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Lexicon :: Strong's G2579 - kan

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κἄν
Transliteration
kan (Key)
Pronunciation
kan
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Part of Speech
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Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
16x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
13x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
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.
STRONGS NT 2579: κἄν
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

Matthew
10:23; 21:21; 26:35
Mark
5:28; 6:56; 16:18
Luke
12:38; 13:9
John
8:14; 8:55; 10:38; 11:25
Acts
5:15
1 Corinthians
13:2
2 Corinthians
11:16
Hebrews
12:20
James
5:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2579 matches the Greek κἄν (kan),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:21 - And Jesus answered and said to them, “Truly I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even G2579 if G2579 you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ it will happen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:35 - Peter *said to Him, “Even G2579 if G2579 I have to die with You, I will not deny You!” All the disciples said the same thing as well.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:28 - For she had been saying to herself, “If I just G2579 touch His garments, I will [fn]get well.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - And wherever He entered villages, or cities, or a countryside, they were laying the sick in the marketplaces and imploring Him that they might just G2579 touch the fringe of His cloak; and all who touched it were being [fn]healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:18 - they will pick up serpents, and if G2579 they drink any deadly poison, it will not harm them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:38 - “Whether G2579 he comes in the [fn]second watch, or G2579 even G2579 in the [fn]third, and finds them so, blessed are those slaves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:9 - and if G2579 it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Even G2579 if G2579 I am testifying about Myself, My testimony is [fn]true, because I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:55 - and you have not come to know Him, but I know Him. And if G2579 I say that I do not know Him, I will be a liar like you; but I do know Him, and I follow His word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 - but if I do them, even G2579 though G2579 you do not believe Me, believe the works, so that you may [fn]know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:25 - Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; the one who believes in Me will live, even G2579 if G2579 he dies,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:15 - to such an extent that they even carried the sick out into the streets and laid them on cots and pallets, so that when Peter came by at G2579 least G2579 his shadow might fall on any of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:16 - Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even G2579 as foolish, so that I also may boast a little.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:20 - For they could not [fn]cope with the command, “If G2579 even G2579 an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:15 - and the prayer of faith will [fn]restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if G2579 he has committed sins, [fn]they will be forgiven him.

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