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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Genesis Overview

 

 


Gen
GENESIS.

THE STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK AS A WHOLE.


Genesis 1:1 - Genesis 2:3. The Introduction.
Genesis 2:4 - Genesis 50:26. The Eleven "Generations"*


THE INTRODUCTION.
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Alternation .)
Genesis 1:1. "THE WORLD THAT THEN WAS" (2 Peter 3:6). ITS CREATION IN ETERNITY PAST.
Genesis 1:2 -. ITS END. RUIN.
Genesis 1:2-31. "THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH WHICH ARE NOW" (2 Peter 3:7). THEIR CREATION IN TIME PRESENT. (THE SIX DAYS.)
Genesis 2:1-3. THEIR END. BLESSING.


THE ELEVEN "GENERATIONS" *.
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Extended Alternation with Introversion .)
Genesis 2:4 - Genesis 4:26. "THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH"
Genesis 5:1 - Genesis 6:8. ADAM
Genesis 6:9 - Genesis 9:29. NOAH
Genesis 10:1 - Genesis 11:9. THE SONS OF NOAH MANKIND IN GENERAL.
Genesis 11:10 - Genesis 11:26. SHEM.
Genesis 11:27 - Genesis 25:11. TERAH.
Genesis 25:12-18. ISHMAEL
Genesis 25:19 - Genesis 35:29. ISAAC
Genesis 36:1-8. ESAU THE CHOSEN PEOPLE.
Genesis 36:9-43. THE SONS OF ESAU
Genesis 37:1 - Genesis 50:26. JACOB

*There are 14 altogether in the Bible:

The above in Genesis =
11
The Generations of Aaron and Moses (Numbers 3:1) = 1
The Generations of Pharez (
Ruth 4:18-22) = 1
The Book of the Generations of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:1) = 1
Total = 14

This latter needed to complete the number of spiritual perfection (2x7=14). See Appdx-10.


First Book. For its relation to the other books of the Pentateuch as well as to the Hebrew Canon of O.T., see Appdx-1.

Book. See Appdx-47.

Moses. Ascribed to him, Mark 10:2-8, &c.; see Appdx-2.

Genesis. No part of Hebrew Title, which is simply Bereshith, "in [the] beginning", because the book of all beginnings. Genesis is Greek = generation, creation. For its being complementary to the Apocalypse, see Appdx-3.

Alternation with Introversion


Genesis 1:2-31. THE HEAVENS AND EARTH WHICH ARE NOW
Genesis 1:2-5. Darkness and Light. Night and Day. 1st Day.
Genesis 1:6-8. Waters. Division between them. 2nd Day.
Genesis 1:9-13. Earth. Fruit from it. 3rd Day.
Genesis 1:14-19. Day and Night. Sun and Moon. 4th Day.
Genesis 1:20-23. Waters. Life from them. 5th Day.
Genesis 1:24-31. Earth. Life from it. 6th Day.


Genesis 2:4 - Genesis 4:26. THE GENERATIONS OF THE HEAVENS AND OF THE EARTH.
Genesis 2:4-25. BEFORE the Fall. Man in Probation.
Genesis 3:1-24. The FALL of Man.
Genesis 4:1-26. AFTER the Fall. Man in Ruin.
Genesis 2:4-25. MAN BEFORE THE FALL.
Genesis 2:4-5 -. The earth for man and woman.
Genesis 2:5. For the ground, no man.
Genesis 2:6. The ground and vegetable creation.
Genesis 2:7. The formation of man.
Genesis 2:8. The garden.
Genesis 2:9. The Trees.
Genesis 2:10-14. The Rivers.
Genesis 2:15. The Garden.
Genesis 2:16-17. The Trees.
Genesis 2:18. For the man, no woman.
Genesis 2:19-20 -. The ground and animate creation.
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, Genesis 2:20-23. The formation of woman.
Genesis 2:24-25. Man and woman for the earth.


