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Notes for Genesis Chapter 40

Genesis 40:1-3 The butler and the baker are put into prison for offending Pharaoh. – Offended = sin, commit sin, did some harm, trespass. Genesis 40:4 Joseph is told to serve the butler and the baker while they are in

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 39

Genesis 39:1 Joseph is sold to Potiphar in Egypt. Genesis 39:2-6 Since God blessed Joseph and his works, Potiphar noticed it and made him an overseer of his whole house. Genesis 39:7-11 Since Joseph was a handsome man, Potiphar’s wife

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 38

Genesis 38:1-2 Judah leaves Jacob and his brothers, and begins his own life. Genesis 38:3-5 Judah’s kids: Er, Onan, and Shelah. Genesis 38:6-7 Er and Tamar get married, but God kills Er because of his wickedness (sinful life). Genesis 38:8-10

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 37

Genesis 37:1 Jacob lived in Canaan. Genesis 37:2 Joseph worked with his brothers, but when they did something wrong he told his dad on them. – That is very wrong and will cause problems. Genesis 37:3 Jacob loved Joseph more

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 36

Genesis 36:1 Introduction to the generations of Esau. Genesis 36:2-3 Esau’s wifes: – Adah, Aholibamah, and Bashemath. – (what about Mahalath from Genesis 28:9)? Genesis 36:4-5 Esau’s Kids (sons): – Eliphaz (Adah’s son) – Reuel (Bashemath’s son) – Jeush, Jaalam,

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 35

Genesis 35:1 God tells Jacob to go to Bethel (House of God) Genesis 35:2-3 Jacob tells his people to clean up spiritually and physically, and then go with him to Bethel. Genesis 35:4-7 Jacob obeyed God and his people obeyed

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 34

Genesis 34:1 Dinah decides to see the local women. – see (to consider, have experience, look, be near, think about, view) Genesis 34:2-4 Shechem rapes a virgin Dinah, and then he wants to marry her. – Conclusion from first two

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 33

Genesis 33:1-3 Jacob sees Esau and separates his wifes and children. Then he stands in front of them all and very humbly meets Esau. Genesis 33:4 Since Esau forgave Jacob, the reunion was very peaceful and beautiful. Genesis 33:5-7 Esau

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 32

Genesis 32:1-2 Jacob meets God’s angels on the way home – Mahanaim (two camps, or possibly two armies of angels) Genesis 32:3-5 Jacob notifies Esau that he is coming back. – Jacob humbles himself before Esau, probably to save his

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Notes for Genesis Chapter 31

Genesis 31:1-2 Laban and his sons are jealous because of Jacob’s prosperity. Genesis 31:3 God tells Jacob to return back to his home and relatives. Genesis 31:4-16 Jacob explains to his family why they need to leave, so they all

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