Posterity
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation; descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham.

2. (n.) Succeeding generations; future times.

Greek
2455. Ioudas -- Judah, Judas, the name of several Israelites, also ...
... Of Hebrew origin (Yhuwdah); Judas (ie Jehudah), the name of ten Israelites; also
of the posterity of one of them and its region -- Juda(-h, -s); Jude. ...
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4690. sperma -- that which is sown, ie seed
... Origin from speiro Definition that which is sown, ie seed NASB Word Usage children
(7), conceive* (1), descendant (4), descendants (16), posterity (1), seed (10 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5220. neked -- progeny, posterity
... 5219, 5220. neked. 5221 . progeny, posterity. Transliteration: neked
Phonetic Spelling: (neh'-ked) Short Definition: posterity. ...
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6002. Amaleq -- a descendant of Esau, also his posterity
... 6001b, 6002. Amaleq. 6003 . a descendant of Esau, also his posterity.
Transliteration: Amaleq Phonetic Spelling: (am-aw-lake') Short Definition: Amalek. ...
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5209. nin -- offspring, posterity
... 5208, 5209. nin. 5210 . offspring, posterity. Transliteration: nin Phonetic
Spelling: (neen) Short Definition: offspring. Word Origin ...
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319. acharith -- the after-part, end
... 20), final end (1), final period (1), future (7), last (8), latter (7), latter ending
(1), latter period (1), least (1), outcome (3), posterity (3), remotest ...
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2233. zera -- a sowing, seed, offspring
... 1), family (6), fertile (1), grain (3), intercourse* (2), line (1), nation (1),
offspring (38), offspring's offspring (1), origin (1), posterity (1), race (1 ...
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1755. dor -- period, generation, dwelling
... 3), nor (1), time (2). age, evermore, generation, never, posterity. Or
(shortened) dor {dore}; from duwr; properly, a revolution ...
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2234. zera -- a seed
... seed (1). seed. (Aramaic) corresponding to zera'; posterity -- seed. see HEBREW
zera'. 2233, 2234. zera. 2235 . Strong's Numbers.
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8422. Tubal -- a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their land
... answer, restore, return an answer. Or Tubal {too-bal'}; probably of foreign derivation;
Tubal, a postdiluvian patriarch and his posterity -- Tubal. ...
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5983. Ammon -- a people living East of the Jordan
... Ammon, Ammonites. From am; tribal, ie Inbred; Ammon, a son of Lot; also his posterity
and their country -- Ammon, Ammonites. see HEBREW am. 5982, 5983. ...
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3478. Yisrael -- "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc ...
... Israel. From sarah and 'el; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob;
also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel. see HEBREW sarah. ...
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Library

Concerning the Posterity of Adam, and the Ten Generations from Him ...
... From The Creation To The Death Of Isaac. CHAPTER 2. Concerning The Posterity
Of Adam, And The Ten Generations From Him To The Deluge. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 concerning the posterity.htm

After what Manner the Posterity of Noah Sent Out Colonies, and ...
... From The Creation To The Death Of Isaac. CHAPTER 5. After What Manner The Posterity
Of Noah Sent Out Colonies, And Inhabited The Whole Earth. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 after what manner.htm

Abraham: his Posterity.
... Book I. Chapter XXXIII."Abraham: His Posterity. ... Others settled in Arabia,
of whose posterity some also have spread into Egypt. ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xxxiii abraham his posterity.htm

Of the Word of the Lord to Abraham, by which it was Promised to ...
... Chapter 23."Of the Word of the Lord to Abraham, by Which It Was Promised to Him
that His Posterity Should Be Multiplied According to the Multitude of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 23 of the word of.htm

The Patriarchs and Prophets by Pointing Out the Advent of Christ ...
... Heresies: Book IV Chapter XXIII."The patriarchs and prophets by pointing out the
advent of Christ, fortified thereby, as it were, the way of posterity to the ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxiii the patriarchs and prophets.htm

