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Lexicon :: Strong's G2579 - kan

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kan (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
16x in 1 unique form(s)
13x in 2 unique form(s)
1x in 1 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

κἄν kán, kan; from G2532 and G1437; and (or even) if:—and (also) if (so much as), if but, at the least, though, yet.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G2579 in the following manner: though (4x), and if (3x), if but (2x), also if (1x), at the least (1x), and if so much as (1x), yet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G2579 in the following manner: though (4x), and if (3x), if but (2x), also if (1x), at the least (1x), and if so much as (1x), yet (1x).
  1. and if

  2. also or even if

    1. of only, at least

    2. even if

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κἄν kán, kan; from G2532 and G1437; and (or even) if:—and (also) if (so much as), if but, at the least, though, yet.
κἄν (Griesbach κἄν; see κἀγώ, at the beginning), by crusts for καί ἐάν (cf. Winers Grammar, § 5, 3; Buttmann, p. 10; Tdf Proleg., p. 97; WH's Appendix, p. 145{b}); hence joined with the subjunctive;
1. and if: Matthew 10:23 G L; Mark 16:18; (Luke 12:38 (bis) T Tr text WH; John 8:55 L T Tr WH; 1 Corinthians 13:2{a} L WH, 2^b Tr text WH, 3^a L Tr WH, 3^b L WH); James 5:15; by aposiopesis with the suppression of the apodosis, κἄν μέν ποιήσῃ καρπόν, namely, εὖ ἔχει it is well (or some such phrase), Luke 13:9; cf. Winers Grammar, 600 (558); (Buttmann, § 151, 26).
2. also or even if;
a. if only, at least, in abridged discourse: κἄν τόν ἱματίων αὐτοῦ, namely, ἅψωμαι, Mark 5:28; also ἵνα (namely, ἅψωνται αὐτοῦ) κἄν τοῦ κρασπέδου... ἅψωνται, Mark 6:56: ἵνα ἐρχομένου Πέτρου (namely, τί αὐτοῦ ἐπισκιάσῃ αὐτῶν) κἄν σκιά etc. Acts 5:15; κἄν ὡς ἄφρονα namely, δεξησθε με, 2 Corinthians 11:16; (Wis. 14:4 Wis. 15:2). Cf. Buttmann, § 149, 6; (Winers Grammar, 584 (543); Green, Gram. of the N. T., p. 230; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 1, p. 139f; Liddell and Scott, under the word; Sophocles Lexicon, under the word).
b. even if: Matthew 21:21; Matthew 26:35; John 8:14; John 10:38; (John 11:25); Hebrews 12:20.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:23; 21:21; 26:35
5:28; 6:56; 16:18
12:38; 13:9
8:14; 8:55; 10:38; 11:25
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2579 matches the Greek κἄν (kan),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:21 - Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if G2579 ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:35 - Peter said unto him, Though G2579 I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:28 - For she said, If G2579  I may touch but G2579 his clothes, I shall be whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if G2579  it were but G2579 the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:18 - They shall take up serpents; and if G2579 they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:9 - And if G2579 it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said unto them, Though G2579 I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 - But if I do, though G2579 ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:25 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though G2579 he were dead, yet shall he live:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:15 - Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least G2579 the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet G2579 as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:20 - (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as G2579 a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:15 - And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if G2579 he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
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