H389 אך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Akin to H403; a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only

KJV Usage: also, in any wise, at least, but, certainly, even, howbeit, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, save, surely of a surety, truly, verily, + wherefore, yet (but).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. indeed, surely (emphatic)
2. howbeit, only, but, yet (restrictive)
Origin: akin to H403
TWOT: 84
Parts of Speech: Adverb

View how H389 אך is used in the Bible

22 occurrences of H389 אך

Genesis 7:23
Genesis 9:4
Genesis 9:5
Genesis 18:32
Genesis 26:9
Genesis 27:30
Genesis 29:14
Exodus 12:15
Exodus 12:16
Exodus 21:21
Exodus 31:13
Leviticus 11:4
Leviticus 23:27
Numbers 22:20
Joshua 22:19
Judges 7:19
1 Samuel 8:9
1 Samuel 21:4
2 Kings 5:7
Psalms 37:8
Jeremiah 10:19
Lamentations 2:16

Corresponding Greek Words

akh G3440 & G3441 monos
akh G2481 isos
akh G3568 nun
akh G3689 ontos
akh G3708 horao
akh G3778 houtos, haute, touto
akh G4133 plen