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Book of Jasher (Revised English)

Book of Jasher (Revised English)

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The Biblical book of Jasher, mentioned in the old testament, Revised English by Jeremy Kapp
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BOOK OF JASHER 
FAITHFULLY TRANSLATED(1840)FROM THE ORIGINAL HEBREW INTO ENGLISH
A Repri! "# $HOTO LITHOGRA$HI% RE$RINT$UBLISHED BY J&H& $ARRY ' %OM$ANYSALT LAKE %ITY 188
-Revised English by Jeremy Kapp-
“Is this not written in the Book of Jasher?”--Joshua, 10:13“It is written in the Book of Jasher.”--II Samuel, 1:18
%ONTENTS
%HA$TER 1
 he !reation of "#am an# $%e. he &all. Birth of !ain an# "'el. "'el a (ee)er of Shee). !ain a iller of the Soil. he *uarrel Between the Brothers an# the +esult. !ain, the &irst ur#erer, !urse# of o#.
%HA$TER *
 Seth is Born. eo)le 'e/in to ulti)l an# Beome I#olatrous. hir# art of the $arth 2estroe#. $arth urse# an# 'eomes orru)t throu/h the ike#ness of en. !ainan, a ise an# +i/hteous (in/, &oretells the &loo#. $noh is Born.
%HA$TER +
 $noh +ei/ns o%er the $arth. $noh $sta'lishes +i/hteousness u)on the $arth, an# after +ei/nin/ wo 4un#re# an# &ort 5ears is ranslate#.
%HA$TER 4
 he eo)le of the $arth "/ain Beome !orru)t. 6oah is Born.
%HA$TER ,
 6oah an# ethuselah reah +e)entane for 7ne 4un#re# an# went 5ears.  6oah Buil#s the "rk. 2eath of ethuselah.
%HA$TER -
 "nimals, Beasts, an# &owls reser%e# in the "rk. 6oah an# his Sons, an# their i%es are Shut in. hen the &loo#s ome the eo)le want to /et in. 6oah 7ne 5ear in the "rk.
%HA$TER 
 he enerations of 6oah. he arments of Skin ma#e for "#am Stolen ' 4am an# the 2esen# to 6imro# the i/ht 4unter, who Beomes the (in/ of the hole $arth. he Birth of "'ram.
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%HA$TER 8
 he ise en of 6imro#, ' their 2i%ination, &oretell the $%il that "'ram will #o to 6imro#s (in/#om, an# the seek to kill the !hil#. "'ram, with his other an# 6urse are 4i# in a a%e for en 5ears.
%HA$TER .
 hen en 5ears 7l#, "'ram /oes to 6oah an# Shem, +emains with them for hirt-nine 5ears, an# is au/ht in all the as of the 9or#. he ike#ness of 6imro# an# his eo)le. he ro)ose to Buil# a ower to 4ea%en an# 2ethrone o#. he onfusion of on/ues.
%HA$TER 10
 he 2esen#ants of 6oah, Sattere# o%er the whole earth, 'uil# themsel%es !ities.
%HA$TER 11
 6imro#s ike# +ei/n. he I#olatr of erah, "'rams &ather. hen &ift 5ears ol#, "'ram returns to his &athers 4ouse an# 2iso%ers his I#ols. akes an euse to #estro them. "fter makin/ Sa%or eat for the /o#s, "'ram takes a 4athet an# #estros them, lea%in/ the 4athet in the han#s of the lar/er one, where it is #iso%ere# ' his &ather, who is tol# ' "'ram that the reat o# ha# risen u) in an/er an# 2estroe# his &ellows. erah in his wrath 'etras "'ram to the (in/, who 'rin/s him u) 'efore the hrone for Ju#/ment. "'ram arns his &ather an# the (in/, 'efore all the rines, of the $%ils of I#olatr.
%HA$TER 1*
 "'ram )lae# in rison, an# is on#emne# after ten #as to 'e ast into a &ier &urnae. 4is Brother 4aran 'ein/ &alsel "use# is on#emne# to the same &ate. "s 4arans heart was not ri/ht 'efore the 9or#, he )erishe#, 'ut "'ram is 2eli%ere# an# is 'rou/ht out "li%e. Is resente# with an ifts. he (in/ 2reams of "'ram, an# a/ain Seeks his 9ife. "'ram flees to the 4ouse of 6oah.
%HA$TER 1+
 7n "'rams aount erah an# all his 4ouse, with "'ram, 9ea%e ;r !as#im to /o to the 9an# of !anaan. he tarr in 4aran, where the 9or# "))ears to "'ram, an# u)on on#ition of &aithfulness, romises man Blessin/s. "'ram, omman#e# of the 9or#, takes his ife an# all 'elon/in/ to him an# /oes to the 9an# of !anaan, where the 9or# a/ain a))ears to him an# romises the 9an# of !anaan as an $%erlastin/ Inheritane. "fter &ifteen 5ears, "'ram returns to 4aran to <isit his &ather. eahes man to alk in the as of the 9or#. "/ain omman#e# to /o to !anaan, where he Buil#s an "ltar. he 9or# renews his !o%enant with him.
