2579. kan
Strong's Concordance
kan: and if
Original Word: κἄν
Part of Speech: Conditional+Kaiincrasis
Transliteration: kan
Phonetic Spelling: (kan)
Definition: and if
Usage: and if, even if, even, at least.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kai and ean
and if
NASB Translation
even (1), even if (4), if (4), if even (1), just (2), least (1), or even (1), though (1), whether (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2579: κἄν

κἄν (Griesbach κἄν; see κἀγώ, at the beginning), by crusts for καί ἐάν (cf. Winers Grammar, § 5, 3; Buttmann, p. 10; Tdf Proleg., p. 97; WH's Appendix, p. 145{b}); hence joined with the subjunctive;

1. and if: Matthew 10:23 G L; Mark 16:18; (Luke 12:38 (bis) T Tr text WH; John 8:55 L T Tr WH; 1 Corinthians 13:2{a} L WH, 2^b Tr text WH, 3^a L Tr WH, 3^b L WH); James 5:15; by aposiopesis with the suppression of the apodosis, κἄν μέν ποιήσῃ καρπόν, namely, εὖ ἔχει it is well (or some such phrase), Luke 13:9; cf. Winers Grammar, 600 (558); (Buttmann, § 151, 26).

2. also or even if;

a. if only, at least, in abridged discourse: κἄν τόν ἱματίων αὐτοῦ, namely, ἅψωμαι, Mark 5:28; also ἵνα (namely, ἅψωνται αὐτοῦ) κἄν τοῦ κρασπέδου ... ἅψωνται, Mark 6:56: ἵνα ἐρχομένου Πέτρου (namely, τί αὐτοῦ ἐπισκιάσῃ αὐτῶν) κἄν σκιά etc. Acts 5:15; κἄν ὡς ἄφρονα namely, δεξησθε με, 2 Corinthians 11:16; (Wis. 14:4 Wis. 15:2). Cf. Buttmann, § 149, 6; (Winers Grammar, 584 (543); Green, Gram. of the N. T., p. 230; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 1, p. 139f; Liddell and Scott, under the word; Sophocles Lexicon, under the word).

b. even if: Matthew 21:21; Matthew 26:35; John 8:14; John 10:38; (John 11:25); Hebrews 12:20.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
and if, at the least, though, yet.

From kai and ean; and (or even) if -- and (also) if (so much as), if but, at the least, though, yet.

see GREEK kai

see GREEK ean

Forms and Transliterations
καὶ καν κἂν kai kaì kan kàn
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 21:21 Prtcl-C
GRK: ποιήσετε ἀλλὰ κἂν τῷ ὄρει
NAS: was done to the fig tree, but even if you say
KJV: but also if ye shall say
INT: will you do but even if to the mountain

Matthew 26:35 Prtcl-C
GRK: ὁ Πέτρος Κἂν δέῃ με
NAS: said to Him, Even if I have
KJV: said unto him, Though I should
INT: Peter Even if it were needful for me

Mark 5:28 Prtcl-C
GRK: Ἐὰν ἅψωμαι κἂν τῶν ἱματίων
NAS: If I just touch
KJV: If I may touch but his clothes,
INT: if I shall touch but the garments

Mark 6:56 Prtcl-C
GRK: αὐτὸν ἵνα κἂν τοῦ κρασπέδου
NAS: and imploring Him that they might just touch
KJV: if it were but the border
INT: him that if only the fringe

Mark 16:18 Prtcl-C
GRK: ὄφεις ἀροῦσιν κἂν θανάσιμόν τι
NAS: up serpents, and if they drink
KJV: serpents; and if they drink
INT: serpents they will take up and if deadly anything

Luke 12:38 Prtcl-C
GRK: κἂν ἐν τῇ
NAS: Whether he comes in the second
INT: And if in the

Luke 12:38 Prtcl-C
GRK: τῇ δευτέρᾳ κἂν ἐν τῇ
NAS: watch, or even in the third,
INT: the second or if in the

Luke 13:9 Prtcl-C
GRK: κἂν μὲν ποιήσῃ
NAS: and if it bears fruit
KJV: And if it bear fruit,
INT: and if indeed it should bear

John 8:14 Prtcl-C
GRK: εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Κἂν ἐγὼ μαρτυρῶ
NAS: and said to them, Even if I testify
KJV: said unto them, Though I bear record
INT: said to them Even if I bear witness

John 8:55 Prtcl-C
GRK: οἶδα αὐτόν κἂν εἴπω ὅτι
NAS: Him, but I know Him; and if I say
INT: know him And if I say that

John 10:38 Prtcl-C
GRK: δὲ ποιῶ κἂν ἐμοὶ μὴ
NAS: I do them, though you do not believe
KJV: if I do, though ye believe not
INT: however I do even if me not

John 11:25 Prtcl-C
GRK: εἰς ἐμὲ κἂν ἀποθάνῃ ζήσεται
NAS: in Me will live even if he dies,
KJV: me, though he were dead,
INT: on me even if he die he will live

Acts 5:15 Prtcl-C
GRK: ἐρχομένου Πέτρου κἂν ἡ σκιὰ
NAS: came by at least his shadow
KJV: that at the least the shadow
INT: coming of Peter at least the shadow

1 Corinthians 13:3 Prtcl-C
GRK: κἂν ψωμίσω πάντα
INT: and if I give away all

2 Corinthians 11:16 Prtcl-C
GRK: δὲ μή¦γε κἂν ὡς ἄφρονα
NAS: [you do], receive me even as foolish,
KJV: a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool
INT: however otherwise even as a fool

Hebrews 12:20 Prtcl-C
GRK: τὸ διαστελλόμενον Κἂν θηρίον θίγῃ
NAS: the command, IF EVEN A BEAST
KJV: that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast
INT: that [which] was commanded And if a beast should touch

James 5:15 Prtcl-C
GRK: ὁ κύριος κἂν ἁμαρτίας ᾖ
NAS: will raise him up, and if he has committed
KJV: him up; and if he have committed
INT: the Lord and if sins he should be

Strong's Greek 2579
17 Occurrences

κἂν — 17 Occ.

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