What does genesis mean?

Definitions for genesis
ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs; -ˌsizgen·e·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genesis, generation(noun)

    a coming into being

  2. Genesis, Book of Genesis(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. genesis(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  2. Genesis(ProperNoun)

    The first of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the first book in the Torah.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  3. Genesis(ProperNoun)

    of American usage since the 1980s.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

  4. Genesis(ProperNoun)

    The video game console Mega Drive by Sega.

    Etymology: From γένεσις.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Genesis(noun)

    the act of producing, or giving birth or origin to anything; the process or mode of originating; production; formation; origination

    Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]

  2. Genesis(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L., from Gr. ge`nesis, fr. the root of gi`gnesqai to beget, be born; akin to L. genus birth, race. See Gender.]

  3. Genesis(noun)

    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

  1. Genesis

    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

  1. Genesis

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of genesis in a Sentence

  1. Pastor Blair:

    I am beside myself with frustration that our tax dollars go to promote a drag queen show and safe sex events with carnival games that are obscene and graphic, yet when it comes to something like debating Darwinian evolution or talking about the literal Creation account of Genesis – well that kind of speech must be censored.

  2. Bruce Wells:

    My hunch on the Ditka quote is that it comes from a quirk of the King James translation, ancient Hebrew had a particular way of saying things like, 'and the next thing that happened was...' The King James translators of the Old Testament consistently rendered this as 'and it came to pass.' '' When phantom Bible passages turn dangerous People may get verses wrong, but they also mangle plenty of well-known biblical stories as well. Two examples: The scripture never says a whale swallowed Jonah, the Old Testament prophet, nor did any New Testament passages say that three wise men visited baby Jesus, scholars say. Those details may seem minor, but scholars say one popular phantom Bible story stands above the rest: The Genesis story about the fall of humanity. Most people know the popular version - Satan in the guise of a serpent tempts Eve to pick the forbidden apple from the Tree of Life. It's been downhill ever since. But the story in the book of Genesis never places Satan in the Garden of Eden.

  3. Senior Vice President Manfred Fitzgerald:

    We will definitely go as Genesis brand down the road of alternative propulsions and it is very, very obvious that EV is definitely on the map, i think full electric cars will be the future in the auto industry.

  4. Robert Boston:

    Answers in Genesis started to say that to work there you had to have certain religious beliefs, you had to agree with them on how to interpret the Bible, you had to agree with them on creationism, you even had to agree with their views on homosexuality.

  5. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

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