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Lexicon :: Strong's H2008 - hēnnâ

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TWOT Reference: 510b

Strong’s Definitions

הֵנָּה hênnâh, hane'-naw; from H2004; hither or thither (but used both of place and time):—here, hither(-to), now, on this (that) side, since, this (that) way, thitherward, thus far, to...fro, yet.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H2008 in the following manner: hither, here, now, way, to...fro, since, hitherto, thus far.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H2008 in the following manner: hither, here, now, way, to...fro, since, hitherto, thus far.
  1. here, there, now, hither

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֵנָּה hênnâh, hane'-naw; from H2004; hither or thither (but used both of place and time):—here, hither(-to), now, on this (that) side, since, this (that) way, thitherward, thus far, to...fro, yet.
STRONGS H2008: Abbreviations
I. הֵ֫נָּה 49 adverb hither (perhaps from II. הֵן, used δεικτικῶς, with הlo hitherwards! or perhaps akin to هُنَا, هَنَّا, هِنَّا here) —
a. of place:
(α) hither Genesis 15:16 יָשׁוּבוּ הֵנָּךְ, Genesis 42:15; Genesis 45:5 that you have sold me הֵנָּה hither, Genesis 45:8; Genesis 45:13; Joshua 2:2; Joshua 3:9; Joshua 18:6; 2 Samuel 1:10; Isaiah 57:3 וְאַתֶּם קִרְבוּ הֵנָּה, Jeremiah 31:8; Jeremiah 51:5 +; 1 Samuel 20:21 מִמְּךָ וָהֵנָּךְ from thee and hitherwards, i.e. on this side of thee (opposed to מִמְּךָ וָהָֽלְאָה): repeated 2 Kings 4:35 אַחַת הֵנָּה וְאַחַת הֵנָּה once hither and once thither = once to and fro; הֵנָּה וָהֵנָּה hither and thither i.e. in different (or opposite) directions, † Joshua 8:20; 2 Kings 2:8, 14; 1 Kings 20:40 strangely וַיְהִי עַבְדְּךָ עשֵֹׁה הֵנָּח וָהֵנָּה literally and thy servant was a doer of hitherwards and thitherwards, i.e. was engaged in different directions (Ew§ 360, c treats ה׳ here as the pronoun 3rd person plural feminine construed irregularly, compare עשֵֹׁה אֵלֶּה : but read probably with Greek Version of the LXX Targum Syriac Version Vulgate Th Klo פֹּנֶה was turning or looking (Exodus 2:12) for עשֵֹׁךְ); עַדהֵֿנָּה even hither, Numbers 14:19; 1 Samuel 7:12; 2 Samuel 20:16 קְרַב עַדהֵֿנָּה, 2 Kings 8:7, to this point (in a book) Jeremiah 48:47; Jeremiah 51:64 (note of compiler or scribe).
(β) here (compare שָׁמָּה = there) Genesis 21:23 swear to me הֵנָּה here, Daniel 12:5 ֗֗֗ הֵנָּה לְ׳ חֵנָּה לְ׳ on this side of... on that side of...
†b. of time, in עַד הֵנָּה hitherto Genesis 15:16 (with a negative, = not yet) Genesis 44:28; Judges 16:13; Psalm 71:17 & until now do I keep declaring thy wonders, 1 Chronicles 9:18; 1 Chronicles 12:9 until now (the point reached in the narrative). In late Hebrew, contracted to עֲדֶ֫נָה hitherto, stillEcclesiastes 4:2, עֲדֶןEcclesiastes 4:3 אֲשֶׁר עֲדֶן לֹא הָיָה = who has not yet been (compare Mishna עֲדַיִן hitherto, still, עֲדַיִן לֹא = not yet).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:16; 15:16; 21:23; 42:15; 44:28; 45:5; 45:8; 45:13






