Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Albeit, because, lest, so as, in order that (denoting the purpose or the result)

Greek: ἵνα, hina (G2443)

602 King James Bible Verses


Here are albeit, because, to the intent, lest and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἵνα 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: G2443

Greek Base Word: ἵνα

Usage: Albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to

Definition: In order that (denoting the purpose or the result).

Detailed definition:

  1. That, in order that, so that.

Derived terms: Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588).

See also:

  1. G1438
  2. G3363
  3. G3588

Comments: Compare G3363.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈhi.nɑ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈi.nɑ
  3. Transliteration: hina
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: HEE-na
  5. Modern Pronunciation: EE-na

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