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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.
STRONGS NT 2444: ἵνα τί
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, perceiving their thoughts, said, “Why G2444 are you thinking evil in your hearts?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:46 - And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “ELI, ELI, LEMA SABAKTANEI?” that is, “MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY G2444 HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:7 - “And he said to the vineyard-keeper, ‘Look! For three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree [fn]without finding any. Cut it down! Why G2444 does it even use up the ground?’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:25 - who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:26 - “And on the following day he appeared to them as they were fighting each other, and he tried to reconcile them to peace, by saying, ‘Men, you are brothers, why are you injuring each other?’
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:29 - Now by “conscience” I do not mean your own, but the other person’s; for why is my freedom judged by another’s conscience?

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