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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.

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 - “Now H3705 let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - “Now H3705 because we [fn]are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - “So, now H3705 issue a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt until a decree is issued by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - ‘Then that Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God [fn]in Jerusalem; and from then until now H3705 it has been under construction and it is not yet completed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now H3705 if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:6 - “Now H3705 therefore, Tattenai, governor of the province beyond the [fn]River, Shethar-bozenai and [fn]your colleagues, the officials of the provinces beyond the [fn]River, [fn]keep away from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - “To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise,
For You have given me wisdom and power;
Even now H3705 You have made known to me what we requested of You,
For You have made known to us the king’s matter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 - “Now H3705 if you are ready, at the moment you hear the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery and bagpipe and all kinds of music, to fall down and worship the image that I have made, very well. But if you do not worship, you will [fn]immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire; and what god is there who can deliver you out of my hands?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:37 - “Now H3705 I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are [fn]true and His ways [fn]just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - This was because an extraordinary spirit, knowledge and insight, interpretation of dreams, explanation of enigmas and solving of difficult problems were found in this Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Let Daniel now H3705 be summoned and he will declare the interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 - “Just now H3705 the wise men and the conjurers were brought in before me that they might read this inscription and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not declare the interpretation of the [fn]message.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:16 - “But I personally have heard about you, that you are able to give interpretations and solve difficult problems. Now H3705 if you are able to read the inscription and make its interpretation known to me, you will be clothed with purple and wear a necklace of gold around your neck, and you will have authority as the [fn]third ruler in the kingdom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - “Now, H3705 O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which [fn]may not be revoked.”

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