Genesis 3:1-24. THE FALL.
Genesis 3:1-5. The Nachash:procuring man""s death, in Adam.
Genesis 3:6. The Tree of knowledge. Partaking of it.
Genesis 3:7 -. Effect on both:the man and the woman.
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, Genesis 3:7. Human provision:man-made aprons.
Genesis 3:8-12. God""s enquiry of the man.
Genesis 3:13. God""s enquiry of the woman.
Genesis 3:14. Sentence on the Nachash .
Genesis 3:15. Promise of the Seed.
Genesis 3:16. God""s sentence on the woman.
Genesis 3:17-19. God""s sentence on the man.
Genesis 3:20. Effect on both:the man and the woman.
Genesis 3:21. Divine provision:God-made coats.
Genesis 3:22-24 -. The Tree of Life. Expulsion from it.
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, Genesis 3:24. The Cherubim :Preserving man""s life, in Christ. Notallegory:but literal history, emphasized by Figures of Speech.


Genesis 5:1 - Genesis 6:8. BOOK OF THE GENERATIONS OF ADAM."
Genesis 5:1-2. Unfallen Adam:a "son of God" (Luke 3:38).
Genesis 5:3-5. Fallen Adam, and his years. The total 930, and the first 130.
Genesis 5:6-27. The progeny of Adam, and their deaths.
Genesis 5:28-32. Noah, and his promise of "comfort".
Genesis 6:1-2. The fallen angels:"sons of God" (see Appdx-23).
Genesis 6:3. Fallen Adam, and his years. Total 930, and the last 120.
Genesis 6:4-7. The progeny of the fallen angels, and their threatened destruction. The Nephilim (Appdx-25).
Genesis 6:8. Noah, and his possession of "grace".


Genesis 6:9 - Genesis 9:29. THE GENERATIONS OF NOAH.
Genesis 6:9. Noah before the flood.
Genesis 6:11. Noah""s Family.
Genesis 6:11-13. The Earth corrupt.
Genesis 6:14-22. The making of the Ark.
Genesis 7:1-24. Noah entering the Ark.
Genesis 8:1-19. Noah leaving the Ark.
Genesis 8:20. The building of the Altar.
Genesis 8:21 - Genesis 9:17. The Earth replenished.
Genesis 9:18-27. Noah""s family.
Genesis 9:28-29. Noah after the Flood.


Genesis 8:21 - Genesis 9:17. THE EARTH REPLENISHED.
Genesis 8:21-22. God""s covenant with the earth.
Genesis 9:1. Fruitfulness committed to man.
Genesis 9:2. Power committed to man.
Genesis 9:3. Change in Ordinance (nourishment).
Genesis 9:4-5. Change in Ordinance (punishment).
Genesis 9:6. Power committed to man.
Genesis 9:7. Fruitfulness committed to man.
Genesis 9:8-17. God""s covenant with Noah.


Genesis 10:1 - Genesis 11:9. THE GENERATIONS OF THE SONS OF NOAH.
Genesis 10:1-32. The Nations divided in the Earth.
Genesis 11:1-9. The Nations scattered abroad on the Earth. Chs. 10 and 11 Fig. Hysterologia (Appdx-6.), by which the dispersion of the nations(ch. 10) is put before the cause of it (ch. 11).


Genesis 10:1-32. NATIONS DIVIDED.
Genesis 10:1 -. Shem.
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Genesis 10:1 -. Ham.
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Genesis 10:1. Japheth.
Genesis 10:2-5. The sons of Japheth.
Genesis 10:6-20. The sons of Ham.
Genesis 10:21-32. The sons of Shem.


Genesis 11:1-9. THE NATIONS SCATTERED.
Genesis 11:1. Unity.
Genesis 11:2. Shinar.
Genesis 11:3-4. The Tower. Man""s building.
Genesis 11:5. The Tower. God""s inspection.
Genesis 11:6-7. Unity.
Genesis 11:8-9. Babel.