How is Original Sin Conveyed from Our First Parents unto their ...
... Question 26: How is original sin conveyed from our first parents unto their
posterity? Answer: Original sin is conveyed from our ...
/.../anonymous/the westminster larger catechism/question 26 0 0 how is original.htm

How those that Stirred up this Sedition were Destroyed, According ...
... 3. How Those That Stirred Up This Sedition Were Destroyed, According To The Will
Of God; And How Aaron, Moses's Brother Both He And His Posterity, Retained The ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how those that.htm

Through Adam's Sin his Whole Posterity were Corrupted, and were ...
... Chapter 26."Through Adam's Sin His Whole Posterity Were Corrupted, and Were
Born Under the Penalty of Death, Which He Had Incurred. ...
/.../augustine/the enchiridion/chapter 26 through adams sin his.htm

Concerning Abimelech; and Concerning Ismael the Son of Abraham ...
... CHAPTER 12. Concerning Abimelech; And Concerning Ismael The Son Of Abraham;
And Concerning The Arabians, Who Were His Posterity. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 12 concerning abimelech and.htm

The Influence of St. Augustin Upon Posterity, and his Relation to ...
... CHAPTER I."Literature. CHAPTER V."The Influence of St. Augustin upon Posterity,
and his Relation to Catholicism and Protestantism. ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter v the influence of st.htm

Thesaurus
Posterity (38 Occurrences)
... the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation;
descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham. ...
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Imputation
... THE SCRIPTURAL BASIS OF THESE DOCTRINES 1. Imputation of Adam's Sin to His Posterity
2. Imputation of the Sins of His People to Christ 3. Imputation of the ...
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Sin (782 Occurrences)
... root of all mankind, the guilt of their sin was imputed, and the same death in sin
and corrupted nature were conveyed to all their posterity, descending from ...
/s/sin.htm - 82k

Noses (4 Occurrences)
... 23:25 And I have set My jealousy against thee, And they have dealt with thee in
fury, Thy nose and thine ears they turn aside, And thy posterity by sword ...
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Forefathers (135 Occurrences)
... guilt. (WEY NIV). Luke 1:55 In fulfillment of His promises to our
forefathers--For Abraham and his posterity for ever." (WEY). Luke ...
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Tradition (13 Occurrences)
... or oral delivery of information, opinions, doctrines, practices, rites, and customs,
from father to son, or from ancestors to posterity; the transmission of ...
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Descent (22 Occurrences)
... high priest. (See NAS). Romans 1:3 who, as regards His human descent, belonged
to the posterity of David, (WEY). Romans 9:8 In other ...
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Preacher (27 Occurrences)
... 17). He finds little reassurance in the idea of laboring for the benefit
of posterity; posterity is often not worthy (2:18-21). ...
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Abraham's (34 Occurrences)
... Acts 7:6 And God declared that Abraham's posterity should for four hundred years
make their home in a country not their own, and be reduced to slavery and be ...
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Ecclesiastes (1 Occurrence)
... 17). He finds little reassurance in the idea of laboring for the benefit
of posterity; posterity is often not worthy (2:18-21). ...
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Concordance
Posterity (38 Occurrences)

Luke 1:55
In fulfillment of His promises to our forefathers--For Abraham and his posterity for ever."
(WEY RSV)

Acts 3:25
"You are the heirs of the Prophets, and of the Covenant which God made with your forefathers when He said to Abraham, 'And through your posterity all the families of the world shall be blessed.'
(WEY RSV)

Acts 7:5
But he gave him no inheritance in it, no, not a single square yard of ground. And yet He promised to bestow the land as a permanent possession on him and his posterity after him--and promised this at a time when Abraham was childless.
(WEY RSV)

Acts 7:6
And God declared that Abraham's posterity should for four hundred years make their home in a country not their own, and be reduced to slavery and be oppressed.
(WEY RSV)

Acts 8:33
In His humiliation justice was denied Him. Who will make known His posterity? For He is destroyed from among men."
(WEY)

Acts 13:23
From this man's seed, God has brought salvation to Israel according to his promise,
(See RSV)

