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gen·e·sis

 (jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. gen·e·ses (-sēz′)
1. The coming into being of something; the origin. See Synonyms at beginning.
2. Genesis See Table at Bible.

[Latin, from Greek; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

genesis

(ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
a beginning or origin of anything
[Old English: via Latin from Greek; related to Greek gignesthai to be born]

Genesis

(ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Bible) the first book of the Old Testament recounting the events from the Creation of the world to the sojourning of the Israelites in Egypt

gen•e•sis

(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
an origin, creation, or beginning.
[1595–1605; < Latin < Greek génesis origin, source, derivative (with -sis -sis) of gígnesthai to beget]

Gen•e•sis

(ˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
the first book of the Bible, dealing with the Creation and the patriarchs.

-genesis

a combining form of genesis: parthenogenesis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genesis - a coming into beinggenesis - a coming into being      
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
2.Genesis - the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
Babel, Tower of Babel - (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

genesis

genesis

noun
The initial stage of a developmental process:
Translations
Första MosebokenGenesis

genesis

[ˈdʒenɪsɪs] N (geneses (pl)) [ˈdʒenɪsiːz]
1.génesis f inv
2. Genesis (Bible) → Génesis m

genesis

[ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs] ngenèse f
the genesis of an idea → l'origine d'une idéegene technology ntechnologie f génétiquegene therapy nthérapie f génique

genesis

n pl <geneses> → Entstehung f, → Genese f (spec); (the Book of) Genesis(die) Genesis, das erste Buch Mose

genesis

[ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs] ngenesi f
Genesis (Bible) → la Genesi

gen·e·sis

n. génesis, acto de creación, reproducción y desarrollo.
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That is to say, we Jews include within the broadest understanding of our sacred canon not only the Hebrew Bible (from Bereshith to Divrei Hayamim Bet) but also the Babylonian Talmud, composed of the Mishnah and Gemara, both the additional halakhic literatures and the midrashic literatures, the Kabbalah literatures, and the Responsa literature of our rabbis down through the ages.
Silbermann, translator and annotator, Chumash with Targum Onkelos, Haphtaroth, and Rashi's Commentary: Bereshith (Jerusalem: Published by the Silbermann Family by arrangement with Routledge & Kegan Paul, 5745/1934), p.
examines include texts from Genesis, the Prophets, the Apocrypha (Ben Sira and Wisdom of Solomon), the Pseudepigrapha (The Testaments of the 12 Patriarchs and The Book of Jubilees), Philo, Josephus, and rabbinic literature (Midrash Bereshith Rabbah).