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Bible Usage:

  • then used 2,168 times.


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THEN, adverb

1. At that time, referring to a time specified, either past or future.

And the Canaanite was then in the land. Genesis 12:6.

That is, when Abram migrated and came into Canaan.

Now I know in part, but then shall I know even as I am known. 1 Corinthians 12:28.

2. Afterward; soon afterward or immediately.

First be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Matthew 5:24.

3. In that case; in consequence. Galatians 3:9. Job 3:13.

If all this be so, then man has a natural freedom.

4. Therefore; for this reason.

Now then be all thy weighty cares away.

5. At another time; as now and then at one time and another.

6. That time.

Till then we knew

The force of those dire arms?

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THENCE, adverb thens.

1. From that place.

When you depart thence shake off the dust of your feet. Mark 6:1.

It is more usual, though not necessary, to use from before thence

Then will I send and fetch thee from thence Genesis 27:9.

2. From that time.

There shall be no more thence an infant of days. Isaiah 65:20.

3. For that reason.

Not to sit idle with so great a gift

Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THENCEFORTH, adverb thens'forth. [thence and forth.] From that time.

If the salt hath lost its savor, it is thenceforth good for nothing. Matthew 5:13.

This is also preceded by from, though not from any necessity.

And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him. John 19:12.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THENCEFOR'WARD, adverb [thence and forward.] From that time onward.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THENCEFROM', adverb [thence and from.] From that place. [Not in use.]