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Lexicon :: Strong's G1080 - gennaō

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gennaō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From a variation of γένος (G1085)
97x in 28 unique form(s)
97x in 28 unique form(s)
229x in 33 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:665,114

Strong’s Definitions

γεννάω gennáō, ghen-nah'-o; from a variation of G1085; to procreate (properly, of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively, to regenerate:—bear, beget, be born, bring forth, conceive, be delivered of, gender, make, spring.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 97x

The KJV translates Strong's G1080 in the following manner: begat (49x), be born (39x), bear (2x), gender (2x), bring forth (1x), be delivered (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 97x
The KJV translates Strong's G1080 in the following manner: begat (49x), be born (39x), bear (2x), gender (2x), bring forth (1x), be delivered (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. of men who fathered children

    1. to be born

    2. to be begotten

      1. of women giving birth to children

  2. metaph.

    1. to engender, cause to arise, excite

    2. in a Jewish sense, of one who brings others over to his way of life, to convert someone

    3. of God making Christ his son

    4. of God making men his sons through faith in Christ's work

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γεννάω gennáō, ghen-nah'-o; from a variation of G1085; to procreate (properly, of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively, to regenerate:—bear, beget, be born, bring forth, conceive, be delivered of, gender, make, spring.
γεννάω, -ῶ; future γεννήσω; 1 aorist ἐγέννησα; perfect γεγέννηκά; [passive, present γεννάομαι, -ῶμαι]; perfect γεγέννημαι; 1 aorist ἐγεννήθην; (from γέννα, poetic for γένος); in Greek writings from Pindar down; in the Sept. for יָלַד; to beget;
1. properly: of men begetting children, Matthew 1:1-16; Acts 7:8, 29; followed by ἐκ with the genitive of the mother, Matthew 1:3, 5, 6; more rarely of women giving birth to children, Luke 1:13, 57; Luke 23:29; John 16:21; εἰς δουλείαν to bear a child unto bondage, that will be a slave, Galatians 4:24 ([Xenophon, de rep. Lac. 1, 3]; Lucian, de sacrif. 6; Plutarch, de liber. educ. 5; others; Sept. Isaiah 66:9; 4 Macc. 10:2, etc.). Passive, to be begotten: τὸ ἐν αὐτῇ γεννηθέν that which is begotten in her womb, Matthew 1:20; to be born: Matthew 2:1, 4 [Winers Grammar, 266 (250); Buttmann, 203 (176)]; Matthew 19:12; 26:24; Mark 14:21; Luke 1:35; John 3:4; [Acts 7:20]; Romans 9:11; Hebrews 11:23; with the addition εἰς τὸν κόσμον, John 16:21; followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Acts 22:3; ἀπό τινος, to spring from one as father, Hebrews 11:12 [L WH marginal reading ἐγεννήθ. see Tdf. at the passage]; ἔκ τινος to be born of a mother, Matthew 1:16; ἐκ πορνείας, John 8:41; ἐξ αἱμάτων, ἐκ θελήματος ἀνδρός, John 1:13; ἐκ τῆς σαρκός, John 3:6 [Rec.elz γεγενημ.]; ἐν ἁμαρτίαις ὅλος, John 9:34 (see ἁμαρτία, 2 a.); εἴς τι, to be born for something, John 18:37; 2 Peter 2:12 [Tdf. γεγενημ. so Rec.st bez]; with an adjective: τυφλὸς γεγέννημαι, John 9:2, 19f, 32; Ῥωμαῖος to be supplied, Acts 22:28; τῇ διαλέκτῳ, ἐν ἐγεννήθημεν, Acts 2:8; γεννηθεὶς κατὰ σάρκα begotten or born according to (by) the working of natural passion; κατὰ πνεῦμα according to (by) the working of the divine promise, Galatians 4:29, cf. Galatians 4:23.
2. metaphorically,
a. universally, to engender, cause to arise, excite: μάχας, 2 Timothy 2:23 (βλαβην, λύπην, etc. in Greek writings).
b. in a Jewish sense, of one who brings others over to his way of life: ὑμᾶς ἐγέννησα I am the author of your Christian life, 1 Corinthians 4:15; Philemon 1:10 (Sanhedr. fol. 19, 2 "If one teaches the son of his neighbor the law, the Scripture reckons this the same as though he had begotten him"; [cf. Philo, leg. ad Gaium § 8]).
c. after Psalm 2:7, it is used of God making Christ his son;
α. formally to show him to be the Messiah (υἱὸν τοῦ θεοῦ), viz. by the resurrection: Acts 13:33.
β. to be the author of the divine nature which he possesses [but compare the commentaries on the passages that follow]: Hebrews 1:5; Hebrews 5:5.
d. peculiarly, in the Gospel and First Epistle of John, of God conferring upon men the nature and disposition of his sons, imparting to them spiritual life, i. e. by his own holy power prompting and persuading souls to put faith in Christ and live a new life consecrated to himself; absolutely 1 John 5:1; mostly in passive, ἐκ θεοῦ or ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐγεννήθησαν, γεγέννηται, γεγεννημένος, etc.: John 1:13; 1 John 2:29 [Rec.st γεγένηται]; 1 John 3:9; 4:7; 5:1,4,18; also ἐκ τοῦ πνεύματος γεννᾶσθαι, John 3:6 [Rec.elz γεγενημ.], John 3:8; ἐξ ὕδατος καὶ πνεύματος (because that moral generation is effected in receiving baptism [(?) cf. Schaff's Lange, Godet, Westcott, on the words, and references under the word βάπτισμα, 3]), John 3:5; ἄνωθεν γεννᾶσθαι, John 3:3, 7 (see ἄνωθεν, c.) equivalent to τέκνον θεοῦ γίνεσθαι, John 1:12. [Compare: ἀναγεννάω.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4; 66:9
1:1; 1:2; 1:3; 1:3; 1:4; 1:5; 1:5; 1:6; 1:6; 1:7; 1:8; 1:9; 1:10; 1:11; 1:12; 1:13; 1:14; 1:15; 1:16; 1:16; 1:20; 2:1; 2:4; 19:12; 26:24
1:13; 1:35; 1:57; 23:29
1:12; 1:13; 1:13; 3:3; 3:4; 3:5; 3:6; 3:6; 3:7; 3:8; 8:41; 9:2; 9:19; 9:32; 9:34; 16:21; 16:21; 18:37
2:8; 7:8; 7:20; 7:29; 13:33; 22:3; 22:28
1 Corinthians
4:23; 4:24; 4:29
2 Timothy
1:5; 5:5; 11:12; 11:23
2 Peter
1 John
2:29; 3:9; 4:7; 5:1; 5:1; 5:4; 5:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1080 matches the Greek γεννάω (gennaō),
which occurs 97 times in 65 verses in the TR Greek.

