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Creation

Theol
1. God's act of bringing the universe into being
2. the universe as thus brought into being by God

Creation

Adam and Eve
first man and woman. [O.T.: Genesis 1:26, 2:21–25]
Allah
made man from flowing blood. [Islam: Koran, 96:2]
Apsu
primeval waters, origin of all things. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 68]
Aruru
goddess pinched man, Enkidu out of clay. [Assyrian Myth.: Gaster, 9, Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
Askr
first man; created from ash tree. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Ea
made man from primordial ocean clay. [Babyl. Myth.: Gaster, 9]
Embla
first woman on earth. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Frankenstein’s monster
living man created by a physiology student from body parts. [Br. Lit.: Mary Shelley Frankenstein]
Genesis
Old Testament book dealing with world’s creation. [O.T.: Genesis]
God
created the world in six days. [O.T.: Genesis 1]
the Hatchery
mass produces everything, including human beings. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
Khnum
ram god, created man from clay on potter’s wheel. [Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 155]
Prometheus
molded man of clay, animated him with fire. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 304]
Shiva
Lord of creation; danced to begin life. [Hinduism: Binder, 23]
Star Maker,
the the creator and destroyer of the universe, depicted primarily as an artist detached from it. [Sci. FL: Stapledon Star Maker in Weiss, 248]
Tocupacha
molded man from clay. [Aztec Myth.: Gaster, 18]
References in classic literature ?
And if you accustom yourself to this, Nancy, the very effort itself will make you love them in some degree--to say nothing of the goodwill your kindness would beget in them, though they might have little else that is good about them.
Do not beget children when you are come back from ill-omened burial, but after a festival of the gods.
It is a good day on which to beget or to be born both for a male and a female: it is never an wholly evil day.
Lust is sin,"--so say some who preach death--"let us go apart and beget no children
Therefore it is wiser to have a reputation for meanness which brings reproach without hatred, than to be compelled through seeking a reputation for liberality to incur a name for rapacity which begets reproach with hatred.
When the world was young, it begat more children; but now it is old, it begets fewer: for I may justly account new plantations, to be the children of former kingdoms.
Those who express sentiments like these, shew only that they distinguish the slave and the freeman, the noble and the ignoble from each other by their virtues and their [1255b] vices; for they think it reasonable, that as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, so from a good man, a good man should be descended; and this is what nature desires to do, but frequently cannot accomplish it.
The study found that positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones, with the positive posts being more influential, or more contagious.
There is another question/observation - where did Cain beget his wife (no mention of this in the Bible)?
Ambrose's answer is that to beget does not belong to God's "power" (potestas) (which Ambrose equates with substantia) but to what is proper to his function as Father.
Born in Dallas, Beget is an online, direct-to-consumer marketplace that features deals and promotions from local merchants, saving consumers as much as 50-90 percent every day.
Many marine species broadcast eggs and sperm into the water, hoping they meet and beget another generation.