4218. pote
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pote: once, ever
Original Word: ποτέ
Part of Speech: Particle, Disjunctive Particle
Transliteration: pote
Phonetic Spelling: (pot-eh')
Short Definition: at one time or other
Definition: at one time or other, at some time, formerly.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
enclitic particle from the same as posos and te
once, ever
NASB Translation
any time (1), ever (4), former (1), former times (1), formerly (8), last (2), never* (2), once (8), when (1), when once (1).

STRONGS NT 4218: ποτέ

ποτέ, an enclitic particle, from Homer down;

1. once, i. e. at some time or other, formerly, aforetime;

a. of the Past: John 9:13; Romans 7:9; Romans 11:30; Galatians 1:13, 23 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 15, 7); Ephesians 2:2f, 11, 13; Ephesians 5:8; Colossians 1:21; Colossians 3:7; 1 Thessalonians 2:5; Titus 3:3; Philemon 1:11; 1 Peter 2:10; 1 Peter 3:5, 20; ἤδη πότε, now at length, Philippians 4:10.

b. of the future: Luke 22:32; ἤδη πότε, now at length, Romans 1:10.

2. ever: after a negative, οὐδείς πότε, Ephesians 5:29 (Buttmann, 202 (175).); οὐ ... πότε, 2 Peter 1:21; μή πότε (see μήποτε); after οὐ μή with the aorist subjunctive 2 Peter 1:10; in a question, τίς πότε, 1 Corinthians 9:7; Hebrews 1:5, 13; ὁποῖοί πότε, whatsoever, Galatians 2:6 (but some would render πότε here formerly, once; cf. Lightfoot ad loc.).

formerly, in the old time

From the base of pou and te; indefinite adverb, at some time, ever -- afore-(any, some-)time(-s), at length (the last), (+ n-)ever, in the old time, in time past, once, when.

see GREEK pou

see GREEK te

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