1077. genesia
Strong's Concordance
genesia: a birthday celebration
Original Word: γενέσια, ίων, τά
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: genesia
Phonetic Spelling: (ghen-es'-ee-ah)
Definition: a birthday celebration
Usage: a birthday celebration.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from genesis
Definition
a birthday celebration
NASB Translation
birthday (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1077: γενέσια

γενέσια, γενεσίων, τά (cf. Winer's Grammar, 176 (166)) (from the adjective γενέσιος from γένεσις), a birthday celebration, a birth-day feast: Mark 6:21; Matthew 14:6; (Alciphron epistles 3, 18 and 55; Dio Cassius, 47, 18, etc.; γενέσιος ἡμέρα, Josephus, Antiquities 12, 4, 7). The earlier Greeks used γενέσια of funeral commemorations, a festival commemorative of a deceased friend (Latinferiaedenicales), see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 103f; (Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 184; Winers Grammar, 24 (23)). Cf. Keim, ii., p. 516 (iv. 223 English translation).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
birthday.

Neuter plural of a derivative of genesis; birthday ceremonies -- birthday.

see GREEK genesis

Forms and Transliterations
γενεσιοις γενεσίοις γενεσίων genesiois genesíois
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 14:6 N-DNP
GRK: γενεσίοις δὲ γενομένοις
NAS: But when Herod's birthday came,
KJV: when Herod's birthday was kept,
INT: [the] birthday moreover having been celebrated

Mark 6:21 N-DNP
GRK: Ἡρῴδης τοῖς γενεσίοις αὐτοῦ δεῖπνον
NAS: Herod on his birthday gave
KJV: Herod on his birthday made a supper
INT: Herod on the birthday of him a supper

Strong's Greek 1077
2 Occurrences


γενεσίοις — 2 Occ.











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