What was created on days 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
a. Light. b. Firmament (sky) c. Dry land (earth) d. Stars, sun, and moon. e. All the sea animals and flying creatures. f. God created all living creatures, wild animals, and human beings. g. Nothing (God rested on the seventh day).
a. From what was the first man formed? b. From what were the animals formed?
a. The dust. b. All the wild animals and all the birds were formed out of the ground.
a. Of what tree were Adam and Eve not to eat? b. Who tricked them into eating of the tree?
a. The tree of knowledge of good and evil. b. The serpent.
a. What curse did God put on the serpent? b. What curse did God put on the man? c. What curse did God put on the woman?
a. He would crawl on his belly and eat dust. b. He would have to toil the ground. c. She would have painful births and be subject to man.
Why did God place the cherubim at the east of the Garden of Eden?
To keep man out of the Garden of Eden.
Why wasn't Cain's offering respected by God?
1. He did not honor God by his offering as Abel did. Abel gave of life and blood to receive righteousness from God. Cain's gift was convenient and came from the ground which God had cursed.
a. Why did God's judgement worry Cain? b. What consolation did Cain receive from God?
That someone would find him and kill him. b. He would set a mark on him to protect him.
a. How did God view the world? b. How did He feel about man at this time?
a. Man was very wicked and bent on evil. b. He was sorry he had made man.
What were the dimensions of the ark?
300 cubits long (450 feet), 50 cubits wide (75 feet), 30 cubits high (45 feet).
a. Of the clean animals, how many were to be taken of the males and the females? b. How many of the unclean animals?
a. Seven each. A male and a female were taken of each kind. This would be one male for each female. However, this would leave one clean animal without a mate. This one clean animal was used as a sacrifice to the Lord by Noah upon exit of the ark after the dry land had appeared. b. Two
What did God require as justice if a man was killed by another man or a beast?
The blood of that man or that beast.
a. What was Ham's reaction to his father being drunk and unclothed? b. What was his curse because of this?
a. He wanted his brothers to come see. b. His son would be a servant to his brethren.
a. What did the people of the land of Babylon decide to build for themselves? b. Why did they want to build this? c. What did God do about this?
a. A city and a tower that reaches to the heavens. b. To make a name for themselves so they would not be scattered. c. Their actions exhibited pride and haughtiness and a defiance against the counsel of God. Therefore, He scattered them and gave them different languages.
a. What did God tell Abram to do? b. What did He promise Abram?
a. To leave his father's house. b. To make a great nation from him.
a. What problem occurred in the land because of Abram's and Lot's livestock? b. What was the solution to this problem? c. Where did Abram go? d. Where did Lot go?
a. There was not enough room for both of them. b. They decided to split up. c. He went to Canaan. d. He went to Sodom.
a. What happened to the people of the city where Lot lived? b. What did Abram do about this?
a. They were taken captive. b. He pursued and attacked their captors and brought them back.
a. What did Abram do with some of the spoil taken in battle? b. Before whom did he do this?
a. He gave a tithe to God. b. Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of God Most High.
a. What did the king of Sodom offer Abram? b. What was Abram's answer? Why?
a. Abram could keep the goods and give him the people. b. He said "No" lest the king of Sodom say he made Abram rich.
a. What would first happen to Abram's decendents? b. How long would this happen?
a. They would be in bondage. b. Four hundred years.
a. By whom did Abram's wife, Sarai, tell him to have children? b. Once she conceived, how did this person react to Sarai? c. What did Sarai do to her after this reaction?
a. Hagar, her servant. b. She despised Sarai. c. She dealt harshly with Hagar.
a. When Abram was 99 years old, to what did God changed his name?: b. What does this name mean?
a. Abraham. b. Father of a multitude.
a. What did Abraham see while sitting in his tent? b. Whom did Abraham realize were his visitors? c. What did he call his visitors?
a. Three men standing by him. b. Angels. c. Lord.
a. What did the men tell Abraham about Sarah? b. How did Sarah answer this?
a. Sarah would have a son. b. She laughed.
a. Where were the men really enroute? b. What was their purpose to go there? Why? c. What worried Abraham the most about the purpose of the men?
a. Sodom. b. To destroy Sodom because it was very sinful. c. He worried that Lot would be killed also.
a. How many of the angels went to Sodom? b. Who met them when they arrived? c. Did he understand who they were? d. How did he approach the men?
a. Two. b. Lot. c. Yes. d. He bowed down to them.
What happened at Lot's house?
The men of the city wanted to have relations with the men at Lot's house.
a. Who had sent the men to Sodom? b. What were they to do to Sodom?
a. God. b. Destroy it with fire and brimstone.
a. Why did Lot's wife look back at Sodom? b. What happened to her?
a. She either missed what she left behind or was curious of what was happening. In any case she disobeyed God's instructions. b. She turned into a pillar of salt.
a. What did Lot's daughters plot to do to him? b. Why?
a. Get him drunk and lay with him. b. To have children because no other men were around.
After Sarah was returned to Abraham, what happened to Abimelech's household?
