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Lexicon :: Strong's H6258 - ʿatâ

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עַתָּה
Transliteration
ʿatâ
Pronunciation
at-taw'
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Part of Speech
adverb
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TWOT Reference: 1650c

Strong’s Definitions

עַתָּה ʻattâh, at-taw'; from H6256; at this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive:—henceforth, now, straightway, this time, whereas.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H6258 in the following manner: now, whereas, henceforth, this time forth, straightway.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H6258 in the following manner: now, whereas, henceforth, this time forth, straightway.
  1. now

    1. now

    2. in phrases

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַתָּה ʻattâh, at-taw'; from H6256; at this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive:—henceforth, now, straightway, this time, whereas.
STRONGS H6258: Abbreviations
עַתָּ֫ה 435 (also Ezekiel 23:43; Psalm 74:6 עת Kt, Qr עַתָּה), עָ֑֫תָּה Genesis 32:5 [Genesis 32:4] +, adverb of time, now (properly accusative of [`int], עֵת (Köii. 260), at the time, in particular of the present time, i.e. now; compare German zur Zeit, Arabic bdb077401at the time, i.e. now); — now:
1.
a. Genesis 12:19 ועתה הנה אשׁתך and now, behold thy wife, Genesis 22:12 ידעתי עתה ידעתי now, I know (so Exodus 18:11; Judges 17:13; H20881 Kings 17:24 [עַתָּה זֶה], Psalm 20:7 [Psalm 20:6]), Genesis 26:22, Genesis 26:29; H2088Genesis 27:36; Genesis 31:13, Genesis 31:28, etc., Exodus 5:5 הך רבים עתה עם הארץ; whether in opposed to past time, as Genesis 32:11 [Genesis 32:10]; Joshua 14:11 כְּכֹחִי אָז וּכְכֹחִי עָ֑תָּה, Judges 11:8; 1 Kings 12:4; Isaiah 1:21 ועתה מרצחים, Isaiah 16:14; Hosea 2:9 [Hosea 2:7] כִּי טוֺב לִי אָז מַעָ֑תָּה, Hosea 13:2, Job 30:1 +, or to future, as Numbers 24:17 אֶרְאֶנּוּ ולא עתה, Judges 8:6 חֲכַף עַתָּה־בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ זֶבַח וצ׳, 1 Samuel 2:16 כִּי עַתָּה תִּתֵּן; = after all Numbers 22:38; Judges 8:2; = now at last 2 Samuel 24:16; 1 Kings 19:4; 2 Kings 19:25; Hosea 7:2; Jeremiah 4:12; and in the phrase מעתה ועד עולם Isaiah 9:6 [Isaiah 9:7]; Isaiah 59:21; Micah 4:7 (see below), Psalm 113:2; Psalm 115:18; Psalm 121:8; Psalm 125:2; Psalm 131:3.
b. of the imminent or impending future: Genesis 19:9 מֵהֶם לְךָ נָרַע עַתָּה. Genesis 29:32 כי עתה יאהבני אישׁי, Genesis 29:34; Exodus 6:1 עתה תראה, Numbers 11:23; Numbers 22:4; 2 Samuel 20:6; Isaiah 33:10 (Psalm 12:6 [Psalm 12:5]), Isaiah 43:19; Isaiah 49:19; Amos 6:7 לכן עתה יִגְלוּ, Isaiah 49:19; Micah 7:4, Micah 7:10; Daniel 10:20; and especially ἀσυνδέτως in Hosea, introducing a punishment, Hosea 4:16 וגו׳ עתה יִרְעֵם י׳ Hosea 5:7; Hosea 8:8, Hosea 8:13 (Jeremiah 14:10), Jeremiah 10:2.
c. of a time ideally present (= then, from our point of view): Isaiah 29:22 לא עתה יבושׁ יעקב, Isaiah 29:22b Hosea 10:3; Micah 4:9, Micah 4:10, Micah 4:11; Micah 4:14 [Micah 5:1]; Micah 5:3 [Micah 5:4].
