Excerpt from The Old Covenant, Commonly Called the Old Testament, Vol. 1: Translated From the Septuagint Then God said, Let the waters produce moving crea tures having life; and winged creatures ﬂying above the earth in the Open firmament of heaven. And it was so. God in deed made the great sea monsters and every species of moving animals which the waters produced according to their kinds, and every winged ﬂying creature according to kind. And God saw that they were good And God blessed them saying, Increase and multiply and fill the waters in the seas, and let ﬂying creatures be multiplied on the earth. And there was an evening and there was a morning. The fifth day. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.