Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Before, but, except, though, to whom, a conditional particle

Greek: ἐάν, ean (G1437)

251 King James Bible Verses


Here are before, but, except, if, so, soever and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἐάν mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G1437

Greek Base Word: ἐάν

Usage: Before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-)soever, though, when(-soever), whether (or), to whom, (who-)so(-ever)

Definition: A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.

Detailed definition:

  1. If, in case.

Derived terms: From G1487 and G302.

See also:

  1. G302
  2. G1487
  3. G3361


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛˈɑn
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞ˈɑn
  3. Transliteration: ean
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: eh-AN
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ay-AN

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