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Use "begot" in a sentence
"Hence, either the Syriac text has been slightly altered by a transcriber (only one letter had to be changed) or the translator understood the word begot of conventional, not of carnal, fatherhood, a meaning it has in verses 8 and 12."
"As for "begot" meaning "became the ancestor of," I was taking the date to refer to the date the child was born."
"I asked for proof that "begot" could mean "begot the person who became the ancestor of …""