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Lexicon :: Strong's G1074 - genea

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γενεά
Transliteration
genea (Key)
Pronunciation
ghen-eh-ah' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From (a presumed derivative of) γένος (G1085)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:662,114

Strong’s Definitions

γενεά geneá, ghen-eh-ah'; from (a presumed derivative of) G1085; a generation; by implication, an age (the period or the persons):—age, generation, nation, time.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's G1074 in the following manner: generation (37x), time (2x), age (2x), nation (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's G1074 in the following manner: generation (37x), time (2x), age (2x), nation (1x).
  1. fathered, birth, nativity

  2. that which has been begotten, men of the same stock, a family

    1. the several ranks of natural descent, the successive members of a genealogy

    2. metaph. a group of men very like each other in endowments, pursuits, character

      1. esp. in a bad sense, a perverse nation

  3. the whole multitude of men living at the same time

  4. an age (i.e. the time ordinarily occupied be each successive generation), a space of 30 - 33 years

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γενεά geneá, ghen-eh-ah'; from (a presumed derivative of) G1085; a generation; by implication, an age (the period or the persons):—age, generation, nation, time.
STRONGS NT 1074: γενεά
γενεά, -ᾶς, , (ΓΕΝΩ, γίνομαι [cf. Curtius, p. 610]); Sept. often for דּוֹר; in Greek writings from Homer down;
1. a begetting, birth, nativity: Herodotus 3, 33; Xenophon, Cyril 1, 2, 8, etc.; [others make the collective sense the primary significance, see Curtius as above].
2. passively, that which has been begotten, men of the same stock, a family;
a. properly, as early as Homer; equivalent to מִשְׁפָּחַה, Genesis 31:3, etc. σῴζειν Ῥαχάβην κ. τὴν γενεὰν αὐτῆς, Josephus, Antiquities 5, 1, 5. the several ranks in a natural descent, the successive members of a genealogy: Matthew 1:17, (ἑβδόμη γενεὰ οὗτός ἐστιν ἀπὸ τοῦ πρώτου, Philo, vit. Moys. i. § 2).
b. metaphorically, a race of men very like each other in endowments, pursuits, character; and especially in a bad sense a perverse race: Matthew 17:17; Mark 9:19; Luke 9:41; Luke 16:8; [Acts 2:40].
3. the whole multitude of men living at the same time: Matthew 24:34; Mark 13:30; Luke 1:48 (πᾶσαι αἱ γενεαί); Luke 21:32; Philippians 2:15; used especially of the Jewish race living at one and the same period: Matthew 11:16; Matthew 12:39, 41f, 45; Matthew 16:4; Matthew 23:36; Mark 8:12, 38; Luke 11:29f, 32, 50; Luke 17:25; Acts 13:36; Hebrews 3:10; ἄνθρωποι τῆς γενεᾶς ταύτης, Luke 7:31; ἄνδρες τῆς γεν. ταύ., Luke 11:31; τὴν δὲ γενεὰν αὐτοῦ τίς διηγήσεται, who can describe the wickedness of the present generation, Acts 8:33 (from Isaiah 53:8 Sept.) [but cf. Meyer, at the passage].
4. an age (i. e. the time ordinarily occupied by each successive generation), the space of from 30 to 33 years (Herodotus 2, 142, and others; Heraclitus in Plutarch, def. orac. c. 11), or χρόνος, ἐν γεννῶντα παρέχει τὸν ἐξ αὐτοῦ γεγεννημένον γεννήσας (Plutarch, the passage cited); in the N. T. common in plural: Ephesians 3:5 [Winers Grammar, § 31, 9 a.; Buttmann, 186 (161)]; παρῳχημέναις γενεαῖς in ages gone by, Acts 14:16; ἀπὸ τῶν γενεῶν for ages, since the generations began, Colossians 1:26; ἐκ γενεῶν ἀρχαίων from the generations of old, from ancient times down, Acts 15:21; εἰς γενεὰς γενεῶν unto generations of generations, through all ages, forever (a phrase which assumes that the longer ages are made up of shorter; see αἰών, 1 a.): Luke 1:50 R L (דּוֹרִים לְדוֹר, Isaiah 51:8); εἰς γενεὰς κ. γενεάς unto generations and generations, ibid. T Tr WH equivalent to וָדוֹר לְדוֹר, Psalm 89:2; Isaiah 34:17; very often in the Sept.; [add, εἰς πάσας τὰς γενεὰς τοῦ αἰῶνος τῶν αἰώνων, Ephesians 3:21, cf. Ellicott at the passage] (γενεά is used of a century in Genesis 15:16, cf. Knobel at the passage, and on the senses of the word see the full remarks of Keim, iii. 206 [v. 245 English translation]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
15:16; 31:3
Psalms
89:2
Isaiah
34:17; 51:8; 53:8
Matthew
1:17; 11:16; 12:39; 12:41; 12:45; 16:4; 17:17; 23:36; 24:34
Mark
8:12; 8:38; 9:19; 13:30
Luke
1:48; 1:50; 7:31; 9:41; 11:29; 11:31; 11:32; 11:50; 16:8; 17:25; 21:32
Acts
2:40; 8:33; 13:36; 14:16; 15:21
Ephesians
3:5; 3:21
Philippians
2:15
Colossians
1:26
Hebrews
3:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1074 matches the Greek γενεά (genea),
which occurs 43 times in 37 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:17 - All those listed above include fourteen generations from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the Babylonian exile, and fourteen from the Babylonian exile to the Messiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:16 - “To what can I compare this generation? It is like children playing a game in the public square. They complain to their friends,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But Jesus replied, “Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign; but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - “The people of Nineveh will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for they repented of their sins at the preaching of Jonah. Now someone greater than Jonah is here—but you refuse to repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:42 - The queen of Sheba[fn] will also stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for she came from a distant land to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Now someone greater than Solomon is here—but you refuse to listen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:45 - Then the spirit finds seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they all enter the person and live there. And so that person is worse off than before. That will be the experience of this evil generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign, but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah.