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Lexicon :: Strong's H645 - 'ēp̄ô

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Part of Speech
demonstrative particle
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 144

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: אפו (Strongs and Gesenius) אפוא (Strongs and Gesenius)

Strong’s Definitions

אֵפוֹ ʼêphôw, ay-fo'; or אֵפוֹא ʼêphôwʼ; from H6311; strictly a demonstrative particle, here; but used of time, now or then:—here, now, where?

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H645 in the following manner: now (10x), where (4x), here (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H645 in the following manner: now (10x), where (4x), here (1x).
  1. then, now, so

    1. (who) then, (what) then (with interrog)

    2. then (with imperative - i.e. know then)

    3. if...then (with adv)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵפוֹ ʼêphôw, ay-fo'; or אֵפוֹא ʼêphôwʼ; from H6311; strictly a demonstrative particle, here; but used of time, now or then:—here, now, where?
STRONGS H645: Abbreviations
אֵפוֺ (Job 17:15; 19:6, 23; 24:25), elsewhere אֵפוֺא (compare רִבּוֺ and רִבּוֺא), enclitic particle then (probably from פּוֹ, a particle with a demonstrative force, compare פּוֹ, פֹּה here, with א prefixed. In the Targums, פּוֹן is used somewhat similarly, e.g. Genesis 26:10; Numbers 11:29; Isaiah 1:9; Isaiah 48:18, 19), — used
1. in connection with interrogatory pronouns or adverbs (like ἄρα, ποτε tandem): מִי אֵפוֺא Genesis 27:3 who, then,... ? Genesis 27:37; וּלְכָה אֵפוֺא מָה אֶעֱשֶׂה and for thee, then, what shall I do, my son ? Exodus 33:16 וּבַמֶּה יִוָּדַע אֵפוֺא and wherein shall it be known, then...? אַיה אֵפוֺא where, then ? Judges 9:38; Isaiah 19:12; Job 17:15; Hosea 13:10 אֱהִי מַלְכְךָ אֵפוֺא Isaiah 22:1 מַהלָּֿח אֵפוֺא what is there to thee, pray...?
2. in a command or wish : 2 Kings 10:10 דְּעוּ אֵפוֺא ? know, then; (in apodosis) Proverbs 6:3; Job 19:6, 23 מִיּיִֿתֵּן אֵפוֺ וְיִכָּֽתְבוּן מִלָּי֑ would, then, that my words were written !
3. after אִם Genesis 43:11 אִםכֵּֿן אֵפוֺא זאֹת עֲשׂו if it be so, then, do this, Job 9:24 if not then, who is it ? Job 24:25.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:10; 27:3; 27:37; 43:11







2 Kings



9:24; 17:15; 17:15; 19:6; 19:6; 19:23; 19:23; 24:25; 24:25




1:9; 19:12; 22:1; 48:18; 48:19



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H645 matches the Hebrew אֵפוֹ ('ēp̄ô),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 -

Isaac began to tremble uncontrollably. “Who was it then,” he said, “who hunted game and brought it to me? I ate it all before you came in, and I blessed him. Indeed, he will be blessed! ”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 -

But Isaac answered Esau, “Look, I have made him a master over you, have given him all of his relatives as his servants, and have sustained him with grain and new wine. What then can I do for you, my son? ”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:11 -

Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: Put some of the best products of the land in your packs and take them down to the man as a gift ​— ​a little balsam and a little honey, aromatic gum and resin, pistachios and almonds.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:16 -

“How will it be known that I and your people have found favor with you unless you go with us? I and your people will be distinguished by this from all the other people on the face of the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:38 -

Zebul replied, “What do you have to say now? You said, ‘Who is Abimelech that we should serve him? ’ Aren’t these the troops you despised? Now go and fight them! ”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:10 -

“Know, then, that not a word the LORD spoke against the house of Ahab will fail, for the LORD has done what he promised through his servant Elijah.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 -

The earth[fn] is handed over to the wicked;

he blindfolds[fn] its judges.

If it isn’t he, then who is it?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 -

where then is my hope?

Who can see any hope for me?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 -

then understand that it is God who has wronged me

and caught me in his net.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 -

I wish that my words were written down,

that they were recorded on a scroll

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:25 -

If this is not true, then who can prove me a liar

and show that my speech is worthless?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:3 -

Do this, then, my son, and free yourself,

for you have put yourself in your neighbor’s power:

Go, humble yourself, and plead with your neighbor.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:12 -

Where then are your wise men?

Let them tell you and reveal

what the LORD of Armies has planned against Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 -

A pronouncement concerning the Valley of Vision:

What’s the matter with you?

Why have all of you gone up to the rooftops?

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:10 -

Where now is your king,[fn]

that he may save you in all your cities,

and the[fn] rulers[fn] you demanded, saying,

“Give me a king and leaders”?

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