Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
γένεσις, εως, ἡ
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birth; genealogy, descent; (course of one's) life
birth, nativity, Mt. 1:18; Lk. 1:14; Jas. 1:23; successive generation, descent, lineage, Mt. 1:1; meton. life, Mt. 1:18; Jas. 3:6*

Greek-English Concordance for γένεσις

Matthew 1:1 The record of the origin (geneseōs | γενέσεως | gen sg fem) of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Matthew 1:18 Now the birth (genesis | γένεσις | nom sg fem) of Jesus Christ took place in this way: When his mother Mary was pledged in marriage to Joseph, before they had come together, she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
Luke 1:14 And for you there will be joy and gladness, and many will rejoice because of his birth (genesei | γενέσει | dat sg fem),
James 1:23 For if someone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a person who looks at his natural (geneseōs | γενέσεως | gen sg fem) face in a mirror;
James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire! The tongue is a world of iniquity among our members; it defiles the whole body, sets on fire the course of our life (geneseōs | γενέσεως | gen sg fem), and is set on fire by hell.