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beget
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

5 uses
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Definition
to cause something — especially to make children
  • With thee are we all at variance, because thou didst beget that reckless maiden and baleful, whose thought is ever of iniquitous deeds.
    Book 5 (95% in)
  • And them of Doulichion and the holy Echinean Isles that stand beyond the sea over against Elis, even these did Meges lead, the peer of Ares, Phyleides to wit, for he was begotten of knightly Phyleus dear to Zeus, him that erst changed his habitation to Doulichion for anger against his father.
    Book 2 (72% in)
  • My sire is a man ruling many Myrmidons, Peleus the son of Aiakos, and Aiakos was begotten of Zeus.
    Book 21 (31% in)
  • Ah, would he have begotten me not.
    Book 22 (93% in)
  • But when they came to the ford of the fair-flowing river, [even eddying Xanthos, begotten of immortal Zeus,] then Hermes departed up to high Olympus, and Morning of the saffron robe spread over all the earth.
    Book 24 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "beget" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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