The wombs of the women opened and they were able to have children.
a. Of whom was Rebekah the daughter? b. How was Rebekah's father related to Abraham?
a. Bethuel. b. Her father was Abram's nephew.
a. Where did Sarah die? b. Where did Abraham bury her? c. Who owned the land where she was buried? d. From what son of Noah were these people?
a. Kirjath Arba (Hebron). b. The cave of Machpelah. c. The sons of Heth. d. Ham.
a. Who did Abraham send to find a wife for Isaac? b. To whom did he send him?
a. His oldest servant. b. To his father's house.
a. Who met the servant at the well? b. How did the servant know which woman would be the one sent by the Lord for Isaac?
a. Rebekah. b. If the woman he asked for a drink from also offered to give his camels a drink then he would know she was the one sent by God.
a. What were her children's names? b. What do their names mean?
a. Esau and Jacob. b. Hairy and deceitful.
a. What did Esau trade with Jacob one day? b. What did he give up?
a. His birthright. b. He gave up his right to the first blessings and inheritance due to the firstborn.
a. Where did Isaac go at the time of the famine in the land? b. How did Isaac refer to Rebekah at this place? c. Who saw Isaac and Rebekah while looking through his window? d. What did he see? e. What was his reaction?
a. Abimelech king of Gerar. b. His sister. c. King Abimelech. d. He saw Isaac and Rebekah showing endearment to each other. e. He confronted Isaac.
What did king Abimelech tell Isaac to do after Isaac became very rich and prosperous?
To depart from the land.
a. Before Isaac died what did he want Esau to do for him? b. What did Rebekah want for Jacob? c. How did Rebekah accomplish this?
a. To hunt for and cook his favorite meal. b. She wanted Esau's blessing for Jacob. c. She disguised Jacob in Esau's clothes and put animal skins on his neck and hands to make him hairy. She cooked the meal.
a. Where did Rebekah send Jacob? b. What was her reason to Isaac for sending Jacob away?
a. She had him go to her brother's house in Haran. b. She did not want Jacob to have a wife from the daughters of Heth.
a. When Jacob left where did Esau go to find a wife? b. Why did he go there?
a. The descendants of Ishmael. b. To please Isaac.
a. What did Jacob dream on the way to Haran? b. What was he promised in his dream? c. What did Jacob call the place? d. What does it mean?
a. He dreamed of a ladder going to heaven with angels ascending and descending on it. b. His descendants would be as the dust of the earth and all the families of the earth would be blessed. c. Bethel. d. House of God.
a. How was Rachal related to Jacob? b. What was Rachal's work?
a. She was his mother's niece. b. Shepherdess.
a. When did Jacob marry Rachal? b. How much longer did Jacob serve Laban?
a. 7 days later. b. 7 years.
Name Leah's first 4 sons and the meaning of their names.
Reuben - a son Simeon - heard; Levi - attached Judah - praise
a. Name Bilhah's sons and the meaning of their names. b. Name Zilpah's sons and the meaning of their names.
a. Dan - judge Naphtali - my wrestling b. Gad - fortune Asher - happy
a. What did Rachal want from Leah's son, Reuben? b. Why did she want these from Leah? c. What was the proposed trade between Rachal and Leah?
a. Mandrakes b. They were used to help a woman conceive. c. To lie with Abraham.
a. What was Rachal's son's name? b. What does it mean? c. When was he born?
a. Joseph. b. He will add. c. In the fourteenth year of serving Laban.
a. What did Jacob use to help the livestock 'conceive' ? b. Where did he place them? c. How did the livestock look?
a. Rods of green poplar, almond, and chestnut trees. b. In the water trough. c They came out streaked, speckled, and spotted.
a. What did Rachal take from Laban's house? b. Where did she put it? c. Why did Laban not look there?
a. His household idols. b. In the camel's saddle. c. Because the manner of women was with her. (The saddle would be unclean).
What would be the age of Jacob's oldest child at this time?
His eldest would only be twelve. His first was born from Leah after his first seven years with Laban. Subtract the first year of Leah's pregnancy from the remaining 13 years of Jacob's time with Laban and we have 12 years since the first child was born.
Why did Jacob divide his possessions and people in two companies?
1. In case Esau attacked him, some could escape.
a. With whom did Jacob think he had wrestled? b. What did Jacob want this man to do for him? c. What happened to Jacob's hip?
3. God. b. To bless him. c. The muscle shrank.
What did the man mean of Jacob when he said, "You have struggled with man and God and prevailed"?
4. He had done the right things in all his adversities and had pleased God.
Why did Jacob not go with Esau to Seir at the same pace?
Because his people and his flock were weary.
a. Where did Jacob finally pitch his tent? b. From whom did Jacob buy land?
a. Shechem. b. The children of Hamor.
a. What did Shechem do to Dinah, Jacob's daughter? b. What did he Shechem want his father to do for him?
a. He violated her. b. To get Dinah as a wife for him.
When Jacob's sons heard about what happened to Dinah, how did they feel?
They were grieved and very angry.
a. What did Hamor propose they should do? b. What did Jacobs' sons what done first?
a. He proposed that they marry each other's daughters and dwell in the same land. b. All the men in the city must be circumcised.
