Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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shows inference or continuation: for, because, indeed, but
for; it is, however, frequently used with an ellipsis of the clause to which it has reference, and its force must then be variously expressed: Mt. 15:27; 27:23, et al.; it is also sometimes epexegetic, or introductory of an intimated detail of circumstances, now, then, Mt. 1:18

Greek-English Concordance for γάρ

1 Peter 4:3 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the time already gone by is enough for you to have done what the pagans like to do, carrying on in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and disgusting worship of idols.
1 Peter 4:6 It was for this very purpose that the gospel was preached to the dead, so that though they were judged as men in the flesh, they might live as God in the Spirit.
1 Peter 4:15 But (gar | γάρ | conj) none of you should suffer as a murderer or a thief or a criminal or as a meddler in the affairs of another;
2 Peter 1:8 For (gar | γάρ | conj) if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will make you effective and productive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 1:9 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the one who does not have these qualities is blind; he is nearsighted, having forgotten that he was cleansed from his past sins.
2 Peter 1:10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election. For (gar | γάρ | conj) by doing these things you will never come to ruin.
2 Peter 1:11 For (gar | γάρ | conj) in this way entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.
2 Peter 1:16 For (gar | γάρ | conj) we did not follow cunningly crafted stories when we made known to you the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
2 Peter 1:17 For (gar | γάρ | conj) he received honor and glory from God the Father when a voice borne to him by the Majestic Glory proclaimed: “This is my Son, my Beloved, on whom my favor rests.”
2 Peter 1:21 for (gar | γάρ | conj) prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men borne along by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.
2 Peter 2:4 For (gar | γάρ | conj) if God did not spare the angels when they sinned but cast them into hell, committing them to chains of utter darkness, there to be kept until the judgment;
2 Peter 2:8 (for (gar | γάρ | conj) while that righteous man was living among them day after day, he was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds that he saw and heard);
2 Peter 2:18 For (gar | γάρ | conj) by speaking pompous words of vanity, they entice, by lusts of the flesh and debauchery, those who are just escaping from those who are living in error.
2 Peter 2:19 They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption; for (gar | γάρ | conj) by whatever a man is overcome, to this he is enslaved.
2 Peter 2:20 For (gar | γάρ | conj) if after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become for them worse than the first.
2 Peter 2:21 For (gar | γάρ | conj) it would have been better for them never to have come to know the way of righteousness than, having come to know it, to turn back from the holy commandment that was delivered to them.
2 Peter 3:4 and saying, “Where is the promise of his coming? For (gar | γάρ | conj) ever since our fathers fell asleep, everything has gone along as it has from the beginning of creation.”
2 Peter 3:5 For (gar | γάρ | conj) in maintaining this, they overlook the fact that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.
1 John 2:19 They went out from us but they were not of us; for (gar | γάρ | conj) if they had been of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out from us that it might become plain that none of them are of us.
1 John 4:20 If someone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar; for (gar | γάρ | conj) the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.
1 John 5:3 For (gar | γάρ | conj) this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome,
2 John 1:11 for (gar | γάρ | conj) the one who gives him a greeting becomes a partner in his evil deeds.
3 John 1:3 For (gar | γάρ | conj) I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your fidelity to the truth, as indeed you do walk in the truth.
3 John 1:7 because (gar | γάρ | conj) they set out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from nonbelievers.
Jude 1:4 For (gar | γάρ | conj) certain men have stolen in unawares — men who long ago were designated for this condemnation — ungodly men who turn the grace of our God into an excuse for blatant immorality, and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
Revelation 1:3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and those who hear and keep what is written in it, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the time is near.
Revelation 3:2 Wake up and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die; for (gar | γάρ | conj) I have not found your works fully completed in the sight of my God.
Revelation 9:19 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the power of the horses is in their mouths and in their tails, for (gar | γάρ | conj) their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they inflict harm.
Revelation 13:18 This calls for wisdom: let the one who has insight calculate the number of the beast, for (gar | γάρ | conj) it is the number of a man, and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.
Revelation 14:4 These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they are virgins. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from the human race as firstfruits for God and for the Lamb,
Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes indeed!” says the Spirit, “so they can rest from their labors, because (gar | γάρ | conj) their deeds will follow them!”
Revelation 16:14 They were demonic spirits, performing signs, who go out to the kings of the whole world to assemble them for battle on the great day of God the Almighty.
Revelation 17:17 for (gar | γάρ | conj) God has put it into their hearts to carry out his purpose by agreeing together to turn over their royal power to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled.
Revelation 19:8 To her it has been granted to be clothed in fine linen, bright and clean” — for (gar | γάρ | conj) the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
Revelation 19:10 Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “Do not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony about Jesus. Worship God! For (gar | γάρ | conj) the testimony about Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
Revelation 21:1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.
Revelation 21:22 I saw no temple in the city, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the Lord God Almighty is its temple, and the Lamb.
Revelation 21:23 And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the glory of God floods it with light, and its lamp is the Lamb.
Revelation 21:25 On no day will its gates ever be closed, since (gar | γάρ | conj) there will be no night there.
Revelation 22:10 Then he said to me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the time is near.