Strong's Greek: 1752. ἕνεκα (heneka) -- for the sake of, on account of, wherefore
1752. heneka
Strong's Concordance
heneka: for the sake of, on account of, wherefore
Original Word: ἕνεκεν
Part of Speech: Preposition
Transliteration: heneka
Phonetic Spelling: (hen'-ek-ah)
Short Definition: for the sake of, on account of, wherefore
Definition: for the sake of, on account of, on account of which, wherefore, on account of what, why.
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1752 héneka (a preposition/adverb followed by the genitive case; alternate spelling, heneken, etymology uncertain) – for this cause, by reason of. 1752 (héneka) introduces the basis (root-cause) which shapes (determines) the end-outcome of the verbal idea.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1752: εἵνεκεν

εἵνεκεν see ἕνεκα, ἕνεκεν.

STRONGS NT 1752: ἕνεκαἕνεκα (only before consonants (Rec. three times (Griesbach twice) out of twenty-five)), and ἕνεκεν (R G 19 times, L (out of 26) 21 times, Tr 20, WH 18, T 17), or in a form at first Ionic εἵνεκεν (Luke 4:18 (Rec. ἕν.; T WH; Acts 28:20 T WH); 2 Corinthians 3:10 (R G L marginal reading ἕνεκεν); 2 Corinthians 7:12 (R G), both the last forms alike before consonants and vowels (cf. under the word Nu; Winers Grammar, § 5, 1 d. 1; Buttmann, 10 (9); Krüger (dialects), § 68, 19, 1; WHs Appendix, p. 173)), a preposition followed by the genitive, on account of, for the sake of, for: Matthew 5:10; Matthew 16:25; Matthew 19:29; Mark 8:35; Luke 6:22.; Acts 28:20; Romans 8:36; 2 Corinthians 3:10; ἕνεκεν τούτου, for this cause, therefore, Matthew 19:5; τούτων, Acts 26:21; τίνος ἕνεκεν, for what cause, wherefore, Acts 19:32; before τοῦ with an infinitive expressing purpose (Winers Grammar, 329 (309); Buttmann, 266 (228)), 2 Corinthians 7:12; οὗ εἵνεκεν, because, Luke 4:18; cf. Meyer at the passage

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
because, for sake, wherefore, by reason of

Or heneken hen'-ek-en or heineken hi'-nek-en; of uncertain affinity; on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.

Forms and Transliterations
εινεκεν είνεκεν εἵνεκεν Ενεκα ένεκα ένεκά Ἕνεκα ένεκε ενεκεν ένεκεν ένεκέν ἕνεκεν eineken Eneka eneken heineken heíneken Heneka Héneka heneken héneken
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Strong's Greek 1752
26 Occurrences


εἵνεκεν — 2 Occ.
Ἕνεκα — 4 Occ.
ἕνεκεν — 20 Occ.

Matthew 5:10 Adv
GRK: οἱ δεδιωγμένοι ἕνεκεν δικαιοσύνης ὅτι
NAS: who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness,
KJV: [are] they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake:
INT: they who have been persecuted on account of righteousness for

Matthew 5:11 Adv
GRK: ὑμῶν ψευδόμενοι ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ
NAS: of evil against you because of Me.
KJV: you falsely, for my sake.
INT: you lying on account of me

Matthew 10:18 Adv
GRK: βασιλεῖς ἀχθήσεσθε ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ εἰς
NAS: and kings for My sake, as a testimony
KJV: and kings for my sake, for
INT: kings you will be brought on account of me for

Matthew 10:39 Adv
GRK: ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ εὑρήσει
NAS: his life for My sake will find
KJV: life for my sake shall find it.
INT: life of him on account of me will find

Matthew 16:25 Adv
GRK: ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ εὑρήσει
NAS: his life for My sake will find
KJV: for my sake shall find it.
INT: life of him on account of me will find

Matthew 19:5 Adv
GRK: καὶ εἶπεν Ἕνεκα τούτου καταλείψει
NAS: FOR THIS REASON A MAN
KJV: said, For this cause shall a man leave
INT: and said On account of this will leave

