Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1063: gar (pronounced gar)

a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):--and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) for

Part of Speech: conjunction

Relation: a primary particle


This word is used 1068 times:

Matthew 1:18: "Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused"
Matthew 1:20: "unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her is"
Matthew 1:21: "his name JESUS: for he shall save his people"
Matthew 2:2: "King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in"
Matthew 2:5: "In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the"
Matthew 2:6: "the princes of Judah: for out of thee shall come a Governor,"
Matthew 2:13: "until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek"
Matthew 2:20: "into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's"
Matthew 3:2: "And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 3:3: " For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah,"
Matthew 3:9: "We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God"
Matthew 3:15: "him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us"
Matthew 4:6: "cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge"
Matthew 4:10: "unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy"
Matthew 4:17: "and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Matthew 4:18: "into the sea: for they were fishers."
Matthew 5:12: "reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets"
Matthew 5:18: " For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth"
Matthew 5:20: " For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed"
Matthew 5:29: "and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that"
Matthew 5:30: "and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that"
Matthew 5:46: " For if ye love them which love you, what reward have"
Matthew 6:7: "use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard"
Matthew 6:8: "ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things"
Matthew 6:14: " For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly"
Matthew 6:16: "the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that"
Matthew 6:21: " For where your treasure is, there will your heart"
Matthew 6:24: "serve two masters: for either he will hate the one,"
Matthew 6:32: " (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your"
Matthew 6:32: "do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth"
Matthew 6:34: "Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow"
Matthew 7:2: " For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with"
Matthew 7:8: " For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and"
Matthew 7:12: "ye even so to them: for this is the"
Matthew 7:25: "and it fell not; for it was founded upon a rock."
Matthew 7:29: " For he taught them as one having authority, and"
Matthew 8:9: " For I am a man under authority, having"
Matthew 9:5: " For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee;"
Matthew 9:13: "and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous,"
Matthew 9:16: "unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from"
Matthew 9:21: " For she said within herself, If I may but touch his"
Matthew 9:24: "He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead,"
Matthew 10:10: "shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy"
Matthew 10:17: "beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils,"
Matthew 10:19: "take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you"
Matthew 10:20: " For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit"
Matthew 10:23: "flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not"
Matthew 10:26: "them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that"
Matthew 10:35: " For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and"
Matthew 11:10: " For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I"

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