Book Of Yasher (Jasher) Restored Name
Referred To In The Book Of Yahushua And Second Samuel. This version has YAHWEH's Name restored by YAHWEH's Sword.
"Is not this written in the Book of Yasher, Jasher or Yahsher?"--Yahshua, 10:13.
And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged
themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Yasher? So the
sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole
"Behold it is written in the Book of Yasher or The Book Of Jasher."--II
Also he bade them teach the children of Yahudah the use of the bow: behold, it
is written in the book of Yasher.
SECTION 1 of the Book Of Yasher - The Creation
1--The Creation of Adam and Eve. The Fall. Birth of Cain and Abel. Abel a Keeper of Sheep. Cain a Tiller of the Soil. The Quarrel Between the Brothers and the Result. Cain, the First Murderer, Cursed of YAHWEH.
2--Seth is Born. People begin to Multiply and Become Idolatrous. Third Part of the Earth Destroyed. Earth cursed and becomes corrupt through the Wickedness of Men. Cainan, a Wise and Righteous King, Foretells the Flood. Enoch is Born.
3--Enoch Reigns over the Earth. Enoch Establishes Righteousness upon the Earth, and after Reigning Two Hundred and Forty Years is Translated
4--The People of the Earth Again Become Corrupt. Noah is Born.
SECTION 2 of the Book Of Jasher - Noah and the Ark
5--Noah and Methuselah Preach Repentance for One Hundred and Twenty Years. Noah Builds the Ark. Death of Methuselah
6--Animals, Beasts, and Fowls Preserved in the Ark. Noah and his Sons, and their Wives are Shut in. When the Floods come the People want to get in. Noah One Year in the Ark
7--The Generations of Noah. The Garments of Skin made for Adam Stolen by Ham and they Descend to Nimrod the Mighty Hunter, who Becomes the King of the Whole Earth. The Birth of Abram
SECTION 3 of the Book Of Yasher - The Child Abram
8--The Wise Men of Nimrod, by their Divination, Foretell the Evil that Abram will do to Nimrod's Kingdom, and they seek to kill the Child. Abram, with his Mother and Nurse are Hid in a cave for Ten Years
9--When Ten Years Old, Abram goes to Noah and Shem, Remains with them for Thirty-nine Years, and is Taught in all the Ways of YAHWEH. The Wickedness of Nimrod and his People. They Propose to Build a Tower to Heaven and Dethrone YAHWEH. The confusion of Tongues
10--The Descendants of Noah, Scattered over the whole earth, build themselves Cities
11--Nimrod's Wicked Reign. The Idolatry of Terah, Abram's Father. When Fifty Years old, Abram returns to his Father's House and Discovers his Idols. Makes a pretext to destroy them. After making Savory Meat for the gods, Abram takes a Hatchet and destroys them, leaving the Hatchet in the hands of the larger one, where it is discovered by his Father, who is told by Abram that the Great YAHWEH had risen up in anger and Destroyed his Fellows. Terah in his wrath betrays Abram to the King, who brings him up before the Throne for Judgment. Abram Warns his Father and the King, before all the Princes, of the Evils of Idolatry
12--Abram placed in Prison, and is condemned after ten days to be cast into a Fiery Furnace. His Brother Haran being Falsely Accused is condemned to the same Fate. As Haran's heart was not right before YAHWEH, he perished, but Abram is Delivered and is brought forth Alive. Is Presented with Many Gifts. The King Dreams of Abram, and again Seeks his Life. Abram flees to the House of Noah
SECTION 4 of the Book Of Jasher - Abram
13--On Abram's account Terah and all his House, with Abram, Leave Ur Casdim to go to the Land of Canaan. They tarry in Haran, where YAHWEH Appears to Abram, and upon condition of Faithfulness, Promises many Blessings. Abram, commanded of YAHWEH, takes his Wife and all belonging to him and goes to the Land of Canaan, where YAHWEH again appears to him and Promises the Land of Canaan as an Everlasting Inheritance. After Fifteen Years, Abram returns to Haran to Visit his Father. Teaches many to Walk in the Ways of YAHWEH. Again commanded to go to Canaan, where he Builds an Altar. YAHWEH renews his Covenant with him
