Book of Genesis

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Noun1.Book of Genesis - the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
Babel, Tower of Babel - (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
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She had not thought of that, but a name suggested by a phrase in the book of Genesis came into her head as she proceeded with the baptismal service, and now she pronounced it:
The Book of Genesis is a story all Christians know.
But he's hoping to be back at Edinburgh this summer following last year's show about the book of Genesis. This time round, he's been writing a musical tentatively called Rubbish.
Creationists such as Abraham believe God made the world in six days, as the Bible's Book of Genesis says.
THINGUMAJIG Theatre presents a tale about an unreliable clown trying to explain the book of Genesis using household objects, puppets and physical theatre.
Christian Paul Kerensa was measured and intelligent, relating stories from the book of Genesis to his own life.
Answers in Genesis (AIG) is a Kentucky-based fundamentalist Christian ministry that attacks evolution and argues for a literal reading of the biblical Book of Genesis. The group is known for its advocacy of young-Earth creationism, which holds that the Earth is thousands of years old and that the Book of Genesis is scientifically accurate.
In the book of Genesis written over 6000 years ago, the first sentence includes "In the beginning." Socrates, Plato and Aristotle held that the universe showed no sign of a beginning or an end.
Isaac In the Old Testament book of Genesis, the second of the patriarchs of Israel, the only son of Abraham and Sarah, and the father of Esau and Jacob.
17 In the Bible, the name of which character from the Book of Genesis means Life-Giving?
1194-1270)exegesis of the book of Genesis through the dual lenses of medieval Jewish philosophies and modern literary theory.
With 224 pages, The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R.