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Lexicon :: Strong's G1078 - genesis

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γένεσις
Transliteration
genesis (Key)
Pronunciation
ghen'-es-is
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as γενεά (G1074)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:682,117

Strong’s Definitions

γένεσις génesis, ghen'-es-is; from the same as G1074; nativity; figuratively, nature:—generation, nature(-ral).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G1078 in the following manner: generation (1x), natural (1x), nature (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G1078 in the following manner: generation (1x), natural (1x), nature (1x).
  1. source, origin

    1. a book of one's lineage, i.e. in which his ancestry or progeny are enumerated

  2. used of birth, nativity

  3. of that which follows origin, viz. existence, life

    1. the wheel of life (Jas 3:6), other explain it, the wheel of human origin which as soon as men are born begins to run, i.e. its course of life

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γένεσις génesis, ghen'-es-is; from the same as G1074; nativity; figuratively, nature:—generation, nature(-ral).
STRONGS NT 1078: γένεσις
γένεσις, -εως, , (ΓΕΝΩ [Curtius, § 128]), in Greek writings for the first time in Homer, Iliad 14, 201 [cf. 246];
1. source, origin: βίβλος γενέσεώς τινος a book of one's lineage, i. e. in which his ancestry or his progeny are enumerated (equivalent to תּוֹלְדוֹת 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 γενέσεώς 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: τροχὸς 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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
5:1
Matthew
1:1; 1:18
Luke
1:14
James
1:23; 3:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1078 matches the Greek γένεσις (genesis),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:1 - The [fn]record of the genealogy G1078 of [fn]Jesus [fn]the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:23 - For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his [fn]natural G1078 face in a mirror;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:6 - And the tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our [fn]life, G1078 and is set on fire by [fn]hell.

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