2:2; 3:9; 8:20; 18:6



1 Samuel

7:12; 20:21

2 Samuel

1:10; 20:16

1 Kings


2 Kings

2:8; 2:14; 4:35; 8:7

1 Chronicles

9:18; 12:9




4:2; 4:3




31:8; 48:47; 51:5; 51:64



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2008 matches the Hebrew הֵנָּה (hēnnâ),
which occurs 50 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:16 - “Then in the fourth generation they will return here H2008, for the wrongdoing of the Amorite is not yet H2008 complete.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - so now, swear to me here H2008 by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my descendants, but according to the kindness that I have shown to you, you shall show to me and to the land in which you have resided.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:15 - by this you will be tested: by the life of Pharaoh, you shall not leave this place unless your youngest brother comes here H2008!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:28 - and the one left me, and I said, “Surely he is torn to pieces,” and I have not seen him since H2008.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:5 - “Now do not be grieved or angry [fn]with yourselves because you sold me here H2008, for God sent me ahead of you [fn]to save lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - “Now, therefore, it was not you who sent me here H2008, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:13 - “Now you must tell my father of all my splendor in Egypt, and all that you have seen; and you must hurry and bring my father down here H2008.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:19 - “Please forgive the guilt of this people in accordance with the greatness of Your mercy, just as You also have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now H2008.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:2 - But it was told to the king of Jericho, saying, “Behold, men from the sons of Israel have come here H2008 tonight to spy out the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:9 - Then Joshua said to the sons of Israel, “Come here H2008, and hear the words of the LORD your God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:20 - When the men of Ai turned [fn]back and looked, behold, the smoke of the city ascended to the sky, and they had no place to flee this H2008 way H2008 or that, for the people who had been fleeing to the wilderness turned against the pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:6 - “And you shall write a description of the land in seven divisions, and bring the description here H2008 to me. Then I will cast lots for you here before the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:2 - When it was reported to the Gazites, saying, “Samson has come here H2008,” they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. And they kept silent all night, saying, “Let’s wait until the morning light, then we will kill him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:13 - Then Delilah said to Samson, “Up to now H2008 you have toyed with me and told me lies; tell me [fn]how you may be bound.” And he said to her, “If you weave the seven locks of my [fn]hair with the [fn]web [fn][and fasten it with the pin, then I will be weak like any other man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:12 - However, his master said to him, “We will not turn aside into a city of foreigners who are not of the sons of Israel; instead, we will go on as far as Gibeah.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:16 - “Do not [fn]consider your bond-servant a useless woman, for I have spoken until now H2008 out of my great concern and provocation.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:12 - Then Samuel took a stone and placed it between Mizpah and Shen, and named it [fn]Ebenezer, saying, “[fn]So H2008 far the LORD has helped us.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:21 - “Then behold, I will send the boy, telling him, ‘Go, find the arrows.’ If I specifically say to the boy, ‘Behold, the arrows are on this H2008 side H2008 of you, get them,’ then come, because it is safe for you and there is nothing to harm you, as the LORD lives.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:10 - “So I stood next to him and finished him off, because I knew that he could not live after he had fallen. And I took the crown which was on his head and the band which was on his arm, and I have brought them here H2008 to my lord.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:6 - Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land; and they said to [fn]David, “You shall not come in here H2008, but even those who are blind and those who limp will turn you away,” [fn]thinking, “David cannot enter here H2008.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:32 - Absalom [fn]answered Joab, “Behold, I sent for you, saying, ‘Come here H2008, so that I may send you to the king, to say, “Why have I come from Geshur? It would be better for me still to be there.”’ Now then, let me see the king’s face, and if there is guilt in me, he can have me executed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:16 - Then a wise woman called out from the city, “Listen, listen! Please tell Joab, ‘Come here H2008 that I may speak with you.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:40 - “Now while your servant was busy here H2008 and there H2008, he disappeared.” And the king of Israel said to him, “So shall your judgment be; you yourself determined it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:8 - And Elijah took his coat, folded it, and struck the waters, and they were divided here H2008 and there H2008, so that the two of them crossed over on dry ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:14 - Then he took the coat of Elijah that had fallen from him and struck the waters, and said, “Where is the LORD, the God of Elijah?” And when he also had struck the waters, they were divided here H2008 and there H2008; and Elisha crossed over.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:35 - Then he returned and walked in the house back H2008 and forth H2008 once, and went up and bent down on him; and the boy sneezed seven times, then the boy opened his eyes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:7 - Then Elisha came to Damascus. Now Ben-hadad, the king of Aram, was sick, and it was told to him, saying, “The man of God has come here H2008.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:18 - being stationed until now H2008 at the king’s gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:5 - The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not enter here H2008.” Nevertheless David took the mountain stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:29 - From the sons of Benjamin, Saul’s kinsmen, three thousand; for until now H2008 the majority of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:13 - and said to them, “You must not bring the captives in here H2008, for you are proposing to bring guilt upon us before the LORD, adding to our sins and our guilt; for our guilt is great, and His burning anger is against Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - God, You have taught me from my youth,
And I still H2008 declare Your wondrous deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:4 - “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here H2008!”
To him who lacks [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:16 - “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here H2008,”
And to him who lacks [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:7 - For it is better that it be said to you, “Come up here H2008,”
Than for you to be placed lower in the presence of the prince,
Whom your eyes have seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:3 - “But come here H2008, you sons of a sorceress,
Offspring of an adulterer and [fn]a prostitute!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:8 - “Behold, I am bringing them from the north country,
And I will gather them from the remote parts of the earth,
Among them those who are blind and those who limp,
The pregnant woman and she who is in labor, together;
They will return here H2008 as a great assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:47 - “Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab
In the [fn]latter days,” declares the LORD.
This H2008 is the extent of the judgment on Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:5 - “They will ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces [fn]in its direction H2008; [fn]they [fn]will come so that they may join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:64 - and say, ‘Just so shall Babylon sink down and not rise again, because of the disaster that I am going to bring upon her; and they will become exhausted.’” To this H2008 point H2008 are the words of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:4 - And the man said to me, “Son of man, see with your eyes, hear with your ears, and [fn]pay attention to all that I am going to show you; for you have been brought here H2008 in order to show it to you. Declare to the house of Israel all that you see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:5 - Then I, Daniel, looked, and behold, two others were standing, one on this H2008 bank of the stream and the other on that bank of the stream.
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