Narrative Episodes from the Old Testament

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byMaud Elma Kingsley

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I THE STORY OF THE FLOOD (Genesis i. 7-8.) Introductory Note.--The Creator of the world is moved by the corruption and perversity of the human race to destroy all living things in a universal deluge. The righteousness of Noah, however, finds favor with the Creator, and Noah is instructed to build a great ark which shall carry himself and his family safely through the flood. He is to take with him in this ark the means of replenishing the earth with all living creatures. And the Lord said unto Noah:--"Come thou and all thy house into the ark f for thee have I seen righteous before Me in this generation. Of every clean beast3 thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female; of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth. For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I 1. See Outline Study, Note 5. 2. Ark--box or chest. 3. Clean beasts--animals designated by the law of Israel as suitable for human food. have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth." And Noah did according unto all that the Lord commanded him. And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth. And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood. Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of everything that creepeth upon the earth, there went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had commanded Noah; and it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.' In the six hundredth year of N...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I THE STORY OF THE FLOOD (Genesis i. 7-8.) Introductory Note.--The Creator of the world is moved by the corruption and perversity of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021724128X

ISBN - 13:9780217241281

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