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  Genesis - Conservapedia
Genesis [Hebrew: בראשית] (Greek: "birth", "origin"), the 'book of beginnings', and the first book of both the Jewish Torah and the Bible, recounts the beginning of the universe, living things including mankind, and mankind's social and cultural formations.
Genesis 3:15 is cited as being the first reference to the coming Messiah.
Genesis ends with the blessing of Jacob’s children, his death, and the death of Joseph, who exhorts his brothers to carry his bones to the Promised Land when they eventually reach there.
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  Minor characters in the Book of Genesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Genesis 10:28, Abimael is the ninth of the 13 sons of Joktan, a descendant of Shem.
In Genesis 36:40, Alvah is a chief of Edom and a descendant of Esau.
In Genesis 36:23, Alvan is the eldest son of Shobal and a descendant of Seir the Horite.
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 Genesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genesis (Greek: Γένεσις, having the meanings of "birth", "creation", "cause", "beginning", "source" and "origin"), also called The First Book of Moses, is the first book of Torah (five books of Moses), and is the first book of the Tanakh, part of the Hebrew Bible; it is also the first book of the Christian Old Testament.
Genesis as a completed book makes no claims about its authorship; Jewish tradition from early on assumed that the book was dictated, in its entirety, by God to Moses on Mount Sinai.
Other scholars note that when Genesis was compiled, it was made up of earlier documents which were so little changed that even their literary tradition, which put the author's name at the end of each document, was preserved, thus preserving also the authors' true identities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Book_of_Genesis   (3767 words)

  
 Who Wrote Genesis
The Book of Genesis, in common with all the other books of the canonical Scriptures, was written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
The Book of Genesis is assumed, with good reason, to be authentic as to date and authorship, and to have been transmitted down through the centuries essentially intact in its original form.
Genesis is considered to be the first book of the Pentateuch (the others being Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy), and all of them together taken as the Law (Hebrew, torah) of Moses.
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 Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
We call it the book, by way of eminency; for it is incomparably the best book that ever was written, the book of books, shining like the sun in the firmament of learning, other valuable and useful books, like the moon and stars, borrowing their light from it.
We call it the holy book, because it was written by holy men, and indited by the Holy Ghost; it is perfectly pure from all falsehood and corrupt intention; and the manifest tendency of it is to promote holiness among men.
It signifies the original, or generation: fitly is this book so called, for it is a history of originals-the creation of the world, the entrance of sin and death into it, the invention of arts, the rise of nations, and especially the planting of the church, and the state of it in its early days.
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 Genesis Book Review
The word genesis means "origin" or "beginning," in Greek, and that is what the book of Genesis describes -- the beginning of the world, mankind, sin, and the Hebrew people.
Genesis covers a span of several thousand years, and tells of many epic events in the history of mankind.
The book of Genesis lays the foundation for the rest of the Bible, which follows the lives of the Hebrew people through thousands of years.
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Genesis 2:5 Or land ; also in verse
Genesis 2:21 Or took part of the man's side
Genesis 2:23 The Hebrew for woman sounds like the Hebrew for man.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - GENESIS, THE BOOK OF.
The first book of the Torah, and therefore of the whole Bible, is called by the Jews "Bereshit," after the initial word; by the Septuagint and by Philo it is called Γύνεσις (κόσμου) = "origin" (of the world), after the contents, and hence "Genesis" has become the usual non-Hebrew designation for it.
Anachronisms such as various critics allege are found in Genesis do not in reality exist; and their assumption is based on a misunderstanding of the historiographic principles of the book.
Its upholders have totally misconceived the theology of Genesis; transforming the interchange of the name of God, which is the soul of the book, into an external criterion for distinguishing the different authors.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=137&letter=G&search=Genesis   (9295 words)

  
 Genesis - OrthodoxWiki
Genesis begins with the story of the creation of the world, the fall of Adam and Eve and the subsequent, quite sinful, history of the children of Adam.
In Genesis chapter 6, verse 2, the sons of God (the men who turned back to God after the original fall), took daughters of men (women who were in rebellion against God) to be their wives.
Genesis is not treated as mere history, but as a source of spiritual wisdom, a book inspired by God himself.
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 Book of Genesis - the free biblical encyclopedia
Genesis is a book about the beginning of many things: the world, man, sin, civilization, the nations, and Israel.
Half of the book takes us from the beginning of the world, though the spread of sin and culminates in the devastating flood in the days of Noah and his sons.
Genesis is the first book of the Bible and the first book of the Law of Moses, the Torah or the Pentateuch.
en.wikible.org /index.php?title=Book_of_Genesis   (211 words)

  
 Book of Genesis - Bible Survey
Purpose of Writing: The Book of Genesis has sometimes been called the "seed-plot" of the entire Bible. Most of the major doctrines in the Bible are introduced in "seed" form in the Book of Genesis.
(answered in Genesis 25:8 - we have a destination after death). Genesis has appeal to the scientist, the historian, the theologian, the housewife, the farmer, the traveler, and the man or woman of God. It is a fitting beginning for God's story of His love for mankind, the Bible.
Genesis 12:2-3, "I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.
www.gotquestions.org /Book-of-Genesis.html   (656 words)

  
 Reading Genesis One
Genesis One does not say that the Earth is "young," i.e., about 10,000 years old.
The translation chosen for the Hebrew word "yom" is shown to not determine the age of the Earth, or the age of the universe.
Genesis One and the established physical history of planet Earth are not in conflict.
www.creationingenesis.com   (525 words)

