1) source, origin
1a) a book of one's lineage, i.e. in which his ancestry or progeny are enumerated
2) used of birth, nativity
3) of that which follows origin, viz. existence, life
3a) the wheel of life (Jam 3:6), other explain it, the wheel of human origin which as soon as men are born begins to run, i.e. its course of life
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 1:682, 117
From the same as G1074; nativity; figuratively nature: - generation, nature (-ral).