G687 ἆρα - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ἆρα
particle introducing a question
Dodson:
ἆρα
a particle asking a question, expecting a negative response
a particle asking a question, to which a negative answer is expected.
Strong's:
ἆρα

Derivation: a form of G686, denoting an interrogation to which a negative answer is presumed

KJV Usage: therefore.

G686
TBESG:
ἆρα
no?
G:Intg+G:Neg
ἆρα,
interrog. particle,
implying anxiety or impatience, "quite rare and only in Luke and Paul, therefore a literary word" (Bl., §77, 2).
__1. (num igitur) expecting a neg. reply, Luk.18:8; ἆρά γε, Act.8:30.
__2. (ergone) in apodosis, expecting an affirm. reply, Gal.2:17 (Bl., l.with; Lft., Ga., in l.; MM, see word).
† (AS)
Thayer:
1) a Greek interrogative particle that implies anxiety or impatience on the part of the questioner


ἆρα
ara
ar'-ah
A form of G686, denoting an interrogation to which a negative answer is presumed

KJV Usage: therefore.


View how G687 ἆρα is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of G687 ἆρα

Luke 18:8 when
Acts 8:30 Understandest thou
Galatians 2:17 is therefore

Distinct usage

1 when
1 Understandest thou
1 is therefore


Related words

G687 ἆρα

G686 ἄρα
ἄρα
ara
ar'-ah
Probably from G142 (through the idea of drawing a conclusion); a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows)

KJV Usage: haply, (what) manner (of man), no doubt, perhaps, so be, then, therefore, truly, wherefore. Often used in connection with other particles, especially G1065 or G3767 (after) or G1487 (before).

Compare also G687.

G686 ἄρα

ἄρα
ara
ar'-ah
Probably from G142 (through the idea of drawing a conclusion); a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows)

KJV Usage: haply, (what) manner (of man), no doubt, perhaps, so be, then, therefore, truly, wherefore. Often used in connection with other particles, especially G1065 or G3767 (after) or G1487 (before).

Compare also G687.
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