Genesis

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Name
Genesis
Means
"Beginning"
Written
1440 BC
Bible Division
Law
Title
God Created the World
Description
Genesis is the book of beginnings that sets the stage between God and man. The universe, the earth, man, animals and plants are all created, and sin does not wait long before wrecking havoc on all. Near the end of Genesis, the 12 Tribes of Israel and the Nations of the World also see their beginning, the remnants of which we can observe to this day.
4004 BC2021 AD
4004 BC — 1617 BC

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1. God creates the heavens, earth, plants, animals and man2. Adam and Eve's Beginning in the garden of Eden3. Adam and Eve's sin and expulsion from the Garden4. Cain kills Abel; his curse and descendants5. Descendants from Adam to Noah6. God's Mercy on Noah in the midst of Man's Wickedness7. The Great Flood8. The Flood Subsides and the Ark Rests on Mount Ararat9. The Covenant of the Rainbow10. Descendants of Shem Ham and Japheth11. Tower of Babel; Shem's Descendants to Abraham12. God Sends Abram to Egypt13. Abram and Lot Part Ways; Abram Promised Many Descendants14. Abram Rescues Lot and Receives a Blessing from Melchizedek15. God's Covenant with Abram16. Sarai Hagar and Ishmael17. The Covenant of Circumcision18. God Promises the birth of Isaac; Abram Pleads for Sodom19. The Destruction of Sodom; Lot's daughters give birth20. Abraham Sarah and Abimelech21. Isaac Born; Hagar and Ishmael Sent Away; Treaty at Beersheba22. The Offering of Isaac; Nahor's sons23. Death and Burial of Sarah24. Isaac and Rebekah25. Abraham's Death; Ishmael Jacob and Esau26. Isaac and Abimelech27. Jacob Gets Isaac's Blessing28. Jacob's Flight to Laban and Vision of a ladder29. Jacob Meets Rachel Serves Laban Marries Rachel and Leah30. Jacob and His Sons Prosper31. Jacob Leaves for Canaan; Laban Pursues32. Jacob Prepares to Meet Esau Wrestles with God33. Jacob Meets Esau Settles in Shechem34. Shechem Defiles Dinah and is Avenged by Jacob35. Jacob Returns to Bethel; Jacob Named Israel; Deaths of Rachel and Isaac36. Descendants of Esau; Kings of Edom37. Joseph's Dreams and Betrayal by His Brothers38. Judah and Tamar39. Joseph's Success; Potiphar's Wife; Joseph Imprisoned40. Joseph Interprets the Cupbearer and the Baker's Dreams41. Pharaoh's Dream; Joseph's Interpretation and Reward42. Joseph's Brothers Sent to Egypt Simeon Detained43. The Return to Egypt with Benjamin44. Benjamin and the Silver Cup45. Joseph Makes Himself Known and Forgives His Brothers46. Jacob and His Family Move to Egypt47. Jacob to Goshen; Israelites Multiply; Joseph and the Famine48. Jacob's Illness; Manasseh and Ephraim49. Jacob's Blessing to His Sons; Jacob's Death50. Burial of Jacob; Death of Joseph

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