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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: γέννησις
(Strong's #1083 — Adjective — gennesis — ghen'-nay-sis )

"a birth, begetting, producing" (related to gennao, "to beget"), is used in Matthew 1:18 ; Luke 1:14 . Some mss. have genesis, "lineage, birth" (from ginomai, "to become").

2: γενετή
(Strong's #1079 — Noun Feminine — genete — ghen-et-ay' )

"a being born, or the hour of birth" (related to genea, "race, generation"), is connected with ginomai, "to become, to be born," and is used in John 9:1 .

Notes (1) For genesis and gennema see FRUIT , GENERATION , NATURE.

(2) In Galatians 4:19 , odino, "to have birth pangs," is rendered "travail in birth," AV; RV, "am in travail." See Revelation 12:2 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Birth'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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