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Old Testament Revision 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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knowledge of good & evil thou shalt not eat of it nevertheless thou mayest chose for thyself for it is given unto thee but remember that I forbid it for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die And I the Lord God said unto mine only begotten that it was not good that the man should be alone Wherefore I will mak[e] a help meet for him & out of the ground I the Lord God formed every beast of the field & every fowl of the air & commanded that they should be brought unto Adam to see what he would call them & they were also living souls & it was breathed into them the breath of life & whatsoever Adam called every living creature that was the name thereof & Adam gave names to all cattle & to the fowl of the air & to every beast of the field but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him & I the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam & he slept & I took one of his ribs & closed up the flesh in the stead thereof & the rib which I the Lord God had taken from man made I a woman & brought her unto the man & Adam said this I know now is bone of my bones & flesh of my flesh she shall be called woman because she was taken out of man therefore shall a man leave his father & his mother & shall cleave unto his wife & they shall be one flesh & they were both naked the ma[n] & his wife & were not ashamed.
Genesis, Chapter 3
And I the Lord God spake unto Moses saying That Satan whom thou hast commanded in the name of mine only begotten is the same which was from the beginning & he came before me saying Behold I send me I will be thy Son & I will redeem all mankind that one soul shall not be lost & surely I will do it Wherefore give me thine honour But behold my beloved Son which was my bel[ov]ed & chosen from the beginning saith unto me Father thy will be done & the glory be thine forever Wherefore because that Satan rebelled against me & sought to destroy the agency of man which I the Lord God had given him & also that I should give unto him mine own power by the power of mine only begotten I caused that he should be cast down & he became Satan yea even the Devil the father of all lies to deceive & to blind men & to lead them captive at his will even as many as would not hearken unto my voice & now the serpant was more subtle than any beast of the field which I the Lord God had made & Satan put it into the heart of the serpant for he had drew away many after him & he sought also to beguile Eve Eve for he knew not the mind of God Wherefore he thought to destroy the world yea & he said unto the woman yea hath God said ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden & he spake by the mouth of the Serpant but of the fruit of the tree which thou beholdest in the midst of the garden God hath said Ye shall not eat of it neither shall ye touch it lest ye die for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof then your eyes shall be opened & ye shall be as Gods knowing good & evil & when the woman saw that the tree was good for food & that it became pleasant to the eyes & a tree to be desired to make her wise she took of the fruit thereof [p. 6]
knowledge of good & evil thou shalt not eat of it nevertheless thou mayest chose for thyself for it is given unto thee but remember that I forbid it for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die And I the Lord God said unto mine only begotten that it was not good that the man should be alone Wherefore I will make a help meet for him & out of the ground I the Lord God formed every beast of the field & every fowl of the air & commanded that they should be brought unto Adam to see what he would call them & they were also living souls & it was breathed into them the breath of life & whatsoever Adam called every living creature that was the name thereof & Adam gave names to all cattle & to the fowl of the air & to every beast of the field but for Adam there was not found a help meet for him & I the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam & he slept & I took one of his ribs & closed up the flesh in the stead thereof & the rib which I the Lord God had taken from man made I a woman & brought her unto the man & Adam said this I know now is bone of my bones & flesh of my flesh she shall be called woman because she was taken out of man therefore shall a man leave his father & his mother & shall cleave unto his wife & they shall be one flesh & they were both naked the man & his wife & were not ashamed.
Genesis, Chapter 3
And I the Lord God spake unto Moses saying That Satan whom thou hast commanded in the name of mine only begotten is the same which was from the beginning & he came before me saying Behold I send me I will be thy Son & I will redeem all mankind that one soul shall not be lost & surely I will do it Wherefore give me thine honour But behold my beloved Son which was my beloved & chosen from the beginning saith unto me Father thy will be done & the glory be thine forever Wherefore because that Satan rebelled against me & sought to destroy the agency of man which I the Lord God had given him & also that I should give unto him mine own power by the power of mine only begotten I caused that he should be cast down & he became Satan yea even the Devil the father of all lies to deceive & to blind men & to lead them captive at his will even as many as would not hearken unto my voice & now the serpant was more subtle than any beast of the field which I the Lord God had made & Satan put it into the heart of the serpant for he had drew away many after him & he sought also to beguile Eve for he knew not the mind of God Wherefore he thought to destroy the world yea & he said unto the woman yea hath God said ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden & he spake by the mouth of the Serpant but of the fruit of the tree which thou beholdest in the midst of the garden God hath said Ye shall not eat of it neither shall ye touch it lest ye die for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof then your eyes shall be opened & ye shall be as Gods knowing good & evil & when the woman saw that the tree was good for food & that it became pleasant to the eyes & a tree to be desired to make her wise she took of the fruit thereof [p. 6]
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