Genesis 11:31 - Genesis 22:19. ABRAM""S HISTORY. (Call to Trial).
Genesis 11:31 - Genesis 12:3. Abram""s Call. Promise of Seed.
Genesis 12:4-9. Sojourn in Canaan.
Genesis 12:10-20. Sojourn in Egypt. Denial of Sarai.
Genesis 13:1-13. Separation of Lot.
Genesis 13:14-18. Manifestation of the Land.
Genesis 14:1-24. War on Sodom. Rescue of lot by Abram.
Genesis 15:1 -. Covenant made.
Genesis 16:1 -. Sarai""s Policy.
Genesis 17:1-14. Covenant repeated.
Genesis 17:15-27. Sarah""s blessing.
Genesis 18:16 - Genesis 19:38. Destruction of Sodom. Rescue of Lot by angels.
Genesis 20:1-18. Sojourn in Gerar. Denial of Sarah.
Genesis 21:1-8. Manifestation of the Seed.
Genesis 21:9-21. Separation of Ishmael.
Genesis 21:22-34. Sojourn in Gerar.
Genesis 22:1-19. Abraham""s Trial. Blessing of Seed.


Genesis 15:1-21. THE COVENANT MADE. The Seed and The Land.
Genesis 15:1. The Covenant Maker. (The Word of Jehovah.)
Genesis 15:2-3. Enquiry. "What wilt Thou give?"
Genesis 15:4-5. The Covenant. Announced. (The Seed.)
Genesis 15:6. Belief.
Genesis 15:7. The Covenant Maker. (Jehovah.)
Genesis 15:8. Enquiry. "Whereby shall I know?"
Genesis 15:9-11. The Covenant. Prepared.
Genesis 15:12-16. Answer. "Know of a surety."
Genesis 15:17-21. The Covenant. Solemnized.


Genesis 17:1-27. THE COVANANT REPEATED AND SARAH""S BLESSING.
Genesis 17:1-2. Promise of seed to Abram.
Genesis 17:3 -. Prostration of Abram, and reverence.
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, Genesis 17:3-8. God""s talk with Abram. His seed.
Genesis 17:9-14. Circumcision. Command.
Genesis 17:15-16. Promise seed to Sarah.
Genesis 17:17. Prostration of Abraham, and joy.
Genesis 17:18-22. God""s talk with Abraham. Sarah""s seed.
Genesis 17:23-27. Circumcision. Obedience.


Genesis 18:1-16. THE COVENANT RENEWED.
Genesis 18:1-2. Appearance of Jehovah. (Three men.)
Genesis 18:3-8. Their reception by Abraham.
Genesis 18:9-15. Their conference with Abraham.
Genesis 18:16 -. Departure of Jehovah. (Three men.)


Genesis 18:16 - Genesis 19:38. DESTRUCTION OF SODOM.
Genesis 18:16-33. Abraham and Jehovah.
Genesis 19:1-26. Lot and the Angels.
Genesis 19:27-29. Abraham and Jehovah.
Genesis 19:30-38. Lot and hid daughters.
Genesis 18:16-33. ABRAHAM AND JEHOVAH.
= Genesis 18:16. Abraham before Jehovah.
Genesis 18:17-21. Announcement of Sodom""s destruction.
Genesis 18:22. Jehovah before Abraham (see note).
Genesis 18:23-32. Intercession for Sodom""s preservation.
Genesis 18:33. Jehovah""s departure. Abraham""s return.


Genesis 19:1-26. LOT AND THE ANGELS.
Genesis 19:1-5. Even . The Angels. Reception by Lot.
Genesis 19:6-9. Lot""s remonstrance with Sodomites.
Genesis 19:10-13. Night. The Angels. Protection of Lot. Announcement ofthe destruction of Sodom.
Genesis 19:14.. Lot""s remonstrance with his family.
Genesis 19:15-17. Dawn. Jehovah merciful to Lot.
Genesis 19:18-20. Lot""s remonstrance with Jehovah.
Genesis 19:21-26. Sunrise. Jehovah""s acquiescence with Lot. Destruction of Sodom.


Genesis 20:1-18. ABRAHAM""S SOJOURN IN GERAR.
Genesis 20:1-2 -. Expedient.
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, Genesis 20:2. Consequences.
Genesis 20:3-6. Dream, &c.
Genesis 20:7 -. Restoration commanded.
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, Genesis 20:7. Prayer.
Genesis 20:8-13. Dream, &c.
Genesis 20:14-16. Restoration effected.
Genesis 20:17-18. Prayer.


