Word Summary
agenēs: unborn, of no family, ignoble
Original Word: ἀγενής
Transliteration: agenēs
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-en-ace')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: unborn, of no family, ignoble
Meaning: unborn, of no family, ignoble
Strong's Concordance
base things.

From a (as negative particle) and genos; properly, without kin, i.e. (of unknown descent, and by implication) ignoble -- base things.

see GREEK a

see GREEK genos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 36: ἀγενής

ἀγενής, (εος ((οῦς), , (γένος), opposed to εὐγενής, of no family, a man of base birth, a man of no name or reputation; often used by secular writers, also in the secondary sense ignoble, cowardly, mean, base. In the N. T. only in 1 Corinthians 1:28, τά ἀγενῆ τοῦ κόσμου i. e. those who among men are held of no account; on the use of a neuter adjective in reference to persons, see Winers Grammar, 178 (167); (Buttmann, 122 (107)).