GENESIS OUTLINE

I. EARTH’S EARLIEST AGES (Chaps. 1-11)

A. The Creation (Chaps. 1, 2)

B. The Temptation and Fall (Chap. 3)

C. Cain and Abel (Chap. 4)

D. Seth and His Descendants (Chap. 5)

E. Widespread Sin and the Universal Flood (Chaps. 6-8)

F. Noah after the Flood (Chap. 9)

G. The Table of Nations (Chap. 10)

H. The Tower of Babel (Chap. 11)

II. THE PATRIARCHS OF ISRAEL (Chaps. 12-50)

A. Abraham (12:1-25:18)

1. The Call of Abraham (12:1-9)

2. To Egypt and Back (12:10-13:4)

3. Experiences with Lot and Abimelech (13:-14:24)

4. Abraham’s Promised Heir (Chap. 15)

5. Ishmael, Son of the Flesh (Chaps. 16, 17)

6. Sodom and Gomorrah (Chaps. 18, 19)

7. Abraham and Abimelech (Chap. 20)

8. Isaac, Son of the Promise (Chap. 21)

9. The Offering of Isaac (Chap. 22)

10. The Family Burial Place (Chap. 23)

11. A Bride for Isaac (Chap. 24)

12. Abraham’s Descendants (25:1-18)

B. Isaac (25:19-26:35)

1. Isaac’s Family (25:19-34)

2. Isaac and Abimelech (Chap. 26)

C. Jacob (27:1-36:43)

1. Jacob Cheats Esau (Chap. 27)

2. Jacob’s Flight to Haran (Chap. 28)

3. Jacob, His Wives, and His Offspring (29:1-30:24)

4. Jacob Outwits Laban (30:25-43)

5. Jacob’s Return to Canaan (Chap. 31)

6. Jacob and Esau Reconciled (Chaps. 32, 33)

7. Sins at Shechem (Chap. 34)

8. The Return to Bethel (Chap. 35)

9. The Descendants of Jacob’s Brother Esau (Chap. 36)

D. Joseph (37:1-50:26)

1. Joseph Sold into Slavery (Chap. 37)

2. Judah and Tamar (Chap. 38)

3. Joseph’s Test and Triumph (Chap. 39)

4. Joseph Interpreting the Butler’s and Baker’s Dreams (Chap. 40)

5. Joseph Interpreting Pharaoh’s Dreams (Chap. 41)

6. Joseph’s Brothers in Egypt (Chaps. 42-44)

7. Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers (Chap. 45)

8. Joseph’s Reunion with His Family (Chap. 46)

9. Joseph’s Family in Egypt (Chap. 47)

10. Jacob’s Blessing of Joseph’s Sons (Chap. 48)

11. Jacob’s Prophecy Concerning His Sons (Chap. 49)

12. Death of Jacob and then of Joseph in Egypt (Chap. 50)