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Lexicon :: Strong's G687 - ara

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ἆρα
Transliteration
ara (Key)
Pronunciation
ar'-ah
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Part of Speech
particle
Root Word (Etymology)
A form of ἄρα (G686), denoting an interrogation to which a negative answer is presumed
mGNT
3x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
16x in 3 unique form(s)
LXX
4x in 2 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἆρα âra, ar'-ah; a form of G686, denoting an interrogation to which a negative answer is presumed:—therefore.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G687 in the following manner: therefore (1x), not translated (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G687 in the following manner: therefore (1x), not translated (2x).
  1. a Greek interrogative particle that implies anxiety or impatience on the part of the questioner

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἆρα âra, ar'-ah; a form of G686, denoting an interrogation to which a negative answer is presumed:—therefore.
STRONGS NT 687: ἆρα
ἆρα, an interrogative particle ["implying anxiety or impatience on the part of the questioner." Liddell and Scott, under the word] (of the same root as the preceding ἄρα, and only differing from it in that more vocal stress is laid upon the first syllable, which is therefore circumflexed);
1. num igitur, i. e. marking an inferential question to which a negative answer is expected: Luke 18:8; with γε rendering it more pointed, ἆρά γε [G T ἆράγε]: Acts 8:30; [ἆρα οὖν... διώκομεν Lachmann edition min. also major marginal reading are we then pursuing etc. Romans 14:19].
2. ergone i. e. a question to which an affirmative answer is expected, in an interrogative apodosis (German so ist also wohl?), he is then? Galatians 2:17 (where others [e. g. Lachmann] write ἄρα, so that this example is referred to those mentioned under ἄρα, 3, and is rendered Christ is then a minister of sin; but μὴ γένοιτο, which follows, is everywhere by Paul opposed to a question). Cf. Winers Grammar, 510f (475f) [also Buttmann, 247 (213), 371 (318); Herm. ad Vig., p. 820ff; Klotz ad Devar. ii., p. 180ff; speaking somewhat loosely, it may be said "ἆρα expresses bewilderment as to a possible conclusion... ἆρα hesitates, while ἄρα concludes." Bp. Lightfoot on Galatians, the passage cited].

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 687: ἆράγε
[ἆράγε, see ἆρα, 1.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
18:8
Acts
8:30
Romans
14:19
Galatians
2:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G687 matches the Greek ἆρα (ara),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:1 - Ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὥρᾳ προσῆλθον οἱ μαθηταὶ τῷ Ἰησοῦ λέγοντες, Τίς ἄρα G687 μείζων ἐστὶν ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:25 - ἀκούσαντες δὲ οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ ἐξεπλήσσοντο σφόδρα λέγοντες, Τίς ἄρα G687 δύναται σωθῆναι;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:27 - Τότε ἀποκριθεὶς Πέτρος εἰπεν αὐτῷ Ἰδού, ἡμεῖς ἀφήκαμεν πάντα καὶ ἠκολουθήσαμέν σοι· τί ἄρα G687 ἔσται ἡμῖν;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:45 - Τίς ἄρα G687 ἐστὶν πιστὸς δοῦλος καὶ φρόνιμος ὃν κατέστησεν κύριος αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τῆς θεραπείας αὐτοῦ τοῦ διδόναι αὐτοῖς τὴν τροφὴν ἐν καιρῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:41 - καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν φόβον μέγαν καὶ ἔλεγον πρὸς ἀλλήλους Τίς ἄρα G687 οὗτός ἐστιν ὅτι καὶ ἄνεμος καὶ θάλασσα ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:66 - καὶ ἔθεντο πάντες οἱ ἀκούσαντες ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτῶν λέγοντες Τί ἄρα G687 τὸ παιδίον τοῦτο ἔσται καὶ χεὶρ κυρίου ἦν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:25 - εἶπεν δὲ αὐτοῖς Ποῦ ἐστιν πίστις ὑμῶν φοβηθέντες δὲ ἐθαύμασαν λέγοντες πρὸς ἀλλήλους Τίς ἄρα G687 οὗτός ἐστιν ὅτι καὶ τοῖς ἀνέμοις ἐπιτάσσει καὶ τῷ ὕδατι καὶ ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:42 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος Τίς ἄρα G687 ἐστὶν πιστὸς οἰκονόμος καὶ φρόνιμος ὃν καταστήσει κύριος ἐπὶ τῆς θεραπείας αὐτοῦ τοῦ διδόναι ἐν καιρῷ τὸ σιτομέτριον
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:8 - λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ποιήσει τὴν ἐκδίκησιν αὐτῶν ἐν τάχει πλὴν υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐλθὼν ἆρα G687 εὑρήσει τὴν πίστιν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:23 - καὶ αὐτοὶ ἤρξαντο συζητεῖν πρὸς ἑαυτοὺς τὸ τίς ἄρα G687 εἴη ἐξ αὐτῶν τοῦτο μέλλων πράσσειν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:1 - Εἶπεν δὲ ἀρχιερεύς Εἰ ἄρα G687 ταῦτα οὕτως ἔχει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:30 - προσδραμὼν δὲ Φίλιππος ἤκουσεν αὐτοῦ ἀναγινώσκοντος τὸν προφήτην Ἠσαΐαν καὶ εἶπεν Ἆρά G687 γε γινώσκεις ἀναγινώσκεις
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:18 - Γενομένης δὲ ἡμέρας ἦν τάραχος οὐκ ὀλίγος ἐν τοῖς στρατιώταις τί ἄρα G687 Πέτρος ἐγένετο
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:38 - οὐκ ἄρα G687 σὺ εἶ Αἰγύπτιος πρὸ τούτων τῶν ἡμερῶν ἀναστατώσας καὶ ἐξαγαγὼν εἰς τὴν ἔρημον τοὺς τετρακισχιλίους ἄνδρας τῶν σικαρίων
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:17 - τοῦτο οὖν βουλευόμενος μή τι ἄρα G687 τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι ἵνα παρ᾽ ἐμοὶ τὸ Ναὶ ναὶ καὶ τὸ Οὒ οὔ
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:17 - εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί ἆρα G687 Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος μὴ γένοιτο

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