the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #313 - ἀναγεννάω
- to produce again, be born again, born anew
- metaph. to have one's mind changed so that he lives a new life and one conformed to the will of God
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.
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.)
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**† ἀνα -γεννάω , -ῶ ,
[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.).†
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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.
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