Matthew 19:29 Adv
GRK: ἢ ἀγροὺς ἕνεκεν τοῦ μου
NAS: for My name's sake, will receive
KJV: name's sake, shall receive
INT: or lands for the sake of my

Mark 8:35 Adv
GRK: ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ καὶ
NAS: his life for My sake and the gospel's
KJV: his life for my sake and
INT: life of him on account of me and

Mark 10:7 Adv
GRK: ἕνεκεν τούτου καταλείψει
NAS: FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE
KJV: For this cause shall a man
INT: On account of this will leave

Mark 10:29 Adv
GRK: ἢ ἀγροὺς ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ καὶ
NAS: farms, for My sake and for the gospel's
KJV: lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
INT: or lands for the sake of me and

Mark 10:29 Adv
GRK: ἐμοῦ καὶ ἕνεκεν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
NAS: for My sake and for the gospel's sake,
INT: of me and because of of the gospel

Mark 13:9 Adv
GRK: βασιλέων σταθήσεσθε ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ εἰς
NAS: and kings for My sake, as a testimony
KJV: kings for my sake, for a testimony
INT: kings you will be brought because of of me for

Luke 4:18 Adv
GRK: ἐμέ οὗ εἵνεκεν ἔχρισέν με
KJV: me, because he hath anointed
INT: me of which because he anointed me

Luke 6:22 Adv
GRK: ὡς πονηρὸν ἕνεκα τοῦ υἱοῦ
NAS: as evil, for the sake of the Son
KJV: for the Son of man's sake.
INT: as evil on account of the Son

Luke 9:24 Adv
GRK: ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ οὗτος
NAS: his life for My sake, he is the one who will save
KJV: life for my sake, the same shall save
INT: life of him on account of me he

Luke 18:29 Adv
GRK: ἢ τέκνα ἕνεκεν τῆς βασιλείας
NAS: children, for the sake of the kingdom
KJV: the kingdom of God's sake,
INT: or children for the sake of the kingdom

Luke 21:12 Adv
GRK: καὶ ἡγεμόνας ἕνεκεν τοῦ ὀνόματός
NAS: and governors for My name's sake.
KJV: my name's sake.
INT: and governors on account of the name

Acts 19:32 Adv
GRK: ᾔδεισαν τίνος ἕνεκα συνεληλύθεισαν
NAS: for what reason they had come together.
INT: did know for what cause they had come together

Acts 26:21 Adv
GRK: ἕνεκα τούτων με
NAS: For this reason [some] Jews seized
KJV: For these causes the Jews
INT: On account of these things me

Acts 28:20 Adv
GRK: καὶ προσλαλῆσαι ἕνεκεν γὰρ τῆς
NAS: chain for the sake of the hope
KJV: to speak with [you]: because that for
INT: and to speak to [you] because of indeed the

Romans 8:36 Adv
GRK: γέγραπται ὅτι Ἕνεκεν σοῦ θανατούμεθα
NAS: as it is written, FOR YOUR SAKE WE ARE BEING PUT TO DEATH
KJV: For thy sake we are killed all
INT: it has been written for sake of you we are put to death

Romans 14:20 Adv
GRK: μὴ ἕνεκεν βρώματος κατάλυε
NAS: of God for the sake of food.
KJV: For meat destroy
INT: Not for the sake of food destroy

2 Corinthians 3:10 Adv
GRK: τῷ μέρει εἵνεκεν τῆς ὑπερβαλλούσης
NAS: glory because of the glory
KJV: respect, by reason of the glory
INT: respect on account of the surpassing

2 Corinthians 7:12 Adv
GRK: ὑμῖν οὐχ ἕνεκεν τοῦ ἀδικήσαντος
NAS: I wrote to you, [it was] not for the sake of the offender
KJV: [I did it] not for his cause that had done the wrong,
INT: to you not for the sake of the [one] having done wrong

2 Corinthians 7:12 Adv
GRK: ἀλλ' οὐδὲ ἕνεκεν τοῦ ἀδικηθέντος
NAS: nor for the sake of the one offended,
KJV: nor for his cause that suffered wrong,
INT: rather nor for the sake of the [one] having suffered wrong

26 Occurrences

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