This section of the Catholic Bible contains the complete content of the Book of Genesis with numbers, chapters and text of individual verses from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible. Free, online access to study passages and verses contained in the chapters and verses of the Book of Genesis for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons. Click the links to access the chapters and verses of the Book of Genesis:
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Brief Overview of Genesis - The Douay Rheims Catholic Bible
The content of Genesis according to the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible scriptures contains a short overview and summary of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible Scriptures:
- Genesis is so called from its treating of the Generation, that is, of the creation and the beginning of the world.
- Genesis (1 Book Moses) is book number 1 in the Old Testament of the Catholic Bible and grouped with the Books referred to as the Pentateuch. It contains 50 chapters and is the second book of the Torah
- The five books of Moses were collectively called the Pentateuch
- Genesis contains not only the history of the Creation of the world (Chapters 1-11) but also an account of the history of Israel over 2369 years until the death of Joseph (Chapters 12-50)
- Genesis contains mention of famous biblical figures including Adam (1-3), Noah (4-9), Abraham (10-25:18), Isaac (25:19-35:29) and Jacob (36-50)
Short Summary of Genesis - The Bible Stories of Genesis taken from the Scriptures
A short summary of the Bible Stories of Genesis taken from the Scriptures. An overview of the main events and Biblical characters found in Genesis together with the famous Bible Stories and brief summary of the Book of Genesis from the Douay Rheims Roman Catholic Bible
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this summary of Genesis
- The Creation, Adam and Eve - the Garden of Eden (Chapters 1 - 3)
- Cain kills Abel
- Noah, the animals and building Noah's Ark
- The Great Flood
- The Tower of Babel
- The Bible Stories about Abraham and Lot
- The Call of Abraham, Abraham
- The story of Jacob and Sarah
- Sodom and Gomorrah
- Joseph and his coat of many colours and the interpretation of Pharaoh's dreams
- The Biblical stories, plot, characters and events detailed in Genesis
The above summary details the Bible people and summary of important events which occur in the Douay Rheims version of the Catholic Bible scriptures of the Book of Genesis. People of the Roman Catholic faith can this useful short summary of these Bible Scriptures for an online Catholic Bible study course or biblical studies. This brief summary of Genesis is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home.
The Book of Genesis
We hope that you find the complete content of the Genesis helpful to your Bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the Book of Genesis. The Book of Genesis offers free, online access to study passages, for Biblical studies, contained in the words, text and verses of the Roman Catholic scripture of the Douay Rheims Version of the Bible.
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