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Lexicon :: Strong's G1065 - ge

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ge (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary particle of emphasis or qualification (often used with other particles prefixed)
25x in 1 unique form(s)
15x in 2 unique form(s)
148x in 1 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

γέ gé, gheh; a primary particle of emphasis or qualification (often used with other particles prefixed):—and besides, doubtless, at least, yet.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G1065 in the following manner: yet (2x), at least (1x), beside (1x), doubtless (1x), not translated (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G1065 in the following manner: yet (2x), at least (1x), beside (1x), doubtless (1x), not translated (4x).
  1. indeed, truly, at least

  2. even

  3. if indeed, seeing that

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γέ gé, gheh; a primary particle of emphasis or qualification (often used with other particles prefixed):—and besides, doubtless, at least, yet.
γέ, an enclitic particle, answering exactly to no one word in Latin or English; used by the Biblical writers much more rarely than by Greek writers. How the Greeks use it, is shown by (among others) Hermann ad Vig., p. 822ff; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 1, p. 272ff; Rost in Passow's Lexicon, i., p. 538ff; [Liddell and Scott, under the word; T. S. Evans in Journ. of class. and sacr. Philol. for 1857, pp. 187ff]. It indicates that the meaning of the word to which it belongs has special prominence, and therefore that that word is to be distinguished from the rest of the sentence and uttered with greater emphasis. This distinction "can be made in two ways, by mentioning either the least important or the most; thus it happens that γέ seems to have contrary significations: at least and even" (Hermann, the passage cited, p. 822).
1. where what is least is indicated; indeed, truly, at least: διά γε τὴν ἀναίδειαν, Luke 11:8 (where, since the force of the statement lies in the substantive not in the preposition, the Greek should have read διὰ τήν γε ἀναίδ., cf. Klotz, the passage cited, p. 327; Rost, the passage cited, p. 542; [Liddell and Scott, under the word IV.]); διά γε τὸ παρέχειν μοι κόπον, at least for this reason, that she troubleth me [A. V. yet because etc.], Luke 18:5 (better Greek διὰ τό γε etc.).
2. where what is most or greatest is indicated; even: ὅς γε the very one who etc., precisely he who etc. (German der es ja ist, welcher etc.), Romans 8:32; cf. Klotz, the passage cited, p. 305; Matthiae, Lex. Euripides i., p. 613f.
3. joined to other particles it strengthens their force;
a. ἀλλά γε [so most editions] or ἀλλάγε [Griesbach] (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 5, 2): Luke 24:21; 1 Corinthians 9:2; see ἀλλά, I. 10.
b. ἄρα γε or ἄραγε, see ἄρα, 4. ἆρά γε, see ἆρα, 1.
c. εἴγε [so G T, but L Tr WH εἴ γε; cf. Winers Grammar, as above; Lipsius Gram. Unters., p. 123], followed by the indicative if indeed, seeing that, "of a thing believed to be correctly assumed" (Herm. ad Vig., p. 831; cf. Fritzsche, Praeliminarien as above with p. 67ff; Anger, Laodicenerbrief, p. 46; [Winer's Grammar, 448 (417f). Others hold that Hermann's statement does not apply to the N. T. instances. According to Meyer (see notes on 2 Corinthians 5:3; Ephesians 3:2; Galatians 3:4) the certainty of the assumption resides not in the particle but in the context; so Ellicott (on Galatians, the passage cited; also Ephesians, the passage cited); cf. Bp. Lightfoot on Galatians, the passage cited; Colossians 1:23. Hermann's canon, though assented to by Bornemann (Cyrop. 2, 2, 3, p. 132), Stallbaum (Meno, p. 36), others, is qualified by Bäumlein (Partikeln, p. 64f), who holds that γέ often has no other effect than to emphasize the condition expressed by εἰ; cf. also Winer Moulton edition, p. 561]), if, that is to say; on the assumption that, (see εἴπερ under the word εἰ, III. 13): Ephesians 3:2; Ephesians 4:21; Colossians 1:23; with καί added, if that also, if it be indeed, (German wenn denn auch): εἴγε [L Tr WH marginal reading εἴ περ] καὶ ἐνδυσάμενοὶ, οὐ γυμνοὶ εὑρεθ. if indeed we shall be found actually clothed (with a new body), not naked, 2 Corinthians 5:3 (cf. Meyer at the passage); εἴγε καὶ εἰκῆ namely, τοσαῦτα ἐπάθετε, if indeed, as I believe, ye have experienced such benefits in vain, and have not already received harm from your inclination to Judaism, Galatians 3:4 [yet cf. Meyer, Ellicott, Bp. Lightfoot, others at the passage].
d. εἰ δὲ μήγε [or εἰ δὲ μή γε Lachmann Treg.] (also in Plato, Aristophanes, Plutarch, others; cf. Bornemann, Scholia ad Luc., p. 95; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 2, p. 527), stronger than εἰ δὲ μή [Buttmann, 393 (336f); cf. Winer's Grammar, 583 (543); 605 (563); Meyer on 2 Corinthians 11:16],
α. after affirmative sentences, but unless perchance, but if not: Matthew 6:1; Luke 10:6; Luke 13:9.
β. after negative sentences, otherwise, else, in the contrary event: Matthew 9:17; Luke 5:36; Luke 14:32; 2 Corinthians 11:16.
e. καίγε [so G T, but L Tr WH καί γε; cf. references under εἴγε above] (cf. Klotz ad Devar. ii. 1, p. 319; [Winers Grammar, 438 (408)]),
α. and at least: Luke 19:42 [Tr text WH omit; L Tr marginal reading brackets].
β. and truly, yea indeed, yea and: Acts 2:18; Acts 17:27 L T Tr WH.
f. καίτοιγε [so G T WH, but L καίτοι γε, Tr καί τοι γε; cf. references under c. above. Cf. Klotz ad Devar. ii. 2, p. 654; Winers Grammar, 444 (413)], although indeed, and yet indeed: John 4:2; also in Acts 14:17 [R G]; Acts 17:27 Rec.
g. μενοῦνγε see in its place.
h. μήτιγε, see μήτι [and in its place].