14--Rikayon's cunning Device to make Money of the Egyptians
15--On Account of Famine in Canaan, Abram goes to Egypt. Tells the People that Sarah is his Sister, on account of her Beauty. Pharaoh Desires to take her, but is Prevented by an Heavenly Messenger of YAHWEH. The Truth is made known, and Sarah is Restored to Abram, with many Presents. Abram returns to his Home. Trouble between Lot and Abram on account of Lot's cattle. Lot Removes to Sodom
16--Four Kings with Eight Hundred Thousand Men War against Sodom and the Cities of the Plain, and destroy and plunder their people. Abram, Hearing that Lot is taken captive, gathers together about Three Hundred Men and Pursues the Kings, retakes the captives, and smites the whole Army of the confederate Rings. On his Return, Abram meets Melchizedek, King of Yerusalem, the same was Shem. Abram gives Tithing of all he had taken to Melchizedek, and is Blessed of Him. Abram Restores to every Man his property which he had retaken in the War, and returns to Hebron. YAHWEH again appears to Abram and promises to bless him with a Numberless Posterity. Sarah being childless gives Hagar to Abram for a Wife, and becoming jealous of her, afflicts her. An Heavenly Messenger comforts Hagar. Ishmael is Born
SECTION 5 of the Book Of Yasher - Abraham
17--YAHWEH Appears to Abram and Establishes the Covenant of Circumcision, and calls his name Abraham, and Sarai, He calls Sarah
18--Abraham Entertains Three Heavenly Messengers, who eat with him. Sarah is promised a Son. The People of Sodom and Gomorrah, and of all the Cities of the Plain become very Wicked
19--The Abominations of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah. Two Heavenly Messengers sent to Save Lot. The Cities of the Plain and all their Inhabitants Destroyed by Fire
20--Abraham goes to the land of the Philistines, and again tells the People that Sarah is his Sister. Abimelech the King desires her for a Wife. An Heavenly Messenger warns him, and commands him to return her to her Husband. The whole land afflicted on account of the matter. Sarah Restored to Abraham, who entreats YAHWEH to heal the People of Abimelech.
21--Isaac is Born, causing much Rejoicing among the Friends of Abraham. Ishmael Attempts to kill Isaac, and on that account is sent away with his Mother. Ishmael is blessed with Riches and Posterity.
22--Ishmael returns to his Father, with his Wives and Children. Abraham Returns to Canaan and makes his Home in Beersheba, where he Hospitably Entertains all strangers and teaches them the way of YAHWEH. Isaac and Ishmael's conversation. The Offering of Isaac Foretold. Satan's opinion of the Father of the Faithful.
SECTION 6 of the Book Of Jasher - Abraham and Isaac
23--Abraham commanded to Offer up Isaac, in the Land Moriah. Abraham's Obedience. Sarah's Affliction. What Happened on the Way. Satan attempts to hinder them. Isaac an Acceptable Offering. Father and Son alone. The willingness of Isaac. He Assists his Father in Building the Altar. While they both weep bitterly, they yet Rejoice to be counted worthy before YAHWEH. Isaac bound and placed upon the Altar. The Heavenly Messengers of YAHWEH intercede for Isaac, who is released at the command of YAHWEH, and a Ram is offered in his place. Satan, by his deception and Evils, causes the Death of Sarah.
24--Abraham Purchases a Burial Place. Isaac sent to the House of Shem and Eber to Learn the Way of YAHWEH. Eliezer is sent to get a Wife for Isaac. Goes to the House of Bethuel and brings Rebecca.
25--Abraham takes Keturah for a Wife, by whom he has Six Sons. The Generations of the Sons of Keturah, and of Ishmael.
26--Isaac and Rebecca pray for children. Their Prayers answered, and Esau and Yacob are Born. Abraham, after recounting all the Wonderful Works of YAHWEH, enjoins his Son to Walk in His way and keep His Commandments. In the Fifteenth Year of Yacob and Esau's lives, Abraham Dies and is Buried by all the Kings of the land. All the People and even the children mourn for Abraham for a Full.
27--Esau slays Nimrod and Two of his Mighty Men. Returns Home weary from the Fight, and sells his Birthright for Value.
