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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...

Genesis 23-27 0

Genesis 23-27 Questions and Answers

Bible Study Summary of Genesis 23-27 After Sarah died at 127 years old, Abraham bought a burying place for her. It is interesting to note that Sarah is the only woman in the Bible whose age is given. With Sarah passed away, Abraham’s next move is to find a wife for their son Isaac. So Abraham sends his faithful, but unnamed servant to find a wife from his people, for his son. This unnamed servant is a type of the Holy Spirit of God. At the well, the servant prays that God would send the right woman for his master’s...

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...

Genesis chapters 8-13 Questions and answers 0

Genesis 8-13 Questions and Answers

Genesis Bible Study Notes on Genesis 8-13 Genesis 8-13, describes the world and the people after Noah’s Flood. In Genesis 8:4 Where is Ararat? The place Ararat is probably a location that was familiar to those before the Flood, and most Bible scholars believe that is in in the area of modern day Turkey. This is not Mt. Ararat but the Bible says, “in the mountains of Ararat”. In Genesis 9:4 what are they not to eat? They were not to eat flesh with the blood. God allowed mankind to eat cooked animal flesh, but not the blood of the...

Questions and answers on Genesit chapters 1-7 0

Genesis 1-7 Questions and Answers

 Adam and Eve, Clean Beasts, Cain and Abel Verna started reading the Bible at the beginning. These are her questions on Genesis chapters 1-7.  To learn more about Verna see her story here. I understand Genesis Chapter 1 but why did God say in Genesis 1: 27-31 before He made Adam and Eve in Chapter 2? Genesis chapter 2 gives the details of God creating man. He actually created Adam and Even in Chapter 1, Day 6 of creation, but He goes into more detail about what He actually did and how He did it in Chapter 2. Are any...