Related entries:
διάγε, see γέ, 1.
μήγε, εἰ δὲ μήγε, see γέ, 3 d.
τοίγε in καίτοιγε, see γέ, 3 f.
ὅσγε, for ὅς γε, γέ, 2.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

6:1; 9:17
5:36; 10:6; 11:8; 13:9; 14:32; 18:5; 19:42; 24:21
2:18; 14:17; 17:27; 17:27
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
5:3; 5:3; 11:16; 11:16
3:4; 3:4
3:2; 3:2; 4:21
1:23; 1:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1065 matches the Greek γέ (ge),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:20 - “So G1065 then, you will [fn]know them by their fruits.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:26 - When Peter said, “From strangers,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are [fn]exempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:8 - “I tell you, even if he will not get up and give him anything just because he is his friend, yet G1065 because of his [fn]shamelessness he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - yet G1065 because this widow is bothering me, I will give her justice; otherwise [fn]by continually coming she will wear me out.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:42 - saying, “If you had known on this day, even you, the conditions for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:21 - “But we [fn]were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is now the third day since these things happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:18 - AND EVEN G1065 ON MY MALE AND FEMALE [fn]SERVANTS
And they will prophesy.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:30 - Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:18 - When they heard this, they [fn]quieted down and glorified God, saying, “Well then, God has also granted to the Gentiles the repentance that leads to life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:17 - yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, [fn]satisfying your hearts with food and gladness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:27 - that they would seek God, if perhaps they might feel around for Him and find Him, though G1065 He is not far from each one of us;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:32 - He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:8 - You are already filled, you have already become rich, you have become kings without us; and indeed G1065, I wish that you had become kings so that we also might reign with you!
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:3 - Do you not know that we will judge angels? How much more matters of this life?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:2 - If I am not an apostle to others, at G1065 least G1065 I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.
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