Parents - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Parents

[ 1,,G1118, goneus ]
a begetter, a father" (akin to ginomai, "to come into being, become"), is used in the plural in the NT, Matthew 10:21; Mark 13:12; six times in Luke (in Luke 2:43, RV, "His parents," AV, "Joseph and His mother"); six in John; elsewhere, Romans 1:30; 2 Corinthians 12:14 (twice); Ephesians 6:1; Colossians 3:20; 2 Timothy 3:2.

[ 2,,G4269, progonos ]
an adjective signifying "born before" (pro, before, and ginomai, See No. 1), is used as a noun, in the plural,
(a) of ancestors, "forefathers," 2 Timothy 1:3;
(b) of living "parents," 1 Timothy 5:4. See FOREFATHER.

[ 3,,G3962, pater ]
"a father," is used in Hebrews 11:23, in the plural, of both father and mother, the "parents" of Moses. See FATHER.

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