Book of Genesis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Genesis the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
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Usage

In literature:

The Sabaeans were the ancient people of Yemen, called Sheba in the Book of Genesis.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
The five first books of the Bible are, Genesis, which begins with an account of the creation of the world, and ends with the death of Joseph.
"A Week of Instruction and Amusement," by Mrs. Harley
He then showed that the Book of Genesis was considered by many doctors of divinity as a mere symbol or allegory.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli
Lauzun described the country as a chaos such as he had read of in the Book of Genesis.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Additions and Corrections in the Seventh and Eighth Editions of The Book of Genesis.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
In the whole book of Genesis the word Holy occurs but once.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
THE SECOND HEBREW BOOK: containing the BOOK of GENESIS, with Syntax, Vocabulary, and Grammatical Commentary.
"Notes and Queries, Number 211, November 12, 1853" by Various
You can read them in your own Bible in the book of Genesis.
"Fireside Stories for Girls in Their Teens" by Margaret White Eggleston
He was quite unconscious of the genesis of every book he ever wrote.
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
The book of Genesis highly offends the Papists because it mentions so often that the fathers begat sons and daughters.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
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In poetry:

Of all the precepts in the Book
By word of inspiration given,
That bear the import, tone, and look
Of messages direct from heaven,
From Revelation back to Genesis
Is nothing needed half so much as this.
"Be not Anxious" by Hattie Howard

In news:

'The Book of Genesis Illustrated' by R.
The Complete Book of Genesis.
On a very special Christmas Eve in 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders read from the book of Genesis from lunar orbit, to a worldwide TV audience.
Chapter 11 of the book of Genesis in the Old Testament of the Bible tells the story of the Tower of Babel.
No, this column is not about the Book of Genesis.
Chapter 11 of the book of Genesis in the Old Testament of the Bible tells the story of the Tower of Babel .
Many educated people have lately been taking a passionate interest in books about the continuing influence of our early animal genesis on human social life.
The Book of Genesis illustrated by R. Crumb Norton, 224 pp.
The opening panel of R.Crumb's The Book of Genesis.
The genesis of Ingrid Croce's candid and engrossing new book.
The genesis of Ingrid Croce's candid and engrossing new book about her late husband, I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story, goes back to 1988.
The Agnes Flanagan Chapel is a 16-sided architectural marvel that seats 650 under stained glass windows depicting the book of Genesis.
or that, if it exists, it need not be taken into account by the truly informed, who have in the book of Genesis a complete manual of world and human origin.
Long ago in Mesopotamia, as recorded in the book of Genesis, Abraham fell on his face and God talked with him, saying.
The Editor's Desk: A surprising revelation in the book of Genesis .
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