Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

If indeed, seeing that, unless, (with negative) otherwise

Greek: εἴγε, eige (G1489)

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Here is if in the Bible. What does the source Greek word εἴγε 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: G1489

Greek Base Word: εἴγε

Usage: If (so be that, yet)

Definition: If indeed, seeing that, unless, (with negative) otherwise.

Detailed definition:

  1. If, indeed, inasmuch, as, since.

Derived terms: From G1487 and G1065.

See also:

  1. G1065
  2. G1487


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈi.ɣɛ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈi.ʝe̞
  3. Transliteration: eige
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: EE-geh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: EE-gay

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