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Genesis describes the origin of the human race, the introduction of sin into the world, the confusion of languages, and the
Divine choice of Israel based on promises made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
FOUR EVENTS (1 - 11)
FOUR PEOPLE (12 - 50)
GENESIS CHAPTER 1
1 Creation (broad perspective)
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 1:24-27
1:24-27 6th day of creation
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Adam & Eve
Adam & Eve - the first humans
GENESIS KEY DATES:
Genesis was written by Moses in the years following the Exodus in 1445 B.C.
: unknown, if genealogies in Gen. 5 and 10 are incomplete.
Possibly ca. 10,000 - 5000 B.C.
: As above, unknown.
: ca. 2165 B.C. - 1990 B.C.
: ca. 1914 B.C. - 1804 B.C.
GENESIS CHAPTER 2
2 Creation (focus on man)
GENESIS CHAPTER 3
3 Temptation, Fall, Curses
GENESIS CHAPTER 4
4 Cain & Abel, Cain's line -- civilization
GENESIS CHAPTER 6-8
6-8 Flood: deliverance in the Ark
GENESIS CHAPTER 9
9 Noahic covenant, curse of Canaan
GENESIS CHAPTER 11
11 Babel: dispersion of nations
GENESIS CHAPTER 12
12 Abrahamic covenant established
GENESIS CHAPTER 18-19
18-19 Sodom & Gomorrah
GENESIS CHAPTER 22
22 Isaac is offered up
GENESIS CHAPTER 32
32 Jacob wrestles w/God
GENESIS CHAPTER 37
37 Joseph is sold by his brothers
GENESIS CHAPTER 49
49 Jacob blesses his sons
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 1:31
1:31 Creation is declared "very good."
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 2:24
2:24 A man shall leave, cleave, and weave
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 3:15
3:15 The promised seed (see below)
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 6:1-4
6:1-4 The "sons of God"
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 12:1-3
12:1-3 Abrahamic covenant
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 35:9-12
35:9-12 Jacob becomes "Israel."
GENESIS KEY PASSAGE 50:20
50:20 "God meant it for good."
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Cain
Cain - Adam's first son; the murderer of his brother Abel; a wanderer.
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Abel
Abel - murdered second son of Adam
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Enoch
Enoch - Father of Methuselah; walked w/God; never died but was taken.
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Noah
Noah - walked w/God, built ark, father of Shem, Ham & Japheth; cursed Canaan.
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Shem
Shem - Noah's eldest, ancestor of Abraham
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Nimrod
Nimrod - hunter, great King, founder of cities, son of Cush.
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Terah
Terah - Abram's father, left Ur for Haran
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Abraham
Abraham - father of nation Israel
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Lot
Lot - Abram's nephew, dweller in Sodom
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Sarah
Sarah - Abraham's wife, Isaac's mother
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Melchizedek
Melchizedek - priest, king of Salem
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Isaac
Isaac - son of Abraham & Sarah, father of Jacob
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Esau
Esau - Isaac's first born, sold birthright
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Rebekah
Rebekah - Isaac's wife, favored Jacob
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Jacob
Jacob - (Israel) Father of 12 tribes
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Leah
Leah - Jacob's less loved first wife
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Rachel
Rachel - Jacob's beloved wife, mother of Joseph, dies bearing Benjamin
GENESIS KEY PEOPLE: Joseph
Joseph - Son of Jacob, sold as slave, exalted in Egypt