Genesis 21:1-8. MANIFESTATION OF SEED.
Genesis 21:1-3. Isaac""s birth and naming.
Genesis 21:4-5. Circumcision.
Genesis 21:6-7. Cause of Isaac""s naming.
Genesis 21:8. Weaning.


Genesis 21:9-21. SEPARATION OF ISHMAEL.
Genesis 21:9-10. Hagar and Ishmael, in house.
Genesis 21:11. Abraham""s suffering.
Genesis 21:12-13. God""s intervention.
Genesis 21:14. Hagar and Ishmael. Wilderness of Beer-sheba.
Genesis 21:15. Hagar and Ishmael, out of house.
Genesis 21:16. Hagar""s suffering.
Genesis 21:17-19. God""s intervention.
Genesis 21:20-21. Hagar and Ishmael. Wilderness of Paran.


Genesis 21:22-34. SOJOURN IN GERAR.
Genesis 21:22-24. Sojourning. Commencement.
Genesis 21:25-26. The well taken.
Genesis 21:27. Covenant.
Genesis 21:28-31. The well digged.
Genesis 21:32-33. Covenant.
Genesis 21:34. Sojourning. Continued.


Genesis 21:1-19. ABRAHAM""S TRIAL.
Genesis 21:1-2. Jehovah. Command.
Genesis 21:3-10. Abraham. Journey.
Genesis 21:11-12. Jehovah. 1st call.
Genesis 21:13-14. Abraham. The offering.
Genesis 21:15-18. Jehovah. 2nd call.
Genesis 21:19. Abraham. Return.


Genesis 22:20-24. THE POSTERITY OF NAHOR.
Introduced here to lead up to Rebekah, the future wife of Isaac. Not proceeding further with Nahor""s posterity. See (p. 17) how Abraham""s history is broken up into three portions by two posterities, just as Isaac""s and Jacob""s histories are broken up. See Appdx-29.


Genesis 23:1 - Genesis 24:67. ABRAHAM""S HISTORY (OLD AGE).
Genesis 23:1-20. Death of Sarah.
Genesis 24:1-67. Marriage of Isaac.
Genesis 23:1-20. THE DEATH OF SARAH.
Genesis 23:1-2. Death of Sarah.
Genesis 23:3-18. Abraham""s Treaty for buryingplace.
Genesis 23:19. Burial of Sarah.
Genesis 23:20. Ratification of Treaty.

Genesis 23:3-18. ABRAHAM""S TREATY.
Genesis 23:3-4. Request.
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, Genesis 23:6. Grant.
Genesis 23:7-9. Request.
Genesis 23:10-11. Grant.
Genesis 23:12-13. Request.
Genesis 23:14-18. Purchase.


Genesis 24:1-67. THE MIRRAGE OF ISAAC.
Genesis 24:1-54 -. Eleazar""s Mission in Progress.
Genesis 24:1. Abraham""s blessing and prosperity.
Genesis 24:2-9. Eleazar""s oath and commission.
Genesis 24:10-11. Journey of Eleazar.
Genesis 24:12-21. Prayer of Eleazar. Answer 15-21.
Genesis 24:22-25. His conference with Rebekah.
Genesis 24:26. His worship of Jehovah.
Genesis 24:27-32. Reception of Eleazar.
Genesis 24:33. Entertainment. Declined.
Genesis 24:34-36. Abraham""s blessings and prosperity.
Genesis 24:37-41. Eleazar""s oath and commission.
Genesis 24:42 -. Journey of Eleazar.
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, Genesis 24:42-45 -. Prayer of Eleazar. Answer 45-.
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, Genesis 24:45-47.. His conference with Rebekah.
Genesis 24:48. His worship of Jehovah.
Genesis 24:49-53. Reception of Eleazar""s message.
Genesis 24:54 -. Entertainment. Accepted.


