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Lexicon :: Strong's G4159 - pothen

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pothen (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of πόσις (G4213) with enclitic adverb of origin
29x in 1 unique form(s)
28x in 2 unique form(s)
32x in 1 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

πόθεν póthen, poth'-en; from the base of G4213 with enclitic adverb of origin; from which (as interrogative) or what (as relative) place, state, source or cause:—whence.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's G4159 in the following manner: whence (28x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's G4159 in the following manner: whence (28x).
  1. of place: from where, from what condition

  2. of origin or source: from what author or giver

  3. of cause: how is that?, how can that be?

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πόθεν póthen, poth'-en; from the base of G4213 with enclitic adverb of origin; from which (as interrogative) or what (as relative) place, state, source or cause:—whence.
πόθεν, adverb (from Homer down), whence;
a. of place,from what place: Matthew 15:33; Luke 13:25, 27; John 3:8; John 6:5; John 8:14; John 9:29, 30; John 19:9; Revelation 7:13; from what condition, Revelation 2:5.
b. of origin or source, equivalent to from what author or giver: Matt. 13:(Matthew 13:27),Matthew 13:54,56; Matthew 21:25; Mark 6:2; Luke 20:7; John 2:9; James 4:1; from what parentage, John 7:27f (cf. John 6:42), see Meyer at the passage,
c. of cause, how is it that? how can it be that? Mark 8:4; Mark 12:37; Luke 1:43; John 1:48 (John 1:49); John 4:11.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

13; 13:27; 13:54; 13:56; 15:33; 21:25
6:2; 8:4; 12:37
1:43; 13:25; 13:27; 20:7
1:48; 1:49; 2:9; 3:8; 4:11; 6:5; 6:42; 7:27; 8:14; 9:29; 9:30; 19:9
2:5; 7:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4159 matches the Greek πόθεν (pothen),
which occurs 28 times in 26 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence G4159 then hath it tares?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:54 - And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence G4159 hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:56 - And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence G4159 then hath this man all these things?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:33 - And his disciples say unto him, Whence G4159 should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:25 - The baptism of John, whence G4159 was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:2 - And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence G4159 hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:4 - And his disciples answered him, From whence G4159 can a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:37 - David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence G4159 is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:43 - And whence G4159 is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:25 - When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence G4159 ye are:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:27 - But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not whence G4159 ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:7 - And they answered, that they could not tell whence G4159 it was.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:48 - Nathanael saith unto him, Whence G4159 knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence G4159 it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence G4159 it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:11 - The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence G4159 then hast thou that living water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:5 - When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence G4159 shall we buy bread, that these may eat?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:27 - Howbeit we know this man whence G4159 he is: but when Christ cometh, no man knoweth whence G4159 he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:28 - Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, Ye both know me, and ye know whence G4159 I am: and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence G4159 I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence G4159 I come, and whither I go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:29 - We know that God spake unto Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from whence G4159 he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:30 - The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence G4159 he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:9 - And went again into the judgment hall, and saith unto Jesus, Whence G4159 art thou? But Jesus gave him no answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:1 - From whence G4159 come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - Remember therefore from whence G4159 thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:13 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence G4159 came they?
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