, and set before them
which was behind . Abraham and Sara were
old and well too hard for the I hide from Abraham I am about to do
Abraham a great and his children and his household after him
keep the way of the
Sodom and Gomorra is great and their sin
grievous I will go down and see they have done
the righteous with the wicked? f there fifty righteous the cityil it and
not spare the place for the sake of fifty righteous the righteous with the wicked, the righteous
a the wicked be from not the udge of all the do right?he saidIf I find fifty righteous the city, I will spare the
place for their
but dust and asheshat I will not destroy
not do it. he said Lord be angry, speak. What if be
found there?e I will not do it if I find thirty there. I will not destroy
be found there? I will not destroy with Abrahamnd Abraham returned
up to meet them and bowed with his face he
said, turn to your servant's house wash your feet
and him and entered his housee them, and they ate. efore they to , the
men of the city of are the men came ? ring them out us that we with them.
Lot went them and shut the door him and said do . I have two daughters have
and pulled Lot into the house and shut the door. the men were at the
door of the house, with blindness so that they could not find the
door. sons or
daughters or this
place, because the
destroy the city his two daughters they had brought them out, I will not overthrow
Sodom and the out of
heaven overthrew those cities and Lot's wife looked , and a pillar of salt.
Abraham up and to the place where he stood before the looked
toward Sodom and toward all the land of when God
destroyed the cities of the overthrew the cities where Lot .
Lot and his two daughters for he to in Zoare and his two daughters
. said the youngerur father is old, and there daughter went and lay with . he
not when she lay down when she up.
by their father. he a son and
him Moab is the father of the Moabites . he younger a son
and him is the father of the
Abraham said of his wife, sister. Then
Abimelech king of Gerar sent Sara
God came to Abimelech in a dream and said to him, Abimelech
had not , for he is a prophet
Abimelech called Abraham
in this place,
and they me my she is my sister, the daughter of
my father not of my mother and became my wife. And God me wander
my father's , I said her
and gave them
Abraham, and Sara his wife . And Abimelech said brother
Abraham prayed God, and God healed Abimelech his wife and his
he had promised. Abraham circumcised , as God commanded
him. Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born him.
would have said Abraham that children I have
borne him a son in his old age: The child grew and was weaned, and
the day Isaac was weaned. Sara saw the son Hagar the Egyptian with my son Isaac the son of the a nation, because he is
on her shoulders When the water
the angel of God called Hagar heaven
and said herWhat hand, for I will make him a great
God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. she went and filled the
with water and gave the boy drink. God was with the a he grew in the
and became an archer. he in the of his mother
got a wife Egypt.
that Abimelech and Phicol me and the country where
a well of water Abimelech's servants had
these seven lambs my hand, because swre the. made at Abimelech and Phicol his the land of the Philistines. Abraham planted a in , and
called the name of the , the
him there a one of the mountains I will
the Abraham up and saddled his took two of his
third day Abraham up and saw the place Abraham took the wood
but where is the
an altar there
and the wood bound his son and laid him on the altar, the wood.
his hand and took the knife to his son. the angel of
the called him from heaven a ram caught by horns. e
went and took the ram and of his son. Abraham
angel of the Abraham from heaven second time and as the sand
the be blessed, because ha obeyed . And Abraham Abraham's brother. is concubine also Tebah, Gaham, and .
Sara a hundred and years oldhe died Hebron in the land of Canaan
before the people of the land, the people of the bury my dead there. Ephron answered
Abrahamy lordhe land is worth four hundred of
silverut what is that and ? ury dead. Abraham
and weighed him the the field and the cave
had blessed him in all that he hadPut hand
under my thigh I swear by the God of heaven and God of
earth, that not a wife my son the daughters of the Cananites, among
I ut go my country and my
my father's and send his angel before
that a wife my son from there. f the woman to
come with the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham and to him
concerning th matter. the servant took ten of his and out to draw water he
God of my master Abraham, me , and show my
master Abraham. I th and the daughters of the out to draw water the daughter of
Bethuel son the wife of Abraham's brother went down
to the filled her and came up again. servant her and said me a little water
had given him drink, she said draw water for camels , until they have . she her into the trough, ran to water
and drew for all his camels. had made his journey the camels had drinking, took Whose daughter ar? tell me is there room in father's house for us to
himI am the daughter of Bethuel the son
, the God of my master Abraham,
and the bracelets God of my master Abraham my master's my master, tell mend if not, tell me I may
and go, and let her master's son, as the .hen Abraham's
servant heard and gave them to
her brother and to her mother. hen he and the men
were with him
But her brother and her mother my journey. Send me I may go
my master. go with this man
with her nurse and Abraham's servant and men. And they blessed and said her the gates of their enemies. the servant
the servant told Isaac all he had done. Isaac brought her his
mother , and she became his wife, and he loved her and
Isaac comforted his .