Genesis 25:12-18. THE GENERATIONS OF ISHMAEL.
Genesis 25:12. Ishmael. Birth.
Genesis 25:13-16. His sons. Names and dwelling.
Genesis 25:17. Ishmael. Death.
Genesis 25:18. His sons. Their dwelling.

Genesis 25:19 - Genesis 35:29. THE GENERATIONS OF ISAAC.
Genesis 25:19. The birth of Isaac.
Genesis 25:20-22. Marriage with Rebekah.
Genesis 25:23-28. Isaac""s two sons.
Genesis 25:29-34. Esau and Jacob.
Genesis 26:1. Journey to Gerar.
Genesis 26:2-5. Appearance of Jehovah.
Genesis 26:6-11. Isaac""s wife.
Genesis 26:12-22. Sep. from Abim.
Genesis 26:23. Journey to Beer-sheba.
Genesis 26:24-25. Appearance of Jehovah.
Genesis 26:26-33. Covenant with Abim.
Genesis 26:34-35. Esau""s wives.
Genesis 27:1 - Genesis 35:15. Esau and Jacob.
Genesis 35:16-20. Death of Rachel.
Genesis 35:21-26. Israel""s twelve sons.
Genesis 35:27-29. The death of Isaac.


Genesis 27:1 - Genesis 35:15. ESAU AND JACOB.
Genesis 27:1-40. Deception of father and brother by Jacob and Rebekah.
Genesis 27:41. Hatred of Esau.
Genesis 27:42 - Genesis 28:5. Departure of Jacob to Padan-aram.
Genesis 28:6-9. Esau""s wives.
Genesis 28:10-22. Jacob""s Vision at Bethel.
Genesis 29:1 - Genesis 31:55. Jacob""s wives.
Genesis 32:1-2. Jacob""s Vision at Mahanaim.
:17. Reconciliation of Esau.
Genesis 33:18 - Genesis 34:31. Deception of Shechemites by Jacob""s sons.
Genesis 35:1-15. Return of Jacob to Padanaram.


Genesis 29:1 - Genesis 31:55. JACOBS WIVES.
Genesis 29:1-14. Arrival at Padan-aram.
Genesis 29:15 - Genesis 30:24. Servitude.
Genesis 30:25-26. Return desired.
Genesis 30:27 - Genesis 31:16. Service.
Genesis 31:17-55. Return effected.


Genesis 32:3 - Genesis 33:17. THE RECONCILIATION OF ESAU.
Genesis 32:3-5. Reconciliation desired.
Genesis 32:6. Approach of Esau announced.
Genesis 32:7-8. The Present resolved on.
Genesis 32:9-12. Prayer.
Genesis 32:13-23. The Present prepared.
Genesis 32:24-32. Prayer.
Genesis 33:1 -. Approach of Esau seen.
Genesis 33:1-17. Reconciliation effected.


Genesis 34:1 - Genesis 37:36. JACOB""S TROUBLE IN THE LAND.
At Shechem, Dinah""s disgrace, 34. Three burials; Deborah, Genesis 35:8; Rachel ( v. Genesis 35:20); and Isaac (Genesis 35:29). Joseph sold, 37.


Genesis 36:1-8. THE GENERATIONS OF ESAU (IN CANAAN).
Genesis 36:1. Esau. In Canaan.
Genesis 36:2 -. Adah.
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, Genesis 36:2. Aholibamath.
Genesis 36:3. Bashemath.
Genesis 36:4 -. Adah""s son, Eliphaz.
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, Genesis 36:4. Bashemath""s son, Reuel.
Genesis 36:5. Aholabamah""s sons, Jeush, &c.
Genesis 36:6-8. Esau. Removal from Cannan.


Genesis 36:1-8. THE GENERATIONS OF ESAU (IN MOUNT SEIR).
Genesis 36:9. Sons of Esau (Edom).
Genesis 36:10 -. Eliphaz, Adah""s son.
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, Genesis 36:10. Reul, Bashemath""s son.
Genesis 36:11-12. Sons of Eliphaz.
Genesis 36:13. Sons of Eliphaz.
Genesis 36:14. Jeush, &c., Ahlobamah""s sons.
Genesis 36:15-16. Dukes of Eliphaz (Adah).
Genesis 36:17. Dukes of Reul (Bashemath).
Genesis 36:18. Dukes of Jeush (Aholibamah).
Genesis 36:20-43. Dukes of Edom, &c.


