What chapter in Genesis is the Abrahamic Covenant found?

chapter 12

Why does God change Abram's name to Abraham?

The covenant is about to be fulfilled

How old was Abraham when God first spoke the covenant to him?

75 years old

What did the Abrahamic covenant promise?(4)

great nation, land, name will be great, "so you shall be a blessing"

Why does Abram go to Egypt?

there was a famine in the land

How old was Abraham when Ishmael was born?

86 years old

After Hagar has conceived a baby with Abram, who does Sarah blame for this unfortunate circumstance?


How does Pharoah know that Sarah is Abraham's wife?

because of a plague

How old is Sarah when she gives birth to Isaac?

90 years old

Who goes with Abraham on his journey to Egypt?

Sarai and Lot

Why do Abram and Lot separate?

they had too many possessions and the land was not enough to share

What is the relationship between Abram and Lot?

Lot is Abram's nephew

Does God change Sarai's name?


When Abram and Sarai went to meet Pharoah, what did Abram tell Sarai to say?

That she is Abram's sister

Who is Hagar?

an egyptian maidservant

What does Isaac mean?


What argument does Abraham bring to God concerning Sodom?

not to destroy the righteous along with the wicked

What is the main reason that the 3 visitors come to visit Abraham?

to announce the promise of a son

In the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, what do the angels tell Lot and his family to do?

leave the city

What happens to Lot's wife in the story of Sodom and Gomorrah?

she turns into a pillar of salt

How did Abraham treat the 3 visitors?

He treated them very well

Why did Hagar run away from Sarai?

because Sarai mistreated her

What happens to Hagar and Ishmael when Abraham sends them out into the desert?

God provides water

Who does Abraham send out to find Isaac a wife?

a chief servant

Who's to blame when Jacob gets Isaac's blessing?

Jacob, Esau, Rebekah, Isaac

How many years does Jacob work to marry Rachel?

14 years

How many sons does Leah have?

6 children

How many sons does Zilpah have?

2 sons

How many sons does Rachel have?

2 sons

How many sons does Bilhah have?

2 sons

What does the name Israel mean?

struggles with God and men and has overcome

Why does Abraham have contact with Ephron the HIttite?

for Sarahs tomb

How does Pharoah know that Sarah is Abram's wife?

because of a plague

Did Abraham tell his son that he was going to sacrafice him?


What prophecy is spoken over Rebekah and Isaac's twins?

2 nations in her womb, the older will serve the younger

Esau is known for being what?

A skillfull hunter and very hairy

How did Jacob buy his brother's birthright?

with soup

What instructions did Isaac give Jacob concerning who to marry?

Don't marry a Canaanite

Who is Jacob's first wife?


How does the argument between Jacob and Laban get resolved?

by a treaty

What is the message that Jacob preaches to his household as he returns to Bethel?

Get rid of foreign gods

Describe Jacob's 2 dreams

1: brother's grain bowed down 2: sun, moon, 11 stars bowed to him

How do Joseph's brothers cover up what they did to him?

put goats blood on his robe and told their father that an animal attacked him

Who is Tamar?

Daughter-in-law of Judah

Who does Joseph first work for in Egypt and what is his job?

Potiphar; his personal servant/captain of pharoah

What does Joseph do when Potiphar's wife asks to sleep with him?

no; "....how could i do such a wicked thing against God?"

What is the cupbearer's dream?

vine with 3 brances gave him grapes, so he squeezed them into Pharoahs cup

What is the baker's dream?

3 baskets of bread baked for pharoah..birds starting eating the bread out of the basket on his head

What are Pharoah's 2 dreams?

7 weak cows eat 7 strong cows, 7 thin heads of grain took over the 7 strong crops

What did Joseph predict about Pharoah's dream?

7 good years and 7 years of famine

What is Josephs egyptian name?


What is Joseph's wife's name?


What are the names of Joseph's 2 sons?

Manasseh and Ephraim

Why do Joseph's brothers go to Egypt?

they went to buy grain

What does Joseph first accuse his brothers of being?


What does Joseph tell his brothers to do in order for him to know they are not lying to him?

bring their youngest brother(Benjamin) to Joseph

How does Reuben convince his father to let Benjamin go to Egypt?

he says that he will kill both of his own sons if Benjamin does not return safely

Why does Joseph cry when he sees Benjamin?

he is his brother by blood

What reason does Joseph give for everything that has happened to him?

God meant everything to happen to him

Where in Egypt does Israel's family settle? Why?

Goshen, because the land is good

What does Jacob make Joseph swear about where he should be buried?

that he will be buried with his fathers, not in Egypt!

What does Jacob feel about Joseph's children?

any children born to Joseph are like his own children

Which one of Joseph's sons is blessed over the other?

Ephraim is over Manasseh

What blessing does Jacob give to Judah?

praised, victorious, rule forever, many expensive possesion, good trade

How do Josephs brothers try to manipulate him after their father dies?

They said that their father left them directions saying: "forgive your brothers for all the wrongs the did to you"

When Joseph is about to die, to what does he make the sons of Israel swear an oath?

The oath God made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

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