Warm Up . What group of people do you think we will discuss next?. The Fertile Crescent. To the West. Remember:. We covered Mesopotamia in great detail, but Mesopotamia is only part of the Fertile Crescent. Where we’ve been…. Who is left?. The other river………the Jordan.
What group of people do you think we will discuss next?
To the West
Abram begins his journey about 1950 BCE
Abram- exalted father
Abraham- father of many
God also changes Sarai’s name to Sarah
The problem is Abraham is 99 yrs old and Sarah is 90.
Jacob- he grabs the heel
Israel- he struggles with God
Reuben, Simeon, Levi,
Benjamin, Dan , Naphtali,
Gad, and Asher