Definitions for Genesis
ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs; -ˌsizgen·e·sis
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a coming into being
Genesis, Book of Genesisnoun
the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
The origin, start, or point at which something comes into being.
Some point to the creation of the Magna Carta as the genesis of English common law.
The first of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the first book in the Torah.
of American usage since the 1980s.
The video game console Mega Drive by Sega.
Etymology: From γένεσις.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Generation; the first book of Moses, which treats of the production of the world.
Etymology: γένεσις; genese, French.
Gênesis is a Brazilian telenovela produced by RecordTV and Casablanca that aired from 19 January 2021 to 22 November 2021. The series is written by Camilo Pellegrini, Raphaela Castro, and Stephanie Ribeiro. It stars an ensemble cast featuring Zé Carlos Machado, Adriana Garambone, Oscar Magrini, Cássia Linhares, Miguel Coelho, Thaís Melchior, Pablo Morais, Francisca Queiroz, Juliano Laham, Letícia Almeida, Juliana Boller and Carlo Porto. The plot is based on the Book of Genesis.
Genesis generally refers to the origin, inception, or formation of something. It is derived from the Greek word meaning "birth" or "creation". In a religious context, Genesis is the first book of the Bible which outlines the creation of the world.
the act of producing, or giving birth or origin to anything; the process or mode of originating; production; formation; origination
the first book of the Old Testament; -- so called by the Greek translators, from its containing the history of the creation of the world and of the human race
same as Generation
Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jen′e-sis, n. generation, creation, or production: the first book of the Bible, so called from its containing an account of the Creation:—pl. Gen′esēs.—adjs. Genes′iac, -al, Genesit′ic, pertaining to Genesis. [L.,—Gr.,—gignesthai, to beget.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the first book in the Bible, so called in the Septuagint, as containing an account of the origin of the world, of the human family, and of the Jewish race; a book of the oldest date possessing any human interest.
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The numerical value of Genesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Genesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone but sometimes it is a great relief.
Indeed, the Founders mentioned the pagan authors in so many heartfelt speeches, pamphlets and letters that today's sweeping references to America's 'Christian' roots and 'Judeo-Christian heritage' ought to be amended. Maybe these terms should be reserved to explain the traditional religions and morality of individuals, families, congregations, small communitities. Politically, our notions of virtue and vice have had another genesis.
The evolution of the capitalist style of life could be easily -- and perhaps most tellingly -- described in terms of the genesis of the modern Lounge Suit.
After years of being wrong, I now realize the possibility of the Christian belief or Genesis actually being true. Perhaps there was a worldwide flood.
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- سفر التكوينArabic
- Genesis, GeneseGerman
- 創世期, 起源Japanese
- genese, wording, oorsprongDutch
- geneza, początek, powstaniePolish
- gênese, origemPortuguese
- генезис, происхождение, возникновениеRussian
- geneza, postanak, генеза, постанакSerbo-Croatian
- tillblivelse, uppkomstSwedish
- yaratılış, ülküTurkish
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