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Who wrote the book of Genesis?



      

Genesis 1:1 - 31

ESV - 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Clarify Share Report Asked August 07 2013 Mini David Akpan

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Stringio Daniel Rinker
Moses is credited with writing not only Genesis, but the books of Exodus through Deuteronomy.  (I should add that the last few verses of Deuteronomy 34 are thought to have been written by someone else [possibly -- even *probably* -- Joshua, who was Moses' "right hand man.])

August 15 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Psalm 121 Allyse C
That's a good question because the Bible isn't specific in saying the answer, but a lot of people believe that it was most-likely Moses. (:

August 07 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Kenneth Heck
Moses under inspiration combined together prior documents to write Genesis. Our current version comes from Ezra who shortened and essensified the original Genesis of Moses.

August 08 2013 5 responses Vote Up Share Report


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