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(ἐγινόμην), γενήσομαι, ἐγενόμην, γέγονα, γεγένημαι, ἐγενήθην
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to be, become, happen; to come into existence, be born. It is used in certain contexts to introduce a new section or paragraph in a narrative in Hebrew narrative style: and then, and it came to pass
pluperfect, ἐγενόει (3rd sg), to come into existence; to be created, exist by creation, Jn. 1:3, 10; Heb. 11:3; Jas. 3:9; to be born, produced, grow, Mt. 21:19; Jn. 8:58, et al.; to arise, come on, occur, as the phenomena of nature, etc.; Mt. 8:24, 26; 9:16, et al.; to come, approach, as morning or evening, Mt. 8:16; 14:15, 23; to be appointed, constituted, established, Mk. 2:27; Gal. 3:17, et al.; to take place, come to pass, happen, occur, Mt. 1:22; 24:6, 20, 21, 34, et al. freq.; to be done, performed, effected, Mt. 21:42, et al.; to be fulfilled, satisfied, Mt. 6:10; 26:42, et al.; to come into a particular state or condition; to become, assume the character and appearance of anything, Mt. 5:45, et al.; to become or be made anything, be changed or converted, Mt. 4:3; 21:42; Mk. 1:17, et al.; to be, Mt. 11:26; 19:8; γινεσθαι ὑπό τινα, to be subject to, Gal. 4:4; γινεσθαι ἐν ἑαυτῶ, to come to one's self, to recover from a trance or surprise, Acts 12:11; μὴ γένοιτο, let it not be, far be it from, God forbid, Lk. 20:16; Rom. 3:4, 31, et al.; to be kept, celebrated, solemnized, as festivals, Mt. 26:2, et al.; to be finished, completed, Heb. 4:3

Greek-English Concordance for γίνομαι

Luke 17:14 When he saw them, he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were made clean.
Luke 17:26 And just as it was (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man.
Luke 17:28 Likewise, just as it was (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) in the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building;
Luke 18:23 But when he heard this, he (egenēthē | ἐγενήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) became (egenēthē | ἐγενήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) very sad, for he was extremely wealthy.
Luke 18:24 Jesus looked at him, becoming (genomenon | γενόμενον | aor mid ptcp acc sg masc) very sad, and said, “How difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!
Luke 18:35 As Jesus drew near to Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the roadside, asking for alms.
Luke 19:9 Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) come (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to this house, since he too is a son of Abraham.
Luke 19:15 When he returned, having acquired royal power, he ordered these servants to whom he had given the money to be called to him, that he might know what they had gained by doing business.
Luke 19:17 And he said to him, ‘Well done, good servant! Because you (egenou | ἐγένου | aor mid ind 2 sg) have (egenou | ἐγένου | aor mid ind 2 sg) been (egenou | ἐγένου | aor mid ind 2 sg) trustworthy in a very small matter, exercise authority over ten cities.’
Luke 19:19 So he said to this one as well, ‘And you, rule (ginou | γίνου | pres mid imperative 2 sg) over five cities.’
Luke 19:29 It happened (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) that as he came near Bethphage and Bethany to the hill called “The Mount of Olives,” he sent two of his disciples,
Luke 20:1 One day, as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes, along with the elders, came up
Luke 20:14 When the tenants saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, ‘This is the heir. Let us kill him, so that the inheritance may (genētai | γένηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) be (genētai | γένηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) ours.’
Luke 20:16 He will come and destroy those tenants and give the vineyard to others.” When they heard this, they said, “Surely not!”
Luke 20:17 But looking straight at them he said, “What then is this that is written: “The stone that the builders rejected — this one became (egenēthē | ἐγενήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) the head of the corner’?
Luke 20:33 So the woman — in the resurrection — of which of them will she be (ginetai | γίνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) wife? For all seven had her as wife.”
Luke 21:7 And they asked him, saying, “Teacher, when will these things be, and what is the sign when these things are about to happen?” (ginesthai | γίνεσθαι | pres mid inf )
Luke 21:9 When you hear of wars and rebellions, do not be terrified, for these things must take (genesthai | γενέσθαι | aor mid inf ) place first, but the end will not follow immediately.”
