2579. kan
Jump to: LexiconNasecThayer'sStrong's
kan: and if
Original Word: κἄν
Part of Speech: Conditional+Kaiincrasis
Transliteration: kan
Phonetic Spelling: (kan)
Short Definition: and if, even if
Definition: and if, even if, even, at least.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kai and ean
and if
NASB Translation
even (1), even if (4), if (4), if even (1), just (2), least (1), or even (1), though (1), whether (1).

STRONGS NT 2579: κἄν

κἄν (Griesbach κἄν; see κἀγώ, at the beginning), by crusts for καί ἐάν (cf. Winers Grammar, § 5, 3; Buttmann, p. 10; Tdf Proleg., p. 97; WH's Appendix, p. 145{b}); hence joined with the subjunctive;

1. and if: Matthew 10:23 G L; Mark 16:18; (Luke 12:38 (bis) T Tr text WH; John 8:55 L T Tr WH; 1 Corinthians 13:2{a} L WH, 2^b Tr text WH, 3^a L Tr WH, 3^b L WH); James 5:15; by aposiopesis with the suppression of the apodosis, κἄν μέν ποιήσῃ καρπόν, namely, εὖ ἔχει it is well (or some such phrase), Luke 13:9; cf. Winers Grammar, 600 (558); (Buttmann, § 151, 26).

2. also or even if;

a. if only, at least, in abridged discourse: κἄν τόν ἱματίων αὐτοῦ, namely, ἅψωμαι, Mark 5:28; also ἵνα (namely, ἅψωνται αὐτοῦ) κἄν τοῦ κρασπέδου ... ἅψωνται, Mark 6:56: ἵνα ἐρχομένου Πέτρου (namely, τί αὐτοῦ ἐπισκιάσῃ αὐτῶν) κἄν σκιά etc. Acts 5:15; κἄν ὡς ἄφρονα namely, δεξησθε με, 2 Corinthians 11:16; (Wis. 14:4 Wis. 15:2). Cf. Buttmann, § 149, 6; (Winers Grammar, 584 (543); Green, Gram. of the N. T., p. 230; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 1, p. 139f; Liddell and Scott, under the word; Sophocles Lexicon, under the word).

b. even if: Matthew 21:21; Matthew 26:35; John 8:14; John 10:38; (John 11:25); Hebrews 12:20.

and if, at the least, though, yet.

From kai and ean; and (or even) if -- and (also) if (so much as), if but, at the least, though, yet.

see GREEK kai

see GREEK ean

Top of Page
Top of Page

Bible Apps.com