5037. te
Strong's Concordance
te: and (denotes addition or connection)
Original Word: τέ
Part of Speech: Particle, Disjunctive Particle
Transliteration: te
Phonetic Spelling: (teh)
Definition: and (denotes addition or connection)
Usage: and, both.
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5037 (a conjunction) – "and both" ("both and"). 5037 /té ("and both") occurs 204 times in the NT and unfortunately is often not translated.

[When translated, 5037 () is usually rendered "and," "both and," or "and both."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. enclitic particle
and (denotes addition or connection)
NASB Translation
alike (1), along (1), also (7), both (37), even (1), only (1), only* (1), or (2), well (2), whether (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5037: τέ

τέ (as δέ comes from δή, μέν from μήν, so τέ from the adverb τῇ, properly, as; (others ally it with καί, cf. Curtius, §§ 27, 647; Vanicek, p. 95; Fick Part i., 32; Donaldson, New Crat. § 195)), a copulative enclitic particle (on the use of which cf. Hermann ad Vig., p. 833; Klotz ad Devar. II. 2, pp. 739ff); in the N. T. it occurs most frequently in the Acts, then in the Epistle to the Hebrews, somewhat rarely in the other books (in Matt. three or four times, in Mark once, viz. Mark 15:36 R G; in John's Gospel three times; nowhere in the Epistles to the Galatians, Thessalonians, or Colossians, nor in the Epistles of John and Peter; twice in text. Rec. of Revelation, viz. Revelation 1:2; Revelation 21:12); and, Latinque, differing from the particle καί in that the latter is conjunctive, τέ adjunctive (Winers Grammar, § 53, 2; according to Bäumlein (Griech. Partikeln, p. 145), καί introduces something new under the same aspect yet as an external addition, whereas τέ marks it as having an inner connection with what precedes; hence, καί is the more general particle, τέ the more special and precise; καί may often stand for τέ, but not τέ for καί. (Cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer, under the word καί, at the beginning)).

1. τέ, standing alone (i. e. not followed by another τέ, or by καί, or other particle), joins a. parts of one and the same sentence, as συναχθέντες συμβούλιον τέ λαβόντες, Matthew 28:12; ἐν ἀγάπη πνεύματι τέ πρᾳότητος, 1 Corinthians 4:21; add, Acts 2:33; Acts 10:22; Acts 11:26; Acts 20:11; Acts 23:10 (WH text omits), ; ; Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 6:5; Hebrews 9:1.

b. complete sentences: John 4:42; John 6:18; Acts 2:37; Acts 4:33; Acts 5:19, 35, 42; Acts 6:7, 12; Acts 8:3, 13, 25, 31; Acts 10:28, 33, 48 (here T Tr WH δέ (see 6 below)); (L Tr WH ; (see 6 below)),.; (WH text δέ; (see 6 below)),; (R G), (Tr text WH δέ (see 6 below)),; (R G),; ; 21:(a Tdf.), (not Lachmann),; (Tr marginal reading δέ (see 6 below)),; Romans 2:19; Hebrews 12:2; introduces a sentence serving to illustrate the matter in hand, Acts 1:15; Acts 4:13.

2. τέ ... καί, and τέ καί, not only ... but also, as well ... as, both ... and; things are thus connected which are akin, or which are united to each other by some inner bond, whether logical or real; (according to Winers Grammar, 439 (408); Bäumlein as above, p. 224f, these particles give no intimation respecting the relative value of the two members; but according to Rost, Griech. Gram. § 134,4; Donaldson, Gr. Gram. § 551; Jelf, § 758; Klotz ad Devar. II. 2, p. 740, the member with καί is the more emphatic);