28--On account of Famine, Isaac goes to Gerar, the Land of the Philistines. After the Famine he Returns at the Command of YAHWEH to Hebron. Yacob is sent to the House of Shem where he Remains Thirty-two Years to learn the Way of YAHWEH, but Esau would not go. Esau marries a Canaanitish Woman.
SECTION 7 of the Book Of Yasher - Yacob
29--Yacob by deceit obtains his Brother's Blessing. Yacob fearing his Brother's anger, flees to the House of Eber, where he remains for Fourteen Years. Esau again marries a Woman of the Land. Yacob returns to his Father, but being still threatened by Esau, is advised by his Mother to go to her Brother Laban, in Haran. Yacob goes to Haran, being Commanded by his Father not to Marry any of the Daughters of Canaan. Yacob is Waylaid on the Road, by the Son of Esau, and is Robbed of all he Possessed.
30--When he Arrives at Mount Moriah, YAHWEH appears to Yacob and establishes His Covenant with him. Arriving at his Uncle's House he Engages to Serve Seven Years for Rachel.
31--Yacob is Deceived and is given Leah in Place of Rachel, but is Given Rachel for Seven Years' more Service. Yacob serves Laban six years longer for Wages and becomes very Rich, when YAHWEH Appears to him and commands him to Return to the Land of Canaan. Yacob Obeys and goes from Laban. Rachel Steals her Father's gods, that he may not know where Yacob has fled. Laban Pursues him, but establishes a covenant of peace. Laban breaks his Covenant by sending his Son secretly to Esau that Yacob may Fall in his Hands. Esau, with Four Hundred Men, seek to Destroy Yacob.
32--Yacob sends a Message of Peace to his Brother, who rejects it with contempt, and Advances to Destroy him. Hosts of Heavenly Messengers cause the Fear of Yacob to come upon Esau, and he goes to meet him in peace, in answer to Yacob's Prayer. Yacob Wrestles with an Heavenly Messenger of YAHWEH.
33--Yacob goes to Shechem. Prince Shechem defiles Dinah the Daughter of Yacob. Shechem desires her for a Wife.
SECTION 8 of the Book Of Jasher - Sons of Yacob
34--The Perfidy of Shechem. Simeon and Levi, Sons of Yacob, avenge the Honor of their Sister Dinah, Destroy all the Men of the City, and Spoil it. The People of Canaan conspire to avenge the cause of Shechem. Isaac and Yacob Pray for Succor.
35--The Fear of YAHWEH come upon the Canaanites, and they do not Fight with Yacob.
36--Yacob and his House goes to Bethel, where YAHWEH appears to him, calls his name Yisrael, and Blesses him. The Generations of Yacob and Esau.
37--Yacob Returns to Shechem. The Kings of Canaan again assemble against Yacob. Yacob's Ten Sons with One Hundred and Two of their servants Fight against the Canaanites and Amorites, and are successful.
38 --The Sons of Yacob Destroy many Cities of Canaan and all their people.
39--The Sons of Yacob Destroy many Cities of Canaan and all their people.
40--The Remaining Twenty-one Kings of Canaan, fearing the Sons of Yacob, make a permanent Peace with them.
SECTION 9 of the Book Of Yasher - Yoseph, the Son of Yacob
41--Yoseph, the Son of Yacob, Dreams of his Future Exaltation over his Brethren. Being his Father's Favorite, his Brethren become Jealous. Yoseph is sent to Visit his Brethren. They conspire against him, and at the Suggestion of Reuben Place him in a Pit.
42--Yoseph is sold to a company of Midianites, who in Turn sold him to the Ishmaelites, who take him down to Egypt. An account of his Journey thither, and of his Affliction on the Road.
43--Reuben's Anguish at not Finding Yoseph in the Pit. The Brothers contrive to Deceive their Father by Dipping his coat in Blood. Yacob's Anguish at the loss of his Son.
44--Yoseph is sold to Potiphar, an Officer of Pharaoh. Zelicah, the Wife of Potiphar, seeks to entice Yoseph to do Evil, but all her advances are Rejected. Is Falsely Accused by her and is brought to Judgment. Is Acquitted by his Judges, but for the Sake of the Report against Potiphar's Wife, he is cast into Prison.
