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Hebrew - English Dictionary

H3588 - For

Strong's No.:H3588

Hebrew:כִּי

Transliteration:kîy

Phonetic:kee

Word Origin:A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all {kinds} antecedent or consequent

Bible Usage:{and} + ({forasmuch} {inasmuch} where-) {as} assured {[-ly]} + {but} {certainly} {doubtless} + {else} {even} + {except} {for} {how} ({because} {in} {so} than) {that} + {nevertheless} {now} {rightly} {seeing} {since} {surely} {then} {therefore} + (al-) {though} + {till} {truly} + {until} {when} {whether} {while} {who} {yea} {yet}

Part of Speech:Conjunction

Strongs
Definition:

(by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since

a. that

1. yea, indeed

b. when (of time)

1. when, if, though (with a concessive force)

c. because, since (causal connection)

d. but (after negative)

e. that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if

f. but rather, but

g. except that

h. only, nevertheless

i. surely

j. that is

k. but if

l. for though

m. forasmuch as, for therefore


Bible References:
For
 

Translation
Occurrences:
although ( 9 )
and ( 5 )
as ( 2 )
Assuredly ( 3 )
because ( 445 )
but ( 258 )
Certainly ( 1 )
Did ( 1 )
die ( 1 )
Doubtless ( 1 )
either ( 1 )
Else ( 3 )
even ( 7 )
except ( 9 )
for ( 2334 )
forasmuch ( 4 )
furthermore ( 1 )
haply ( 1 )
his ( 1 )
how ( 12 )
howbeit ( 1 )
If ( 172 )
meet ( 1 )
Neither ( 1 )
Nevertheless ( 5 )
not ( 1 )
Now ( 1 )
Of ( 2 )
only ( 1 )
or ( 2 )
rightly ( 1 )
save ( 13 )
saving ( 1 )
seeing ( 13 )
since ( 1 )
so ( 2 )
Surely ( 44 )
than ( 3 )
that ( 710 )
then ( 1 )
there ( 1 )
therefore ( 7 )
though ( 44 )
Thus ( 1 )
Truly ( 1 )
unless ( 2 )
until ( 1 )
was ( 1 )
When ( 247 )
Whereas ( 5 )
wherefore ( 1 )
whether ( 2 )
Which ( 1 )
while ( 3 )
whose ( 1 )
Yea ( 8 )
yet ( 14 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.