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Old Testament Revision 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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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 <​4/​> the Serpent was more subtle then any beast of the field which I the Lord God had made & Satan put it into the heart of the serpent for he had drew away many after him; & he sought also to beguile Eve, for he knew not the mind of God; Wherefore, he sought to destroy the world, yea & he said unto the woman, yea, hath God said, ye shall not eat of evry tree of the garden. & he spake by the mouth of the Serpent <​*​> but, <​of the fruit​> of the tree which thou beholdest in the midst of the garden. God has <​hath​> said ye shall not eat of it neither shall ye touch it lest ye die <​And the serpent said unto the woman ye shall not surely 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 <​5/​> 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, & did eat; & gave also unto her husband with her, & he did eat; & the eyes of them both were opened, & they knew that they had been naked; & they sewed figg leaves together & made themselves aprons. <​/​> & they heard the voice of the <​6/​> Lord God, <​as he was <​as they were​>​> walking in the garden in the cool of the day & Adam & his wife hid <​went to hide​> themselves from the presence of I the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden & I the Lord God called unto Adam & said unto him Where goest thou & he said I heard thy voice in the garden & I was afraid because <​I beheld that​> I was naked & I hid myself. <​/​> & I the Lord God said unto Adam who told <​7/​> thee that thou wast naked hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat if so thou should<​est​> shurely die & Adam <​the man​> said, the woman whom thou gavest me & saidest <​unto her​> remain with thee she gave me of the tree & I <​8/​> did eat. <​/​> & I, the Lord God, said unto the woman, what is <​8/​> this thing which thou hast done. & the woman said, the Serpent beguiled me, & I did eat. <​/​> & <​I​> the <​I​> Lord God said unto the <​9/​> serpent, because thou hast done this, thou shalt be cursed above all cattle, & above evry beast of the field; upon thy [p. 8]
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 4/ the Serpent was more subtle then any beast of the field which I the Lord God had made & Satan put it into the heart of the serpent for he had drew away many after him; & he sought also to beguile Eve, for he knew not the mind of God; Wherefore, he sought to destroy the world, & he said unto the woman, yea, hath God said, ye shall not eat of evry tree of the garden. & he spake by the mouth of the Serpent * 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 And the serpent said unto the woman ye shall not surely 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 5/ 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, & did eat; & gave also unto her husband with her, & he did eat; & the eyes of them both were opened, & they knew that they had been naked; & they sewed figg leaves together & made themselves aprons. / & they heard the voice of the 6/ Lord God, as they were walking in the garden in the cool of the day & Adam & his wife went to hide themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden & I the Lord God called unto Adam & said unto him Where goest thou & he said I heard thy voice in the garden & I was afraid because I beheld that I was naked & I hid myself. / & I the Lord God said unto Adam who told 7/ thee that thou wast naked hast thou eaten of the tree whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat if so thou shouldest shurely die & the man said, the woman whom thou gavest me & saidest unto her remain with thee she gave me of the tree & I did eat. / & I, the Lord God, said unto the woman, what is 8/ this thing which thou hast done. & the woman said, the Serpent beguiled me, & I did eat. / & I the Lord God said unto the 9/ serpent, because thou hast done this, thou shalt be cursed above all cattle, & above evry beast of the field; upon thy [p. 8]
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