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Lexicon :: Strong's H6435 - pēn

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Part of Speech
adverb, conjunction
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TWOT Reference: 1780

Strong’s Definitions

פֵּן pên, pane; from H6437; properly, removal; used only (in the construction) adverb as conjunction, lest:—(lest) (peradventure), that...not.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H6435 in the following manner: lest, that...not, peradventure.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H6435 in the following manner: lest, that...not, peradventure.
  1. lest, not, beware lest

  2. lest

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פֵּן pên, pane; from H6437; properly, removal; used only (in the construction) adverb as conjunction, lest:—(lest) (peradventure), that...not.
STRONGS H6435: Abbreviations
פֶּן־ 133 (always with Makkeph **except Genesis 38:23; Genesis 44:34; Deuteronomy 7:25; Deuteronomy 32:27 [not Gi], Isaiah 27:3; Proverbs 25:8: Mandelkern Conc. under the word.) conjunction (averting, or deprecating), lest (origin dubious: Thes Köii. 334 from פָּנָה, properly substantive construct in accusative for the aversion of; but פָנָה is intransitive: NöM. 474 compares the enclitic particle פָּנָהפּוֹן in Targum, then ἄν, 'etwa,' thinking that a particle with the meaning 'es möchte etwa,' spoken in a tone of alarm, might readily acquire a deprecatory force); — lest:
1. with imperfect Genesis 3:3 ye shall not eat thereof...פֶּן־תְּמֻתוּן lest ye die, Genesis 11:4 let us build a cityפֶּן־נָפוּץ lest we be scattered, Genesis 19:15, 17, 19; Genesis 38:23; Genesis 45: Exodus 1:10; Exodus 23:29; Exodus 23:33 etc., 2 Kings 10:23 (followed by יֵשׁ), Isaiah 6:10; Isaiah 27:3; Isaiah 28:22; Isaiah 48:5, 7; Psalm 2:12; Psalm 7:3 etc.; often after הִשָׁמֶרלְֿךָ take heed to thyself Genesis 24:6; Genesis 31:24, and especially in Deuteronomy, as Deuteronomy 4:9, 23; Deuteronomy 6:12; Deuteronomy 8:11 and elsewhere; after a verb of fearing Genesis 32:12, and once, even, of swearing Judges 15:12; deprecating pathetically, Genesis 44:34 how shall I go up, etc.? lest I look upon the evil that will befal my father. Once, unusually, preceding the principal clause, Proverbs 5:6 פֶּוֹ־תְּפַלּלֵם חַוִּים ארַח lest she should make level the path of life, her ways are unstable, etc. (Ew Be Now; see also Toy). Note especially
a. the idiom פֶּן־ (אָמַרְתִּי) אָמַר כִּי for he (I) said, Lest..., implying always that some precaution has been taken to avert the dreaded contingency, † Genesis 26:9 for I said, Lest I die on account of her (to obviate which, Isaac had called Rebecca his sister), Genesis 31:31; Genesis 38:11; Genesis 42:4; Exodus 13:17; Numbers 16:34; 1 Samuel 13:19; 1 Samuel 27:11 (לֵאמֹר), Psalm 38:17; with כי אמר implied Genesis 26:7; compare, with an aposiop., Genesis 3:22 and now, lest he put forth his hand, etc. (implying that measures are taken to prevent this, see Genesis 3:23): compare Tob 8:9.
b. פֶּן־ at the beginning of a sentence, with a dissuasive force, (Beware) lest: + † Isaiah 36:18 פֶּן־יַסִּית אֶתְכֶם חזקיהו (beware) lest Hezekiah deceive you, Deuteronomy 29:17 (twice in verse) (followed by יֵשׁ), Jeremiah 51:46; Job 32:13; Job 36:18.
2. with Perfect, the result feared being conceived as having possibly already taken place; † 2 Samuel 20:6 pursue after him, וְהִצִּיל ֗֗֗ לוֺ פֶּן־מָצָא lest he have found him fenced cities, etc. (but the tense of והציל makes יִמְצָא probably, Drsm Bu Köiii. 486), 2 Kings 2:16 וגו׳ וַיַּשְׁלִכֵהוּ י׳ רוּחַ פּן־נְשָׂאוֹ
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:3; 3:22; 3:23; 11:4; 19:15; 19:17; 19:19; 24:6; 26:7; 26:9; 31:24; 31:31; 32:12; 38:11; 38:23; 38:23; 42:4; 44:34; 44:34; 45


1:10; 13:17; 23:29; 23:33




4:9; 4:23; 6:12; 7:25; 8:11; 29:17; 32:27



1 Samuel

13:19; 27:11

2 Samuel


2 Kings

2:16; 10:23


32:13; 36:18


2:12; 7:3; 38:17


5:6; 25:8


6:10; 27:3; 27:3; 28:22; 36:18; 48:5; 48:7



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6435 matches the Hebrew פֵּן (pēn),
which occurs 133 times in 125 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 3:3–Deu 19:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest H6435 ye die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:4 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:17 - And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:6 - And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not H6435 my son thither again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:7 - And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:9 - And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:24 - And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:31 - And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure H6435 thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:11 - Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:23 - And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:4 - But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure H6435 mischief befall him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:34 - For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on my father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:11 - And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:10 - Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:3 - And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:21 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:22 - And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:24 - And the LORD said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people break through to come up unto the LORD, lest he break forth upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:19 - And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:29 - I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:33 - They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:3 - Unto a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiffnecked people: lest I consume thee in the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:12 - Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:15 - Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:7 - And ye shall not go out from the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: for the anointing oil of the LORD is upon you. And they did according to the word of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:26 - And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:34 - And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:18 - And Edom said unto him, Thou shalt not pass by me, lest I come out against thee with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:9 - Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:16 - Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:19 - And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:23 - Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:12 - Then beware lest thou forget the LORD, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:15 - (For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:22 - And the LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:11 - Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:28 - Lest the land whence thou broughtest us out say, Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which he promised them, and because he hated them, he hath brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:16 - Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:13 - Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:19 - Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:30 - Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before thee; and that thou enquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:9 - Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:6 - Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.

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