Birth - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Birth

[ 1,,G1083, gennesis ]
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,,G1079, genete ]
"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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