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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 violently, and said, "Who was it then that hunted game and brought it to me, and I ate it all before you came, and I have blessed him?--yes, and he shall be blessed."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - Isaac answered Esau, "Behold, I have made him your lord, and all his brothers I have given to him for servants, and with grain and wine I have sustained him. 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: take some of the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry down to the man a present, a little balm and a little honey, gum, myrrh, pistachio nuts, and almonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:16 - For how shall it be known that I have found favor in thy sight, I and thy people? Is it not in thy going with us, so that we are distinct, I and thy people, from all other people that are upon the face of the earth?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:38 - Then Zebul said to him, "Where is your mouth now, you who said, 'Who is Abim'elech, that we should serve him?' Are not these the men whom you despised? Go out now and fight with them."
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:10 - Know then that there shall fall to the earth nothing of the word of the LORD, which the LORD spoke concerning the house of Ahab; for the LORD has done what he said by his servant Eli'jah."
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 then is it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - where then is my hope? Who will see my hope?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - know then that God has put me in the wrong, and closed his net about me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 - "Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:25 - If it is not so, who will prove me a liar, and show that there is nothing in what I say?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:3 - then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into your neighbor's power: go, hasten, and importune your neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:12 - Where then are your wise men? Let them tell you and make known what the LORD of hosts has purposed against Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 - The oracle concerning the valley of vision. What do you mean that you have gone up, all of you, to the housetops,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:10 - Where now is your king, to save you; where are all your princes, to defend you--those of whom you said, "Give me a king and princes"?
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