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hēr , in composition:

Hereafter

hēr - aft´ẽr (here (this present) and after) represents Hebrew 'āḥar , "hinder part," "end" ( Isaiah 41:23 ), "the things that are to come hereafter" ('āḥōr after, behind the present), with dēn , "this," 'aḥărē dhēn , Aramaic (Daniel 2:29 , Daniel 2:45 ), 'aḥar , "after," "behind," "last" (Ezekiel 20:39 ), Greek απ' άρτι , ap' árti , "from now" (Matthew 26:64 ), "Hereafter ye shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven," which does not mean "at a future time" according to the more modern usage of "hereafter," but (as the Greek) "from now," the Revised Version (British and American) "henceforth"; Tyndale and the chief versions after him have "hereafter," but Wycliff has "fro hennes forth." John 1:51 , "Hereafter ye shall see the heaven opened," etc., where "hereafter" has the same meaning; it is omitted by the Revised Version (British and American) after a corrected text (Wycliff also omits); éti , "yet," "still," "any more" "any longer" (John 14:30 , the Revised Version (British and American) "I will no more speak much with you," Wycliff, "now I schal not"); mēkéti , "no more," "no longer" (Mark 11:14 , "no man eat fruit of thee hereafter," the Revised Version (British and American) "henceforward"); apó toú nún , "from now" (Luke 22:69 , the Revised Version (British and American) "From henceforth shall the Son of man be seated at the right hand of the power of God," Wycliff "aftir this tyme"); metá taúta (John 13:7 , "Thou shalt know (the Revised Version (British and American) "understand") hereafter," Wycliff "aftirward").

Hereby

hēr - bı̄ ´, represents bezō'th , "in or by this" ( Genesis 42:15 "Hereby ye shall be proved"); ek toútou , "out of this" (1 John 4:6 , the Revised Version (British and American) "by this"); en toútō , "in this," "by this means" (1 Corinthians 4:4; 1 John 2:3 , 1 John 2:1; 1 John 3:16 , 1 John 3:19 , 1 John 3:24; 1 John 4:2 , 1 John 4:13 ).

Herein

hēr - in ´, Hebrew bezō'th , "in" or "by this" ( Genesis 34:22 , the Revised Version (British and American) "on this condition"); en toútō (John 4:37; John 9:30; John 15:8; Acts 24:16; 2 Corinthians 8:10; 1 John 4:10 , 1 John 4:17 ).

Hereof

hēr - ov ´, Greek haútē , "this" ( Matthew 9:26 ); hoútos , "this" (Hebrews 5:3 , the Revised Version (British and American) "thereof").

Heretofore

hēr - too - fōr ´, Hebrew temōl , "yesterday," "neither heretofore, nor since" ( Exodus 4:10; compare Exodus 5:7 , Exodus 5:8 , Exodus 5:14; Joshua 3:4; Rth 2:11); 'ethmōl shilshōm , "yesterday," "third day" (1 Samuel 4:7 , "There hath not been such a thing heretofore."

Hereunto

hēr - un - too ´, Greek eis toúto , "unto," "with a view to this" ( 1 Peter 2:21 , "For hereunto were ye called"): "hereunto" is supplied (Ecclesiastes 2:25 , "Who else can hasten hereunto more than I" the Revised Version (British and American) "who can have enjoyment," margin "hasten thereto").

Herewith

hēr - with ´, Hebrew bā - zō'th , bezō'th , "in," "by," or "with this" ( Ezekiel 16:29; Malachi 3:10 , "Prove me now herewith, saith Yahweh").

The Revised Version (British and American) has "herein" for "to do this" (Ezra 4:22 ); for "in these things" (Romans 14:18 ); "of them that have sinned heretofore" for "which have sinned already" (2 Corinthians 12:21 ); "hereunto" for "thereunto" (1 Peter 3:9 ); "herewith" for "thus" (Leviticus 16:3 ).

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Here'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/h/here.html. 1915.

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