Genesis 41:53 – 42:6“Now Joseph was governor over the land; it was he who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.” (Genesis 42:6)
Matthew 25:14-30“Master, I knew that you were a harsh man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed; so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.” (vv. 24-25)
Genesis 37:3-28“Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he had made him a long robe with sleeves. But when his brothers saw that his father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.” (vv. 3-4)
Genesis 32:22-32“Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak … So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, ‘For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved.’” (vv. 24, 30)
Genesis 28:10-22”Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” (v. 15)
Genesis 27:1-5a, 15-29”May God give you of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and wine. Let peoples serve you and nations bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you, and blessed be everyone who blesses you!” (vv. 28-29)
Genesis 24:1-9, 62-67“The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house, and from the land of my birth, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, you shall take a wife for my son from there.” (v. 8)
Genesis 23:1-19“I am a stranger and an alien residing among you; give me property among you for a burying place, so that I may bury my dead.” (v. 4)
Matthew 25:1-13“The bridegroom came, and those who were ready went with him into the wedding banquet; and the door was shut.” (v. 10)
Genesis 22:1-19‘He said, ‘Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering.’” (v. 2)
Genesis 21:5-20“So she said to Abraham, ‘Cast out this slave woman with her son; for the son of this slave woman shall not inherit along with my son Isaac.’” (v. 10)
Genesis 19:15-29“Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD.” (v. 27)
Genesis 18:1-33“The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day.” (v. 1)
Genesis 17:1-10‘I will establish my covenant between me and you’ (v. 7)
Genesis 12:1-9“In you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” (v. 3)
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