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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
Root Word (Etymology)
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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:
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, knowing good and evil; and now H6258, he might reach out with his hand, and take fruit also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever”—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - “Now H6258 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 all have [fn]the same language. And this is what they have started to do, and now H6258 nothing which they plan 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? Now H6258 then, [fn]here is your wife, take her and go!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - But they said, “Get out of the way!” They also said, “This one came in [fn]as a foreigner, and already he is acting like a judge; now H6258 we will treat you worse than them!” So they pressed hard against [fn]Lot and moved forward to break the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - “Now H6258 then, 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 will certainly 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 descendants, but according to the kindness that I have shown to you, you shall show to me and to the land in which you have resided.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not reach out your hand against the boy, and do not do anything to him; for now H6258 I know that you [fn]fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - “So now H6258 if you are going to [fn]deal kindly and truthfully with my master, tell me; and if not, tell me now, so that I may turn to the right or the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - Then he moved away from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it; so he named it [fn]Rehoboth, for he said, “[fn]At H6258 last H6258 the LORD 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 the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - “Now H6258 then, please take 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 [fn]me [fn]as I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - Then Esau said, “[fn]Is he not rightly named [fn]Jacob, for he has betrayed 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 - “Now H6258 then, my son, obey my voice, and arise, [fn]flee to Haran, to my brother Laban!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:32 - Leah conceived and gave birth to a son, and named him [fn]Reuben, for she said, “Because the LORD has [fn]seen my affliction; surely now H6258 my husband will love me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:34 - And she conceived again and gave birth to a son, and said, “Now H6258 this time my husband will become [fn]attached 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, and it has [fn]increased to a multitude, and the LORD has blessed you [fn]wherever I turned. 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 memorial stone, where you made a vow to Me; now H6258 arise, [fn]leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - “Surely all the wealth which God has taken away from our father belongs to us and our children; now H6258 then, do whatever God has told you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:28 - and did not allow me to kiss my [fn]grandchildren and my daughters? Now H6258 you have done foolishly.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:30 - “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 fear of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now H6258 you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, so He rendered judgment last night.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:44 - “So now H6258 come, let’s make a covenant, [fn]you and I, and it shall be a witness between [fn]you and me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - He commanded them, saying, “This is what you shall say to my lord Esau: ‘Your servant Jacob says the following: “I have resided with Laban, and stayed until now H6258;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:10 - [fn]I am unworthy of all the [fn]favor and of all the [fn]faithfulness, which You have shown to Your servant; for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now H6258 I have become two companies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - “Now H6258 then, come and let’s kill him, and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, ‘A vicious animal devoured him.’ Then we will see what will become of his dreams!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:33 - “So now H6258 let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and appoint 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 indeed be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, but the rest of you shall be considered innocent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “So now H6258, when I come to your servant, my father, and the boy is not with us—since [fn]our father’s life is so attached to the boy’s life
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:33 - “So now H6258, please let your servant remain as a slave to my lord instead of the boy, and let the boy go up with his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:5 - “Now H6258 do not be grieved or angry [fn]with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you [fn]to save lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - “Now H6258, therefore, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock since our youth even until now H6258, both we and our fathers,’ so that you may live in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - They also said to Pharaoh, “We have come to reside in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants’ flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now H6258, therefore, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:5 - “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.” Now H6258 then, please let me go up and bury my father; then I will return.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘This is what you shall say to Joseph: “Please forgive, I beg you, the offense of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.”’ And now H6258, please forgive the offense of the servants of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So H6258 therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones.” So he comforted them and spoke [fn]kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:9 - “And now H6258, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; furthermore, I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:10 - “And now H6258 come, and I will send you to Pharaoh, so that you may bring My people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:18 - “Then they will [fn]pay attention to what you say; and you with the elders of Israel will come to the king of Egypt, and you will say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. So now H6258, please let us go a three days’ journey into the wilderness, so that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:12 - “Now H6258 then go, and I Myself will be with your mouth, and instruct you in what you are to say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - Again Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now H6258 many, and you would have them cease from their labors!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:18 - “So go now H6258 and work; for you will be given no straw, but you must deliver the quota of bricks.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Now H6258 you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for [fn]under compulsion he will let them go, and [fn]under compulsion he will drive them out of his land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:15 - “For had I now H6258 put out My hand and struck you and your people with plague, you would then have been eliminated from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:18 - “Behold, about this time tomorrow, I will [fn]send a 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 word, bring your livestock and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every person and animal that is found in the field and is not brought home, when the hail comes down on them, will die.”’”


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