45--An Account of the Families of Yacob's Sons.
46--Yoseph Interprets the Dreams of his Fellow-Prisoners.
47--Isaac Blesses his two Sons and Dies. His Property is Divided. Esau takes all the personal Property and Yacob chooses the Inheritance of the Land of Canaan, with the Cave of Machpelah for a Burying Place.
48--Pharaoh's Dreams. Not Receiving a Satisfactory Interpretation from the Magicians, he orders the Wise Men to be Slain. The King's Butler makes Yoseph's Gifts known to Pharaoh. Yoseph is Brought before the King, who Relates his Dreams to him. Yoseph, by the Gift of YAHWEH, Interprets them. A great Famine Predicted.
49--Pharaoh Assembles all the Great Men of the Kingdom, and desires to appoint Yoseph to Govern Egypt. They Object because he cannot speak all the Seventy Languages of the Earth. An Heavenly Messenger visits Yoseph and teaches him all the Languages of the Earth. When brought before the King, Yoseph's Wisdom and Knowledge please Pharaoh and all the Princes of Egypt, and he is appointed the Second to the King, and all authority is given him. Yoseph is made Wealthy and clothed in Princely apparel and proclaimed Governor of Egypt. Is given the Daughter of Potiphar for a Wife
50--Yoseph goes to help the Ishmaelites against their Enemies. Great Plenty prevails in Egypt as Yoseph predicted. Yoseph's Two Sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. Yoseph stores up Food throughout Egypt. That stored by the Egyptians is spoiled. The Famine prevails over all the Land and Yoseph sells corn to all the Egyptians and the surrounding Nations. Knowing that his Brethren will have to come to Egypt for Corn, he arranges to meet them when they come
51--Yacob sends his Ten Oldest Sons to Egypt for Food. Tells them not to enter in at one gate but to go in Separately. On the way they Covenant together to seek for Yoseph, and if they cannot ransom him they resolve to take him by force. They enter in at ten gates, and spread themselves to seek for Yoseph three days. Yoseph, in the meantime, has his men Seeking them. When found they are brought before Yoseph who accuses them of being Spies. Yoseph sends his Brethren home with corn, while Simeon is kept as a hostage till they shall again come to Egypt with their Younger Brother. They are astonished to find their Money in their sacks of corn
52--Yacob's sorrow at the absence of Simeon; Refuses to let Benjamin go. But when he and his Household become pinched with hunger, Yahudah pleads for Benjamin. Tells his Father of the great splendor and Authority of the Governor of Egypt and offers himself as Security for his Younger Brother. Yacob consents and sends his Sons again to Egypt with a conciliatory Letter and Present to the Governor
SECTION 10 of the Book Of Jasher - Yisrael
53--Yacob's Sons again go to Egypt for Bread. Benjamin is presented before Yoseph. Yoseph's Cup. Yoseph's conduct towards Benjamin by which he makes himself known to him. Resolves to prove his Brethren by taking away Benjamin from them, and puts his Cup in Benjamin's sack of corn and sends them Home to their Father. An Officer is sent after them who accuses them of purloining his Master's Cup. Brings them back to Yoseph. Benjamin is taken from them by force, and they are told to go on their way
54--Yahudah breaks through the Door to get to Yoseph and Benjamin. He recounts the many Mighty Deeds of his Brethren and threatens to destroy all Egypt if Benjamin be not released. Yoseph wrangles with his Brethren and accuses them of Selling their Brother. They commence to war upon the Egyptians, and frighten the whole Land. After satisfying himself of their repentance for selling their Brother, Yoseph makes himself known to them, and bestows presents upon them. They are presented before Pharaoh, who commands Yoseph to bring all his Father's Household Down to Egypt. He sends Chariots for this Purpose, laden with Presents, Luxuries and Clothing. Yacob's joy on Learning that Yoseph is still Alive