[fn]” Then Jesus left them and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:17 - Jesus said, “You faithless and corrupt people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:36 - I tell you the truth, this judgment will fall on this very generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:34 - I tell you the truth, this generation[fn] will not pass from the scene until all these things take place.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - When he heard this, he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why do these people keep demanding a miraculous sign? I tell you the truth, I will not give this generation any such sign.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:38 - If anyone is ashamed of me and my message in these adulterous and sinful days, the Son of Man will be ashamed of that person when he returns in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:19 - Jesus said to them,[fn] “You faithless people! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring the boy to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:30 - I tell you the truth, this generation[fn] will not pass from the scene before all these things take place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:48 - For he took notice of his lowly servant girl,
and from now on all generations will call me blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:50 - He shows mercy from generation to generation
to all who fear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:31 - “To what can I compare the people of this generation?” Jesus asked. “How can I describe them?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:41 - Jesus said, “You faithless and corrupt people! How long must I be with you and put up with you?” Then he said to the man, “Bring your son here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - As the crowd pressed in on Jesus, he said, “This evil generation keeps asking me to show them a miraculous sign. But the only sign I will give them is the sign of Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:30 - What happened to him was a sign to the people of Nineveh that God had sent him. What happens to the Son of Man[fn] will be a sign to these people that he was sent by God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:31 - “The queen of Sheba[fn] will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for she came from a distant land to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Now someone greater than Solomon is here—but you refuse to listen.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - The people of Nineveh will also stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for they repented of their sins at the preaching of Jonah. Now someone greater than Jonah is here—but you refuse to repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 - “As a result, this generation will be held responsible for the murder of all God’s prophets from the creation of the world—
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:51 - from the murder of Abel to the murder of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, it will certainly be charged against this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:8 - “The rich man had to admire the dishonest rascal for being so shrewd. And it is true that the children of this world are more shrewd in dealing with the world around them than are the children of the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:25 - But first the Son of Man must suffer terribly[fn] and be rejected by this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:32 - I tell you the truth, this generation will not pass from the scene until all these things have taken place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:40 - Then Peter continued preaching for a long time, strongly urging all his listeners, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:33 - He was humiliated and received no justice.
Who can speak of his descendants?
For his life was taken from the earth.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:36 - This is not a reference to David, for after David had done the will of God in his own generation, he died and was buried with his ancestors, and his body decayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:16 - In the past he permitted all the nations to go their own ways,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:21 - For these laws of Moses have been preached in Jewish synagogues in every city on every Sabbath for many generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:5 - God did not reveal it to previous generations, but now by his Spirit he has revealed it to his holy apostles and prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:21 - Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:15 - so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:26 - This message was kept secret for centuries and generations past, but now it has been revealed to God’s people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:10 - So I was angry with them, and I said,
‘Their hearts always turn away from me.
They refuse to do what I tell them.’
 
 
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