Luke 21:28 Now when these things begin to happen (ginesthai | γίνεσθαι | pres mid inf ), straighten yourselves up and raise your heads, because your deliverance is drawing near.”
Luke 21:31 So also you, when you see these things happening (ginomena | γινόμενα | pres mid ptcp acc pl neut), will know that the kingdom of God is near.
Luke 21:32 I tell you the truth, that this generation will by no means have passed away before all things have happened (genētai | γένηται | aor mid subj 3 sg).
Luke 21:36 Be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take (ginesthai | γίνεσθαι | pres mid inf ) place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”
Luke 22:14 And when the hour came (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg), Jesus reclined at table and the apostles were with him.
Luke 22:24 A dispute also arose (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) among them as to which of them seemed to be the greatest.
Luke 22:26 But with you it must not be so! Rather, let (ginesthō | γινέσθω | pres mid imperative 3 sg) the greatest among you become (ginesthō | γινέσθω | pres mid imperative 3 sg) like the youngest, and the leader like the one who serves.
Luke 22:40 When he arrived (genomenos | γενόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) at the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter a time of trial.”
Luke 22:42 saying, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me. Yet, not my will, but yours be done.” (ginesthō | γινέσθω | pres mid imperative 3 sg)
Luke 22:44 And being (genomenos | γενόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) in agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Luke 22:66 And when day came (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg), the council of elders of the people was assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they had Jesus brought into their council chamber
Luke 23:8 Upon seeing Jesus, Herod was very glad, since for a long time he had been wanting to see him, because of what he had heard about him, and he was hoping to see some miraculous sign done (ginomenon | γινόμενον | pres mid ptcp acc sg neut) by him.
Luke 23:12 And Herod and Pilate became (egenonto | ἐγένοντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) friends with each other that very day, for before this they had been hostile toward one other.
Luke 23:19 who was thrown into prison because of a certain riot that had occurred (genomenēn | γενομένην | aor mid ptcp acc sg fem) in the city and for murder.
Luke 23:24 So Pilate decided that their demand should be granted (genesthai | γενέσθαι | aor mid inf ).
Luke 23:31 For if they do these things when the wood is green, what will (genētai | γένηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) happen (genētai | γένηται | aor mid subj 3 sg) when it is dry?”
Luke 23:44 It was already only about the sixth hour but darkness covered (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) the whole land until the ninth hour,
Luke 23:47 Now when the centurion saw what had happened (genomenon | γενόμενον | aor mid ptcp acc sg neut), he praised God, saying, “Truly this man was righteous!”
Luke 23:48 And when all who had gathered for this spectacle saw what had happened (genomena | γενόμενα | aor mid ptcp acc pl neut), they returned home, beating their breasts.
Luke 24:4 It happened (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) that, while they were wondering about this, suddenly two men stood beside them dressed in dazzling attire.
Luke 24:5 The women were (genomenōn | γενομένων | aor mid ptcp gen pl fem) frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?
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Luke 24:15 While they were talking and debating these things, it (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) happened (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) that (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) Jesus himself drew near and walked along with them,
Luke 24:18 Then one of them, named Cleopas, answered, him, saying “Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened (genomena | γενόμενα | aor mid ptcp acc pl neut) there in these days?”
Luke 24:19 And he said to them, “What things?” They answered him, “The things about Jesus of Nazareth, a man who was (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people,
Luke 24:21 But we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, but it is now the third day since these things happened (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg).
Luke 24:22 Moreover, some women of our group astonished us: going (genomenai | γενόμεναι | aor mid ptcp nom pl fem) to the tomb early in the morning
Luke 24:30 When he was reclining at the table with them, he took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.
Luke 24:31 At this point their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. Then he vanished from their sight.
Luke 24:37 But they (genomenoi | γενόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) startled and frightened, and thought they were seeing a ghost.
Luke 24:51 While he was blessing them, he departed from them and was carried up into heaven.
John 1:3 All things were (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) created (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) by him, and apart from him not a single thing was created (egeneto | ἐγένετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) that has been created (gegonen | γέγονεν | perf act ind 3 sg).