genesis

Part of speech: noun

The act of originating; creation; origin.

Part of speech: noun

The first book of the Bible.

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Usage examples "genesis":

  1. He held a Bible opened at Genesis. - "The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields", 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", Edgar Saltus.
  3. Could there be a more remarkable confirmation of the statements which we find in the tenth chapter of Genesis? - "Patriarchal Palestine", Archibald Henry Sayce.