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Strong's #1079 - γενετή

from a presumed derivative of the base of (G1074)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. birth, from birth
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Strong #: 6133 ‑ עֵקֶר (ay'‑ker);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γενετ-ή, ἡ,

= cross γενεά 11.3, ἐκ γενετῆς from the hour of birth, Il. 24.535, Od. 18.6; εὐθὺς ἐκ γ. Arist. EN 1144b6; opp. δι' ἔθος, ib. 1154a33; later ἀπὸ γενετῆς Iamb. VP 30.171.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γενετή, γενετῆς, (ΓΑΝΩ, γίνομαι) (cf. German die Gewordenheit), birth; hence, very often ἐκ γενετῆς from birth on (Homer, Iliad 24, 535; Aristotle, eth. Nic. 6, 13, 1, p. 1144b, 6 etc.; Polybius 3, 20, 4; Diodorus 5, 32, others; the Sept. Leviticus 25:47): John 9:1.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

γενετή , ῆς ,

= γενεή , Ion. for γενεά ,

[in LXX: Leviticus 25:47 (H6133 H4940), Ezra 4:17*;]

birth: ἐκ γ ., John 9:1.†

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

For ἐκ γενετῆς in John 9:1, see the numerous examples, with special references to blindness, in Wetstein ad l., and add Philostratus Epist. 51 μακαρίων τῶν ἐκ γενετῆς τυ ̣φλῶν ́ (cited by Bauer HZNT ad l.). Vettius Valens, p. 292.26 ἐπὶ τῶν ἐκ γενετῆς διαστολῶν .



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.
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γενετης γενετής γενετῆς genetes genetês genetēs genetē̂s
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