2444. hinati
Strong's Concordance
hinati: for what purpose?
Original Word: ἱνατί
Transliteration: hinati
Phonetic Spelling: (hin-at-ee')
Short Definition: why
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hina and tis
Definition
for what purpose?
NASB Translation
why (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2444: ἵνα τί

ἵνα τί (so L WH uniformly, also Tr except (by mistake?) in Matthew 27:46), and written unitedly ἱνατί (so Rec.st bez G T uniformly; see Winers Grammar, § 5, 2); Latinutquid? i. e. for what purpose? wherefore? why? an elliptical formula, due to the fact that a questioner begins an answer to his own question with the word ἵνα, but not knowing how to complete it reverts again to the question, as if to ask what will complete the answer: that (what?) may or might happen (ut (quid?)fiat orfieret); see Herm. ad Vig., p. 847; Kühner, § 587,5 ii., p. 1020; Winers Grammar, § 25, 1 at the end; (Buttmann, § 149, 2): Matthew 9:4; Matthew 27:46; Luke 13:7; Acts 4:25; Acts 7:26; 1 Corinthians 10:29. Add, from the Sept., Genesis 4:6; Genesis 25:32; Genesis 27:46; Numbers 14:3; Numbers 22:32 (Ald.); Judges 6:13 (Alex., Ald., Complutensian); 1 Samuel 1:8; 2 Samuel 3:24; 2 Samuel 15:19; Job 3:12; Job 10:18; Jeremiah 2:29; Jeremiah 14:19; Jeremiah 15:18; Daniel 10:20 (Theod.); Isaiah 2:1; Isaiah 10:1 (Isaiah 9:22); Isaiah 21:2 (Isaiah 22:2), etc.; Sir. 14:3; 1 Macc. 2:7. (Aristophanes, nub. 1192; Plato, Apology c. 14, p. 26 c.; others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
wherefore, why.

From hina and tis; for what reason ?, i.e. Why? -- wherefore, why.

see GREEK hina

see GREEK tis

Forms and Transliterations
ινατί ίνατι ίνατί ινδάλματα ιξευτού
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