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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 - Then Isaac trembled exceedingly, and said, “Who? Where is the one who hunted game and brought it to me? I ate all of it before you came, and I have blessed him—and indeed he shall be blessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - Then Isaac answered and said to Esau, “Indeed I have made him your master, and all his brethren I have given to him as servants; with grain and wine I have sustained him. What shall I do now for you, my son?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:11 - And their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: Take some of the best fruits of the land in your vessels and carry down a present for the man—a little balm and a little honey, spices and myrrh, pistachio nuts and almonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:16 - “For how then will it be known that Your people and I have found grace in Your sight, except You go with us? So we shall be separate, Your people and I, from all the people who are upon the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:38 - Then Zebul said to him, “Where indeed is your mouth now, with which you said, ‘Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him?’ Are not these the people whom you despised? Go out, if you will, and fight with them now.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:10 - “Know now that nothing shall fall to the earth of the word of the LORD which the LORD spoke concerning the house of Ahab; for the LORD has done what He spoke by His servant Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 - The earth is given into the hand of the wicked.
He covers the faces of its judges.
If it is not He, who else could it be?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - Where then is my hope?
As for my hope, who can see it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know then that God has wronged me,
And has surrounded me with His net.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 - “Oh, that my words were written!
Oh, that they were inscribed in a book!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:25 - “Now if it is not so, who will prove me a liar,
And make my speech worth nothing?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:3 - So do this, my son, and deliver yourself;
For you have come into the hand of your friend:
Go and humble yourself;
Plead with your friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:12 - Where are they?
Where are your wise men?
Let them tell you now,
And let them know what the LORD of hosts has purposed against Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 - The burden against the Valley of Vision.

What ails you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:10 - I will be your King;[fn]
Where is any other,
That he may save you in all your cities?
And your judges to whom you said,
‘Give me a king and princes’?
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