genesis: origin, birthOriginal Word: γένεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ghen'-es-is)
Short Definition: birth, lineage
Definition: birth, lineage, descent.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
birth (2), genealogy (1), life (1), natural (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1078: γένεσις
γένεσις, γενέσεως, ἡ (ΓΑΝΩ (Curtius, § 128)), in Greek writings for the first time in Homer, Iliad 14, 201 (cf. 246);
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: ὁ 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. From the same as genea; nativity; figuratively, nature -- generation, nature(-ral). see GREEK genea
From the same as genea; nativity; figuratively, nature -- generation, nature(-ral).
see GREEK genea
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1078
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