Race


Greek: γενος [genos] (Noun neuter). Race, stock, kin. Clan, house, family, people, nation. Descendant. Generation. Age, time of life. A class, sort, kind.

γενος [genos] appears 21 times in the NT:


(1) Matthew 13: 47
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind: - γενους [genous] Gen. sing. ("of every kind" - εκ παντος γενους [ek pantos genous]).

(2) Matthew 17: 21 [Variant]
Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting. - το γενος [to genos] Nom. sing.

(3) Mark 7: 26
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter. - τω γενει [tô genei] Dat. sing. ("a Syrophenician by nation" - συροφοινικισσα τω γενει [surophoinikissa tô genei]).

(4) Mark 9: 29
And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting. - το γενος [to genos] Nom. sing.

(5) Acts 4: 6
And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem. - γενους [genous] Gen. sing. ("of the kindred" - εκ γενους [ek genous]).

(6) Acts 4: 36
And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, [and] of the country of Cyprus, - τω γενει [tô genei] Dat. sing. ("of the country of Cyprus" - κυπριος τω γενει [kuprios tô genei] Lit: "cyprian to the breed").

(7) Acts 7: 13
And at the second [time] Joseph was made known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh. - το γενος [to genos] Nom. sing.

(8) Acts 7: 19
The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live. - το γενος [to genos] Accus. sing.

(9) Acts 13: 26
Men [and] brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. - γενους [genous] Gen. sing.

(10) Acts 17: 28
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. - γενος [genos] Nom. sing.

(11) Acts 17: 29
Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. - γενος [genos] Nom. sing.

(12) Acts 18: 2
And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them. - τω γενει [tô genei] Dat. sing. ("born in Pontus" - ποντικον τω γενει [pontikon tô genei] Lit: "of Pontus to the breed").

(13) Acts 18: 24
And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, [and] mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. - τω γενει [tô genei] Dat. sing. ("born at Alexandria" - αλεξανδρευς τω γενει [alexandreus tô genei] Lit: "Alexandrine to the breed").

(14) 1 Corinthians 12: 10
To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another [divers] kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: - γενη [gene] Nom. pl. ("[divers] kinds of tongues" - γενη γλωσσων [genê glôssôn] Lit: "breeds of tongues").

(15) 1 Corinthians 12: 28
And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. - γενη [gene] Accus. pl. ("diversities of tongues" - γενη γλωσσων [genê glôssôn] Lit: "breeds of tongues").

(16) 1 Corinthians 14: 10
There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them [is] without signification. - γενη [gene] Nom. pl.

(17) 2 Corinthians 11: 26
[In] journeyings often, [in] perils of waters, [in] perils of robbers, [in] perils by [mine own] countrymen, [in] perils by the heathen, [in] perils in the city, [in] perils in the wilderness, [in] perils in the sea, [in] perils among false brethren; - γενους [genous] Gen. sing. ("by [mine own] countrymen" - εκ γενους [ek genous] ").

(18) Galatians 1: 14
And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers. - τω γενει [tô genei] Dat. sing. ("in mine own nation" - εν τω γενει μου [en tô genei mou] Lit: "in the race of me").

(19) Philippians 3: 5
Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, [of] the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; - γενους [genous] Gen. sing. ("of the stock" - εκ γενους [ek genous]).

(20) 1 Peter 2: 9
But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: - γενος [genos] Nom. sing.

(21) Revelation 22: 16
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, [and] the bright and morning star. - το γενος [to genos] Nom. sing.

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