Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3588: kiy (pronounced kee)

a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:--and, + (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-)as, assured(-ly), + but, certainly, doubtless, + else, even, + except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, + nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, + (al- )though, + till, truly, + until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since

1a) that

1a1) yea, indeed

1b) when (of time)

1b1) when, if, though (with a concessive force)

1c) because, since (causal connection)

1d) but (after negative)

1e) that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if

1f) but rather, but

1g) except that

1h) only, nevertheless

1i) surely

1j) that is

1k) but if

1l) for though

1m) forasmuch as, for therefore

Part of Speech: conjunction

Relation: a primitive particle


This word is used 4454 times:

Genesis 1:4: "saw the light, that it was good: and God divided"
Genesis 1:10: "he Seas: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:12: "was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:18: "from the darkness: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:21: "after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 1:25: "after his kind: and God saw that it was good."
Genesis 2:3: "the seventh and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work"
Genesis 2:5: "of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain"
Genesis 2:17: "and evil, eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof"
Genesis 2:23: "of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken"
Genesis 3:1: "had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, Yea, hath God said,"
Genesis 3:5: " For God doth know that ye eat thereof, then your eyes"
Genesis 3:5: "For God doth know that ye eat thereof, then your eyes"
Genesis 3:6: "And when the woman saw that the tree for food, and that it"
Genesis 3:6: "the tree for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree"
Genesis 3:7: "of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig"
Genesis 3:10: "thy voice and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself."
Genesis 3:11: "And he said, Who told thee that wast naked? Hast thou eaten of"
Genesis 3:14: "said unto Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed"
Genesis 3:17: "And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened of thy wife, and hast eaten of"
Genesis 3:19: "thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust"
Genesis 3:19: "for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust"
Genesis 3:20: "his wife's name because she was the mother of all"
Genesis 4:12: " When thou tillest the ground, henceforth yield unto thee her strength;"
Genesis 4:23: "of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man"
Genesis 4:24: " If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, seventy and sevenfold."
Genesis 4:25: "his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed"
Genesis 5:24: "with God: for God took"
Genesis 6:1: "And it came to pass, when men began on the face of the earth,"
Genesis 6:2: "of men that they were fair; and they took them wives"
Genesis 6:5: "And GOD saw that the wickedness was great in the earth, and that every"
Genesis 6:6: "And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved"
Genesis 6:7: "and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that"
Genesis 6:7: "and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made"
Genesis 6:12: "the earth, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted"
Genesis 6:13: "flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them;"
Genesis 7:1: "thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this"
Genesis 7:4: " For yet seven days, will cause it to rain upon the earth"
Genesis 8:9: "unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole"
Genesis 8:11: "plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off"
Genesis 8:21: "the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart"
Genesis 9:6: "by man be shed: for in the image of God made he"
Genesis 10:25: "of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's"
Genesis 11:9: "Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound"
Genesis 12:10: "into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land."
Genesis 12:11: "Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:"
Genesis 12:12: "Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see This is his wife: and they will kill"
Genesis 12:14: "beheld the woman that she was very fair."
Genesis 12:18: "unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?"
Genesis 13:6: "able to bear them, that they might dwell for their substance was great, so that they could"

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