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Lexicon :: Strong's H3705 - kᵊʿan

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from כֵּן (H3652)
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TWOT Reference: 2795

Strong’s Definitions

כְּעַן kᵉʻan, keh-an'; (Aramaic) probably from H3652; now:—now.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H3705 in the following manner: now (12x), now therefore (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H3705 in the following manner: now (12x), now therefore (1x).
  1. now, at this time, until now

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּעַן kᵉʻan, keh-an'; (Aramaic) probably from H3652; now:—now.
STRONGS H3705: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

כְּעַן adverb now (so Egyptian Aramaic (CISii. 137 = CookeNo.73 RÉS:361 B S-CPap. C 5); Targum, e.g. Numbers 22:4: עַן probably a substantive from [H6030 עָנָה] the √ of H6256 עֵת, time; so כְּעַן literally at (this) time = Hebrew H6258 עַתָּה : K§ 67, 4); — Daniel 2:23 וּכְעַן הוֺדַעְתַּנִי, Daniel 3:15; Daniel 4:34; Daniel 5:12, 15, 16; Daniel 6:9; Ezra 4:13, 14, 21; Ezra 5:17; Ezra 6:6; עַדכְּֿעַן until now Ezra 5:16 (so Targum Genesis 18:22 +).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs






4:13; 4:14; 4:21; 5:16; 5:17; 6:6


2:23; 3:15; 4:34; 5:12; 5:15; 5:16; 6:9


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3705 matches the Hebrew כְּעַן (kᵊʿan),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:13 -

Let it now be known to the king that if that city is rebuilt and its walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, duty, or land tax, and the royal revenue[fn] will suffer.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 -

Since we have taken an oath of loyalty to the king,[fn] and it is not right for us to witness his dishonor, we have sent to inform the king

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 -

Therefore, issue an order for these men to stop, so that this city will not be rebuilt until a further decree has been pronounced by me.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 -

Then this same Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundation of God’s house in Jerusalem. It has been under construction from that time until now, but it has not been completed.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 -

So if it pleases the king, let a search of the royal archives[fn] in Babylon be conducted to see if it is true that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild the house of God in Jerusalem. Let the king’s decision regarding this matter be sent to us.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:6 -

Therefore, you must stay away from that place, Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and your[fn] colleagues, the officials in the region.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 -

I offer thanks and praise to you,

God of my ancestors,

because you have given me

wisdom and power.

And now you have let me know

what we asked of you,

for you have let us know

the king’s mystery.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 -

“Now if you’re ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don’t worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire ​— ​and who is the god who can rescue you from my power? ”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:37 -

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of the heavens, because all his works are true and his ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 -

“did this because Daniel, the one the king named Belteshazzar, was found to have an extraordinary spirit, knowledge and intelligence, and the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve problems.[fn] Therefore, summon Daniel, and he will give the interpretation.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 -

“Now the wise men and mediums were brought before me to read this inscription and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not give its interpretation.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:16 -

“However, I have heard about you that you can give interpretations and solve problems. Therefore, if you can read this inscription and give me its interpretation, you will be clothed in purple, have a gold chain around your neck, and have the third highest position in the kingdom.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 -

“Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed.”

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