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Genesis overview - part 4 - Joseph

The story of God's promises to Joseph.
Contributed by Marian van der Kruijt
Story also available on our translated website: Spanish
Genesis 37a. <br/>Jacob gives Joseph a special robe. Joseph dreams that his family will bow to him. – Slide 1
Genesis 37b. <br/>Jacob is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. – Slide 2
Genesis 38. <br/>Judah is tricked into making his daughter-in-law, Tamar pregnant. – Slide 3
Genesis 39. <br/>Joseph is sold as a slave and works for Potiphar. <br/>Joseph refuses the advances of Potiphar’s wife and is put in prison. – Slide 4
Genesis 40. <br/>Joseph interprets the dreams of two prisoners. – Slide 5
Genesis 41. <br/>God explains Pharaoh’s dreams to Jacob and he is promoted to be second-in-charge of Egypt. – Slide 6
Genesis 42. <br/>When a famine comes to Canaan Jacob sends his sons to Egypt for grain. <br/>They meet Joseph but do not recognise him. Joseph keeps Simeon as a hostage. – Slide 7
Genesis 43. <br/>The brothers, including Benjamin, return to Egypt for more grain. They are given a meal by Joseph. – Slide 8
Genesis 44. <br/>On the return journey a silver cup is found in Benjamin’s sack, and they are arrested and returned to Joseph. – Slide 9
Genesis 45. <br/>Joseph reveals who he is to his brothers. They return to tell Jacob that Joseph is alive. – Slide 10
Genesis 46. <br/>Jacob travels to Egypt to be reunited with Joseph. – Slide 11
Genesis 47. <br/>Jacob settles in Goshen in Egypt. Joseph manages the famine in Egypt. – Slide 12
Genesis 48. <br/>Jacob blesses Joseph’s sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. – Slide 13
Genesis 49. <br/>Jacob blesses his own sons and then dies. – Slide 14
Genesis 50. <br/>Jacob is taken back to Canaan to be buried. <br/>Joseph and his brothers return to Egypt. Later Joseph dies and is put in a coffin. His brothers promise him before he dies, that one day, his bones will be taken back to the Promised Land. – Slide 15
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