Definition of "begotten" [be•got•ten]

  • A past participle of beget. (verb)

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Use "begotten" in a sentence
  • "The First-begotten is here brought into the world; let us go meet him with our hosannas, blessed is he that cometh."
  • "First-begotten from the dead, he is become the First-born among many brethren, even of all that are planted together in the likeness of his resurrection."
  • "Now the intercourse with heaven, by angels, with which the patriarchs had been dignified, but which had been long disused, begins to be revived; for, when the First-begotten is to be brought into the world, the angels are ordered to attend his motions."
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