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Noun: genesis (geneses)  je-nu-sis
  1. A coming into being
    - generation
Noun: Genesis  je-nu-sis
  1. 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
    - Book of Genesis

Derived forms: geneses

Type of: beginning, book

Part of: Laws, Old Testament, Pentateuch, Torah

Encyclopedia: Genesis