Joseph's Youth

Read Genesis 37-38


  1. List three things concerning Joseph did that annoyed his brothers.
  2. What were the two dreams that Joseph had when he was seventeen?
  3. When Joseph's brothers saw him coming, what did they want to do?
  4. Which brother disagreed? What did he asked them to do instead? Why?
  5. Who's idea was it to sell Joseph into slavery? Was Reuben in agreement?
  6. Why did Jacob think Joseph was killed by a wild beast?
  7. Why did Er die?
  8. Why did Onan die?
  9. Why did Judah hesitate to give Tamar to his youngest son?
  10. How did Tamar get the children she believed were due her?