A Vision of God’s Glory
1:1 In the thirtieth year, 1 on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was among the exiles 2 at the Kebar River, 3 the heavens opened 4 and I saw a divine vision. 5 1:2 (On the fifth day of the month – it was the fifth year of King Jehoiachin’s exile –
8:1 But God remembered 1 Noah and all the wild animals and domestic animals that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to blow over 2 the earth and the waters receded.
Abraham and Abimelech
20:1 Abraham journeyed from there to the Negev 1 region and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he lived as a temporary resident 2 in Gerar,
The Wife for Isaac
24:1 Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years, 1 and the Lord had blessed him 2 in everything.
Isaac and Abimelech
26:1 There was a famine in the land, subsequent to the earlier famine that occurred 1 in the days of Abraham. 2 Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines at Gerar.
The Marriages of Jacob
29:1 So Jacob moved on 1 and came to the land of the eastern people. 2 29:17 Leah’s eyes were tender, 3 but Rachel had a lovely figure and beautiful appearance.) 4
30:20 Then Leah said, “God has given me a good gift. Now my husband will honor me because I have given him six sons.” So she named him Zebulun. 1
Jacob’s Flight from Laban
31:1 Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were complaining, 1 “Jacob has taken everything that belonged to our father! He has gotten rich 2 at our father’s expense!” 3
Jacob Wrestles at Peniel
32:1 So Jacob went on his way and the angels of God 1 met him. 32:17 He instructed the servant leading the first herd, 2 “When my brother Esau meets you and asks, ‘To whom do you belong? 3 Where are you going? Whose herds are you driving?’ 4
Jacob Meets Esau
33:1 Jacob looked up 1 and saw that Esau was coming 2 along with four hundred men. So he divided the children among Leah, Rachel, and the two female servants.
The Cupbearer and the Baker
40:1 After these things happened, the cupbearer 1 to the king of Egypt and the royal baker 2 offended 3 their master, the king of Egypt.