KJV Dictionary Definition: else


ELSE, a. or pron. els. L. alius, alias. See Alien.

Other; one or something beside. Who else is coming? What else shall I give? Do you expect any thing else? This word, if considered to be an adjective or pronoun, never precedes its noun,but always follows it.

ELSE, adv. els. Otherwise; in the other case; if the fact were different. Thou desirest not sacrifice, else would I give it; that is, if thou didst desire sacrifice, I would give it. Ps. v.16. Repent, or else I will come to thee quickly; that is, repent, or if thou shouldst not repent, if the case or fact should be different, I will come to thee quickly. Rev.2.5.

1. Beside; except that mentioned; as, no where else.