Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Born, diversity, generation, nation, offspring, stock, "

Greek: γένος, genos (G1085)

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Here are born, country, diversity, generation and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word γένος mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G1085

Greek Base Word: γένος

Usage: Born, country(-man), diversity, generation, kind(-red), nation, offspring, stock

Definition: "kin" (abstract or concrete, literal or figurative, individual or collective).

Detailed definition:

  1. Race.
    1. Offspring.
    2. Family.
    3. Stock, race, nation.
      1. I.e., nationality or descent from a particular people.
    4. The aggregate of many individuals of the same nature, kind, sort.

Derived terms: From G1096.

See also:

  1. G1096


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɣɛ.nos
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɣe̞.nows
  3. Transliteration: genos
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: GEH-nose
  5. Modern Pronunciation: GAY-nose

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