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γενέσια

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γενέσια, ίων, τά
Greek transliteration: 
genesia
Simplified transliteration: 
genesia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1077
GK Number: 
1160
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
birthday (a day that was celebrated)
Definition: 
pr. a day observed in memory of the dead; in NT equivalent to γενέθλια, celebration of one's birthday, birthday-festival, Mt. 14:6; Mk. 6:21*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:6 But when Herod’s birthday (genesiois | γενεσίοις | dat pl neut) came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.
Mark 6:21 Then an opportune day came when Herod on his birthday (genesiois | γενεσίοις | dat pl neut) gave a banquet for his government officials, military commanders, and prominent men of Galilee.