Genesis 37:1 - Genesis 45:28. THE GENERATIONS OF JACOB.
Genesis 37:1. Jacob in Canaan.
Genesis 37:2 - Genesis 45:28. Sons of Jacob. Posterity (Joseph and brethren).
Genesis 46:1-7. Jacob. Removal to Egypt.
Genesis 46:8-27. Sons of Jacob. (Posterity.)
Genesis 46:28 - Genesis 50:14. Jacob. Settlement and death in Egypt. Removal to Canaan.
Genesis 50:15-26. Sons of Jacob. Posterity (Joseph and brethren).


Genesis 37:2-36. JOSEPH IN CANAAN.
Genesis 37:1-4. With his brethren.
Genesis 37:5-11. His dreams (communicated).
Genesis 37:12-17. Seeking his brethren.
Genesis 37:18-36. His dreams (counteracted).


Genesis 39:1 - Genesis 41:57. JOSEPH IN EGYPT.
Genesis 39:1 - Genesis 40:2. His humiliation.
Genesis 41:1-57. His exaltation.


Genesis 39:6-18. THE CHASTITY OF JOSEPH.

=Genesis 39:6-7. Potifhar""s wife. Request.
Genesis 39:8-10. Joseph""s Refusal, and Reason.
Genesis 39:11-12 -. Potiphar""s wife. Request repeated.
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, Genesis 39:12-20. Joseph""s Flight, and consequences.

Genesis 40:1-23. THE WISDOM OF JOSEPH.
Intro. Genesis 40:1-8. His fellow-prisoners and their dreams.
Genesis 40:9-11. The Butler""s dream.
Genesis 40:12-13. Its Interpretation.
Genesis 40:14-15. Joseph""s request (made).
Genesis 40:16-17. The Baker""s dream.
Genesis 40:18-22. Its Interpretation.
Genesis 40:23. Joseph""s request (forgotten).


Genesis 41:1-57. JOSEPH""S EXALTATION.
Genesis 41:1-36. Prediction.
Genesis 41:37-57. Fulfillment.
Genesis 41:1-38. PREDICTION.
Genesis 41:1-4. Dream of the kine
Genesis 41:5-7. Dream of the ears
Genesis 41:8-16. Interpretation sought.
Genesis 41:17-21 -. Dream of the kine
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, Genesis 41:21-24. Dream of the ears
Genesis 41:25-36. Interpretation given.


Genesis 41:1-57. JOSEPH""S EXALTATION.
Genesis 41:1-36. Prediction.
Genesis 41:37-57. Fulfillment.
Genesis 41:1-38. PREDICTION.
Genesis 41:1-4. Dream of the kine
Genesis 41:5-7. Dream of the ears
Genesis 41:8-16. Interpretation sought.
Genesis 41:17-21 -. Dream of the kine
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, Genesis 41:21-24. Dream of the ears
Genesis 41:25-36. Interpretation given.


Genesis 41:37-56. FULFILLMENT.
Genesis 41:37-46. Joseph""s Exaltation.
Genesis 41:47-49. Dream of ears fulfilled.
Genesis 41:50-52. Joseph""s Fruitfulness.
Genesis 41:53-56 -. Dream of kine fulfilled.
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, Genesis 41:56-57. Joseph""s Authority.


Genesis 42:1 - Genesis 45:28. JOSEPH""S BRETHREN.
Genesis 42:1-2. Commission to buy corn.
Genesis 42:3. Journey.
Genesis 42:4. Benjamin left.
Genesis 42:5. Arrival.
Genesis 42:6-24. Meeting with Joseph.
Genesis 42:25-26. Dismissal.
Genesis 42:27-38. Return.
Genesis 43:1-2. Commission to buy corn.
Genesis 43:3-15 -. Benjamin taken.
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Genesis 43:15 -. Arrival.
Genesis 43:16-34. Meeting with Joseph.
Genesis 44:1 - Genesis 45:24. Dismissal.
Genesis 45:25-28. Return.