a. parts of one and the same sentence (which is completed by a single finite verb): ἐσθίειν τέ καί πίνειν, Luke 12:45; φόβητρά τέ καί σημεῖα, Luke 21:11: ἀρχιερεῖς τέ καί γραμματεῖς, Luke 22:66; πονηρούς τέ καί ἀγαθούς, Matthew 22:10; Ἡρῴδης τέ καί Πόντιος Πιλᾶτος, Acts 4:27; ἄνδρες τέ καί γυναῖκες, Acts 8:12; Acts 9:2; Acts 22:4; πάντῃ τέ καί πανταχοῦ, Acts 24:3; ἀσφαλῆ τέ καί βεβαίαν, Hebrews 6:19; add, Acts 1:1; Acts 2:9; Acts 9:29; Acts 14:1, 5; Acts 15:9; Acts 18:4; Acts 19:10, 17; Acts 20:21; Acts 21:12; Acts 26:22; Romans 1:12, 14, 16; Romans 3:9; Romans 10:12; 1 Corinthians 1:2 (R G),; Hebrews 4:12{a} Rec., 12{b}; (here L omits; Tr WH brackets τέ), ; ; James 3:7; τέ is annexed to the article, which is — either repeated after the teal before the following noun, Luke 2:16; Luke 23:12; John 2:15; Acts 5:24; Acts 8:38; Acts 17:10; Acts 18:5; Acts 21:25 (R G); ; — or (less commonly) omitted, Acts 1:13; Acts 13:1; ( L T Tr WH); Romans 1:20. τέ is annexed to a preposition, which after the following καί is — either repeated, Acts 1:8 where L omits; Tr brackets the repeated ἐν; Philippians 1:7 (R omits; L brackets the second ἐν): — or omitted, Acts 10:39 (Tr text WH); . τέ is annexed to a relative pronoun, although it does not belong so much to the pronoun as to the substantive connected with it, Acts 26:22. it is annexed to an adverb, ἔτι τέ καί (and moreover), Acts 21:28. When more than two members are joined together, the first two are joined by τέ καί or τέ ... καί, the rest by καί: Luke 12:45; Acts 1:13; Acts 5:24 (R G); ; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Hebrews 2:4.

b. τέ ... καί connect whole sentences (each of which has its own finite verb, or its own subject): Acts 2:3f R G; R G; τέ ... καί ... καί, Acts 21:30.

3. τέ ... δέ are so combined that τέ adds a sentence to what has been previously said, and δέ introduces something opposed to this added sentence (Winer's Grammar, 439 (409)): Acts 19:2 L T Tr WH; Acts 19:3 R G L Tr text WH text; Acts 22:28 R G.

4. τέ ... τέ presents as parallel (or coordinate) the ideas or sentences which it connects, as ... so (cf. kühner § 520; (Jelf, § 754, 3; Winers Grammar, § 53,4); on the Latinque ... que cf. Herzog on Sallust, Cat. 9, 3): Acts 2:46; Acts 16:11f R G; L T Tr WH text; Acts 26:16; Hebrews 6:2 (Tr brackets; WH text omits second τέ) (Wis. 7:13 Wis. 15:7); τέ καί τέ, Acts 9:15 (L T Tr WH); τέ καί ... τέ ... καί, Acts 26:20 (L T Tr WH). εἴτε ... εἴτε, see εἰ, III. 15; ἐάν τέ ... ἐάν τέ, see ἐάν, I. 3 e. μήτε ... μήτε ... τέ, neither ... nor ... and, Acts 27:20 (Xenophon, an. 4, 4, 6).

5. τέ γάρ (which began to be frequent from Aristotle down), Latinnamque, etenim, for also, for indeed (Winer's Grammar, 448 (417)), are so used that the former particle connects, the latter gives the reason: Romans 1:26 (so that in Romans 1:27 we must read ὁμοίως δέ καί (with L Tr marginal reading), see in 6 below); Romans 7:7 (4 Macc. 5:22); τέ γάρ ... καί, Hebrews 2:11; ἐάν τέ γάρ ... ἐάν τέ, for whether ... or (whether), Romans 14:8; ἐάν τέ γάρ καί, for although (Latinnamque etiamsi), 2 Corinthians 10:8 (R G).

6. The reading often varies in manuscripts and editions between τέ and δέ; as, Matthew 23:6; Acts 3:10; Acts 4:14; Acts 8:1, 6; Acts 9:24; Acts 13:46; Jude 1:6, etc. (see in 1 b. above). In Romans 1:27, following Lachmann (Tr marginal reading), we ought certainly to read ὁμοίως δέ καί; cf. Fritzsche at the passage, p. 77; (Buttmann, 361 (309) n.).

7. As respects position (cf. Kühner, § 520 Anm. 5; Winer's Grammar, 559f (520)), τέ is properly annexed to that word or idea which is placed in parallelism with another (as Ἰουδαῖοι τέ καί Ἕλληνες); but writers also take considerable liberty in placing it, and readily subjoin it to an article or a preposition; for examples see in 2 a. above.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
also, and, both, even

A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly, as correlation of kai) -- also, and, both, even, then, whether. Often used in composition, usually as the latter participle.

see GREEK kai

Forms and Transliterations
τε τεινέτω τείνοντες τείνων τειχήρεις τειχήρεσιν τειχισταίς τέτακα τεταμένοις τετειχισμέναι τετειχισμέναις τετειχισμένας τετειχισμένη τετειχισμένην τετειχισμένων te
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 22:10 Prtcl
GRK: εὗρον πονηρούς τε καὶ ἀγαθούς
NAS: all they found, both evil and good;
KJV: as many as they found, both bad and
INT: they found evil both and good

