“Genesis” in Matthew 1:1

Over at the Koinonia blog, Bill Mounce posted about the word γένεσις in Matthew 1:1: Βίβλος γενέσεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ υἱοῦ Δαυὶδ υἱοῦ Ἀβραάμ. How should the word be translated? After surveying the options, Mounce concludes, Context strongly favors the second option, "Record of the Origins" (so Blomberg). Greek gives us the range of possibilities; context makes the … Continue reading “Genesis” in Matthew 1:1