Genesis 44:1 - Genesis 45:20. THE DISMISSAL OF JOSEPH""S BRETHREN.
Genesis 44:1-13. Feigned Dismissal.
Genesis 44:14-34. Brethren""s explanation to Joseph.
Genesis 45:1-16. Joseph""s explanation to Brethren.
Genesis 45:17-24. Actual Dismissal.
Genesis 45:1-14. FEIGNED DISMISSAL.
Genesis 45:15-34. THE CUP SOUGHT.


Genesis 44:1-6. THE CUP DISCOVERED.
Genesis 44:3-13. Joseph revealed.


Genesis 46:8-27. THE SONS OF JACOB. POSTERITY.
Genesis 46:8-25. THE NAMES. SEVERALLY.
"into" (
v . Genesis 46:8) "in" ( v . Genesis 46:27).
Genesis 46:8-15. Leah. 33 = 32 + 1 (Numbers 26:59).
Genesis 46:16-18. Zilpah 16 = 16
Genesis 46:19-22. Rachel 14 = 11 + 3 ( v . Genesis 46:27).
Genesis 46:23-25. Bilhah 7 = 7 70 = 66 + 4


Genesis 46:26-27. THE NAMES. COLLECTIVELY.
Genesis 46:26. The Total that "came in" = 66 (above).
Genesis 46:27 -. Born and in Egypt. 4
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, Genesis 46:27. The Total of both 70


Genesis 46:28 - Genesis 50:13. JACOB IN EGYPT.
Genesis 46:28 - Genesis 47:12. ISRAELITES.
Genesis 46:28. Jacob""s arrival in Goshen accomplished.
Genesis 46:29-30. Jacob""s meeting with Joseph.
Genesis 46:31-32. Presentation planned.
Genesis 46:33-34. Directions given.
Genesis 47:1. Jacob""s arrival in Goshen announced.
Genesis 47:2. Presentation made.
Genesis 47:3-6. Directions followed.
Genesis 47:7-10. Jacob""s meeting with Pharoah.
Genesis 47:11-12. Jacob""s settlement in Rameses.


Genesis 47:29 - Genesis 49:32. JACOB""S CHARGES.
Genesis 47:27. Jacob""s dwelling in Egypt.
Genesis 47:28. Years of life (147); and dwelling (17).
Genesis 47:29 - Genesis 49:32. Charges.
Genesis 49:33 - Genesis 50:2. Jacob""s death in Egypt.
Genesis 50:3-14. Days of mourning.


Genesis 49:1-28. JACOB""S BLESSING OF ALL HIS SONS.
Genesis 49:1-2. Collectively.
Genesis 49:3-27. Separately. The order of the names.
Genesis 49:28. Collectively.


Genesis 49:3-27. THE ORDER OF THE NAMES. Appdx-45.
Genesis 49:3-15. Leah""s six sons. Wife""s offspring.
Genesis 49:16-18. Bilhah""s son (Dan).
Genesis 49:19-20. Ziphah""s two sons.
Genesis 49:21. Bilhah""s son (Naphtali).
Genesis 49:22-27. Rachel""s two sons. Wife""s offspring.


Genesis 50:15-26. THE SONS OF JACOB. Joseph and his brethren.
Genesis 50:15-21. Brethren after Jacob""s death.
Genesis 50:22-23. Joseph""s living in Egypt, and age.
Genesis 50:24-25. Charges.
Genesis 50:26 -. Joseph""s death in Egypt, and age.
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, Genesis 50:26. Brethren after Joseph""s death.


Genesis 50:24-25. JOSEPH""S CHARGES.
Genesis 50:24 -. Death approaching.
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, Genesis 50:24. Assurance of return to Canaan.
Genesis 50:25 -. Oath.
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, Genesis 50:25 -. Assurance of return to Canaan.
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, Genesis 50:25. Oath.
Genesis 50:26. Death experienced.

 


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Genesis:4 Overview". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/genesis-0.html. 1909-1922.

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