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Old Testament Revision 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​2/​> upon men, by the Holy Ghost, evry where, & commanded them, that they should repent, & as many as believed in the Son, & repented <​of their sins should be saved; & as many as believed not, & repented​> not, should be damned, & the words went forth out of the mouth of God, in a firm decree. <​/​> Wherefore, they must be ful<​3/​>filled. <​/​> & Adam ceased not to call upon God, & Eve also his <​3/​> wife. & Adam knew Eve, his wife, & she conceived & bear Cain, & said, I have gotten of <​a​> man from the Lord; Wherefore, he may not reject his words; but, behold, also Cain hearkened not, Saying, who is the Lord, that I should know him. <​/​> & she <​4/​> again conceived, & bear his brother, Abel. & Abel hearkened unto the voice of the Lord. & Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. <​/​> & he <​Cain​> loved Satan more than God. <​5/​> & Satan commanded him, Saying, make an offering unto the Lord. And in process of time it came to pass that cain brought of the fruit of the ground, an offering of <​unto​> the Lord. & Abel he also brought of the firstlings of his flock & of the fat thereof; & the Lord had respect unto Abel, & unto his offering, but unto Cain, & to his offering, he had not respect. <​/​> now satan knew this, & it pleased him, & Cain <​6/​> was very wroth & his countenance fell. & the Lord said unto Cain, why art thou wroth? why is thy countienance fallen? if thou doest well thou shalt be accepted, & if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door, & Satan desireth to have thee, & except thou shalt hearken unto my commandments, I will deliver thee up; & it shall be unto thee according to his desire; & thou shalt rule over him for, from this time forth thou shalt be the father of his lies, thou shalt be called perdition, for thou wast also before the world, & it shall be said, in time to come, that these abominations were had from Cain; for he rejected the greater Council which was had from God. & this is a cursing which I will put upon thee, except thou repent. <​/​> & Cain was <​7/​> wroth, & listened not any more to the voice of the Lord, neither to Abel his Brother, who walked in Holiness before the Lord, & Adam also & his wife mourned before the Lord, bcause of cain & his brethren. <​/​> & it came <​8/​> to pass that cain took one of his brothers daughters to wife, & they loved Satan more than God. & Satan saith swear unto cain, swear unto me by thy throat; & if thou tell it thou shalt die; & swear thy brethren by their heads, & by the living God, that they tell it not, for, if they tell it not for if they tell it, they shall shurely die; & this that thy father may not know it; & this day I will deliver thy brother Abel, into thine hands, & Satan swear unto cain, that he would do [p. 11]
2/ upon men, by the Holy Ghost, evry where, & commanded them, that they should repent, & as many as believed in the Son, & repented of their sins should be saved; & as many as believed not, & repented not, should be damned, & the words went forth out of the mouth of God, in a firm decree. Wherefore, they must be fulfilled. / & Adam ceased not to call upon God, & Eve also his 3/ wife. & Adam knew Eve, his wife, & she conceived & bear Cain, & said, I have gotten a man from the Lord; Wherefore, he may not reject his words; but, behold, also Cain hearkened not, Saying, who is the Lord, that I should know him. / & she 4/ again conceived, & bear his brother, Abel. & Abel hearkened unto the voice of the Lord. & Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. / & Cain loved Satan more than God. 5/ & Satan commanded him, Saying, make an offering unto the Lord. And in process of time it came to pass that cain brought of the fruit of the ground, an offering unto the Lord. & Abel he also brought of the firstlings of his flock & of the fat thereof; & the Lord had respect unto Abel, & to his offering, but unto Cain, & to his offering, he had not respect. / now satan knew this, & it pleased him, & Cain 6/ was very wroth & his countenance fell. & the Lord said unto Cain, why art thou wroth? why is thy countienance fallen? if thou doest well thou shalt be accepted, & if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door, & Satan desireth to have thee, & except thou shalt hearken unto my commandments, I will deliver thee up; & it shall be unto thee according to his desire; & thou shalt rule over him for, from this time forth thou shalt be the father of his lies, thou shalt be called perdition, for thou wast also before the world, & it shall be said, in time to come, that these abominations were had from Cain; for he rejected the greater Council which was had from God. & this is a cursing which I will put upon thee, except thou repent. / & Cain was 7/ wroth, & listened not any more to the voice of the Lord, neither to Abel his Brother, who walked in Holiness before the Lord, & Adam also & his wife mourned before the Lord, bcause of cain & his brethren. / & it came 8/ to pass that cain took one of his brothers daughters to wife, & they loved Satan more than God. & Satan saith unto cain, swear unto me by thy throat; & if thou tell it thou shalt die; & swear thy brethren by their heads, & by the living God, that they tell it not, for, if they tell it, they shall shurely die; & this that thy father may not know it; & this day I will deliver thy brother Abel, into thine hands, & Satan swear unto cain, that he would do [p. 11]
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