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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.
STRONGS NT 4159: πόθεν
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 29 times in 26 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - “The slaves of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? [fn]How G4159 then does it have tares?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:54 - He came to [fn]His hometown and began teaching them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, “Where G4159 did this man get this wisdom and these [fn]miraculous powers?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:56 - “And His sisters, are they not all with us? Where G4159 then did this man get all these things?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:33 - The disciples *said to Him, “Where G4159 would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:25 - “The baptism of John was from what G4159 source, from heaven or from men?” And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say to us, ‘Then why did you not believe him?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:2 - When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue; and the many listeners were astonished, saying, “Where G4159 did this man get these things, and what is this wisdom given to Him, and such [fn]miracles as these performed by His hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:4 - And His disciples answered Him, “Where G4159 will anyone be able to find enough [fn]bread here in this desolate place to satisfy these people?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:37 - “David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; so in what G4159 sense G4159 is He his son?” And the large crowd [fn]enjoyed listening to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:43 - “And [fn]how G4159 has it happened to me, that the mother of my Lord would come to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:25 - “Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up to us!’ then He will answer and say to you, ‘I do not know where G4159 you are from.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:27 - and He will say, ‘I tell you, I do not know where G4159 you are from; DEPART FROM ME, ALL YOU EVILDOERS.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:7 - So they answered that they did not know where G4159 it came from.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:48 - Nathanael *said to Him, “How G4159 do You know me?” Jesus answered and said to him, “Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:9 - When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where G4159 it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the headwaiter *called the bridegroom,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:8 - “The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where G4159 it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:11 - She *said to Him, “[fn]Sir, You have nothing to draw with and the well is deep; where G4159 then do You get that living water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:5 - Therefore Jesus, lifting up His eyes and seeing that a large crowd was coming to Him, *said to Philip, “Where G4159 are we to buy bread, so that these may eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:27 - “However, we know where G4159 this man is from; but whenever the Christ may come, no one knows where G4159 He is from.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:28 - Then Jesus cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, “You both know Me and know where G4159 I am from; and I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is [fn]true, for I know where G4159 I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where G4159 I come from or where I am going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:29 - “We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, we do not know where G4159 He is from.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:30 - The man answered and said to them, “Well, here is an amazing thing, that you do not know where G4159 He is from, and yet He opened my eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:9 - and he entered into the [fn]Praetorium again and *said to Jesus, “Where G4159 are You from?” But Jesus gave him no answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:1 - [fn]What G4159 is the source G4159 of quarrels and conflicts among you? [fn]Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - ‘Therefore remember from where G4159 you have fallen, and repent and do the [fn]deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place—unless you repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:13 - Then one of the elders answered, saying to me, “These who are clothed in the white robes, who are they, and where G4159 have they come from?”

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