Genesis 36

Genesis 36 This chapter is all lineage, but from Esau. ¬†Esau is also known as Edom, and his descendents are the Edomites. He settled in Seir, far from Jacob, since their household were too big. This chapter lists the 3 wifes of Esau, the son’s they bore him (without bothering to mention the daughters, of course) and …

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Genesis 35

Genesis 35 God sent Jacob back to Bethel. Jacob has to tell his household, who have each seen and experienced God’s power first-hand, that they have to get rid of their foreign gods. These people are just stupid! Why did the creator of the entire universe pick them? Jacob disposes of the gods and off they …

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Genesis 33

Genesis 33 So now Jacob and Esau meet up at last. Instead of being angry, Esau is happy to see Jacob. Jacob still gives him all the stuff. Esau wants to travel along with Jacob, but Jacob says he has to go slow, because of the tired flock. Esau head so Seir while Jacob shelters the …

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Genesis 32

Genesis 32 Jacob names another place because he sees angels, and send messengers ahead to meet with his brother, Esau, hoping to make Esau happy. When the messengers return they tell him about the 400 men coming with him. Jacob thinks he’s going to be attacked by Esau, so divides everyone up into 2 camps. God tells …

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Genesis 28

Genesis 28 Here we have Isaac blessing Jacob again. I guess he’s not mad about being lied to. He wants Jacob to find non-Canaanite women to marry, specifically a first cousin on his mother’s side, which is genetically bad, but I guess they didn’t know that back then. During Jacob’s journey he has a dream that …

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