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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 +).
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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 - Be it known now H3705 unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - Now H3705 because we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - Give ye now H3705 commandment to cause these men to cease, and that this city be not builded, until another commandment shall be given from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - Then came the same Sheshbazzar, and laid the foundation of the house of God which is in Jerusalem: and since that time even until now H3705 hath it been in building, and yet it is not finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - Now H3705 therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:6 - Now H3705 therefore, Tatnai, governor beyond the river, Shetharboznai, and your companions the Apharsachites, which are beyond the river, be ye far from thence:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now H3705 what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king's matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 - Now H3705 if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:37 - Now H3705 I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now H3705 let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 - And now H3705 the wise men, the astrologers, have been brought in before me, that they should read this writing, and make known unto me the interpretation thereof: but they could not shew the interpretation of the thing:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:16 - And I have heard of thee, that thou canst make interpretations, and dissolve doubts: now H3705 if thou canst read the writing, and make known to me the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - Now, H3705 O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
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