Romans 1:3
who, as regards His human descent, belonged to the posterity of David,
(WEY)

Romans 4:13
Again, the promise that he should inherit the world did not come to Abraham or his posterity conditioned by Law, but by faith-righteousness.
(WEY)

Romans 4:18
Under utterly hopeless circumstances he hopefully believed, so that he might become the forefather of many nations, in agreement with the words "Equally numerous shall your posterity be."
(WEY)

Romans 9:7
nor because they are Abraham's true children. But the promise was "Through Isaac shall your posterity be reckoned."
(WEY)

Romans 9:8
In other words, it is not the children by natural descent who count as God's children, but the children made such by the promise are regarded as Abraham's posterity.
(WEY)

Romans 9:29
As Isaiah has said before, "Unless the Lord of Armies had left us a seed, we would have become like Sodom, and would have been made like Gomorrah."
(See NAS)

Romans 11:1
I ask then, Has God cast off His People? No, indeed. Why, I myself am an Israelite, of the posterity of Abraham and of the tribe of Benjamin.
(WEY)

Hebrews 11:18
with regard to whom he had been told, "It is through Isaac that your posterity shall be traced."
(WEY)

Genesis 21:23
Now, therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son. But according to the kindness that I have done to you, you shall do to me, and to the land in which you have lived as a foreigner."
(See NAS RSV)

Genesis 45:7
And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.
(KJV WBS)

Numbers 9:10
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD.
(KJV WBS)

Numbers 21:30
We have shot at them. Heshbon has perished even to Dibon. We have laid waste even to Nophah, Which reaches to Medeba."
(See RSV)

1 Kings 14:10
Therefore, lo, I am bringing in evil unto the house of Jeroboam, and have cut off to Jeroboam those sitting on the wall -- shut up and left -- in Israel, and have put away the posterity of the house of Jeroboam, as one putteth away the dung till its consumption;
(YLT)

1 Kings 16:3
Behold, I will take away the posterity of Baasha, and the posterity of his house; and will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
(KJV WBS YLT)

1 Kings 21:21
Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up and left in Israel,
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Job 18:19
He shall have neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining where he sojourned.
(See NAS)

Psalms 21:10
You will destroy their descendants from the earth, their posterity from among the children of men.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 22:30
Posterity shall serve him. Future generations shall be told about the Lord.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 37:37
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 37:38
As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together. The future of the wicked shall be cut off.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 49:13
This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.
(KJV WBS YLT)

Psalms 102:28
The children of your servants will continue. Their seed will be established before you."
(See RSV)

Psalms 109:13
Let his posterity be cut off. In the generation following let their name be blotted out.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 23:18
For, is there a posterity? Then thy hope is not cut off.
(YLT)

Proverbs 24:14
So 'is' the knowledge of wisdom to thy soul, If thou hast found that there is a posterity And thy hope is not cut off.
(YLT)

Proverbs 24:20
For there is not a posterity to the evil, The lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
(YLT)

Isaiah 14:22
For I will come up against them, says the Lord of armies, cutting off from Babylon name and offspring, son and son's son, says the Lord.
(See NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 29:11
For I have known the thoughts that I am thinking towards you -- an affirmation of Jehovah; thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give to you posterity and hope.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 50:21
Against the land of Merathaim: Go up against it, and unto the inhabitants of Pekod, Waste and devote their posterity, An affirmation of Jehovah, And do according to all that I have commanded thee.
(YLT)

Ezekiel 23:25
And I have set My jealousy against thee, And they have dealt with thee in fury, Thy nose and thine ears they turn aside, And thy posterity by sword falleth, They, thy sons and thy daughters do take away, And thy posterity is devoured by fire.
(YLT)

Daniel 11:4
When he shall stand up, his kingdom shall be broken, and shall be divided toward the four winds of the sky, but not to his posterity, nor according to his dominion with which he ruled; for his kingdom shall be plucked up, even for others besides these.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Amos 4:2
The Lord GOD hath sworn by his holiness, that, lo, the days shall come upon you, that he will take you away with hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

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