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The land located in the Ancient Near East which was promised to Abram by God in Genesis 12
A Greek word coming from the Hebrew word “bereshith” which means “beginning”
The father or leader of a tribe, clan, or tradition who are the main characters in Genesis 12-45
The Greek word meaning “5 books” which indicates the first 5 books of the Old Testament
The time period before the invention of writing and recording of historical data
genre of religious writing which tells fundamental truths about God, man, and Creation through stories which pre-date human written history
God’s manifestation of himself in a visible form to enrich human understanding of him. An example is God's appearance to Moses in the form of a burning bush
A Hebrew word meaning “law” which indicates the first 5 books in the Old Testament
the descendants of Jacob’s (Israel) sons which serve as the foundation for the Hebrew people who are found in captivity at the beginning at the book of Genesis
The Hebrew word which means “I am who am” which is revealed as God’s name to Moses in Exodus
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