Matthew 27:48 Prtcl
GRK: σπόγγον πλήσας τε ὄξους καὶ
KJV: a spunge, and filled
INT: a sponge having filled [it] and with vinegar and

Matthew 28:12 Prtcl
GRK: πρεσβυτέρων συμβούλιόν τε λαβόντες ἀργύρια
KJV: the elders, and had taken
INT: elders counsel moreover having taken silver pieces

Luke 2:16 Prtcl
GRK: ἀνεῦραν τήν τε Μαριὰμ καὶ
INT: found both Mary and

Luke 12:45 Prtcl
GRK: παιδίσκας ἐσθίειν τε καὶ πίνειν
KJV: and maidens, and to eat and
INT: maid-servants to eat also and to drink

Luke 14:26 Prtcl
GRK: ἀδελφάς ἔτι τε καὶ τὴν
INT: sisters yes and also the

Luke 15:2 Prtcl
GRK: διεγόγγυζον οἵ τε Φαρισαῖοι καὶ
NAS: Both the Pharisees and the scribes
INT: grumbled both Pharisees and

Luke 21:11 Prtcl
GRK: σεισμοί τε μεγάλοι καὶ
KJV: And great earthquakes
INT: earthquakes both great and

Luke 21:11 Prtcl
GRK: ἔσονται φόβητρά τε καὶ ἀπ'
KJV: pestilences; and fearful sights
INT: will there be fearful sights also moreover from

Luke 22:66 Prtcl
GRK: λαοῦ ἀρχιερεῖς τε καὶ γραμματεῖς
NAS: assembled, both chief priests
KJV: of the people and the chief priests
INT: people chief priests both and scribes

Luke 23:12 Prtcl
GRK: φίλοι ὅ τε Ἡρῴδης καὶ
INT: friends both Herod and

Luke 24:20 Prtcl
GRK: ὅπως τε παρέδωκαν αὐτὸν
INT: that moreover delivered up him

John 2:15 Prtcl
GRK: ἱεροῦ τά τε πρόβατα καὶ
KJV: out of the temple, and the sheep, and
INT: temple both sheep and

John 4:42 Prtcl
GRK: τῇ τε γυναικὶ ἔλεγον
KJV: And said unto the woman,
INT: to and woman they said

John 6:18 Prtcl
GRK: τε θάλασσα ἀνέμου
KJV: And the sea arose
INT: and both [the] sea by a wind

Acts 1:1 Prtcl
GRK: ὁ ποιεῖν τε καὶ διδάσκειν
KJV: Jesus began both to do and
INT: to do both and to teach

Acts 1:8 Prtcl
GRK: μάρτυρες ἔν τε Ἰερουσαλὴμ καὶ
NAS: upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem,
KJV: witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem,
INT: witnesses in both Jerusalem and

Acts 1:13 Prtcl
GRK: καταμένοντες ὅ τε Πέτρος καὶ
KJV: where abode both Peter, and
INT: staying both Peter and

Acts 1:15 Prtcl
GRK: εἶπεν ἦν τε ὄχλος ὀνομάτων
KJV: and said, (the number
INT: said was moreover [the] number of names

Acts 2:9 Prtcl
GRK: Μεσοποταμίαν Ἰουδαίαν τε καὶ Καππαδοκίαν
KJV: in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea,
INT: Mesopotamia Judea also and Cappadocia

Acts 2:10 Prtcl
GRK: Φρυγίαν τε καὶ Παμφυλίαν
NAS: from Rome, both Jews
KJV: strangers of Rome, Jews and
INT: Phrygia both and Pamphylia

Acts 2:11 Prtcl
GRK: Ἰουδαῖοί τε καὶ προσήλυτοι
INT: Jews both and converts

Acts 2:33 Prtcl
GRK: ὑψωθεὶς τήν τε ἐπαγγελίαν τοῦ
KJV: of God exalted, and having received of
INT: having been exalted and [the] promise of the

Acts 2:37 Prtcl
GRK: καρδίαν εἶπόν τε πρὸς τὸν
KJV: in their heart, and said
INT: heart said moreover to

Acts 2:40 Prtcl
GRK: ἑτέροις τε λόγοις πλείοσιν
KJV: And with many other
INT: other moreover words many

Strong's Greek 5037
215 Occurrences

τε — 215 Occ.

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