90 occurrences

'Generation' in the Bible

Then Yahweh said to Noah, "Go--you and all your household--into the ark, for I have seen you [are] righteous before me in this generation.

And Joseph saw Ephraim's children to the third generation. Moreover, the children of Makir, son of Manasseh, were born on the knees of Joseph.

And Joseph died and all of his brothers and all of that generation.

And God said again to Moses, "So you must say to the {Israelites}, 'Yahweh, the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you. This [is] my name forever, and this [is] my remembrance from generation [to] generation.'

And he said, "Because a hand [was] against the throne of Yah, a war [will be] for Yahweh with Amalek from generation [to] generation."

'No one of these men of this evil generation will see the good land that I swore to give to your ancestors,

Now the {length of time} that we had traveled from Kadesh Barnea until [the time when] we crossed the wadi of Zered [was] thirty-eight years, until the perishing of all of that generation; [that is], the men of war from the midst of the camp as Yahweh had sworn to them.

'You shall not bow down to them, and you shall not serve them, for I, Yahweh your God, [am] a jealous God, punishing the guilt of fathers upon [their] children and upon [the] third and upon [the] fourth generation of [those] hating me,

An illegitimate child may not come into the assembly of Yahweh; even [to] the tenth generation none {of his descendants} may come into the assembly of Yahweh.

An Ammonite or a Moabite may not come into the assembly of Yahweh; even [to] the tenth generation none {of his descendants} may come into the assembly of Yahweh {forever},

The children [that] are born to them [in] the third generation may come {representing them} in the assembly of Yahweh.

"And the next generation, [that is], your children who will rise [up] after you, and the foreigner who will come from a distant land, when they will see the plagues of that land and its diseases that Yahweh has inflicted upon it, will say,

They [have] behaved corruptly toward him; [they are] not his children; [this is] their flaw, a generation crooked and perverse.

So he said, 'I will hide my face from them; I will see what [will be] their end, for they [are] a generation of perversity, {children in whom there is no faithfulness}.

Moreover, that entire generation was gathered to their ancestors, and another generation grew up after them who did not know Yahweh or the work he had done for Israel.

Yahweh said to Jehu, "Because you have done well by doing right in my eyes and you have done to the house of Ahab according to all that [was] in my heart; [therefore,] sons of the fourth generation will sit for you on the throne of Israel."

This is the word of Yahweh which he spoke to Jehu, saying, "Sons of a fourth [generation] shall sit for you on the throne of Israel," and it was so.

These days [are] to be remembered and [are] to be kept in every generation, and in family, province, and city; and these days of Purim are not [to be] neglected among the Jews, and their memory shall not come to an end among their offspring.

You, O Yahweh, will protect them. You will preserve him from this generation always.

Descendants will serve him. Regarding the Lord, it will be told to the [next] generation.

{Consider well} her ramparts. Go through her citadels so that you can tell [the] next generation

Within them [they think] their houses [are] forever, their dwelling places from generation to generation. They {name} [their] lands by their [own] names.

it will go to the generation of his fathers. Never will they see light.

And even when [I am] old and gray, O God, do not abandon me until I proclaim your {strength} to [this] generation, your power to every [one that] comes [after].

If I had said, "I will speak thus," behold, I would have acted treacherously against your children's generation.

We will not hide [them] from their children, telling the next generation the praises of Yahweh, and his power and his wonders that he has done.

so that [the] next generation might know-- children [yet to] be born-- [that] they might rise up and tell their children,

and not be like their ancestors, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation [that] did not make ready its heart, whose spirit was not faithful [to] God.

Then we, your people and the flock of your pasture, we will give thanks to you forever. {Generation after generation} we will tell of your praise.

Will you be angry against us forever? Will you prolong your anger generation after generation?

I will sing forever of Yahweh's acts of loyal love. {From generation to generation} I will make known your faithfulness with my mouth.

'I will establish your descendants forever, and I will build up your throne {from generation to generation}.'" Selah

For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.'

