Genesis 46

Genesis 46 Israel (aka Jacob) is told by God that he shouldn’t be afraid to go to Egypt. So he packs up his family and belongings and sets off. Here we are given another accounting of Jacob’s family to let us know who is going with him to Goshen. Joseph tells them that he will talk …

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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) …

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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 25

Genesis 25 Abraham had other wives and concubines. They had children, but Isaac was Abraham’s favorites. He gave stuff to his other sons, but he sent them away from Isaac to live in the east. I assume to keep Isaac safe from them. Not very confident parenting. Abraham dies, and Isaac and Ishmael (he’s back) bury …

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Genesis 22

Genesis 22 Holy CRAP! ¬†(Pun intended) So God tests Abraham, which is kind-of a shitty thing to do in the first place, but the test is KILL YOUR OWN SON!?! And he passes the test by actually INTENDING TO GO THROUGH WITH IT! There is absolutely NOTHING redeeming in this chapter. I don’t care how awesome …

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