between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives. 9 Is not the whole
land before you? Lets part company. If you go to the left, Ill go to the right; if
you go to the right, Ill go to the left.
Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of
The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and
take care of it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, You are free to eat
from any tree in the garden; 17 but you must not eat from the tree of the
knowledge of good and evil,
mankind. 22 Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils
died. 23 Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out; people and
animals and the creatures that move along the ground and the birds were wiped
from the earth. Onl
childless because she was not able to conceive.
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-
lawSarai, the wife of his son Abram, and together they set out from Ur of the
Chaldeans to go to Canaan. But when they came to
Now Cain said to his brother Abel, Lets go out to the field.[d] While they
were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.
Then the LORD said to Cain, Where is your brother Abel?
I dont know, he replied. Am I my brothers keeper?
Abram rich. 24 I will accept nothing but what my men have eaten and
the share that belongs to the men who went with meto Aner, Eshkol
and Mamre. Let them have their share.
Genesis 15 New International Version (NIV)
The LORDs Covenant With Abram
15 After t
Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so
that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the
livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move
along the ground.
The Nephilim were on the earth in those daysand also afterwardwhen the
sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They
were the heroes of old, men of renown.
The LORD saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become
possessions. 15 You, however, will go to your ancestors in peace and
be buried at a good old age. 16 In the fourth generation your
descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not
yet reached its full measure.
When the sun had set a
female servants, and camels.
But the LORD inflicted serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household because
of Abrams wife Sarai. 18 So Pharaoh summoned Abram. What have you done
to me? he said. Why didnt you tell me she was your wife? 19 Why did you
livestock. 21 His brothers name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play
stringed instruments and pipes.22 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who
forged all kinds of tools out of[g] bronze and iron. Tubal-Cains sister was
Lamech said to his
and made it holy,because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he
Adam and Eve
This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, when
the LORDGod made the earth and the heavens.
Now no shrub had yet appear
Amorites who were living in Hazezon Tamar.
Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah,
the king of Zeboyimand the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) marched out
and drew up their battle lines in the Valley of Siddim 9 against
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and
they become one flesh.
Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.
Genesis 3 New International Version (NIV)
3 Now the serpent was more crafty than
opening one cubit[e] high all around.[f] Put a door in the side of the ark and make
lower, middle and upper decks. 17 I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to
destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it.
ark. 11 When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a
freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the
earth.12 He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but this time it
did not return to
us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and
take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever. 23 So the LORD God
banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had
been taken. 24 After he dro
has God made mankind.
As for you, be fruitful and increase in number; multiply on the earth and
increase upon it.
Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him: 9 I now establish my
covenant with you and with your descendants after you 10 and with ev
years and had other sons and daughters. 23 Altogether, Enoch lived a total of 365
years. 24 Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God
took him away.
When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he became the father of
Lamech. 26 After
Abimael, Sheba, 29 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the
eastern hill country.
These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories
shall your offspring[d] be.
Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
He also said to him, I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of
the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it.
But Abram said, Sovereign
they were created.
When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own
image;and he named him Seth. 4 After Seth was born, Adam lived 800 years and
had other sons and daughters. 5 Altogether, Adam lived a total of 930 years, and
Genesis 17 New International Version (NIV)
The Covenant of Circumcision
17 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, I am God
Almighty[a]; walk before me faithfully and be blameless. 2 Then I will make my covenant
Canaan ten years,Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and
gave her to her husband to be his wife.4 He slept with Hagar, and she
When she knew she was pregnant, she began to despise her
mistress. 5 Then Sarai said to Abram, You are respo
And God said, Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day
from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days
and years, 15 and let them be lights in the vault of the sky to give light on the
earth. And it was
Genesis 1 New International Version (NIV)
1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was
formlessand empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the
Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
Abram traveled through the land as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh at
Shechem. At that time the Canaanites were in the land. 7 The LORD appeared to
Abram and said, To your offspring[c] I will give this land. So he built an altar
Hobah, north of Damascus. 16 He recovered all the goods and brought
back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women
and the other people.
After Abram returned from defeating Kedorlaomer and the kings
allied with him, the king of Sodo
Sidontoward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah
and Zeboyim,as far as Lasha.
These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and
Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brot
and may Canaan be the slave of Japheth.
After the flood Noah lived 350 years. 29 Noah lived a total of 950 years, and
then he died.
Genesis 10 New International Version (NIV)
The Table of Nations
10 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noahs s