Extent of This Period. The account of events included in this section is to be found in Gen 4-11. Geographically the setting is probably in the valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. When the period began is not known since we have no hint of the time of the expulsion from Eden. The period… Continue reading Hebrew History IV: The Fall to Abraham
Survey of the Period. The period which we are now to study begins with the call of Abraham and closes with the death of Joseph in Egypt. Geographically nearly all the ancient Biblical countries are involved. Beginning in Chaldea on the Persian gulf the records take us through the Mesopotamian valley, Haran, Syria, Palestine and… Continue reading Hebrew History IIIa: Introduction to the Genesis 12-50 Period
From the Creation to Abraham Gen 1-12 Hebrews 2a: Introduction to Beginnings. The Extent of This Period. There are seven periods of Old Testament history. The first of these is known as the Period of Beginnings. It starts with the creation of the world and extends to the time of Abraham 1900 B.C. – 1800… Continue reading Hebrew History II: Period of Beginnings (Genesis 1-12)
The Hebrews as a Nation 1. Period of Beginnings. The first eleven chapters of Genesis cover the period from the time of creation to the time of Abraham. This period is concerned with beginnings. The Genesis account tells of the creation of the world and is climaxed by the creation of man and the… Continue reading Hebrew History 1: This is a short history of the Hebrew nation to supplement Thru the Bible.