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Lexicon :: Strong's G2444 - hinati

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hinati (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
6x in 1 unique form(s)
6x in 3 unique form(s)
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

ἱνατί hinatí, hin-at-ee'; from G2443 and G5101; for what reason ?, i.e. why?:—wherefore, why.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2444 in the following manner: why (5x), wherefore (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2444 in the following manner: why (5x), wherefore (1x).
  1. for what purpose, wherefore, why

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱνατί hinatí, hin-at-ee'; from G2443 and G5101; for what reason ?, i.e. why?:—wherefore, why.
ἵνα τί [so L WH uniformly, also Tr except (by mistake?) in Matthew 27:46], and written unitedly ἱνατί [so bez G T uniformly; see Winers Grammar § 5, 2]; Latin ut quid? i. e. for what purpose? wherefore? why? an elliptical formula, due to the fact that a questioner begins an answer to his own question with the word ἵνα, but not knowing how to complete it reverts again to the question, as if to ask what will complete the answer: that (what?) may or might happen (ut (quid?) fiat or fieret); see Herm. ad Vig., p. 847; Kühner § 587,5 ii., p. 1020; Winers Grammar § 25, 1 at the end; [Buttmann § 149, 2]: Matthew 9:4; Matthew 27:46; Luke 13:7; Acts 4:25; Acts 7:26; 1 Corinthians 10:29. Add, from the Sept., Genesis 4:6; Genesis 25:32; Genesis 27:46; Numbers 14:3; Numbers 22:32 [Ald.]; Judges 6:13 [Alex., Ald., Complutensian]; 1 Samuel 1:8; 2 Samuel 3:24; 2 Samuel 15:19; Job 3:12; Job 10:18; Jeremiah 2:29; Jeremiah 14:19; Jeremiah 15:18; Daniel 10:20 [Theodotion]; Psalm 2:1; Psalm 10:1 (Psalm 9:22); Psalm 21:2 (Psalm 22:2), etc.; Sir. 14:3; 1 Macc. 2:7. (Aristophanes, nub. 1192; Plato, Apology c. 14, p. 26 c.; others.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:6; 25:32; 27:46
14:3; 22:32
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
3:24; 15:19
3:12; 10:18
2:1; 10:1; 21:2; 22:2
2:29; 14:19; 15:18
9:4; 27:46; 27:46
4:25; 7:26
1 Corinthians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2444 matches the Greek ἱνατί (hinati),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:4 - And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore G2444 think ye evil in your hearts?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:46 - And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why G2444 hast thou forsaken me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:7 - Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why G2444 cumbereth it the ground?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:25 - Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why G2444 did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:26 - And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why G2444 do ye wrong one to another?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:29 - Conscience, I say, not thine own, but of the other: for why G2444 is my liberty judged of another man's conscience?
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