The Book of Genesis is the first book of the Hebrew Bible and of the Five Books of Moses. Its name derives from a Latin transliteration of the Greek γένεσις (geneseōs) meaning "origin".

Genesis tells the origins of heaven and earth (2:4), Adam (5:1), Noah (6:9), Noah's sons (10:1), Shem (11:10), Terah (11:27), Ishmael (25:12), Isaac (25:19), Esau (36:1,9) and Jacob (37:2).

Some topics covered in this book have their own tags:

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