Genesis Topical Outline

Chapter 1
The First Creation Account1:1-2:3
Chapter 2
The Second Creation Account 2:4-25
Chapter 3
The fall of Adam 3:1-24
Chapter 4
Cain and Abel 4:1-26
Chapter 5
From Adam to Noah 5:1-32
Chapter 6
The sons of God 6:1-4
God plans the flood 6:5-22
Chapter 7
Noah's Ark 7:1-10
The Great Flood 7:11-24
Chapter 8
The flood subsides 8:1-19
Noah's sacrifice 8:20-22
Chapter 9
God's Post Flood Instructions 9:1-7
The Rainbow 9:8-19
Noah, the drunk and naked 9:20-21
The curse of Canaan 9:22-29
Chapter 10
The Descendants of Noah 10:1-32
Chapter 11
The Tower of Babel 11:1-9
From Shem to Abraham 11:10-32
Chapter 12
Abraham travels to Canaan 12:1-9
Sarah lies for Abraham (the first time) 12:10-20
Chapter 13
Abraham, Sarah, and Lot return to Canaan. 13:1-5
Abraham and Lot split up. 13:6-9
Lot chooses Sodom for his new home. 13:10-13
God promises to give Abraham everything else. 13:14-18
Chapter 14
The Battle of Sodom and Gomorrah 14:1-24
Chapter 15
God's promise to Abraham 15:1-7
Abraham's first sacrifice 15:8-11
God talks to Abraham in a dream (about the Exodus) 15:12-16
An animal sacrifice miracle! 15:17
God gives Abraham all the land from the Nile to the Euphrates 15:18-21
Chapter 16
Abraham impregnates Sarah's slave, Hagar. 16:1-4
Sarah forces Hagar to leave. 16:5-6
God sends an angel to retrieve Hagar. 16:7-14
Hagar gives birth to a son, Ishmael. 16:15-16
Chapter 17
God's everlasting covenant: Circumcision! 17:1-14
God promises to get Sarah pregnant. 17:15-16
Abraham laughs at God. 17:17-22
Abraham, Ishmael, and male slaves are circumcised. 17:23-27
Chapter 18
Abraham feeds God and three men. 18:1-8
Sarah laughs at God. 18:9-15
God wonders if he should tell Abraham about Sodom. 18:16-22
Abraham tries to talk God out of killing everyone in Sodom. 18:23-33
Chapter 19
Lot takes in two visiting angels. 19:1-3
The men of Sodom ask to get to know the angels. 19:4-5
Lot offers them his two virgin daughters instead. 19:6-9
The angels blind the Sodomites and tell Lot and his family to flee. 19:10-23
God destroys Sodom and Gomorrah with fire and brimstone. 19:24-25
Lot's wife looks back and is turned into a pillar of salt. 19:26-29
Lot gets drunk and impregnates his daughters. 19:30-38
Chapter 20
Abraham repeats the "She's my sister" lie. 20:1-2
God threatens to kill Abimelech and his people. 20:3-11
Abraham says it was only a half lie. 20:12-16
God opens all the wombs in Abimelech's kingdom. 20:17-18
Chapter 21
God visits Sarah and she concieves. 21:1-7
Sarah tells Abraham to abandon his first son, Ishmael. 21:8-11
God tells Abraham to do as Sarah says. 21:12-13
Abraham does as he's told. 21:14-22
Abraham swears to God. 21:23-34
Chapter 22
God tells Abraham to kill his son, Isaac. 22:1-2
Abraham prepares to kill his son for God. 22:3-10
An angel to the rescue! 22:11-16
God blesses Abraham for his willingness to kill his son. 22:17-24
Chapter 23
Sarah dies. 23:1-2
Abraham's speech to the sons of Heth 23:3-20
Chapter 24
Abraham makes his servant swear to God. 24:1-9
