Word Summary
ēdē: already
Original Word: ἤδη
Transliteration: ēdē
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-day)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: already
Meaning: already
Strong's Concordance
already, even now, by this time.

Apparently from e (or possibly e) and de; even now -- already, (even) now (already), by this time.

see GREEK e

see GREEK e

see GREEK de

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2235: ἤδη

ἤδη, adverb (from Homer down; on the derivation see Vanicek, p. 745; Peile, p. 395), in the N. T. everywhere of time, now, already (Latinjam): Matthew 3:10; Matthew 5:28; Matthew 14:15; Mark 4:37; Mark 11:11; Luke 7:6; Luke 12:49; (Luke 24:29 T WH Tr text, L Tr marginal reading brackets); John 4:35(),; (that all things were now finished and that nothing further remained for him to do or to suffer); Acts 27:9; Romans 13:11 (that it is already time to wake up and indulge no longer in sleep); 1 Corinthians 4:8, and often; νῦν ... ἤδη, now already (Latinjamnunc): 1 John 4:3; ἤδη πότε, now at last, at length now: with future Romans 1:10; (with aorist Philippians 4:10. Synonym: see ἄρτι, at the end)