HyperDic: book_of_genesis

English > 1 sense of the expression Book of Genesis:
NOUNcommunicationBook of Genesis, Genesisthe first book of the Old Testament
English > Book of Genesis: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe 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.
Category ofTower of Babel, Babel(Genesis 11
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Torah, Pentateuch, LawsThe first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

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