ἔγνω οὖν ὁ πατὴρ ὅτι [ἐν] ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὥρᾳ (John 4:53)

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Title:  The Father Knew that was the Hour

The text is, “ἔγνω οὖν ὁ πατὴρ ὅτι [ἐν] ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὥρᾳ ἐν ᾗ εἶπεν αὐτῷ ὁ Ἰησοῦς· ὁ υἱός σου ζῇ, καὶ ἐπίστευσεν αὐτὸς καὶ ἡ οἰκία αὐτοῦ ὅλη”.

“ἔγνω”:  third person, singular, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “knew”.

“οὖν”:  coordinating inferential conjunction meaning “thus” or “therefore”.

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“πατὴρ”:  masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “father”.

“ὅτι”:  subordinating conjunction meaning “that”.

“[ἐν]”:  preposition taking the dative for its object word and meaning “in”.

“ἐκείνῃ”:  feminine, singular, dative, demonstrative pronoun meaning “that”.

“τῇ”:  feminine, singular, dative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“ὥρᾳ”:  feminine, singular, dative noun meaning “hour”.

“ἐν”:  preposition taking the dative for its object word and meaning “in” but it is not rendered into English here..

“ᾗ”:  feminine, singular, dative, relative, definite pronoun meaning “when”.

“εἶπεν”:  third person, singular, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “said”.

“αὐτῷ”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, dative pronoun meaning “to him”.

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“Ἰησοῦς”:  masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “Jesus”.

“ὁ “: masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“υἱός”:  masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “son”.

“σου”:  second person, personal, singular, genitive pronoun meaning “your”.

“ζῇ”:  third person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “lives”.

“καὶ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “and”.

“ἐπίστευσεν”:  third person, singular, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “believed”.

“αὐτὸς”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, nominative pronoun meaning “he”.

“καὶ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “and”.

“ἡ”:  feminine, singular, nominative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“οἰκία”:  feminine, singular, nominative noun meaning “house” or “household”.

“αὐτοῦ”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, genitive pronoun meaning “his”.

“ὅλη”: feminine, singular, nominative adjective meaning “all”.

The meaning of this verse is,

Therefore the father knew that in that hour when Jesus said to him, “Your son lives.”, he believed, and all his house.

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