Jacob in Hebrews

Why does the writer to the Hebrews regard the act of Jacob blessing the sons of Joseph as the outstanding example of faith in his life?

Rachel’s Death, Genesis 48

Why does Jacob tell Joseph something he already knows? The death of his mother is not news to him. Is there a bigger issue at stake?

Rachel’s Death, Genesis 48

“Brother Benjamin”, Genesis 45

“Brother Benjamin”, Genesis 45

Why is Benjamin singled out?

 

Good Guilt? Genesis 44

Why does Judah admit to guilt when he had done nothing wrong? Or had he?

“Seating Plan” – Genesis 43

Some questions on the passage in Genesis 43 where Joseph eats with his brothers. Why are the brothers seated by age, and why are the brothers astonished at this situation?