pothen: from whereOriginal Word: πόθενPart of Speech:
whence, from what place.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
adverb from the same as pososDefinition
from whereNASB Translation
how (3), what (1), what...source (1), what sense (1), where (22).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4159: πόθενπόθεν
, adverb (from Homer
a. of place,from what place: Matthew 15:33; Luke 13:25, 27; John 3:8; John 6:5; John 8:14; John 9:29, 30; John 19:9; Revelation 7:13; from what condition, Revelation 2:5.
b. of origin or source, equivalent to from what author or giver: Matt. 13:(),; ; Mark 6:2; Luke 20:7; John 2:9; James 4:1; from what parentage, John 7:27f (cf. ), see Meyer at the passage,
c. of cause, how is it that? how can it be that? Mark 8:4; Mark 12:37; Luke 1:43; John 1:48 (); .<1>
From the base of posis with enclitic adverb of origin; from which (as interrogative) or what (as relative) place, state, source or cause -- whence.
see GREEK posis