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:2 - Abraham begat G1080 Isaac; and Isaac begat G1080 Jacob; and Jacob begat G1080 Judas and his brethren;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:3 - And Judas begat G1080 Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat G1080 Esrom; and Esrom begat G1080 Aram;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:4 - And Aram begat G1080 Aminadab; and Aminadab begat G1080 Naasson; and Naasson begat G1080 Salmon;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:5 - And Salmon begat G1080 Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat G1080 Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat G1080 Jesse;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:6 - And Jesse begat G1080 David the king; and David the king begat G1080 Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:7 - And Solomon begat G1080 Roboam; and Roboam begat G1080 Abia; and Abia begat G1080 Asa;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:8 - And Asa begat G1080 Josaphat; and Josaphat begat G1080 Joram; and Joram begat G1080 Ozias;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:9 - And Ozias begat G1080 Joatham; and Joatham begat G1080 Achaz; and Achaz begat G1080 Ezekias;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:10 - And Ezekias begat G1080 Manasses; and Manasses begat G1080 Amon; and Amon begat G1080 Josias;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:11 - And Josias begat G1080 Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:12 - And after they were brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat G1080 Salathiel; and Salathiel begat G1080 Zorobabel;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:13 - And Zorobabel begat G1080 Abiud; and Abiud begat G1080 Eliakim; and Eliakim begat G1080 Azor;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:14 - And Azor begat G1080 Sadoc; and Sadoc begat G1080 Achim; and Achim begat G1080 Eliud;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:15 - And Eliud begat G1080 Eleazar; and Eleazar begat G1080 Matthan; and Matthan begat G1080 Jacob;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:16 - And Jacob begat G1080 Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born G1080 Jesus, who is called Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived G1080 in her is of the Holy Ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 - Now when Jesus was born G1080 in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born. G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:12 - For there are some eunuchs, which were so born G1080 from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had G1080  not been born. G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had G1080  never been born. G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:13 - But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear G1080 thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:35 - And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born G1080 of thee shall be called the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:57 - Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth G1080 a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, G1080 and the paps which never gave suck.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:13 - Which were born, G1080 not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:3 - Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born G1080 again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:4 - Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born G1080 when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:5 - Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born G1080 of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:6 - That which is born G1080 of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born G1080 of the Spirit is spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:7 - Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born G1080 again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born G1080 of the Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:41 - Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be G1080  not born G1080 of fornication; we have one Father, even God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born G1080 blind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born G1080 blind? how then doth he now see?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:20 - His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born G1080 blind:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - Since the world began was it not heard that any man opened the eyes of one that was born G1080 blind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:34 - They answered and said unto him, Thou wast G1080  altogether born G1080 in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered G1080 of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born G1080 into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:37 - Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was G1080  I born, G1080 and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:8 - And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:8 - And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so Abraham begat G1080 Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:20 - In which time Moses was born, G1080 and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:29 - Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat G1080 two sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:33 - God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten G1080 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:3 - I am verily a man which am a Jew, born G1080 in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:28 - And the chief captain answered, With a great sum obtained I this freedom. And Paul said, But I was free born. G1080
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:11 - (For the children being G1080  not yet born, G1080 neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:15 - For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten G1080 you through the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But he who was of the bondwoman was born G1080 after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.

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