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Genesis 17-23 January 17-23 Answers…

17\Genesis 17

God changed Abrams name to what?

Gen 17:5 No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations. (NIV)

How old were the baby boys supposed to be when they were circumcised?

Gen 17:12 For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner-- those who are not your offspring. (NIV)

Ishmael will be the father of how many rulers?

Gen 17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation. (NIV)

18\Genesis 18

Abraham offered the strangers what to drink, and what other hospitable things?

Gen 18:4 Let a little water be brought, and then you may all wash your feet and rest under this tree.(NIV)

Why did Sarah laugh to herself?

Gen 18:12 So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, "After I am worn out and my master is old, will I now have this pleasure?" (NIV)

When Abraham pled for the city of Sodom, how many people were righteous?

Gen 18:32 Then he said, "May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?" He answered, "For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it."

19\Genesis 19

What did Lot offer the angels?

Gen 19:2 "My lords," he said, "please turn aside to your servant's house. You can wash your feet and spend the night and then go on your way early in the morning." "No," they answered, "we will spend the night in the square."

3 But he insisted so strongly that they did go with him and entered his house. He prepared a meal for them, baking bread without yeast, and they ate. (NIV)

When the perverted people of Sodom tried to break into Lot's house, what did the angels do to them?

Gen 19:11 Then they struck the men who were at the door of the house, young and old, with blindness so that they could not find the door. (NIV)

Both of Lot's daughters got their Father drunk, and when they conceived what did they name their sons?

Gen 19:37 The older daughter had a son, and she named him Moab; he is the father of the Moabites of today.

38 The younger daughter also had a son, and she named him Ben-Ammi; he is the father of the Ammonites of today. (NIV)

20\Genesis 20

Sometimes we sin, not knowing it is a sin, what did Abimelech almost do?

Gen 20:5 Did he not say to me, 'She is my sister,' and didn't she also say, 'He is my brother'? I have done this with a clear conscience and clean hands."

6 Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know you did this with a clear conscience, and so I have kept you from sinning against me. That is why I did not let you touch her. (NIV)

Abram told a half-truth about Sarai, what was the whole truth?

Gen 20:12 Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife.

What had happened to Abimelech and his household?

Gen 20:17 Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife and his slave girls so they could have children again,

18 for the LORD had closed up every womb in Abimelech's household because of Abraham's wife Sarah. (NIV)

21\Genesis 21

How old was Isaac when Abraham circumcised him?

Gen 21:4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him. (NIV)

How old was Abraham when Isaac was born to him?

Gen 21:5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. (NIV)

Why did Abraham give Abimelech seven ewe lambs?

Gen 21:29 and Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs you have set apart by themselves?"

30 He replied, "Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well." (NIV)

22\Genesis 22

What great test did Abraham have?

Gen 22:1 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am," he replied.

2 Then God said, "Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about." (NIV)

What does Abraham tell his servants in verse 5?

Gen 22:5 He said to his servants, "Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you." (NIV)

What did Abraham call the place where He was going to offer up Isaac?

Gen 22:14 So Abraham called that place The LORD Will Provide. And to this day it is said, "On the mountain of the LORD it will be provided." (NIV)

23\Genesis 23

How old was Sarah when she died?

Gen 23:1 Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. (NIV)

How many shekels did it take to buy Sarah a burying site?

Gen 23:16 Abraham agreed to Ephron's terms and weighed out for him the price he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weight current among the merchants. (NIV)

Where did Abraham bury his wife?

Gen 23:19 Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan.


Genesis 24-30 January 24-30 Answers…

24\Genesis 24

God doesn’t want us to marry those who aren’t Christians, How does verse 3,4 apply?

Gen 24:3 I want you to swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living,

Gen 24:4 but will go to my country and my own relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac."

Was Rebekah a beautiful girl?

Gen 24:15 Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel son of Milcah, who was the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor.

16 The girl was very beautiful, a virgin; no man had ever lain with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again. (NIV)

What did Rebekah do when she first caught a glimpse of Isaac?

Gen 24:64 Rebekah also looked up and saw Isaac. She got down from her camel

65 and asked the servant, "Who is that man in the field coming to meet us?" "He is my master," the servant answered. So she took her veil and covered herself. (NIV)

25\Genesis 25

What was Abraham’s new wife’s name?

Gen 25:1Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.

How old was Abraham when he died?

Gen 25:7Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.

How old was Isaac when he married Rebekah?

Gen 25:20 and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean. (NIV)

How did Jacob get Esau’s birthright?

Gen 25:34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. He ate and drank, and then got up and left. So Esau despised his birthright. (NIV)

26\Genesis 26

There was a famine in the land, what nation did the Lord not want Isaac to go to?

Gen 26:2 The LORD appeared to Isaac and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live.

What lie did Isaac say that was just like Abraham’s?

Gen 26:7 When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," because he was afraid to say, "She is my wife." He thought, "The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful." (NIV)

What caused the Philistines to envy Isaac?

Gen 26:12 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.

13 The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.

14 He had so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him.

27\Genesis 27

What did Isaac tell Esau to do for him before he died?

Gen 27:7 'Bring me some game and prepare me some tasty food to eat, so that I may give you my blessing in the presence of the LORD before I die.' NIV

What was Esau going to do to Jacob when his Dad died?

Gen 27:41 Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob." NIV

What would make Rebekah say her life would not be worth living?

Gen 27:46 Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm disgusted with living because of these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from among the women of this land, from Hittite women like these, my life will not be worth living." NIV

28\Genesis 28

What kind of a woman did Isaac not want Jacob to marry?

Gen 28:1 So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him and commanded him: "Do not marry a Canaanite woman. NIV

What kind of dream did Jacob have?

Gen 28:12 He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. NIV

How much did Jacob say he was going to give God?

Gen 28:22 and this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God's house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth." NIV

29\Genesis 29

What occupation did Rachel hold?

Gen 29:9 While he was still talking with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was a shepherdess.NIV

How many years did Jacob have to work for Rachel?

Gen 29:27 Finish this daughter's bridal week; then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work." NIV 14

What did the Lord do for Leah since she was not loved?

Gen 29:31 When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.

30\Genesis 30

Who was the first child born to Rachel?

Gen 30:22 Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and opened her womb. 23 She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, "God has taken away my disgrace." 24 She named him Joseph, and said, "May the LORD add to me another son." NIV

What did Jacob want for wages?

Gen 30:32 Let me go through all your flocks today and remove from them every speckled or spotted sheep, every dark‑colored lamb and every spotted or speckled goat. They will be my wages. NIV

Jacob became exceedingly prosperous and came to own...?

Gen 30:. 43 In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and maidservants and menservants, and camels and donkeys. NIV














































































































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