Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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γένος, -ους, τό
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family, offspring; nation, people, native (of a region); classification or kind
offspring, progeny, Acts 17:28, 29; family, kindred, lineage, Acts 7:13, et al.; race, nation, people, Mk. 7:26; Acts 4:36, et al.; kind, sort, species, Mt. 13:47, et al.

Greek-English Concordance for γένος

Matthew 13:47 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet that was cast into the sea and caught fish of every kind (genous | γένους | gen sg neut);
Mark 7:26 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by birth (genei | γένει | dat sg neut). She begged Jesus to drive out the demon from her daughter.
Mark 9:29 And he said to them, “This kind (genos | γένος | acc sg neut) cannot come out except by prayer.”
Acts 4:6 both Annas the high priest and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and as many as were of the high-priestly family (genous | γένους | gen sg neut).
Acts 4:36 And Joseph, who was surnamed Barnabas by the apostles (when translated means, “Son of Encouragement”), a Levite, a Cypriot by race (genei | γένει | dat sg neut),
Acts 7:13 On their second visit Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and the lineage (genos | γένος | nom sg neut) of Joseph became clear to Pharaoh.
Acts 7:19 He took advantage of our nation (genos | γένος | acc sg neut) and mistreated our fathers, making them expose their infants, so that they would not be kept alive.
Acts 13:26 “My brothers, sons of the family (genous | γένους | gen sg neut) of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, it is to us that the message of this salvation has been sent.
Acts 17:28 ‘For in him we live and move about and exist,’ as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we too are his offspring.’ (genos | γένος | nom sg neut)
Acts 17:29 So since we are the offspring (genos | γένος | nom sg neut) of God, we ought not to think that the divine being is like an image carved in gold or silver or stone by human skill and imagination.
Acts 18:2 And finding a certain Jew named Aquila, a native (genei | γένει | dat sg neut) of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to depart from Rome, he approached them,
Acts 18:24 Now a Jew named Apollos, an Alexandrian by race (genei | γένει | dat sg neut), arrived in Ephesus. He was an eloquent man, well-versed in the Scriptures.
1 Corinthians 12:10 to another performance of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another various kinds (genē | γένη | nom pl neut) of tongues, and to another interpretation of tongues.
1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, those able to help others, those who can provide guidance, and various kinds (genē | γένη | acc pl neut) of tongues.
1 Corinthians 14:10 There are who-knows-how-many kinds (genē | γένη | nom pl neut) of languages in the world, and none is without meaning.
2 Corinthians 11:26 On my frequent journeys I have been exposed to dangers from rivers, dangers from bandits, dangers from my own people (genous | γένους | gen sg neut), dangers from Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the countryside, dangers at sea, dangers at the hands of false brothers;
Galatians 1:14 And I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age in the entire nation (genei | γένει | dat sg neut), being extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
Philippians 3:5 circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the nation (genous | γένους | gen sg neut) of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews. In regard to the law, I was a Pharisee;
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race (genos | γένος | nom sg neut), a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, so that you may declare the glorious deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
Revelation 22:16 “I, Jesus, have sent my angel to bear witness to you about these things for the churches. I am the Root, the descendant (genos | γένος | nom sg neut) of David — the bright morning star!”