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unbegotten

Syllabification: un·be·got·ten
Pronunciation: /ˌənbəˈɡätn
 
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Definition of unbegotten in English:

adjective

archaic
Not brought into existence by the process of reproduction.
Example sentences
  • For next to God, we worship and love the logos who is from the unbegotten and ineffable God.
  • We know there is one God, alone unbegotten, alone eternal, alone without beginning, alone true, alone immortal.
  • The personae are distinguished by their difference in origin: the Father unbegotten, the Son begotten, the Spirit proceeding.

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