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be·got·ten

 (bĭ-gŏt′n)
v.
A past participle of beget.

begotten

(bɪˈɡɒtən)
vb
a past participle of beget

be•get

(bɪˈgɛt)

v.t. be•got, be•got•ten be•got, be•get•ting.
1. (esp. of a male parent) to generate (offspring).
2. to produce as an effect: a belief that power begets power.
[before 1000; Middle English begeten, biyeten, Old English begetan, c. Old High German bigezzan, Gothic bigitan]
be•get′ter, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.begotten - (of offspring) generated by procreationbegotten - (of offspring) generated by procreation; "naturally begotten child"
biological - of parents and children; related by blood; "biological child"
Translations

begotten

[bɪˈgɒtn] PP of beget God gave His only Begotten SonDios entregó a su Unigénito

begotten

ptp of beget; the only begotten sonder eingeborene Sohn
References in classic literature ?
And of his fatness it would seem had been begotten his good nature with its allied laziness.
How often we sang,'Very God, begotten not created'.
For God so loved the world that He sent His only begotten Son.
For he did not say, "Baptizing them in the name of the Incorporeal and the Incarnate," or, "in the Immortal and the One who has suffered death," or, "in the Unbegotten and the Begotten," but, "in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit," in order that, adhering to the natural meaning of the names .
third person of this triangle, begotten of the self-giving union of man
GOD so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Star Begotten, forgotten by everyone save Wells's most ardent admirers, had been consigned to the dustbin of literary history until Wells scholar John Huntington revived it in 2006 as the twentieth entry in Wesleyan University Press's admirable Early Classics of Science Fiction series.
He begets not, nor is He begotten and there is nothing like unto Him.
STAR BEGOTTEN was first published in 1937 and is a short novel--second of a series by Wells--which covers discoveries in genetic mutations.
And when we are tempted to draw a line in the sand dividing the world into freedom-loving people and diabolical monsters, we should remember to look at the plank (or bomb or secret prison) in our own eye and recall that many of the terrorists we fear and hate were begotten by antiterrorist policies that undermine our democratic freedoms.
By far my favourites are: Lo, How A Rose E're Blooming (Book of Praise 151) and Of Eternal Love Begotten (BP 163).
John (3v16) describes this present: "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.