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Genesis 9 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:1 - And God blesseth Noah, and his sons, and saith to them, 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:2 - and your fear and your dread is on every beast of the earth, and on every fowl of the heavens, on all that creepeth on the ground, and on all fishes of the sea -- into your hand they have been given.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:3 - Every creeping thing that is alive, to you it is for food; as the green herb I have given to you the whole;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:4 - only flesh in its life -- its blood -- ye do not eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:5 - 'And only your blood for your lives do I require; from the hand of every living thing I require it, and from the hand of man, from the hand of every man's brother I require the life of man;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:6 - whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man is his blood shed: for in the image of God hath He made man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:7 - And ye, be fruitful and multiply, teem in the earth, and multiply in it.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:8 - And God speaketh unto Noah, and unto his sons with him, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:9 - 'And I, lo, I am establishing My covenant with you, and with your seed after you,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:10 - and with every living creature which is with you, among fowl, among cattle, and among every beast of the earth with you, from all who are going out of the ark -- to every beast of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:11 - And I have established My covenant with you, and all flesh is not any more cut off by waters of a deluge, and there is not any more a deluge to destroy the earth.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - And God saith, 'This is a token of the covenant which I am giving between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, to generations age-during;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:13 - My bow I have given in the cloud, and it hath been for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:14 - and it hath come to pass (in My sending a cloud over the earth) that the bow hath been seen in the cloud,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - and I have remembered My covenant which is between Me and you, and every living creature among all flesh, and the waters become no more a deluge to destroy all flesh;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - and the bow hath been in the cloud, and I have seen it -- to remember the covenant age-during between God and every living creature among all flesh which is on the earth.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:17 - And God saith unto Noah, 'This is a token of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh that is upon the earth.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:18 - And the sons of Noah who are going out of the ark are Shem, and Ham, and Japheth; and Ham is father of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:19 - These three are sons of Noah, and from these hath all the earth been overspread.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:20 - And Noah remaineth a man of the ground, and planteth a vineyard,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:21 - and drinketh of the wine, and is drunken, and uncovereth himself in the midst of the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:22 - And Ham, father of Canaan, seeth the nakedness of his father, and declareth to his two brethren without.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - And Shem taketh -- Japheth also -- the garment, and they place on the shoulder of them both, and go backward, and cover the nakedness of their father; and their faces are backward, and their father's nakedness they have not seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:24 - And Noah awaketh from his wine, and knoweth that which his young son hath done to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:25 - and saith: 'Cursed is Canaan, Servant of servants he is to his brethren.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:26 - And he saith: 'Blessed of Jehovah my God is Shem, And Canaan is servant to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:27 - God doth give beauty to Japheth, And he dwelleth in tents of Shem, And Canaan is servant to him.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:28 - And Noah liveth after the deluge three hundred and fifty years;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:29 - and all the days of Noah are nine hundred and fifty years, and he dieth.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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