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Lexicon :: Strong's G1080 - gennaō

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γεννάω
Transliteration
gennaō (Key)
Pronunciation
ghen-nah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a variation of γένος (G1085)
mGNT
97x in 28 unique form(s)
TR
97x in 28 unique form(s)
LXX
229x in 33 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

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.
STRONGS NT 1080: γεννάω
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

Psalms
2:7
Isaiah
4; 66:9
Matthew
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
Mark
14:21
Luke
1:13; 1:35; 1:57; 23:29
John
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
Acts
2:8; 7:8; 7:20; 7:29; 13:33; 22:3; 22:28
Romans
9:11
1 Corinthians
4:15
Galatians
4:23; 4:24; 4:29
2 Timothy
2:23
Philemon
1:10
Hebrews
1:5; 5:5; 11:12; 11:23
2 Peter
2:12
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 begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:3 - Judah begot Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot Ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:4 - Ram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot Nahshon, and Nahshon begot Salmon.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:5 - Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:6 - and Jesse begot David the king. David the king begot Solomon by her who had been the wife[fn] of Uriah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:7 - Solomon begot Rehoboam, Rehoboam begot Abijah, and Abijah begot Asa.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:8 - Asa begot Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat begot Joram, and Joram begot Uzziah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:9 - Uzziah begot Jotham, Jotham begot Ahaz, and Ahaz begot Hezekiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:10 - Hezekiah begot Manasseh, Manasseh begot Amon,[fn] and Amon begot Josiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:11 - Josiah begot Jeconiah and his brothers about the time they were carried away to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:12 - And after they were brought to Babylon, Jeconiah begot Shealtiel, and Shealtiel begot Zerubbabel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:13 - Zerubbabel begot Abiud, Abiud begot Eliakim, and Eliakim begot Azor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:14 - Azor begot Zadok, Zadok begot Achim, and Achim begot Eliud.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:15 - Eliud begot Eleazar, Eleazar begot Matthan, and Matthan begot Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:16 - And Jacob begot Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus who is called Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 - Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:12 - “For there are eunuchs who were born thus from their mother’s womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He who is able to accept it, let him accept it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - “The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - “The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had never been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:13 - But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:35 - And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:57 - Now Elizabeth’s full time came for her to be delivered, and she brought forth a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - “For indeed the days are coming in which they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, wombs that never bore, and breasts which never nursed!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:13 - who were born, 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 to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:4 - Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:5 - Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:6 - “That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:7 - “Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:41 - “You do the deeds of your father.” Then they said to Him, “We were not born of fornication; we have one Father—God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - And they asked them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does 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 blind;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:32 - “Since the world began it has been unheard of that anyone opened the eyes of one who was born blind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:34 - They answered and said to him, “You were completely born in sins, and are you teaching us?” And they cast him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - “A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:37 - Pilate therefore said to Him, “Are You a king then?” Jesus answered, “You say rightly that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:8 - “And how is it that we hear, each in our own language in which we were born?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:8 - “Then He gave him the covenant of circumcision; and so Abraham begot Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day; and Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot the twelve patriarchs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:20 - “At this time Moses was born, and was well pleasing to God; and he was brought up in his father’s house for three months.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:29 - “Then, at this saying, Moses fled and became a dweller in the land of Midian, where he had two sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:33 - “God has fulfilled this for us their children, in that He has raised up Jesus. As it is also written in the second Psalm:

‘You are My Son,
Today I have begotten You.’
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:3 - “I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the strictness of our fathers’ law, and was zealous toward God as you all are today.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:28 - The commander answered, “With a large sum I obtained this citizenship.” And Paul said, “But I was born a citizen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:11 - (for the children not yet being born, nor having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works but of Him who calls),
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:15 - For though you might have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet you do not have many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:23 - But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and he of the freewoman through promise,

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