Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #235: alla (pronounced al-lah')

neuter plural of 243; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):--and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) but

1a) nevertheless, notwithstanding

1b) an objection

1c) an exception

1d) a restriction

1e) nay, rather, yea, moreover

1f) forms a transition to the cardinal matter

Part of Speech: conjunction

Relation: neuter plural of G243


This word is used 635 times:

Matthew 4:4: "by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth"
Matthew 5:15: "it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light"
Matthew 5:17: "I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill."
Matthew 5:39: "That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on"
Matthew 6:13: "not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:"
Matthew 6:18: "not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in"
Matthew 7:21: "the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my"
Matthew 8:4: "See thou tell no man; but go thy way, show thyself to the"
Matthew 8:8: "under my roof: but speak the word only, and"
Matthew 9:12: "need not a physician, but they that are sick."
Matthew 9:13: "come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Matthew 9:17: "the bottles perish: but they put new wine into"
Matthew 9:18: "My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay"
Matthew 9:24: "the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn."
Matthew 10:20: "not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father"
Matthew 10:34: "not to send peace, but a sword."
Matthew 11:8: " But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft"
Matthew 11:9: " But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you,"
Matthew 13:21: "root in himself, but endureth for a while: for when tribulation"
Matthew 15:11: "mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth,"
Matthew 16:12: "the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the"
Matthew 16:17: "hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in"
Matthew 16:23: "not the things that be of God, but those that be of men."
Matthew 17:12: "they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever"
Matthew 18:30: "he would not: but went and cast him into"
Matthew 19:6: "they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore"
Matthew 19:11: "men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given."
Matthew 20:23: "not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of my"
Matthew 20:26: "so among you: but whosoever will be"
Matthew 20:28: "came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his"
Matthew 21:21: "this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain,"
Matthew 22:30: "marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God"
Matthew 22:32: "not the God of the dead, but of the living."
Matthew 24:6: "all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet."
Matthew 26:39: "not as I will, but as thou"
Matthew 27:24: "that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took"
Mark 1:44: "thou say nothing to any man: but go thy way, show thyself to the"
Mark 1:45: "enter into the city, but was without in desert"
Mark 2:17: "no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not"
Mark 2:17: "I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Mark 2:22: "the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into"
Mark 3:26: "be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end."
Mark 3:29: "Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but"
Mark 4:17: "root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction"
Mark 4:22: "be manifested; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad."
Mark 5:19: "suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends,"
Mark 5:26: "all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse,"
Mark 5:39: "the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth."
Mark 6:9: " But be shod with sandals; and not put on two coats."
Mark 7:5: "tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?"

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