The Objective Genitive is passive in sense, and is very common with substantives denoting a frame of mind or an emotion: φόβος τῶν Εἱλώτων
a. The objective genitive often precedes another genitive on which it depends:
μετὰ τῆς ξυμμαχία_ς τῆς αἰτήσεως
Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].