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The Book of Genesis

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The Bible: the Book of Genesis

Chapter 1, verse 1 Click to show or hide the answer
Chapter 1, verse 3 Click to show or hide the answer
On the second day Click to show or hide the answer
On the third day Click to show or hide the answer
On the fourth day Click to show or hide the answer
On the fifth day Click to show or hide the answer
On the sixth day Click to show or hide the answer
On the seventh day Click to show or hide the answer

First words spoken by God to man (Genesis 1:28) Click to show or hide the answer
Noah on releasing the animals from the Ark (28:4) Click to show or hide the answer
Tree that God forbade Adam to eat from Click to show or hide the answer

Number of people on Noah's Ark Click to show or hide the answer
Tribes of Israel (named after the sons of Jacob) Click to show or hide the answer
The tops of the mountains were seen on the first day of the Click to show or hide the answer
The waters prevailed upon the earth Click to show or hide the answer
Size of the Ark, in cubits (length, breadth, height) Click to show or hide the answer
The rains lasted Click to show or hide the answer
Noah's age at the time of the Flood Click to show or hide the answer
Methuselah lived for Click to show or hide the answer

Second son of Adam and Eve: became a shepherd; was murdered by his elder brother Cain Click to show or hide the answer
The common ancestor of the Israelites and their neighbours; "Father of the Jews" Click to show or hide the answer
Youngest of Jacob's twelve sons – Joseph's only younger brother Click to show or hide the answer
Eldest son of Adam and Eve; the first person born of human parents. A crop farmer, he murdered his brother Abel after God seemed to show a preference for Abel's offering of livestock. When God asked where Abel was, he replied "I know not. Am I my brother's keeper?" Exiled by God from Eden, went out and dwelt in the Land of Nod (east of Eden) Click to show or hide the answer
Second bird released from the Ark (after the raven) Click to show or hide the answer
Noah released the dove Click to show or hide the answer
First time it brought back Click to show or hide the answer
Second time it brought back Click to show or hide the answer
Third time Click to show or hide the answer
Son of Cain; also (a different person) the son of Enos, grandson of Seth, father of Methuselah and great–grandfather of Noah Click to show or hide the answer
Son of Seth (grandson of Adam); grandfather of Methuselah, great–great–grandfather of Noah, etc. Click to show or hide the answer
Sold his birthright to his younger twin Jacob, for "a mess of pottage" Click to show or hide the answer
Wood used for the Ark Click to show or hide the answer
Second wife of Abraham; mother of Ishmael Click to show or hide the answer
Purpose of the Tower of Babel Click to show or hide the answer
Second and longest lived of the three Biblical patriarchs: son of Abraham and Sarah, whom God ordered Abraham to sacrifice as a test of his faith; father of Jacob and Esau Click to show or hide the answer
Eldest son of Abraham; patriarch of the Arabs Click to show or hide the answer
Last of the three Biblical patriarchs; son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham; the younger twin brother to whom Esau sold his birthright Click to show or hide the answer
Married his first cousins Leah and Rachel (daughters of Laban, who was the brother of his mother Rebecca)
Wrestled with an angel (described in Genesis as a "man", but often equated with God) – after which God renamed him Israel
The twelve tribes of Israel were descended from him, and named after his sons
Second youngest of the twelve sons of Jacob (Israel) – see Rachel, Benjamin; famous for his coat of many colours; given by God the ability to interpret dreams; sold into slavery by his jealous brothers Click to show or hide the answer
Son of Methuselah, father of Noah Click to show or hide the answer
First wife of Jacob and mother of six of his twelve sons Click to show or hide the answer
700 specially–chosen men from Benjamin's tribe who fought the Israelites at Gibea Click to show or hide the answer
Turned into pillar of salt, for looking back at the destruction of Sodom Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
The oldest man named in the Bible – Noah's paternal grandfather Click to show or hide the answer
Noah's Ark came to rest on Click to show or hide the answer
Noah's great grandson – "a mighty hunter before the Lord" Click to show or hide the answer
"a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time" (Genesis 6:9); father of Shem, Ham and Japheth; first person in the Bible to get drunk ("And he drank of the wine, and was drunken" – Genesis 9:21) Click to show or hide the answer
Land East of Eden, where Cain went after killing Abel – probably meaning "a life of wandering" Click to show or hide the answer
Captain of the Pharaoh's Palace Guard, into whose household Joseph was sold as a slave, and whose wife accused him of rape Click to show or hide the answer
Second and favourite wife of Jacob – mother of Joseph and Benjamin Click to show or hide the answer
God's sign of his "covenant" with Noah, that "Never again will all life be destroyed by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth" Click to show or hide the answer
First bird released from the Ark (before the dove, never to return) – the first bird mentioned in the Bible Click to show or hide the answer
Wife of Isaac, mother of Jacob and Esau Click to show or hide the answer
Wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac – name often said to mean "princess" Click to show or hide the answer
Adam and Eve's third child – given to them by God to replace Abel; an ancestor of Noah Click to show or hide the answer

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