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genesis
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
the coming into being
  • GENESIS 1:28 Orleanna Price SANDERLING ISLAND, GEORGIA I MAGINE A RUIN so strange it must never have happened.
    Book 1 — Genesis (0% in)
  • Book One GENESIS And God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
    Book 1 — Genesis (0% in)
  • Her full Christian name is Rachel Rebeccah, so she feels free to take after Rebekah, the virgin at the well, who is said in Genesis to be "a damsel very fair" and was offered marriage presents of golden earbobs right off the bat, when Abraham's servant spied her fetching up the water.
    Book 1 — Genesis (12% in)
  • Naturally I knew Chapter 19 of Genesis, which he'd made us copy out time and again.
    Book 1 — Genesis (27% in)
  • Nevertheless, we both had to do the Verse, Genesis 4, about Cain and Abel, after her so-called brush with the lion, and what with all that and the broken arm, Mother feared for our lives with fresh vigor.
    Book 2 — Revelation (60% in)
  • I recited the 23rd Psalm, the 121st Psalm, the 100th and 137th and 19th and 66th Psalms, the 21st chapter of Revelation, Genesis one, Luke 22, First Corinthians, and finally John 3:16: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (96% in)

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