Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3825 and 1078

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:686

KJV Translation Count — 2x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: regeneration (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. new birth, reproduction, renewal, recreation, regeneration
a. hence renovation, regeneration, the production of a new life consecrated to God, a radical change of mind for the better. The word often used to denote the restoration of a thing to its pristine state, its renovation, as a renewal or restoration of life after death
b. the renovation of the earth after the deluge
c. the renewal of the world to take place after its destruction by fire, as the Stoics taught
d. the signal and glorious change of all things (in heaven and earth) for the better, that restoration of the primal and perfect condition of things which existed before the fall of our first parents, which the Jews looked for in connection with the advent of the Messiah, and which Christians expected in connection with the visible return of Jesus from heaven.
e. other uses
1. of Cicero's restoration to rank and fortune on his recall from exile
2. of the restoration of the Jewish nation after exile
3. of the recovery of knowledge by recollection
For Synonyms see entry 5888

Strong's Definitions

pal-ing-ghen-es-ee'-ah; from (3825) (πάλιν) and (1078) (γένεσις); (spiritual) rebirth (the state or the act), i.e. (figurative) spiritual renovation; specially Messianic restoration: — regeneration.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the G3824 when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.


Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of G3824, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;