  
 The Book of Genesis
This book, published by Artisan Sales, ISBN 0-934666-25-3, Library of Congress Number 87-72939, is not the same book as purchased from a Persian monk by an English nobleman.
Genesis 2:10-12) which the readers were expected to know about which would not have been extent after the flood or certainly would be meaningless at the time of the Exodus.
I noted, during this study through the Book of Genesis, that information chosen by Moses to be included in the first Book of the Law, seem to fit at least two criteria.
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 GENESIS
This gene was created by translating a sentence from the biblical book of Genesis into Morse Code, and converting the Morse Code into DNA base pairs according to a conversion principle specially developed for this work.
The strain of bacteria employed in Genesis is JM101.
Today the triple system of Genesis (natural language, DNA code, binary logic) is the key to understanding the future.
www.ekac.org /geninfo.html   (1108 words)

  
 Who Wrote the Book of Genesis?
All scholars agree that the most significant and distinguishing phrase in Genesis is: "These are the generations of..." Commentators of all theological schools divide the book around the phrase, which is found 11 times in Genesis (2:4, 5:1, 6:9, 10:1, 11:10, 11:27, 25:12, 25:19, 36:1, 36:9, 37:2).
In Genesis 16:14 regarding the well or spring to which Hagar fled, Moses added this note: "It is still there between Kadesh and Bered." Genesis 10:19 is one of the most important evidences of the great antiquity of the book of Genesis.
Preservation-There is also an indication in the book of Genesis, that the people of God were preserving the knowledge of the word of God, on these clay tablets in the book of Genesis itself.
www.british-israel.ca /Genesis.htm   (1606 words)

  
 LibriVox » The Bible: The Book of Genesis
The Book discusses the complex relationship between God and Mankind and portrays the travails of one particular family, the family of Noah, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
The book is priceless in its description of the custom of the day and the interaction within the family, tribe and Nation.
Important part of the book is also the recounting of the genealogy of the people from Adam and Eve to Joseph in Egypt.
librivox.org /the-bible-the-book-of-genesis   (309 words)

  
 Bible Analysis: The Book of Genesis - Associated Content
In the book of Genesis we are introduced to the Lord as the creator of the world in which we now live.
The book of Genesis was originally a In the first few chapters of Genesis we are also introduced to the creation of Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, and the inevitable downfall of mankind from the grace that God had bestowed upon them.
Genesis 3:1-13 is an account of how the fall took place, whose fault it was, and also God’s reaction to the actions committed by man.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/29874/bible_analysis_the_book_of_genesis.html   (981 words)

  
 Book Of Genesis
The Book of Genesis is divided into two principal sections: (i) Chapters 1-11 covers the Creation to the Dispersion and (ii) Chapters 12-50 covers the birth of Israel, from the calling of Abram (Abraham) until the death and burial of his great grandson Joseph in Egypt.
Until the early 19th Century, the Book of Genesis was generally held to be an accurate account of world history, including the recent Creation of all things by a personal, transcendent, omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent, Creator God.
The credibility of the Book of Genesis was not only affected by Lyell's geologic theories, but his book indirectly influenced modern biologic thought as well.
www.allaboutcreation.org /book-of-genesis.htm   (555 words)

  
 Book of Genesis
The Book of Genesis, regardless of our faith, is something with which almost all of us in the Western world are familiar—a foundational work of our culture we have read and, we believe, understood.
His approach to the Book of Genesis is one you may never have experienced before—a detailed, line-by-line literary parsing that gently probes its language, exploring how and why its effects were achieved; what its author—or authors—was saying; and revealing, between those lines, more information than most of us have ever dreamed was there.
When another Englishman, William Tyndale, produced another English translation in the early part of the 16th century, he was condemned as a heretic by both the Catholic Church and the newly established Church of England and forced to flee to Germany.
www.teach12.com /ttcx/coursedesclong2.aspx?cid=6234&pc=Professor316   (1099 words)

  
 The Book of Genesis Made Easy - By: Mark Water - Christianbook.com
Although the book of Genesis can seem large and overwhelming, this handy little pocket guide provides a quick overview--it examines the purpose, personalities, geographical places and teachings of the book of Genesis.
The Book of Genesis is the "book of beginnings" in the Bible, and the first eleven chapters present the "basic." These chapters are to live...
The first book of God's revelation to man is a book of Genesis, beginnings.
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 Book of Genesis
Genesis, the first book of the Old Testament in the Bible, is so named because it opens with an account of the creation of the world.
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Josias was found the book of the law (2 Kings 22:8, 11), or the book of the covenant (2 Kings 23:2), according to which he conducted his religious reform (2 Kings 23:10-24), and which is identified with "the law of Moses" (2 Kings 23:25).
By an artificial interpretation, indeed, the Books of Paralipomenon may be construed to represent the Pentateuch as a book containing the law promulgated by Moses; but the natural sense of the foregoing passages regards the Pentateuch as a book edited by Moses.
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 Genesis
On Genesis, and From the Commentary of the Holy Hippolytus of Rome, upon Genesis, exegetical fragments by Hippolytus of Rome.
Genesis, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
The Book of Genesis, verse by verse commentary, Robert Nguyen Cramer, BibleTexts.com.
www.textweek.com /pentateuch/genesis.htm   (963 words)

  
 THE BOOK OF GENESIS.
As was long ago pointed out, the Bible itself declares that all the books the Jews originally possessed were burned in the destruction of Jerusalem, about 588 B. C., at the time the people were taken to Babylonia as slaves too the Assyrians, (see II Esdras, ch.
But the earliest mention anywhere in the Bible of a book that might have corresponded to Genesis is made by an apocryphal writer, who says that Ezra wrote "all that hath been done in the world since the beginning," after the Jews returned from Babylon, under his leadership, about 450 B. (see II Esdras, ch.
Now as it is manifest that both of these stories cannot be true; intelligent women, who feel bound to give the preference to either, may decide according to their own judgment of which is more worthy of an intelligent woman's acceptance.
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