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Bible Usage:

  • there used 2,299 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

THERE, adverb

1. In that place.

The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed. Genesis 2:5.

2. It is sometimes opposed to here; there denoting the place most distant.

Darkness there might well seem twilight here.

3. Here and there in one place and another; as here a little and there a little.

4. It is sometimes used by way of exclamation; calling the attention to something distant; as there there; see there; look there

5. there is used to begin sentences or before a verb; sometimes pertinently, and sometimes without signification; but its use is to firmly established that it cannot be dispensed with.

Wherever there is sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced.

THERE have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue.

And there came a voice from heaven, saying, thou art my beloved Son. Mark 1:5.

6. In composition, there has the sense of a pronoun, as in Saxon; as thereby, which signifies by that.

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THEREABOUTS', adverb [there and about. The latter is less proper, but most commonly used.]

1. Near that place.

2. Nearly; near that number, degree or quantity; as ten men or thereabouts.

3. Concerning that. [Not much used.] Luke 24:4.

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THERE'AFTER, adverb [there and after.]

1. According to that; accordingly.

When you can draw the head indifferently well, proportion the body thereafter

2. After that.

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THEREAT', adverb [there and at.] At that place.

Wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in thereat Matthew 7:13.

1. At that; at that thing or event; on that account.

Every error is a stain to the beauty of nature; for which cause it blusheth thereat

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THEREBY', adverb [there and by.] By that; by that means; in consequence of that.

Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace; thereby good shall come to thee. Job 22:21.

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THEREFOR', adverb [there and for.] For that or this, or it.

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THEREFORE, adverb ther'fore. [there and for.]

1. For that; for that or this reason, referring to something previously stated.

I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.

Luke 14:20.

2. Consequently.

He blushes; therefore he is guilty.

3. In return or recompense for this or that.

What shall we have therefore? Matthew 19:6.

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THEREFROM', adverb [there and from.] From this or that.

--Turn not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left. Joshua 23:6.

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THEREIN', adverb [there and in.] In that or this place, time or thing.

Bring forth abundantly in the earth and multiply therein Genesis 9:7.

Ye shall keep the sabbath--whosoever doeth any work therein--that soul shall be cut off. Exodus 31:14.

THEREIN our letters do not well agree.

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THEREINTO', adverb [there and into.] Into that.

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THEREOF', adv. [there and of.] Of that or this.

In the day thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. Genesis 2:17.

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THEREON', adverb [there and on.] On that or this.

Then the king said, hang him thereon Esther 7:9.

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THEREOUT', adverb [there and out.] Out of that or this. Leviticus 2:2.

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THERETO' adverb [there and to or unto.] To that or this.

Add the fifth part thereto. Leviticus 5:16.

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THEREUN'DER, adverb [there and under.] Under that or this.

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THEREUNTO', adverb [there and to or unto.] To that or this.

Add the fifth part thereto. Leviticus 5:16.

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THEREUPON', adverb [there and upon.] Upon that or this.

The remnant of the house of Judah, they shall feed thereupon Zephaniah 2:7.

1. In consequence of that.

He hopes to find you forward,

And thereupon he sends you this good news.

2. Immediately.

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THEREWHI'LE, adverb [there and while.] At the same time.

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THEREWITH', adverb [there and with.] With that or this.

I have learned in whatever state I am, therewith to be content. Philippians 4:11.

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THEREWITHAL', adverb [there and withal.]

1. Over and above.

2. At the same time.

3. With that. [This word is obsolete.]

[The foregoing compounds of there with the prepositions, are for the most part deemed inelegant and obsolete. Some of them however are in good use, and particularly in the law style.