55--YAHWEH commands Yacob to go down to Egypt, where He will make him a Great Nation. Yoseph and all Egypt go to meet Yacob to do him Honor when he arrives. The Land of Goshen is given to him and his Children
56--After Seventeen Years' Dwelling in Egypt, Yacob dies, after Blessing his Children and commanding them to go in the Way of YAHWEH. Yoseph and his Brethren and all the Mighty Men of Egypt go up to Canaan to Bury Yacob. Esau, claiming the Land of Canaan as his, will not Allow Yoseph to Bury his Father. After Esau and many of his People are slain, Yacob is Buried by Force. All the Kings of Canaan come up to do him Honor
SECTION 11 of the Book Of Yasher - Wars and Yisrael's Bondage
57--The Sons of Esau make war with the Sons of Yacob and are smitten. Some are taken captive to Egypt. The Children of Esau enlist the People of Seir to Accompany them to Egypt to Deliver their Brethren. Yoseph and his Brethren and the Egyptians slay Six Hundred Thousand. Nearly all the Mighty Men of Seir being Slain, they make war with the Children of Esau to Drive them from their Land. Esau prevails and utterly annihilates the Children of Seir
58--Pharaoh dies and the whole Government of Egypt devolves upon Yoseph, Pharaoh the Younger being but a nominal Ruler. The Children of Esau again come Against the Yisraelites, and are again smitten
59--Yacob's Posterity in Egypt. After Prophesying that YAHWEH would Deliver his Brethren from Egypt, Yoseph dies and is buried, and the Yisraelites are ruled over by the Egyptians
60--Zepho, the Son of Eliphaz, the Son of Esau, who was taken Captive by Yoseph where he Buried his Father, Escapes from Egypt with all his Men
61, 62, and 63--Petty Wars and contentions of the Nations of Africa with Zepho.
64--Zepho Leads a Great Army of Chittimites, Edomites, and Ishmaelites against Egypt. Three Hundred Thousand Egyptians put to Flight, but One Hundred and Fifty Men of Yisrael prevail against Zepho
65--The Elders of Egypt conspire with Pharaoh and cunningly bring Yisrael into Bondage to them. Being afraid of their power, they afflict them in order to lessen the Number of the Children of Yisrael
66--Pharaoh Decrees that every Male Child born in Yisrael shall be Killed, and still they increase
67--Aaron is Born. On Account of Pharaoh's decree, many of the Sons of Yisrael live apart from their Wives. The King's counsellors devise another plan to lessen the number of Yisrael by drowning them. YAHWEH finds a means of preserving the Male Children
SECTION 12 of the Book Of Jasher - Mosheh, a Child of Promise
68--Mosheh, a Child of Promise, is born. The Egyptian Women acting as Spies. Mosheh is discovered, and placed by his Mother in an Ark of Bulrushes. Is Found and Adopted by the Daughter of Pharaoh, and grows up among the King's Children.
69--Pharaoh Proclaims, that if any of the Yisraelites are short in their Labor, either in Bricks or Mortar, his Youngest Son shall be put in their Place.
70--Mosheh puts the King's crown upon his own head. Baalam and the Wise Men make this a Pretext against him. When grown up, Mosheh visits his Brethren, and learns of their Grievances. Mosheh obtains a day's rest on the Sabbath for all Yisrael.
71--Mosheh slays an Egyptian and being Discovered flees from Egypt. Aaron Prophecies.
72--Mosheh flees to Cush. At the Death of the king, he is chosen in his Stead. He Reigns Forty Years in Cush.
73--The Reign of Mosheh, and his Strategic Warfare.
74--War in Africa.
75--Thirty Thousand Ephraimites think it Time to get out of Egypt, Rise up to go to Canaan, but are Slain by the Philistines.
76--Mosheh leaves Cush and goes to the Land of Midian. Reuel, (Jethro) taking him for a Refugee, keeps him in prison for Ten Years. Is fed by Zipporah, the Daughter of Reuel (Jethro). Pharaoh smitten of the Plague. Slays a child of the Yisraelites every day. He dies of the Rot, and his Son, Adikam, Reigns in his Stead.
77--Adikam Pharaoh Afflicts Yisrael more than ever. Mosheh is Released by Reuel (Jethro), and Marries his Daughter Zipporah. Mosheh obtains possession of YAHWEH's Stick.
78--Mosheh has Two Sons. Pharaoh withholds Straw from the Yisraelites.
