Genesis 9:18-10:32 – The Descendants of Noah

In this study, we examine the disturbing story of Noah’s curse upon his own grandson Canaan, and then look at the genealogy found in Genesis 10 which has been called “The Table of Nations.”

Descendants of Noah

This genealogy lists the descendants of Noah’s sons Shem, Japheth, and Ham along with the meanings of their names. The line from Noah through Shem to Jesus is shown in red. Name meanings are shown in italics.

Genesis 6:1-7:10 – The Flood Part 1

The story of the great flood and God’s miraculous preservation of Noah and his family inside the ark God directed Noah to build is familiar to most people. Children love this story because of the animals that God told Noah to bring into the ark with him. The full story of the great flood takes up four chapters of Genesis – too much to cover properly in one session. In this first part, we take a look at God’s motivations for bringing a flood upon the earth, His promise to establish His covenant with Noah, and the details of the ark’s construction.

Genesis 10 Maps

These maps show the possible locations of the homelands for people groups mentioned in the Genesis 10 “Table of Nations.”

Genesis 4-5 – From Adam to Noah

Chapters 4 & 5 of Genesis list the descendants of Adam and Eve down to Noah and his three sons just prior to the great flood. After briefly listing the descendants of their son Cain, these genealogies focus in on the descendants of their son Seth through whose line, Jesus … More…

Genesis 2:4-3:24

In the latter half of Genesis 2, God’s Word fills in the details of the creation of mankind including the commandment He gave to Adam – forbidding him to eat the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Then Genesis 3 tells us that Adam and … More…

Genesis 1-2:3 – The Creation

We examine the creation as detailed in Genesis 1 and the implementation of the principle of the sabbath rest implemented by God’s own example in Genesis 2:1-3

Genesis Outline

Before launching our verse-by-verse study of Genesis we need to examine the general structure and history of the book.