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Genesis 39-50 Questions and answers 0

Genesis 39-50 Questions and Answers

Genesis 39-50 Summary Genesis 39-50 concludes the life of Joseph and the book of Genesis. Joseph had a very interesting life. He was sold into slavery by his brothers, who hoped that by doing so, he would die, just not by their hand. Then he was imprisoned as an innocent man. Finally he was promoted to vice-ruler over all of the land of Egypt. Then, he was re-united at last with his family. Joseph in so many ways is an illustration, a type of Jesus Christ himself. Despite all of his trials, Joseph was a very honorable man. And in...

Questions and Answers on Genesis 35-38 0

Genesis 35-38 Questions and Answers

Joseph Sold and Judah’s Illicit Affair –  Genesis Chapters 35-38 Genesis 35-38 introduces Joseph and tells about his brother Judah. Is Bethel still a town today? No, Bethel disappeared from history after 300 AD. What was the strange gods in their hands in Genesis 35? Why the earrings? These were idols that they had. Even though they acknowledged the true God they still adopted the gods of the surrounding peoples. As for the earrings, somehow theses seemed to be associated with idol worship at least at that time. Jacob had a lot of kids. Yes, he had 12 sons and...

Genesis 28-34 0

Genesis 28-34 Questions and Answers

Summary of Genesis 28-34 Since Jacob bought the birthright from his brother Esau, Jacob had the blessing of God. It was through Jacob that the promised One, Jesus Christ would eventually come. These chapters record the events of Jacob’s life including his four wives and his 12 sons an done daughter. While God allowed Jacob to have four wives and blessed him too, this was not a happy family unit. Perhaps this illustration of multiple wives is to show that polygamy does not really work. Genesis chapter 28 records the vision that Jacob had about the ladder reaching up to...

Questions and Answers on Genesis 14-22 0

Genesis 14-22 Questions and Answers

Bible Study Questions on Genesis 14-22 Sodom and Gomorrah and A Name Change Genesis 14-22 covers among other things, the account of Lot in Sodom. Also inn Genesis 14-22 is the account of God changing the name of Abram and Sarai. In Genesis 14:3 is the Salt Sea the Dead Sea? Some Bible scholars think this is the Dead Sea. In Genesis 14:16 is this the same Lot that his wife turned to salt? Yes, it is. Did Abram ever have a child? Abraham had both Ishmael and Isaac. What does “wild man” mean back then? This has the connotation...

Questions and answers Deuteronomy 29-34. 0

Deuteronomy 29-34 Questions and Answers

Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 Questions and Answers Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 ends the book of Deuteronomy with the death of Moses. In Deuteronomy 29:5 what does “waxen old” mean? “Waxen old” means wearing out because of age and use. How many curses are there in the Bible? The word “curse” is mentioned in 93 verses and the word “curses” is mentioned in 8 verses. In Deuteronomy 30:4 what does it mean “uttermost parts of heaven”? This phrase is figurative meaning something like “to the ends of the earth”. In Deuteronomy 30 you are to obey the LORD and keep His commandments and...

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 22-28 0

Deuteronomy 22-28 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Deuteronomy Chapters 22-28 Continue your Bible study on Deuteronomy chapters 22-28. In Deuteronomy 22:3 what is a raiment? “Raiment” means clothing, especially like the outer cloning of a coat. In Deuteronomy 22:5 What does “pertaineth” mean? “Pertaineth” is an archaic word that means “to relate to or be associated with”. In Deuteronomy 23:1 what is a privy member? This is a reference to the penis. It is true today that a bastard cannot enter into a congregation like it says in Deuteronomy 23:2? “Enter into the congregation of the LORD” means holding a special office in...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 30-36 0

Numbers 30-36 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Numbers Chapters 30-36 In Numbers 30 if a wife vows a vow to the LORD and her husbands hears her vow and doesn’t tell her not to do it, she is to fulfil her vow. If he tells her that she should not do the vow, then she is free before the LORD of her vow. This same principle is true also with a daughter who lives in her father’s house. If the father hears the vow and tells her not to do it, she is released from her vow to God. If he hears her...

Questions and answers on Numbers 23-29 0

Numbers 23-29 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers from Numbers Chapters 23-29 In Numbers 23 Why did Balaam want Balak to build 7 altars and sacrifice 7 oxen and 7 rams? Balak hired Balaam to curse Israel. Balaam wanted God’s blessing in cursing His people, so he had 7 alters erected. In Numbers 23 why did Balak want Balaam to curse Israel? Israel was a threat to this heathen king, and he was afraid of them, so he wanted the prophet Balaam to curse them. In Numbers 24: 17 what prophecy has not yet come to pass? The words, “a Sceptre” is a reference to...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 16-22 0

Numbers 16-22 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Numbers chapters 16-22 In Numbers 16: 1-4 Why did they rise up against Moses and Aaron? These guys were accusing Moses and Aaron that they had placed themselves in a holy and exalted position. Their argument was that everyone one in the congregation were all equally holy and all should have had the same rights as did Moses and Aaron. They were wrong because God had specifically chosen Moses and Aaron to do this job. In Numbers 16:17 What is a censer? A censer is a container in which incense is burned. In Numbers 16...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 9-15 0

Numbers 9-15 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Numbers 9-15 In Numbers 9:6 how did they become defiled by a dead body? They were defiled because they touched a dead body. Perhaps they were doctors trying to help the person and he died, or he was killed, or they were burying the person, or it was their loved one that they were touching as they mourned. In Numbers 9 why did they follow the cloud? God was in the cloud and He was leading His people. They did not know the way, so they followed His moving cloud. In Numbers 10, why did...