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Genesis 38 – Judah


Between Genesis 37 and 39 which both talk about Joseph, is a chapter about Judah (Chapter 38). Judah is the son of Jacob from which the Messiah (Deliverer) is promised, so we will want to pay attention to his story. The story returns to Joseph in Genesis 39

Read Chapter 38
1. What do you learn about Judah from the opening verses of this Chapter?

2. Who are Judah’s son’s and how are they described?

3. Who is Tamar? What happens to her? Why does she return to her father’s house?

4. Read verses 12-30. Answer the following questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?

5. Copy Deuteronomy 25:5 here. What does it tell you about the story of Judah and Tamar?

6. What do you learn about Tamar and her son Perez from Matthew 1:3?

7. Consider the story of Tamar. What does the story teach you about the heart of God?




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