What advantage did Hamor tell his people they would receive if they followed the conditions of Jacob's sons?
That all of Jacob's livestock would become theirs.
a. What did Dinah's brothers do to the men of the city of Shechem? b. What was Jacob's reaction to his sons' actions?
a. They went in and killed them all. b. No.
a. To what did God change Jacob's name? b. What does this name mean?
a. Israel. b. Struggle with God.
a. How did Rachel die? b. To what city were Rachel and Jacob going?
a. Giving birth. b. Ephrath (Bethlehem).
a. What was the name of Rachel's last son? b. What does this name mean?` c. How many sons did Rachel have?
a. Benjamin. b. Right hand. c. Two.
a. From what land did Esau choose his wives? b. From what son of Abraham were these people?
Canaan. b. Ishmael.
a. Why did Jacob love Joseph more than his other children? b. What did he make for Joseph? c. Did Joseph's brothers like him?
1. a. He was born in Jacob's old age. b. A tunic of many colors. c. No, they hated and envied him.
a. What did Joseph's brothers plot against him? b. Who did not want to do this to Joseph? c. What did they do to Joseph?
3. a. Kill him. b. Reuben. c. Sold him into slavery.
a. What happened to Judah's sons Er and Onan? b. Who did Judah promise to Tamar as a husband?
They were killed by God. b. Shelah.
Why did Tamar play the harlot with Judah?
He had not given his son, Shelah, as a husband to Tamar. (She needed a child to carry on the name.)
a. How many children did Tamar have? b. Did Judah ever lie with Tamar as his wife again?
a. Two. b. No.
a. Where was Joseph taken as a slave? b. Who was his master? c. What did Joseph soon become in his master's house?
1. a. Egypt. b. Potiphar. c. He became the overseer of all that he had.
a. What did Joseph's master's wife want from him? b. What was Joseph's response to her?
2. a. To lie with her. b. No.
a. What accusation did the master's wife bring against Joseph? b. Where did Joseph end up because of the accusation? c. What position did Joseph have while in prison?
3. a. She accused him of trying to lie with her. b. In the prison. c. He was in charge of all the prisoners.
a. What was the meaning of the chief butler's dream? b. What was the meaning of the chief baker's dream?
a. In three days he would be released from prison, serving Pharaoh again. b. In three days he would be hung.
a. How long was it after the chief butler was released that Pharaoh had his dreams? b. What was the meaning of his dreams?
a. Two years. b. Seven years of plenty and then seven years of famine.
a. What did Joseph recommend Pharaoh do for the next few years? b. Who did Pharaoh appoint to Joseph's recommendation?
a. Save up one-fifth of the produce in the years of plenty so there would be plenty in the time of famine. b. Joseph.
a. How high was Joseph's position to Pharaoh? b. How old was Joseph at this time? c. How long had Joseph been a slave?
a. No one higher than Joseph except Pharaoh. b. Thirty years old. c. Thirteen years (see 37:2).
a. Who was left behind while Joseph's ten brothers went to Egypt? b. Why?
a. Benjamin. b. Lest some calamity befall him.
a. When Joseph saw his brothers, did he recognize them? b. Did his brothers recognize him?
a. Yes. b. No.
a. What did Joseph do to all his brothers? b. For how long? c. Why did Joseph's brothers think this was happening to them?
a. Put them in prison. b. Three days. c. Because of what they had done to their brother, Joseph.
a. What did Joseph put in each brother's sack? b. How did they feel when this was discovered?
a. His money bag. b. They were afraid.
What were the brothers afraid of when Joseph invited them to dinner?
To accuse them of taking the money for the first grain.
a. What did Joseph request Benjamin become to him? b. How did the brothers react to this? c. What did Judah tell Joseph would be the result of his request?
a. His slave. b. They tore their clothes. c. His father would die in sorrow if something happened to Benjamin.
a. Who did Joseph tell his brothers had allowed these things to happen to him? b. Why did this happen to Joseph?
a. God. b. To save his family from death and to create their posterity.
a. Who spoke to Jacob one night in a dream after his sons returned from Egypt? b. What did He tell Jacob?
a. God. b. "Go to Egypt. You will have many descendants there."
a. When money ran out in the land of Egypt, how did the people pay Joseph for the grain? b. When this ran out, how did the people pay for the grain?
a. By their livestock. b. Sold their land to Joseph.
What did Jacob ask Joseph to promise him upon his death?
Do not bury me in Egypt, but bury me with my fathers.
a. Who were Joseph's two sons? b. What did they become to Jacob?
a. Manasseh and Ephraim. b. As his own sons.
What was Judah's blessing?
He would receive praise from his brothers, and the kingship would always be in his house.
a. Where did Jacob wish to be buried? b. Who else is buried there?
a. The cave of Machpelah. b. Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, and Leah.
What did Joseph's brothers fear after their father died?
They feared Joseph would repay them for their evil.
Why did Joseph weep when the messengers came from the brothers?
Because he had already forgiven them. He was beyond doing what they feared.