%HA$TER 14
 +ikaons unnin/ 2e%ie to make one of the $/)tians.
%HA$TER 1,
 Beause of &amine in !anaan, "'ram /oes to $/)t. ells the eo)le that Sarah is his Sister, 'eause of her Beaut. haraoh 2esires to take her, 'ut is re%ente# ' an "n/el of the 9or#. he ruth is ma#e known, an# Sarah is +estore# to "'ram, with man resents. "'ram returns to his 4ome. rou'le 'etween 9ot an# "'ram 'eause of 9ots attle. 9ot +emo%es to So#om.
%HA$TER 1-
 &our (in/s with $i/ht 4un#re# housan# en ar a/ainst So#om an# the !ities of the lain, an# #estro an# )lun#er their )eo)le. "'ram, 4earin/ that 9ot is taken a)ti%e, /athers to/ether a'out hree 4un#re# en an# ursues the (in/s, retakes the a)ti%es, an# strikes the whole "rm of the onfe#erate +in/s. 7n his +eturn, "'ram meets "#oni=e#ek,
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(in/ of Jerusalem, the same was Shem. "'ram /i%es ithin/ of all he ha# taken to "#oni=e#ek, an# is Blesse# of 4im. "'ram +estores to e%er an his )ro)ert whih he ha# retaken in the ar, an# returns to 4e'ron. he 9or# a/ain a))ears to "'ram an# )romises to 'less him with a  6um'erless osterit. Sarah 'ein/ hil#less /i%es 4a/ar to "'ram for a ife, an# 'eomin/  >ealous of her, afflits her. "n "n/el omforts 4a/ar. Ishmael is Born.
%HA$TER 1
 he 9or# "))ears to "'ram an# $sta'lishes the !o%enant of !irumision, an# alls his name "'raham, an# Sarai, 4e alls Sarah.
%HA$TER 18
 "'raham $ntertains hree "n/els, who eat with him. Sarah is )romise# a Son. he eo)le of So#om an# omorrah, an# of all the !ities of the lain 'eome %er ike#.
%HA$TER 1.
 he "'ominations of the )eo)le of So#om an# omorrah. wo "n/els sent to Sa%e 9ot. he !ities of the lain an# all their Inha'itants 2estroe# ' &ire.
%HA$TER *0
 "'raham /oes to the lan# of the hilistines, an# a/ain tells the eo)le that Sarah is his Sister. "'imeleh the (in/ #esires her for a ife. "n "n/el warns him, an# omman#s him to return her to her 4us'an#. he whole lan# afflite# 'eause of the matter. Sarah +estore# to "'raham, who entreats the 9or# to heal the eo)le of "'imeleh.
%HA$TER *1
 Isaa is Born, ausin/ muh +e>oiin/ amon/ the &rien#s of "'raham. Ishmael "ttem)ts to kill Isaa, an# on that aount is sent awa with his other. Ishmael is 'lesse# with +ihes an# osterit.
%HA$TER **
 Ishmael returns to his &ather, with his i%es an# !hil#ren. "'raham +eturns to !anaan an# makes his 4ome in Beershe'a, where he 4os)ita'l $ntertains all stran/ers an# teahes them the wa of the 9or#. Isaa an# Ishmaels on%ersation. he 7fferin/ of Isaa &oretol#. Satans o)inion of the &ather of the &aithful.
%HA$TER *+
 "'raham omman#e# to 7ffer u) Isaa, in the 9an# oriah. "'rahams 7'e#iene. Sarahs "fflition. hat 4a))ene# on the a. Satan attem)ts to hin#er them. Isaa an "e)ta'le 7fferin/. &ather an# Son alone. he willin/ness of Isaa. 4e "ssists his &ather in Buil#in/ the "ltar. hile the 'oth wee) 'itterl, the et +e>oie to 'e ounte# worth 'efore the 9or#. Isaa 'oun# an# )lae# u)on the "ltar. he "n/els of o# intere#e for Isaa, who is release# at the omman# of the 9or#, an# a +am is offere# in his )lae. Satan, ' his #ee)tion an# $%ils, auses the 2eath of Sarah.
%HA$TER *4
 "'raham urhases a Burial lae. Isaa sent to the 4ouse of Shem an# $'er to 9earn the a of the 9or#. $lie=er is sent to /et a ife for Isaa. oes to the 4ouse of Bethuel an# 'rin/s +e'ea.
%HA$TER *,
 "'raham takes (eturah for a ife, ' whom he has Si Sons. he enerations of the Sons of (eturah, an# of Ishmael.
%HA$TER *-
 Isaa an# +e'ea )ra for hil#ren. heir raers answere#, an# $sau an# Jao' are Born. "'raham, after reountin/ all the on#erful orks of the 9or#, en>oins his Son
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