The servant finds a wife for Isaac - Rebekah. 24:10-67
Chapter 25
Abraham takes another wife - Keturah. 25:1-4
Abraham dies, giving all his possessions to Isaac. 25:5-11
The generations of Ishmael 25:12-18
The birth of Isaac's sons, Esau and Jacob 25:19-28
Esau sells his inheritance for a bowl of lentil soup. 25:29-34
Chapter 26
God tells Isaac to visit the land of the Philistines. 26:1-6
Isaac uses his dad's famous "She's my sister" lie. 26:7-11
God blessed Isaac in the land of the Philistines. 26:12-17
Isaac digs some wells. 26:18-22
Isaac went to Beersheba. 26:23-33
Esau married Judith and Bashemath. 26:34-35
Chapter 27
Jacob and Rebekah decieve Isaac. 27:1-46
Chapter 28
Isaac's instruction to his son Jacob: Don't marry a Canaanite. 28:1:5
Esau collects a third wife. 28:6-9
Jacob sleeps on a pillow of stones. 28:1--12
God appears in Jacob's dream. 28:13-17
Jacob made a pillar from one of his stone pillows. 28:18-22
Chapter 29
The story of Jacob and Rachel 29:1-35
Chapter 30
The Great Baby-Making Contest Continues 30:1-24
Jacob asks Laban to let him leave. 30:25-31
Jacob's speckled and spotted cattle caper 30:32-48
Chapter 31
Jacob runs away from Laban 31:1-18
Laban chases after him. 31:19-24
Laban catches up to Jacob. 31:25-43
Laban and Jacob reach an agreement. 31:44-55
Chapter 32
Jacob meets God's host 32:1-2
Jacob prpares to meet Esau 32:3-21
Jacob has a wrestling match with God - and wins! 32:22-32
Chapter 33
Jacob meets Esau 33:1-20
Chapter 34
Shechem and Dinah 34:1-31
Chapter 35
God tells Jacob to go to Bethel and make an altar. 35:1-4
Jacob and his clan travel to Bethel. 35:5-15
Rachel dies delivering Benjamin. 35:16-21
Reuben has sex with his father's concubine. 35:22-27
Isaac dies at the age of 180. 35:28-29
Chapter 36
The generations of Esau 36:1-43
Chapter 37
Jacob and his family 37:1-36
Chapter 38
Judah and Shuah 38:1-5
Er, Tamar, and Onan 38:6-12
Judah and Tamar 38:13-30
Chapter 39
Potiphar buys Joseph 39:1-6
Potiphar's wife 39:7-18
Joseph is imprisoned. 39:19-23
Chapter 40
The king's butler and baker 40:1-8
The butler's dream 40:9-15
The baker's dream 40:16-23
Chapter 41
The Pharoah's dreams 41:1-24
Joseph interprets the Pharaoh's dreams. 41:25-46
Joseph's intrepretations come true. 41:47-57
Chapter 42
Jacob's sons travel to Egypt. 42:1-24
Jacob's sons return to Canaan. 42:25-38
Chapter 43
Jacob's sons return to Egypt 43:1-34
Chapter 44
Jacob's sons leave Egypt 44:1-3
Joseph's dishonesty about his divining cup 44:4-34
Chapter 45
Joseph identifies himself to his brothers. 45:1-8
Chapter 46
Jacob and his family travel to the land of Goshen in Egypt. 46:1-28
Joseph meets Jacob and his family. 46:29-34
Chapter 47
Pharaoh invites Jacob and his family to live in Goshen. 47:1-27
Joseph swears to bury Jacob in Canaan. 47:28-31
Chapter 48
Jacob's deathbed speech (Part 1) 48:1-22
Chapter 49
Jacob's deathbed speech (Part 2) 49:1-32
Jacob dies. 49:33
Chapter 50
Jacob's burial 50:1-13
Joseph's brothers apologize to Joseph. 50:14-21
Joseph dies. 50:22-26