Bill Mounce

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how? in what way?; how!
interrogative particle, How? In what manner? By what means? Mt. 7:4; 22:12; Jn. 6:52; used in interrogations which imply a negative, Mt. 12:26, 29, 34; 22:45; 23:33; Acts 8:31; put concisely for How is it that? How does it come to pass that? Mt. 16:11; 22:43; Mk. 4:40; Jn. 7:15; with an indirect interrogation, how, in what manner, Mt. 6:28; 10:19; Mk. 11:18; put for τι, What? Lk. 10:26; put for ως, as a particle of exclamation, how, how much, how greatly, Mk. 10:23, 24

Greek-English Concordance for πῶς

Matthew 6:28 And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how (pōs | πῶς | part) they grow; they do not toil nor do they spin;
Matthew 7:4 Or how (pōs | πῶς | particle) dare you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove the speck from your eye,’ and look, there is a log in your own eye?
Matthew 10:19 But when they hand you over, do not worry about how (pōs | πῶς | conj) you are to speak or what you are to say; for what you are to say will be given to you at that time.
Matthew 12:4 how (pōs | πῶς | conj) he entered the house of God and they ate the sacred bread, which it was not lawful for him to eat nor for those who were with him, but for the priests alone?
Matthew 12:26 So if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself; how (pōs | πῶς | conj) then will his kingdom stand?
Matthew 12:29 Or how (pōs | πῶς | conj) can someone enter the strong man’s house and carry off his belongings, unless he first ties up the strong man? And then he will ransack his house.
Matthew 12:34 You offspring of snakes! How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Matthew 16:11 How (pōs | πῶς | conj) is it that you do not understand that I was not speaking about bread? Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”
Matthew 21:20 When the disciples saw this, they were astonished and said, “How (pōs | πῶς | particle) did the fig tree wither away so quickly?”
Matthew 22:12 And he said to him, ‘Friend, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) did you get in here without a wedding garment?’ And the man was speechless.
Matthew 22:43 He said to them, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) then does David in the Spirit call him ‘Lord,’ saying,
Matthew 22:45 If therefore David calls him ‘Lord,’ how (pōs | πῶς | conj) can he be his son?”
Matthew 23:33 You snakes! You brood of vipers! How (pōs | πῶς | conj) will you escape being condemned to hell?
Matthew 26:54 But how (pōs | πῶς | conj) then would the scriptures be fulfilled that say it must happen in this way?”
Mark 2:26 How (pōs | πῶς | conj) he went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest and ate the sacred bread, sacred ate which is not lawful to eat, except for the priests, and he also gave it to those who were with him?” who were
Mark 3:23 So he called them together in parables: and began speaking to them in parables: “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can Satan drive out Satan?
Mark 4:13 And he said to them, “Do you not understand this parable? this Then how (pōs | πῶς | conj) will you understand all the parables? will you understand
Mark 4:30 Then he said, “To what (pōs | πῶς | conj) can we compare the kingdom of God, or what it? parable can we use for it?
Mark 5:16 And those who had seen it described to them what (pōs | πῶς | conj) had happened to the demon-possessed man, and all about the pigs.
Mark 9:12 And he said to them, “Elijah does come first, and restores all things. Yet how (pōs | πῶς | conj) is it written about the Son of Man? That he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
Mark 10:23 And looking around, Jesus said to his disciples, “How (pōs | πῶς | particle) difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God.”
Mark 10:24 The disciples were shocked at his words. But Jesus, responding again, said to them, “Children, how (pōs | πῶς | particle) difficult it is to enter the kingdom of God!
Mark 11:18 And the ruling priests and the scribes heard of this and began seeking how (pōs | πῶς | conj) they could destroy him, for they feared him, because all the people were impressed by his teaching.
Mark 12:26 But concerning the dead, that they are raised, have you not read in the book of Moses in the passage about the bush, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) God spoke to him saying, ‘I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob’?
Mark 12:35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple, he said, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can the scribes say that Messiah is the son of David?
Mark 12:41 And taking a seat opposite the treasury, he was watching how (pōs | πῶς | conj) the people were putting money into the offering box. Many rich people were putting in large sums.
Mark 14:1 It was now two days before the Passover and Festival of Unleavened Bread. And the ruling priests and the scribes were seeking how (pōs | πῶς | conj) to seize him by treachery and put him to death,
Mark 14:11 And when they heard it, they were pleased and promised to give him money. So Judas was seeking how (pōs | πῶς | conj) he might hand him over at a convenient moment.
Luke 1:34 Mary said to the angel, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) will this be, since I have no sexual relationship with a man?”
Luke 6:42 How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself don’t see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother’s eye.
Luke 8:18 “Take care, then, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) you hear! For whoever has — more will be given to him; and whoever does not have — even what he seems to have will be taken away from him.”
Luke 8:36 Those who had seen it told them how (pōs | πῶς | conj) the man who had been possessed by demons had been healed.
Luke 10:26 He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How (pōs | πῶς | conj) do you read it?”
Luke 11:18 And if Satan also has been divided against himself, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) will his kingdom stand? For you say that by Beelzebul I cast out demons.
Luke 12:11 When they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, do not worry: How (pōs | πῶς | conj) or what words should you use in your defense? or, What should you say?
Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) they grow. They neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
Luke 12:50 I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how (pōs | πῶς | particle) distressed I am until it is completed!
Luke 12:56 Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky. How (pōs | πῶς | conj) is it that you do not know how to interpret this present time?
Luke 14:7 He began speaking a parable to those who had been invited when he noticed how (pōs | πῶς | conj) they were seeking out the places of honor. He said to them,
Luke 18:24 Jesus looked at him, becoming very sad, and said, “How (pōs | πῶς | particle) difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!
Luke 20:41 Then he said to them, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can they say that the Messiah is to be a son of David?
Luke 20:44 David thus calls him ‘Lord.’ So how (pōs | πῶς | conj) could he be his son?”
Luke 22:2 The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way how (pōs | πῶς | conj) they might put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people.
Luke 22:4 He went and conferred with the chief priests and officers about how (pōs | πῶς | conj) he might deliver up Jesus to them.
John 3:4 Nicodemus said to him, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter into his mother’s womb and be born a second time, can he?”
John 3:9 Nicodemus replied, saying to him, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can these things be?”
John 3:12 If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) will you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?
John 4:9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “How (pōs | πῶς | conj) is it that you, a Jew, are asking for a drink from me, a woman from Samaria?” (For Jews use nothing in common with Samaritans.)
John 5:44 How (pōs | πῶς | conj) can you believe, when you accept praise from one another but do not seek the praise that comes from the only God?
John 5:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how (pōs | πῶς | conj) will you believe my words?”