1078. genesis
Strong's Concordance
genesis: origin, birth
Original Word: γένεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: genesis
Phonetic Spelling: (ghen'-es-is)
Short Definition: birth, lineage
Definition: birth, lineage, descent.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ginomai
Definition
origin, birth
NASB Translation
birth (2), genealogy (1), life (1), natural (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1078: γένεσις

γένεσις, γενέσεως, (ΓΑΝΩ (Curtius, § 128)), in Greek writings for the first time in Homer, Iliad 14, 201 (cf. 246);

1. source, origin: βίβλος γενέσεως τίνος a book of one's lineage, i. e. in which his ancestry or his progeny are enumerated (equivalent to תּולְדות סֵפֶר, Genesis 5:1, etc.) (Matthew 1:1).

2. used of birth, nativity, in Matthew 1:18 and Luke 1:14, for Rec. γέννησις (ἡμέραι τῆς γενέσεως μου equivalent to ἀφ' οὗ ἐγεννήθην, Judith 12:18 cf. 20); πρόσωπον τῆς γενέσεως his native (natural) face, James 1:23.

3. of that which follows origin, viz. existence, life: τροχός τῆς γενέσεως the wheel (cf. English machinery) of life, James 3:6 (cf. Grimm on Sap. vii. 5); but others explain it the wheel of human origin which as soon as men are born begins to run, i. e. the course (cf. English round) of life.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
origin, birth, genealogy

From the same as genea; nativity; figuratively, nature -- generation, nature(-ral).

see GREEK genea

Forms and Transliterations
γενεσει γενέσει γενέσεις γενέσεσιν γενεσεως γενέσεως γενέσεώς γένεσεώς γενεσις γένεσις γένεσίς genesei genései geneseos geneseōs genéseos genéseōs genesis génesis
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5 Occurrences


γενέσει — 1 Occ.
γενέσεως — 3 Occ.
γένεσις — 1 Occ.

Matthew 1:1 N-GFS
GRK: ΒΙΒΛΟΣ γενέσεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
NAS: The record of the genealogy of Jesus
KJV: The book of the generation of Jesus
INT: [the] book of [the] generation of Jesus Christ

Matthew 1:18 N-NFS
GRK: ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ ἡ γένεσις οὕτως ἦν
NAS: Now the birth of Jesus Christ
INT: Christ the birth thus came about

Luke 1:14 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ γενέσει αὐτοῦ χαρήσονται
NAS: and many will rejoice at his birth.
INT: at the birth of him will rejoice

James 1:23 N-GFS
GRK: πρόσωπον τῆς γενέσεως αὐτοῦ ἐν
NAS: who looks at his natural face
KJV: beholding his natural face in
INT: face natural of him in

James 3:6 N-GFS
GRK: τροχὸν τῆς γενέσεως καὶ φλογιζομένη
NAS: the course of [our] life, and is set on fire
KJV: the course of nature; and
INT: course of nature and being set on fire

5 Occurrences

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