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THEREFORE, adverb ther'fore. [there and for.]

1. For that; for that or this reason, referring to something previously stated.

I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.

Luke 14:20.

2. Consequently.

He blushes; therefore he is guilty.

3. In return or recompense for this or that.

What shall we have therefore? Matthew 19:6.