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Then He asked, "Who told you that you were naked? Did you eat from the tree that I had commanded you not to eat from?"

When mankind began to multiply on the earth and daughters were born to them,

The Nephilim were on the earth both in those days and afterwards, when the sons of God came to the daughters of man, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men.

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered.

The mountains were covered as the waters surged [above them] more than 20 feet.

He wiped out every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, from mankind to livestock, to creatures that crawl, to the birds of the sky, and they were wiped off the earth. Only Noah was left, and those that were with him in the ark.

God remembered Noah, as well as all the wildlife and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water began to subside.

The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped.

The waters continued to recede until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were visible.

Noah's sons who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Ham was the father of Canaan.

These three were Noah's sons, and from them the whole earth was populated.

Then Shem and Japheth took a cloak and placed it over both their shoulders, and walking backwards, they covered their father's nakedness. Their faces were turned away, and they did not see their father naked.

Shem's sons were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were Joktan's sons.

Then the Lord came down to look over the city and the tower that the men were building.

Abram passed through the land to the site of Shechem, at the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

and there was quarreling between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock. At that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land.

They were subject to Chedorlaomer for 12 years, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim,

One of the survivors came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was at the oaks belonging to Mamre the Amorite, the brother of Eshcol and the brother of Aner. They were bound by a treaty with Abram.

After Abram returned from defeating Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him in the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King's Valley).

On that same day Abraham and his son Ishmael were circumcised.

And all the men of his household-both slaves born in his house and those purchased with money from a foreigner-were circumcised with him.

They struck the men who were at the door of the house, both young and old, with a blinding light so that they were unable to find the door.

So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were going to marry his daughters. "Get up," he said. "Get out of this place, for the Lord is about to destroy the city!" But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.

Early in the morning Abimelech got up, called all his servants together, and personally told them all these things; and the men were terrified.

So the man came to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and feed were given to the camels, and water was brought to wash his feet and the feet of the men with him.

Jokshan fathered Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were the Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim.

And Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were sons of Keturah.

When her time came to give birth, there were indeed twins in her womb.

After this, his brother came out grasping Esau's heel with his hand. So he was named Jacob. Isaac was 60 years old when they were born.

He had flocks of sheep, herds of cattle, and many slaves, and the Philistines were envious of him.

When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could not see, he called his older son Esau and said to him, "My son." And he answered, "Here I am."

Then Rebekah took the best clothes of her older son Esau, which were there at the house, and had her younger son Jacob wear them.

He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.

When the words of her older son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she summoned her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Listen, your brother Esau is consoling himself by planning to kill you.

He looked and saw a well in a field. Three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it because the sheep were watered from this well. A large stone covered the opening of the well.

When all the flocks were gathered there, the [shepherds] would roll the stone from the opening of the well and water the sheep. The stone was then placed back on the well's opening.

Whenever the stronger of the flock were breeding, Jacob placed the branches in the troughs, in full view of the flocks, and they would breed in front of the branches.

Now Jacob heard what Laban's sons were saying: "Jacob has taken all that was our father's and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father."

Jacob had Rachel and Leah called to the field [where] his flocks were.

If he said, 'The spotted sheep will be your wages,' then all the sheep were born spotted. If he said, 'The streaked sheep will be your wages,' then all the sheep were born streaked.

"When the flocks were breeding, I saw in a dream that the streaked, spotted, and speckled males were mating with the females.

Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter Dinah, but since his sons were with his cattle in the field, he remained silent until they returned.

Jacob's sons returned from the field when they heard [about the incident] and were deeply grieved and angry. For Shechem had committed an outrage against Israel by sleeping with Jacob's daughter, and such a thing should not be done.

All the able-bodied men listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and all the able-bodied men were circumcised.

On the third day, when they were still in pain, two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took their swords, went into the unsuspecting city, and killed every male.

So Jacob and all who were with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.

They set out from Bethel. When they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth, and her labor was difficult.

Leah's sons were Reuben (Jacob's firstborn), Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun.

Rachel's sons were Joseph and Benjamin.

The sons of Rachel's slave Bilhah were Dan and Naphtali.

The sons of Leah's slave Zilpah were Gad and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, who were born to him in Paddan-aram.

and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These were Esau's sons, who were born to him in the land of Canaan.

For their possessions were too many [for them] to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.

The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.

Timna, a concubine of Esau's son Eliphaz, bore Amalek to Eliphaz. These were the sons of Esau's wife Adah.

These are Reuel's sons: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. These were the sons of Esau's wife Basemath.

The sons of Lotan were Hori and Heman. Timna was Lotan's sister.

There we were, binding sheaves of grain in the field. Suddenly my sheaf stood up, and your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf."

Then he had another dream and told it to his brothers. "Look," he said, "I had another dream, and this time the sun, moon, and 11 stars were bowing down to me."

Then they sat down to eat a meal. They looked up, and there was a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying aromatic gum, balsam, and resin, going down to Egypt.

When the time came for her to give birth, there were twins in her womb.

and had him thrown into prison, where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph was there in prison.

The warden put all the prisoners who were in the prison under Joseph's authority, and he was responsible for everything that was done there.

The captain of the guard assigned Joseph to them, and he became their personal attendant. And they were in custody for some time.

The cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison, each had a dream. Both had a dream on the same night, and each dream had its own meaning.

So he asked Pharaoh's officers who were in custody with him in his master's house, "Why are your faces sad today?"

On the vine were three branches. As soon as it budded, its blossoms came out and its clusters ripened into grapes.

In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position. You will put Pharaoh's cup in his hand the way you used to when you were his cupbearer.

When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was positive, he said to Joseph, "I also had a dream. Three baskets of white bread were on my head.

In the top basket were all sorts of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head."

Two sons were born to Joseph before the years of famine arrived. Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest at On, bore [them] to him.

The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

But they replied, "We, your servants, were 12 brothers, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan. The youngest is now with our father, and one is no longer living."

We were 12 brothers, sons of the same father. One is no longer living, and the youngest is now with our father in the land of Canaan.

As they began emptying their sacks, there in each man's sack was his bag of money! When they and their father saw their bags of money, they were afraid.

But the men were afraid because they were taken to Joseph's house. They said, "We have been brought here because of the money that was returned in our bags the first time. They intend to overpower us, seize us, make us slaves, and take our donkeys."

Since the men had heard that they were going to eat a meal there, they prepared their gift for Joseph's arrival at noon.

He asked if they were well, and he said, "How is your elderly father that you told me about? Is he still alive?"

They served him by himself, his brothers by themselves, and the Egyptians who were eating with him by themselves, because Egyptians could not eat with Hebrews, since that is abhorrent to them.

They were seated before him in order by age, from the firstborn to the youngest. The men looked at each other in astonishment.

Portions were served to them from Joseph's table, and Benjamin's portion was five times larger than any of theirs. They drank, and they got drunk with Joseph.

At morning light, the men were sent off with their donkeys.

But we said to my lord, 'The boy cannot leave his father. If he were to leave, his father would die.'

Joseph said to his brothers, "I am Joseph! Is my father still living?" But his brothers were too terrified to answer him.