Bible History & Archaeology. The Institute for Creation Research. Book of Genesis. The Book of Genesis (from the Latin Vulgate, in turn borrowed or transliterated from Greek γένεσις, meaning "origin"; Hebrew: בְּרֵאשִׁית, Bərēšīṯ, "In [the] beginning") is the first book of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament. Structure Summary The Angel Hinders the Offering of Isaac (Rembrandt, 1635) God creates the world in six days.
God then consecrates the seventh after giving mankind his first commandment: "be fruitful and multiply". Answers in Genesis - Creation, Evolution, Christian Apologetics. Eicar - Home.