Lectionary Calendar
Monday, July 22nd, 2024
the Week of Proper 11 / Ordinary 16
For 10¢ a day you can enjoy StudyLight.org ads
free while helping to build churches and support pastors in Uganda.
Click here to learn more!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #313 - ἀναγεννάω

from (G303) and (G1080)
Parts of Speech
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
  1. to produce again, be born again, born anew
  2. metaph. to have one's mind changed so that he lives a new life and one conformed to the will of God
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (3)
1 Peter 3
BSB (2)
1 Peter 2
CSB (2)
1 Peter 2
ESV (2)
1 Peter 2
KJV (3)
1 Peter 3
LEB (0)
The Lexham English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
LSB (4)
1 Peter 4
N95 (4)
1 Peter 4
NAS (7)
1 Peter 4
NLT (2)
1 Peter 6
WEB (3)
1 Peter 3
YLT (2)
1 Peter 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. beget anew, regenerate, 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 1:23 : Pass., prob. in Corp.Herm. 13.1.

2. metaph., arouse afresh, ἀ. πάλιν κακά Phld. Ir. p.18W.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀναγεννάω, (ῶ: 1 aorist ἀνεγέννησα; perfect passive ἀναγεγέννημαι; to produce again, beget again, beget anew; metaphorically: τινα, thoroughly to change the mind of one, so that he lives a new life and one conformed to the will of God, 1 Peter 1:3; passively ἐκ τίνος, ibid. 1:23. (In the same sense in ecclesiastical writings (cf. Sophocles Lexicon, under the word). Among secular authors used by Josephus, Antiquities 4, 2, 1 τῶν ἐκ τοῦ στασιάζειν αὐτοῖς ἀναγεννωμένων (yet Bekker ἄν γενομένων) δεινῶν which originated.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† ἀνα -γεννάω , - ,

[in LXX: Sir prol.17 א * (ΑΒ א c παρα -)*;]

to beget again: metaph., of spiritual birth, 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 1:23 (cf. Cremer, 147; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The word, as well as the thought, is found in the Hermetic writings, e.g. Reitzenstein Poimandres p. 339.11 ἀγνοῶ, ὦ τρισμέγιστε, ἐξ οἵας μήτρας ἀνεγεννήθης, σπορᾶς δὲ ποίας : cf. Bauer on John 3:8 (in HZNT) and Reitzenstein Die hell. Mysterienreligionen pp. 26, 31.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αναγεγεννημενοι αναγεγεννημένοι ἀναγεγεννημένοι αναγεννησας αναγεννήσας ἀναγεννήσας anagegennemenoi anagegenneménoi anagegennēmenoi anagegennēménoi anagennesas anagennēsas anagennḗsas
Ads FreeProfile