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Forms of the word
μονογενής, ές
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one and only, unique
only-begotten, only-born, Lk. 7:12; 8:42; 9:38; Heb. 11:17; only-begotten in respect of peculiar generation, unique, Jn. 1:14, 18; 3:16, 18; 1 Jn. 4:9*

Greek-English Concordance for μονογενής

Luke 7:12 As Jesus approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out — the only (monogenēs | μονογενής | nom sg masc) son of his mother (she was a widow). A large crowd was with her.
Luke 8:42 because he had an only (monogenēs | μονογενής | nom sg fem) daughter, about twelve years old, and she was dying. As he went, the crowds were pressing in on him.
Luke 9:38 Suddenly a man from the crowd cried out, saying, “Teacher, I beg you to look with pity on my son, because he is my only (monogenēs | μονογενής | nom sg masc) child;
John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we gazed on his glory, glory as of the only (monogenous | μονογενοῦς | gen sg masc) Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
John 1:18 No one has ever seen God. The only (monogenēs | μονογενής | nom sg masc) Son, himself God, the one who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.
John 3:16 “For this is how God loved the world: he gave his one (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) and (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) only (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) Son that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:18 The one who believes in him is not condemned, but the one who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of God’s one (monogenous | μονογενοῦς | gen sg masc) and only Son.
Hebrews 11:17 By faith Abraham, when he was being tested, offered up Isaac; yes, he who had received the promises was offering his only son (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc),
1 John 4:9 By this the love of God is revealed to us: that God has sent his one (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) and (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) only (monogenē | μονογενῆ | acc sg masc) Son into the world so that we might live through him.