d. describing a present state = as things are: 1 Samuel 8:5 thou art old, etc., עתה שִׂימָה לנו מלך, 1 Samuel 9:6; 1 Samuel 13:12; 1 Samuel 14:30; 1 Samuel 25:7b; 1 Samuel 27:1 now I shall be swept away one day, etc., 2 Kings 18:20, 2 Kings 18:25; Job 6:21; Job 14:16; Job 16:7.
e. with an Imperative, as an encouragement, implying that the time has come for the exhortation or advice to be followed, Genesis 31:13 צא קום עתה, Exodus 18:19 עתה שְׁמַע בקולי, Numbers 22:11; Deuteronomy 2:13; Isaiah 30:8.
2. Phrases:
a. עַתָּה זֶה (זֶה 4h) H2088 1 Kings 17:24; 2 Kings 5:22.
b. ועתה and, now, or now, therefore (וְ 4), drawing a conclusion, especially (compare 1e) a practical one, from what has been stated: Genesis 3:22 and now (since man has once been disobedient), lest he put forth his hand, etc., Genesis 20:7; Genesis 20:23 וְעַתָּה הִשָּֽׁבְעָה לִי הֵ֫נָּה, Genesis 27:3, Genesis 27:8 ועתה בני שְׁמַע בקולי, Genesis 30:30; Genesis 31:16, Genesis 31:44; Genesis 37:20 + often, Isaiah 5:3, Isaiah 5:5; Psalm 2:10; Genesis 11:6 וגו׳ מֵהֶם לֹא־יִבָּצֵר ועתה, Genesis 31:30; Genesis 45:8; 2 Samuel 19:11 [2 Samuel 19:10]; Psalm 39:8 [Psalm 39:7] אֲדֹנָי מַה־קִּוִּיתִי ועתה , Isaiah 52:5.
c. וְעַתָּה הִנֵּה stating the ground on which some conclusion or action is to be based, Exodus 3:9; Joshua 14:10 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 12:2; 1 Samuel 24:21 [1 Samuel 24:20]; 1 Kings 1:18; Jeremiah 40:4 (with ועתה usually repeated afer the הנה-clause).
†e. מֵעַתָּה from now, henceforth, Jeremiah 3:4; Isaiah 48:6; Daniel 10:17 (according to some, here = from just now), 2 Chronicles 16:9; מעתה עולם ועד , see above 1a end.
f. עַדעַֿתָּה until now, Genesis 32:5 [Genesis 32:4], עד־ע׳ וָאֵחַר, Deuteronomy 12:9 אל הנחלה לא באתם עד ע׳ (opposed to the future), H57042 Kings 13:23; especially after clause with מִן, 2Ki 46:34 מִנְּעוּרֵינוּ וְעַדעֿ׳ (2 Samuel 19:8 [2 Samuel 19:7]; Ezekiel 4:14), Exodus 9:18; 2 Kings 8:6; Ruth 2:7.
g. כִּי עַתָּה for in this case, in our idiom, for then (עתה pointing to a condition assumed as a possible contingency: compare Dr§ 141, 142);
(a) Exodus 9:15 כי עתה שׁלחתי וגו׳ for then (if the intention expressed in Exodus 9:14 had not existed) I should have put forth my hand, etc., Numbers 22:29 כי עתה הֲרַגְתִּיךְ, 1 Samuel 13:13; Job 3:13; followed by imperfect Job 6:3 for then (if it were weighed, Job 6:2) it would be heavier, etc., Job 13:19 for then would I be silent and die;
(b) after a protasis, surely then Genesis 31:42 + (see כִּי 1d b, p. 472).
—Note. Read כְּמוֺ עַתָּ) (Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate) as now, for כְּמוֺ עֵת Ezekiel 16:57, עַתָּ נִשְׁבַּרְתְּ (Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate) now art thou broken ! for עֵת נִשְׁבֶּרֶת Ezekiel 27:34, and probably עַתָּ בָּא (Hi We Kö Now, compare Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version) for עֶתבּֿאֹ Haggai 1:2; also עַתָּה for אַתָּה 1 Kings 1:20, and אַתָּה for עַתָּה 1 Kings 1:18b 2 Samuel 18:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:22; 11:6; 12:19; 19:9; 20:7; 22:12; 26:22; 26:29; 27:3; 27:8; 27:36; 29:32; 29:34; 30:30; 31:13; 31:13; 31:16; 31:28; 31:30; 31:42; 31:44; 32:4; 32:4; 32:10; 37:20; 44:10; 45:8

