What does the word genesis mean?

Usage examples for genesis

  1. He held a Bible opened at Genesis. – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  2. The long list of Noah's descendants, which Genesis provides, contains no mention of them. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  3. Could there be a more remarkable confirmation of the statements which we find in the tenth chapter of Genesis? – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce