Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1437: ean (pronounced eh-an')

from 1487 and 302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty:--before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-)soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, (who-)so(-ever). See 3361.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) if, in case

Part of Speech: conjunction

Relation: from G1487 and G302


This word is used 297 times:

Matthew 4:9: "these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me."
Matthew 5:13: "of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith"
Matthew 5:19: " Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments,"
Matthew 5:23: "Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar,"
Matthew 5:32: "causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced"
Matthew 5:46: "For if ye love them which love you, what reward have"
Matthew 5:47: "And if ye salute your brethren only, what do"
Matthew 6:14: "For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly"
Matthew 6:15: "But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither"
Matthew 6:22: "is the eye: if therefore thine eye be"
Matthew 6:23: "But if thine eye be evil, thy whole"
Matthew 7:9: "there of you, whom if his son ask bread,"
Matthew 7:10: "Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?"
Matthew 8:2: "him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean."
Matthew 8:19: "Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest."
Matthew 9:21: "she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment,"
Matthew 10:13: "And if the house be worthy, let your"
Matthew 10:14: "And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear"
Matthew 10:42: "And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup"
Matthew 11:6: "And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in"
Matthew 11:27: "the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will"
Matthew 12:11: "one sheep, and if it fall into a pit"
Matthew 12:36: "every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give"
Matthew 14:7: "an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask."
Matthew 15:5: "to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by"
Matthew 15:14: "blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind,"
Matthew 16:19: "kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth"
Matthew 16:19: "be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on"
Matthew 16:26: "what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world,"
Matthew 17:20: "verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain"
Matthew 18:5: "And whoso shall receive one such little child in"
Matthew 18:12: "How think ye? if a man have a hundred"
Matthew 18:13: "And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you,"
Matthew 18:15: "Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go"
Matthew 18:15: "thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained"
Matthew 18:16: "But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one"
Matthew 18:17: "And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but"
Matthew 18:17: "it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be"
Matthew 18:18: "Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth"
Matthew 18:18: "bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on"
Matthew 18:19: "I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on"
Matthew 18:19: "as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them"
Matthew 20:4: "into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right"
Matthew 20:7: "the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive."
Matthew 20:26: "among you: but whosoever will be great"
Matthew 20:27: "And whosoever will be chief among you,"
Matthew 21:3: "And if any man say aught unto you, ye shall say, The"
Matthew 21:21: "Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt"
Matthew 21:24: "one thing, which if ye tell me, I in likewise will tell"
Matthew 21:25: "with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say"

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