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Definition of Genesis

Genesis

  1. The act of producing, or giving birth or origin to anything; the process or mode of originating; production; formation; origination.
  2. The first book of the Old Testament; -- so called by the Greek translators, from its containing the history of the creation of the world and of the human race.
  3. Same as Generation.

Genesis Quotations

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
John Barrymore

The genesis of a poem for me is usually a cluster of words. The only good metaphor I can think of is a scientific one: dipping a thread into a supersaturated solution to induce crystal formation. I don't think I solve problems in my poetry; I think I uncover the problems.
Margaret Atwood

Everything is not black-and-white. I'm really interested in the gray area - not justifying it, not glorifying it, not condoning it, but at least having people see there's a genesis for every event in our lives. There's some divine order to it, whether it's ugly or beautiful.
Isaiah Washington

A lot of Christians have been taught a story that begins in chapter 3 of Genesis, instead of chapter 1. If your story doesn't begin in the beginning, but begins in chapter 3, then it starts with sin, and so the story becomes about dealing with the sin problem. So Jesus is seen as primarily dealing with our sins.
Rob Bell

Passion is the genesis of genius.
Tony Robbins
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Genesis Translations

genesis in Afrikaans is Genesis
genesis in Dutch is Genesis, Scheppingsboek
genesis in German is Ursprung
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