Abraham took another wife bre him , , Medan,
Midian, and Suah. Seba and Dedan the of Dedan were
, and . he sons of Midian were Epha, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and
Elda. All these were of the sons of his concubines and sent them away from
years sons Isaac and Ismael buried him in the cave in the field of Ephron son of
Hagar the Egyptian bre Abraham.hese are the names of the sons of , Adbeel, Mibsam, Misma, Duma,
Masa, Hada, Tema, Jetur, Naphis and . These the sons of Ismael, and these are hundred and years
Isaac was forty years old when ,
and Esau became a hunter a
his birthright Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau bread and his birthright.
Abimelech king of the Philistines Gerar. he appeared
and said not down Egypt in the land I in
this land, and I will be with and will bless or and I will give all
place asked him his wife, he said had been
there long time, Abimelech king of the Philistines looked
Then Abimelech this man or his wife shall surely
that the Philistines
him all the wells his father's servants
in his father , which the Philistines had stopped after Abraham, and gave
them the same names his father them. Isaac's servants in the valley with Isaac's herdmen he
water is ours he the well Esek, because they
another well, and it Rehoboth, saying the I am the God of father my servant an altar
there and called the name of the here pitched his tentnd there servants
Abimelech to him from Gerar Ahuath his ,
and they ate and drank. the morning swre to .
Isaac sent them nd they him in peace. day Isaac's
servants and told him well they had the name of the .
When Esau was forty years old, he Judith daughter of ,
and daughter of Elon were Isaac and
Isaac old and his eyes were so that he could
see called Esau his son and said himy son. the day of my death Now Isaac spoke to his son
and brought them to his mothernd ,
which she had in the house, and put them her younge son
it so quickly my son? my son Esau or not., but the hands are the hands of Esau.e not his hands were his brother so he blessed him.
his father Isaac said himome and
kiss me. he went to him and kissed him. of his
blessed him and said, the smell of my son is the smell of a field
and brought it his father father Isaac and brought it When Esau heard his
blessing for me?
Isaac answered EsauI have made him lord and the dew of heaven above.
because of the blessing his father my brother Jacob. from there. Why should I lose both in one day
and blessed him and to the
house of mother's fatherake a wife the daughters of Laban
mother's brother. God son of Bethuel the
that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him to to a
wife there, and that he blessed him he and that Jacob had obeyed his father and mother and gone , the sister of because the sun of the , put it under his head the angels of God
and the God of Isaac the dust of the earthnd
spread I have promised
is in this place, and I
was not awaree was afraid and saidow is this place is none other the
house of God the gate of heaven. arly the morning took the
stone he had under his head and it up and poured oil on top of it.
e called place If God will be with me and will me this journey
I and will give me to eat and clothes to so that I my
father's house then the be my God and this stone I have set up be God's housend of all that give me will give
a well in the field, three flocks of sheep from the well's mouth and water the sheep his daughter with the sheep.until all the flocks
came with her father's sheep, for she Jacob saw daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and sheep, he went and rolled the stone from the mouth and watered sheep. Jacob kissed and ran and told her father. Laban heard Jacob his sister's son, he to meet him embraced him and
kissed him and brought him his Laban had two daughters better that I give her than to man with me.
Jacob served seven years Rahel, they seemed
his daughter And Laban gave
more than Leand
Lea and a son Ruben, for she said the ha my . my husband will love me
conceived again, and
with my sister,
and have . she Naphtali.
When Lea saw that she had Jacob a son. Then said
went out the fields and
brought his mother Lea. said to give me of son's .
enough that away my husband take
my son's when Jacob came from the fields , Lea went out to meet him saidI have with my son's .
he slept with her that night.,
because I have borne him six sons
God remembered Joseph, Jacob said to LabanSend me
I go own ive me my wives and
I have served
the God of my father ha been with me
lord, that I
God of my father, God of
his brother Esau four hundred men
Jacob, but Israel
and Jacob buried
in the land of Canaan.
from his brother were the sons of were the sons of
possessions the father of the Edomites
, the daughter of
king of Egypt.
of the land of Egypt
as Joseph had said. in the
the land of
your youngest brother
youngest brother youngest brother bring my gray head the grave
I will bear the blame all my life
the land of Canaan
Then Joseph said
the land of Egypt
in the land of Canaan the names
of in the land of Canaan
in the land of
land of Canaan
his father's their children
the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave which
Abraham had bought with the field Joseph returned to Egypt his and all th with him to bury his
When Joseph's saw that their father was dead, they said Joseph of the servants of
hundred and ten yearsnd saw the third generation on Joseph's knees.
Joseph said his I die. God will surely and you out
of this land the land he Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. And Joseph carry
my bones .o Joseph died a hundred and ten. And they
embalmed him in a in Egypt.