Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
or
Strongs:
g2228
Word:
Tyndale
Word:
Transliteration:
ē
Gloss:
or
Morphhology:
Greek, Conjunction
Definition:
, disjunctive and comparative particle (Bl, §36, 12; 77, 11); 1) disjunctive, or; (a) between single words: Mat.5:17 Mrk.6:56, Luk.2:24, Jhn.6:19, Rom.1:21, al; (b) before a sentence expressing a variation, denial or refutation of a previous statement, freq. in interrog. form: Mat.7:4, 9 Mrk.12:14, Luk.13:4, Rom.3:29 6:3 9:21, 1Co.6:9, 16 9:6, 2Co.11:7; ἤ. ἤ, either. or, Mat.6:24, Luk.16:13, 1Co.14:6; (with) in a disjunctive question (as Lat. an after utrum): Mat.9:5, Mrk.2:9, Luk.7:19, al; after πότερον, Jhn.7:17; μή, 1Co.9:8; μήτι, 2Co.1:17; ἤ. ἤ. ἤ, Mrk.13:35. 2) Comparative, than: after comparatives, Mat.10:15, Luk.9:13, Jhn.3:19, Rom.13:11, al; after ἕτερον, Act.17:21; θέλω (Khüner 3, iv, 303), 1Co.14:19; πρὶν ἤ, before, before accusative and inf, Mat.1:18 Mrk.14:30; after a positive adj. (Gen.49:12; cf. Robertson, Gr., 661), Mat.18:8, 9 Mrk.9:43, 45 47. 3) with other particles: ἀλλ᾽ ἤ, see: ἀλλά; ἤ γάρ, see: γάρ; ἢ καί, or even, or also, Mat.7:10, Luk.11:11, 12 Rom.2:15 4:9, al; ἤτοι. ἤ, Rom.6:16 (cf. Wis.11:19). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
Transliteration:
ē
Gloss:
or
Morphhology:
Greek, Conjunction
Definition:
, Epic dialect also ἠέ (in signification [Refs 4th c.BC+], conjunction with two chief senses, Disj. (or) and comparative (than). A) DISJUNCTIVE, or, ἐγὼ. ἢ ἄλλος Ἀχαιῶν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; θεόσυτος ἢ βρότειος ἢ κεκραμένη [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.2) ἢ. ἤ either. or, ἢ νῦν δηθύνοντ᾽ ἢ ὕστερον αὖτις ἰόντα [Refs 8th c.BC+], etc; so ἢ. ἤτοι. [Refs 5th c.BC+] is emphasized, later no distinction is implied, [NT+2nd c.BC+]; ἤ repeated any number of times, ἐγὼ δέ κεν αὐτὸς ἕλωμαι ἢ τεὸν ἢ Αἴαντος ἰὼν γέρας ἢ Ὀδυσῆος [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἤ is probably wrongly accented in codices of [Refs 8th c.BC+] adverb [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.3) or else, otherwise, εἰδέναι δεῖ περὶ οὗ ἂν ᾖ ἡ βουλή, ἢ παντὸς ἁμαρτάνειν ἀνάγκη [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ζῶντα κακῶς λέγειν ἐκώλυσε, ἢ τρεῖς δραχμὰς ἀποτίνειν ἔταξε Legal [Refs 6th c.BC+] A.II) in Questions or Deliberations in Disj. form(the accentuation is ἢ (ἠέ) followed by ἦ (ἦε), [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.II.1) Direct questions, A.II.1.a) introduced by ἢ (ἠέ), ἢ δολιχὴ νοῦσος ἦ Ἄρτεμις ἰοχέαιρα. κατέπεφνε; [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.1.b) without an introductory Particle, θεός νύ τις ἦ βροτός ἐσσ; art thou a goddess or a mortal? [Refs 8th c.BC+] frequently in codices of [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἄρτι δὲ ἥκεις ἢ πάλα; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; preceded by πότερον, πότερον δοκεῖ σοι κάκιον εἶναι, τὸ ἀδικεῖν ἢ τὸ ἀδικεῖσθα; [Refs] A.II.2) Indirect questions, frequently epexegetic of a preceding question and identical in form with direct questions. A.II.2.a) εἴπ᾽ ἄγε. ἤ ῥ᾽ ἐθέλει, ἦ ἀπέειπε. [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πότερον or πότερα. ἤ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.2.b) without introductory Particle, οὐδέ τι οἶδα ζώει ὅ γ᾽ ἦ τέθνηκε [Refs 8th c.BC+] B) COMPARATIVE, than, as, after a comparative, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; οὐδ᾽ ὅσον ἤ. not so much as. , not more than. , [Refs 3rd c.BC+] to wish rather than. , see at {βούλομαι} IV, αἱρέω [Refs 5th c.BC+]; so φθάνειν ἤ. to come sooner than. , [NT+8th c.BC+] B.2) joining two Comparatives which refer to the same subject, πάντες κ᾽ ἀρησαίατ᾽ ἐλαφρότεροι πόδας εἶναι ἢ ἀφνειότεροι [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.3) rarely after a superlative, πλεῖστα θωμάσια ἔχει Αἴγυπτος ἢ ἄλλη πᾶσα χώρη [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.4) ἢ οὐ is used when a negative precedes, οὐδέν τι μᾶλλον ἐπ᾽ ἡμέας ἢ οὐ καὶ ἐπ᾽ ὑμέας [Refs 5th c.BC+]: after an implied negative, ὠμὸν. πόλιν ὅλην διαφθεῖραι μᾶλλον ἢ οὐ τοὺς αἰτίους [Refs] B.5) frequently omitted with numerals after πλείων, ἐλάττων, μείων, ἔτη. πλείω ἑβδομήκοντα variant in [Refs 5th c.BC+]: sometimes with an infinitive or conditional clause, τί γὰρ ἀνδρὶ κακὸν μεῖζον ἁμαρτεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τίς εὐπραξία σπανιωτέρα, εἰ [δύναμις] πάρεστιν (for ἢ δύναμιν παρεῖναι); [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.6) pleonastic with a genitive, τίς ἂν αἰσχίων εἴη ταύτης δόξα, ἢ δοκεῖν. [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.7) the Disj. and comparative uses are found together in [Refs 8th c.BC+] better, either to die once for all or win life, than long to toil in battle. [ἢ οὐ, ἢ οὐκ combine by Synizesis into one syllable in Trag. and Comedy texts, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; so usually in Epic dialect, [Refs 8th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
Transliteration:
Pronounciation:
ay
Language:
Greek
Definition:
disjunctive, or; comparative, than; and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea; a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms;