Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-2013

Keywords

Genesis, Bible Commentary

Abstract

  1. Introduction to Genesis 12-50 and Work
  2. Abraham (Genesis 12:1-25:11)
    • Abraham’s faithfulness contrasted with the faithlessness of Babel (Genesis 12:1-3)
    • The Pastoral Lifestyle of Abraham and his Family (Genesis 12:4-7)
    • Abraham’s journey begins with disaster in Egypt (Genesis 12:8-13:2)
    • Abraham and Lot parted (Genesis 13:3-18)
    • Abraham and Sarah’s hospitality (Genesis 18:1-15)
    • Abraham’s dispute with Abimelech (Genesis 20:1-16; 21:22-34)
    • A burial plot for Sarah (Genesis 23:1-20)
  3. Isaac (Genesis 21:1-35:29)
  4. Jacob (Genesis 25:19-49:33)
    • Jacob's unethical procurement of Esau’s birthright and blessing (Genesis 25:19-34; 26:34–28:9)
    • Jacob Gains His Fortune (Genesis 30-31)
    • Jacob’s transformation and reconciliation with Esau (Genesis 32–33)
  5. Joseph (Genesis 37:2-50:26)
    • Joseph rejected and sold into slavery by his brothers (Genesis 37:2-36)
    • The schemes of Potiphar’s wife and Joseph’s imprisonment (Genesis 39:1-20)
    • Joseph’s interpretation of dreams in prison (Genesis 39:20-40:23)
    • Joseph's promotion by Pharaoh (Genesis 41:1-45)
    • Joseph’s successful management of the food crisis (Genesis 41:46-57; 47:13-26)
      • Joseph creates a long-term agricultural policy and infrastructure (Genesis 41:46-57)
      • Joseph relieves the poverty of Egypt’s people (Genesis 47:13-26)
      • Applications from Joseph’s management experience (Genesis 41:46-57; 47:13-26)
    • Joseph’s dealings with his brothers (Genesis 42-43)
    • Judah’s transformation to a man of God (Genesis 44:1-45:15)
    • Jacob’s family’s move to Egypt (Genesis 45:16-47:12)
    • God meant all for good (Genesis 50:15-21)
  6. Conclusions about Genesis 12-50
  7. Key Verses and Themes in Genesis 12-50

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