Word Summary
heneken: on account of, because of
Original Word: ἕνεκεν
Transliteration: heneken
Phonetic Spelling: (hen'-ek-ah)
Part of Speech: Preposition
Short Definition: on account of, because of
Meaning: on account of, because of
Strong's Concordance
because, for sake, wherefore, by reason of

Or heneken hen'-ek-en or heineken hi'-nek-en; of uncertain affinity; on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1752: εἵνεκεν

εἵνεκεν see ἕνεκα, ἕνεκεν.

STRONGS NT 1752: ἕνεκαἕνεκα (only before consonants (Rec. three times (Griesbach twice) out of twenty-five)), and ἕνεκεν (R G 19 times, L (out of 26) 21 times, Tr 20, WH 18, T 17), or in a form at first Ionic εἵνεκεν (Luke 4:18 (Rec. ἕν.; T WH; Acts 28:20 T WH); 2 Corinthians 3:10 (R G L marginal reading ἕνεκεν); 2 Corinthians 7:12 (R G), both the last forms alike before consonants and vowels (cf. under the word Nu; Winers Grammar, § 5, 1 d. 1; Buttmann, 10 (9); Krüger (dialects), § 68, 19, 1; WHs Appendix, p. 173)), a preposition followed by the genitive, on account of, for the sake of, for: Matthew 5:10; Matthew 16:25; Matthew 19:29; Mark 8:35; Luke 6:22.; Acts 28:20; Romans 8:36; 2 Corinthians 3:10; ἕνεκεν τούτου, for this cause, therefore, Matthew 19:5; τούτων, Acts 26:21; τίνος ἕνεκεν, for what cause, wherefore, Acts 19:32; before τοῦ with an infinitive expressing purpose (Winers Grammar, 329 (309); Buttmann, 266 (228)), 2 Corinthians 7:12; οὗ εἵνεκεν, because, Luke 4:18; cf. Meyer at the passage