Exodus

3:9; 5:5; 6:1; 9:14; 9:15; 9:18; 18:11; 18:19

Numbers

11:23; 22:4; 22:11; 22:29; 22:38; 24:17

Deuteronomy

2:13; 12:9

Joshua

14:10; 14:11

Judges

8:2; 8:6; 11:8; 17:13

Ruth

2:7

1 Samuel

2:16; 8:5; 9:6; 12:2; 12:16; 13:12; 13:13; 14:30; 24:20; 25:7; 27:1

2 Samuel

18:3; 19:7; 19:10; 20:6; 24:16

1 Kings

1:18; 1:18; 1:20; 12:4; 14:14; 17:24; 17:24; 19:4

2 Kings

5:22; 8:6; 13:23; 18:20; 18:25; 19:25

2 Chronicles

16:9

Job

3:13; 6:2; 6:3; 6:21; 13:19; 14:16; 16:7; 16:19; 30:1

Psalms

2:10; 12:5; 20:6; 39:7; 74:6; 113:2; 115:18; 121:8; 125:2; 131:3

Isaiah

1:21; 5:3; 5:5; 9:7; 16:14; 29:22; 29:22; 30:8; 33:10; 43:19; 48:6; 49:19; 49:19; 52:5; 59:21

Jeremiah

3:4; 4:12; 10:2; 14:10; 40:4

Ezekiel

4:14; 16:57; 23:43; 27:34

Daniel

10:17; 10:20

Hosea

2:7; 4:16; 5:7; 7:2; 8:8; 8:13; 10:3; 13:2

Joel

2:12

Amos

6:7

Micah

4:7; 4:9; 4:10; 4:11; 5:1; 5:4; 7:4; 7:10

Haggai

1:2

H6258

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6258 matches the Hebrew עַתָּה (ʿatâ),
which occurs 435 times in 422 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 3:22–Exo 9:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:6 - And the LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now then, here is your wife; take her, and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - Now then, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - Now then, if you are going to show steadfast love and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, that I may turn to the right hand or to the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth,[fn] saying, “For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:29 - that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you and have done to you nothing but good and have sent you away in peace. You are now the blessed of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:8 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice as I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - Esau said, “Is he not rightly named Jacob?[fn] For he has cheated me these two times. He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing.” Then he said, “Have you not reserved a blessing for me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Laban my brother in Haran
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben,[fn] for she said, “Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - Again she conceived and bore a son, and said, “Now this time my husband will be attached to me, because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore his name was called Levi.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:30 - For you had little before I came, and it has increased abundantly, and the LORD has blessed you wherever I turned. But now when shall I provide for my own household also?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and made a vow to me. Now arise, go out from this land and return to the land of your kindred.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - All the wealth that God has taken away from our father belongs to us and to our children. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:28 - And why did you not permit me to kiss my sons and my daughters farewell? Now you have done foolishly.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:30 - And now you have gone away because you longed greatly for your father’s house, but why did you steal my gods?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:42 - If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the Fear of Isaac, had not been on my side, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God saw my affliction and the labor of my hands and rebuked you last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:44 - Come now, let us make a covenant, you and I. And let it be a witness between you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits.[fn] Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:33 - Now therefore let Pharaoh select a discerning and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:10 - If we had not delayed, we would now have returned twice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - He said, “Let it be as you say: he who is found with it shall be my servant, and the rest of you shall be innocent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “Now therefore, as soon as I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us, then, as his life is bound up in the boy’s life,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:33 - Now therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the boy as a servant to my lord, and let the boy go back with his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:5 - And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - So it was not you who sent me here, but God. He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - you shall say, ‘Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ in order that you may dwell in the land of Goshen, for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - They said to Pharaoh, “We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants’ flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. And now, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:5 - And now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:5 - ‘My father made me swear, saying, “I am about to die: in my tomb that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.” Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones.” Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:9 - And now, behold, the cry of the people of Israel has come to me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:10 - Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:18 - And they will listen to your voice, and you and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now, please let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:12 - Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall speak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - And Pharaoh said, “Behold, the people of the land are now many,[fn] and you make them rest from their burdens!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:18 - Go now and work. No straw will be given you, but you must still deliver the same number of bricks.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 - But the LORD said to Moses, “Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for with a strong hand he will send them out, and with a strong hand he will drive them out of his land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:15 - For by now I could have put out my hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, and you would have been cut off from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - Behold, about this time tomorrow I will cause very heavy hail to fall, such as never has been in Egypt from the day it was founded until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - Now therefore send, get your livestock and all that you have in the field into safe shelter, for every man and beast that is in the field and is not brought home will die when the hail falls on them.”’”

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