Genesis is a book of beginnings, including the beginning of the world, man, sin, and the nations. In fact, the word genesis means "origin. " Clearly Genesis is the foundation on which the remaining sixty-five books of the Bible are built. Exploring Genesis is a scholarly, verse-by-verse commentary which explains Hebrew words, elaborates on background information, and refers to other books of Scripture to give the reader a thorough understanding of the text. Exploring Genesis will be valued by biblical students, teachers and general readers alike.