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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 Yahweh God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us [fn]to know good and evil; and now H6258, lest he send forth his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat and live forever”—

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - “And now H6258, cursed are you from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:6 - And Yahweh said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have [fn]the same language. And this is what they have begun to do. So now H6258 nothing which they purpose to do will be [fn]impossible for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - “Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for myself as a wife? So now H6258, [fn]here is your wife, take her and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - But they said, “Step aside.” Furthermore, they said, “This one came to sojourn, and already he is persistently acting like a judge; now H6258 we will treat you more wickedly than them.” So they pressed hard against [fn]Lot and stepped up to break the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - “So now H6258, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you, and you will 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 - so now H6258, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my posterity, but according to the lovingkindness that I have shown you, you shall show me and the land in which you have sojourned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - And He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the boy, and do nothing to him; for now H6258 I know that you [fn]fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only one, from Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - “So now H6258 if you are going to show lovingkindness and truth with my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, that I may turn to the right or to the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - Then he moved away from there and dug another well, and they did not contend over it; so he named it [fn]Rehoboth, and he said, “[fn]At H6258 last H6258 Yahweh has made [fn]room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:29 - that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you [fn]and have done to you nothing but good and have sent you away in peace. You are now H6258 the blessed of Yahweh.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - “So now H6258, please take up your gear, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:8 - “So now H6258, my son, listen to my voice [fn]as I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - Then he said, “[fn]Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now H6258 he has taken away my blessing.” And he said, “Have you not reserved a blessing for me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - “So now H6258, my son, listen to my voice, and arise, [fn]flee to Haran, to my brother Laban!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - So Leah conceived and bore a son and named him [fn]Reuben, for she said, “Because Yahweh has [fn]seen my affliction; surely now H6258 my husband will love me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - And she conceived again and bore a son and said, “Now H6258 this time my husband will be [fn]joined to me because I have borne him three sons.” Therefore he was named Levi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:30 - “For you had little before [fn]I came, but it has spread out to a multitude, and Yahweh has blessed you [fn]at every step of mine. But now H6258, 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, where you made a vow to Me; now H6258 arise, [fn]leave this land, and return to the land of your kin.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - “Surely all the riches which God has delivered over to us from our father belong to us and our children; now H6258 then, do whatever God has said to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:28 - and not allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now H6258 you have acted foolishly.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:30 - “So now H6258 you have indeed 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 dread of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now H6258 you would have sent me away empty. God has seen my affliction and the toil of my hands, so He rendered the decision last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:44 - “So now H6258 come, let us cut a covenant, [fn]you and I, and let it be a witness between [fn]you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - He also commanded them saying, “Thus you shall say to my lord, to Esau: ‘Thus says your servant Jacob, “I have sojourned with Laban and have been delayed until now H6258;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - [fn]I am unworthy of all the lovingkindness and of all the truth which You have shown to Your slave; for with my staff only I crossed this Jordan, and now H6258 I have become two camps.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - “So now H6258, come and let us kill him and cast him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A wild beast devoured him.’ Then let us see what will become of his dreams!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:33 - “So now H6258 let Pharaoh look for a man understanding and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:10 - “For if we had not delayed, surely by now H6258 we could have returned twice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - So he said, “Now H6258 let it also be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, but the rest of you shall be innocent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “So now H6258, when I come to your servant my father, and the boy is not with us—[fn]and his life is bound up in the boy’s life
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:33 - “So now H6258, please let your servant remain instead of the boy as a slave to my lord, and let the boy go up with his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:5 - “So now H6258 do not be grieved or angry [fn]with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - “So now H6258, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has set me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - then you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock from our youth and until now H6258, both we and our fathers,’ that you may [fn]live in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - And 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 heavy in the land of Canaan. So now H6258, please let your servants [fn]live in the land of Goshen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:5 - “So now H6258 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, “Behold, I am about to die; in my grave which I dug for myself in the land of Canaan, there you shall bury me.” So now H6258, please let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘Thus you shall say to Joseph, “Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they dealt evil against you.”’ So now H6258, please forgive the transgression of the slaves of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So H6258 now, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones.” And he comforted them and spoke to their heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:9 - “So now H6258, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:10 - “So now H6258, come and I will send you to Pharaoh, and so you shall bring My people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:18 - “And they will listen to your voice; and you with the elders of Israel will come to the king of Egypt, and you all will say to him, ‘Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. So now H6258, please, let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to Yahweh our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:12 - “So now H6258, go, and I, even I, will be with your mouth and will instruct you what you shall speak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - And Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now H6258 many, and you would have them cease from their hard labors!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:18 - “So now H6258, go and labor; but straw will not be given to you, yet you must deliver the quota of bricks.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 -

Then Yahweh said to Moses, “Now H6258 you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for by a strong hand he will let them go, and by a strong hand he will drive them out of his land.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:15 - “For if by now H6258 I had sent forth My hand and struck you and your people with pestilence, you would then have been wiped out from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - “Behold, about this time tomorrow, I will rain down very heavy hail, such as has not been seen in Egypt from the day it was founded [fn]until now H6258.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “So now H6258, send, bring your livestock and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every man and beast that is found in the field and is not brought home, the hail will come down on them, and they will die.”’”

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