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Strong's #1075 - γενεαλογέω

from (G1074) and (G3056)
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  1. to recount a family's origin and lineage, trace ancestry
  2. to draw one's origin, derive one's pedigree
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3187 ‑ יָחַשׂ (yaw‑khas');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. γενεη-, trace a pedigree, γ. γένεσιν Hdt. 2.146; γ. ἑωυτόν draw out one's pedigree, ib. 143; γ. τὴν συγγένειαν X. Smp. 4.51; γ. τινά τινος Plu. 2.894b; γ. τινὰ γενέσθαι, εἶναι.., Id. Lyc. 1, Paus. 5.14.9; περί τινος Luc. Salt. 7: abs., οἱ -λογοῦντες Isoc. 15.180, Thphr. Char. 28.2: Pass., Hp. Septim. 4; ταῦτα μέν νυν γεγενεηλόγηται Hdt. 6.54; τὰ νυνδὴ γενεαλογηθέντα Pl. Ti. 23b; γενεαλογούμενος ἔκ τινος Hebrews 7:6; ἐγενεαλογήθη (impers.) the genealogy was reckoned, LXX 1 Chronicles 5:1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γενεαλογέω, γενεαλόγω: (present passive γενεαλογοῦμαι); to act the genealogist (γενεά and λέγω), to recount a family's origin and lineage, trace ancestry (often in Herodotus; Xenophon, Plato, Theophrastus, Lucian, Aelian, others; (the Sept. 1 Chronicles 5:2)); passive to draw one's origin, derive one's pedigree: ἐκ τίνος, Hebrews 7:6.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

γενεαλογέω , -

(<γενεά , λέγω ),

[in LXX: 1 Chronicles 5:1 (H3187) *;]

to trace ancestry, reckon genealogy; pass., seq. ἐκ : Hebrews 7:6.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
γενεαλογηθέντων γενεαλογήσαι γενεαλογουμενος γενεαλογούμενος γενεαλογούντες εγενεαλογήθη εγενεαλογήθησαν genealogoumenos genealogoúmenos
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