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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 - And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said, Who? where H645 is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now H645 unto thee, my son?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:11 - And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, H645 do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:16 - For wherein shall it be known here H645 that I and thy people have found grace in thy sight? is it not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:38 - Then said Zebul unto him, Where is now H645 thy mouth, wherewith thou saidst, Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him? is not this the people that thou hast despised? go out, I pray now, and fight with them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:10 - Know now H645 that there shall fall unto the earth nothing of the word of the LORD, which the LORD spake concerning the house of Ahab: for the LORD hath done that which he spake by his servant Elijah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 - The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, H645 and who is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - And where is now H645 my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know now H645 that God hath overthrown me, and hath compassed me with his net.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 - Oh that my words were now H645 written! oh that they were printed in a book!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:25 - And if it be not so now, H645 who will make me a liar, and make my speech nothing worth?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:3 - Do this now, H645 my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:12 - Where are they? where H645 are thy wise men? and let them tell thee now, and let them know what the LORD of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 - The burden of the valley of vision. What aileth thee now, H645 that thou art wholly gone up to the housetops?
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:10 - I will be thy king: where H645 is any other that may save thee in all thy cities? and thy judges of whom thou saidst, Give me a king and princes?
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