4159. pothen
Lexical Summary
pothen: from where
Original Word: πόθεν
Transliteration: pothen
Phonetic Spelling: (poth'-en)
Part of Speech: Adverb, Interrogative
Short Definition: from where
Meaning: from where
Strong's Concordance

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

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4159: πόθεν

πόθεν, adverb (from Homer down), whence;

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 (); .


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