For Yahweh [is] good; his loyal love is forever, and his faithfulness [is] {from generation to generation}.

But you, O Yahweh, abide forever, and your remembrance {from generation to generation}.

Let this be written for [the] next generation, so that a people [yet] to be created may praise Yah,

Let his descendants be cut off. Let their name be blotted out in [the] next generation.

[There is] a generation--how lofty [are] their eyes! And their eyelids they will lift.

[There is] a generation whose teeth [are] swords, and its jawbones, knives, [in order] to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from humankind.

A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth stands forever.

There is no end to all the people, to all who were before him. Yet the later generation will not rejoice in him, for this also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

Night and day it shall not be quenched; its smoke shall go up forever. From generation to generation it shall be in ruins; forever and ever there will be no one who passes through her.

And he {is the one that} has cast [the] lot for them, and his hand has apportioned it to them with the measuring line; they shall take possession of it forever, they shall live in it {from generation to generation}.

For a moth will eat them like garments; a moth will devour them like wool, but my righteousness will be forever, and my salvation for {generation after generation}."

He was taken by restraint of justice, and who concerned himself with his generation? For he was cut off from the land of [the] living; he [received a] blow because of the transgression of my people.

O generation, you see the word of Yahweh. Have I been a desert to Israel? Or a land of great darkness? Why do my people say, 'We roam about freely, we will not come again to you'?

Shear your hair and throw [it] away, and lift up a lament on the barren heights, for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.'

How great [are] his signs and wonders, how strong [is] his kingdom, {an everlasting kingdom}; and his sovereignty is from generation to generation.

"But at the end of {that period}, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and [then] my reason returned to me; and I blessed the Most High and {the one who lives forever} I praised and I honored. "For his sovereignty [is] [an] everlasting sovereignty, and his kingdom [continues] from generation to generation.

Tell it to your children, and your children to their children, and their children to the following generation.

"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces who call out to one another,

But he answered [and] said to them, "An evil and adulterous generation desires a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah!

The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the proclamation of Jonah, and behold, [something] greater than Jonah [is] here!

The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, [something] greater than Solomon [is] here!

Then it goes and brings along with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and [they] go in [and] live there. And the last [state] of that person becomes worse than the first. So it will be for this evil generation also!"

An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, and a sign will not be given to it except the sign of Jonah!" And he left them [and] went away.

And Jesus answered [and] said, "O unbelieving and perverse generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"

Truly I say to you, all these [things] will come upon this generation!

Truly I say to you that this generation will never pass away until all these [things] take place!

And sighing deeply in his spirit, he said, "Why does this generation demand a sign? Truly I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation!"

And he answered them [and] said, "O unbelieving generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him to me!"

Truly I say to you that this generation will never pass away until all these [things] take place!

"To what then shall I compare the people of this generation, and what are they like?

So Jesus answered [and] said, "O unbelieving and perverted generation! {How long} will I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here!"

And [as] the crowds were increasing, he began to say, "This generation is an evil generation! It demands a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah!

For just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man will be to this generation.

The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with the people of this generation and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, [something] greater than Solomon [is] here!

The people of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the proclamation of Jonah, and behold, [something] greater than Jonah [is] here!

so that the blood of all the prophets that has been shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,

from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the temple building. Yes, I tell you, it will be required of this generation!

And the master praised the dishonest manager, because he had acted shrewdly. For the sons of this age are shrewder than the sons of light with regard to their own generation.

But first it is necessary [for] him to suffer many [things], and to be rejected by this generation.

Truly I say to you that this generation will never pass away until all [things] take place!

For David, [after] serving the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep and {was buried with} his fathers, and experienced decay.

[for] forty years. Therefore I was angry with this generation, and I said, 'They always go astray in their heart, and they do not know my ways.'

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דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167

דּר 
Dar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

תּלדה תּולדה 
Towl@dah 
Usage: 39

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

γένεσις 
Genesis 
Usage: 3

γέννημα 
Gennema 
Usage: 3

πανήγυρις 
Paneguris 
Usage: 1