79--YAHWEH appears to Mosheh and commands him to go down to Egypt to Deliver Yisrael. Aaron meets him. Yisrael on hearing of his Mission greatly rejoices. Mosheh and Aaron go to Pharaoh, who calls all the Magicians to meet Mosheh. They Perform Miracles as well as Mosheh, and thus Deceive the King. Pharaoh, not finding the Name of YAHWEH on any of the Books of Records, says he does not know who He is, and will not let his People go. Mosheh and Aaron teach Pharaoh, but he will not hearken, but causes the labor of the Children of Yisrael to be increased. Mosheh being discouraged is told by YAHWEH that with an outstretched hand and heavy Plagues, Yisrael shall be Delivered.
80--After Two Years, Mosheh and Aaron again go to Pharaoh, but Pharaoh will not Hearken. YAHWEH afflicts Egypt with all manner of Plagues and Afflictions. The First-born of all the Egyptians is Slain. Pharaoh sends the Children of Yisrael away, and all the Egyptians rise up to urge their Departure, but they will not go in the Night.
SECTION 13 of the Book Of Yasher - Departure of the Yisraelites from Egypt
81--The Departure of the Yisraelites from Egypt with Great Riches and Flocks and Herds. After the Egyptians bury their First-born, many of them go after the Yisraelites to induce them to return. But they refuse to return, and fight the Nobles of Egypt and drive them home. Pharaoh resolves with the Egyptians to pursue Yisrael and compel them to Return. The Children of Yisrael are divided--some wanting to go back. Mosheh prays for deliverance. YAHWEH tells him not to cry to him, but proceed. The waters of the Red Sea are Divided. The Yisraelites pass Through in Safety, but the Egyptians are utterly Destroyed. The Yisraelites proceed on their Journey, and are fed with Manna. The Children of Esau fight Yisrael, but the Latter Prevail.
82--The Ten Commandments are Given. While Mosheh is in the Mount, Aaron makes a Golden Calf, and Yisrael Worships it. Civil War. YAHWEH has a Sanctuary Built for His Worship in the Wilderness.
83--Aaron and his Sons are Placed in charge of YAHWEH's Service. The Sacrifices and Offerings. The Passover is Celebrated. The People lust for Flesh to eat. Their punishment. Mosheh sends Twelve Men to explore the Land of Canaan. Ten of them bring an Evil Report, and the People want to Return to Egypt. For their Lack of Faith that Generation shall not Live to obtain their Possessions.
84--The Earth Swallows up the Rebellious. The Children of Yisrael commanded not to War with the Children of Esau, or Moab. The Edomites will not let Yisrael pass through their Land.
85--Some of the Canaanites rise up to fight Yisrael, who are frightened and run away. But the Sons of Levi compel them to Return. They prevail over their Enemies. They must not touch Ammon. Og, King of Bashan. Balaam is called upon to curse Yisrael, but will not. Yisrael commits Whoredom with the Moabites, and they are Smitten with Pestilence.
86--All over twenty years of age at the time of Leaving Egypt die at the Expiration of Forty Years. Yisrael is Numbered. The Midianites are destroyed, and their Spoil is Divided among the People.
SECTION 14 of the Book Of Jasher - Yehoshua Ben Nun
87--Mosheh appoints Yehushua his successor. YAHWEH encourages Yahshua. Mosheh teaches the children of Yisrael to Walk in the Way of YAHWEH. He goes up to Mount Abarim and dies there.
88--YAHWEH commands Yahshua to prepare the People to pass over Jordan to possess the Land. Jericho is Besieged, Taken, and Destroyed. Achan brings evil upon the camp by Purloining the cursed thing, and Brings Destruction upon Himself. All is taken and Destroyed. The Gibeonites cunningly save themselves. Five Kings rise up against Yisrael and are destroyed. The Sun and Moon stand still at Yahshua's Command.
89--Yahshua's Song of Praise. The Wars of Yisrael.
90--The Edomites are Smitten by Chittim. The Land is Divided, and the people have Rest. Yahshua being Advanced in Years Exhorts the people to Observe all the Laws of Mosheh, and then Dies.
91--The Elders Judge Yisrael. They drive out all the Canaanites and Inherit the Promised Land.