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Lexicon :: Strong's H2009 - hinnê

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Part of Speech
demonstrative particle
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolongation for הֵן (H2005)
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TWOT Reference: 510a

Strong’s Definitions

הִנֵּה hinnêh, hin-nay'; prolongation for H2005; lo!:—behold, lo, see.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H2009 in the following manner: Behold, see, lo, here...I, and lo.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H2009 in the following manner: Behold, see, lo, here...I, and lo.
  1. behold, lo, see, if

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הִנֵּה hinnêh, hin-nay'; prolongation for H2005; lo!:—behold, lo, see.
STRONGS H2009: Abbreviations
הִנֵּה, once הִנֶּהֿ Genesis 19:2, demonstrative particle lo! behold! (إِنَّ certainly, surely, literally lo !), with suffix (the pronoun being conceived as accusative, Ew§ 262 c.; compare, إِنَّ, which takes an accusative, whether of a noun or pronominal suffix) הִנְנִי Genesis 6:13 + often (also הִנֶּ֣נִּי Genesis 22:7), הִנֵּ֑נִי Genesis 22:1, 11 +, (הִנֶּ֔נִּי Genesis 27:18), Isaiah 65:1 הִנֵּ֣נִי הִנֵּ֔נִי (but הִנֵּה אָנֹכִי is also said Genesis 24:13, 43; Genesis 25:32; Genesis 48:21; Exodus 4:23; Exodus 7:17 +; and, more rarely, הִנֵּה אֲנִי Ezekiel 37:5, 12, 19, 21; 2 Chronicles 2:3, compare 2 Kings 10:9; Jeremiah 32:27); הִנְּךָ Genesis 20:3 + (2 Kings 7:2 הִנְּכָה), הִנֶּ֑ךָּ Psalm 139:8, feminine הִנָּךָ Genesis 16:11 + 6 times; הִנּוֺ Numbers 23:17; Job 2:6; 1 Chronicles 11:25, הִנֵּ֫הוּ Jeremiah 18:3 Kt (הִנֵּה הוּא is more usual, as Genesis 20:16; Genesis 42:27; 1 Samuel 10:22; Jeremiah 38:5; Ruth 3:2): 1plural הִנְנוּ Joshua 9:25; 2 Samuel 5:1; Jeremiah 3:22; Ezra 9:15, הִנֶּ֫נּוּ Genesis 44:16; Genesis 50:18; Numbers 14:40, הִנֵּנ֑וּ Job 38:35; הִנְּכֶם Deuteronomy 1:10; Jeremiah 16:12; הִנָּם Genesis 40:5 + often (37 times) — lo ! behold !
a. pointing to persons or things, Genesis 12:19 and now הִנֵּה אִשְׁתְּךָ behold thy wife ! Genesis 18:9 הִנֵּה בָאֹהֶל behold (she is) in the tent (the suffix, when the noun to which הנה refers has immediately preceded, being not unfrequently omitted, Genesis 16:14: compare Dr§ 135. 6, 2), Genesis 30:3; Genesis 31:51 (twice in verse); Exodus 24:8 etc. With suffix of 1 person, especially in response to a call, indicating the readiness of the person addressed to listen or obey, Here I am ! (literally Behold me !) Genesis 22:1, 7, 11; Genesis 27:1, 18; Genesis 31:11; Genesis 37:13; Genesis 46:2; Exodus 3:4; 1 Samuel 3:4, 5, 6, 8, 16; 1 Samuel 22:12; 2 Samuel 1:7; Isaiah 6:8, compare 1 Samuel 12:3 הִנְנִי עֲנוּ בִי here I am, answer against me, 1 Samuel 14:43 (compare Drp. 292), 2 Samuel 15:26 (in resignation: compare Genesis 44:16; Genesis 50:18; Joshua 9:25; Ezra 9:15): of God Isaiah 52:6; Isaiah 58:9; Isaiah 65:1 (twice in verse) (repeated for emphasis). In the plural הננו Numbers 14:40; Jeremiah 3:22; Job 38:35. — Emph. הִנְנִי אָ֕נִי Ezekiel 34:11, 20, compare Ezekiel 6:3. on חִנְנִי אֶל ֗֗֗, see אל 4.
b. introducing clauses involving predication:
(a) with reference to the past or present, it points generally to some truth either newly asserted, or newly recognized, Genesis 1:29 behold ! I have given to you all herbs etc. Genesis 17:20; Genesis 27:6; 1 Samuel 14:33 etc.; often one upon which some proposal or suggestion is to be founded, Exodus 1:9 (compare הן Genesis 11:6) 1 Samuel 20:2, 5; 2 Kings 5:20. When the proposal is to be of the nature of an entreaty or request, הִנֵּהנָֿא is often used, instead of the simple הִנֵּה Genesis 12:11; Genesis 16:2; Genesis 18:7; 1 Kings 20:31; 1 Kings 22:13 and elsewhere (see נָא).
(b) with reference to the future. Here it serves to introduce a solemn or important declaration Exodus 32:34; Exodus 34:10; Isaiah 7:14; and is used especially with the participle (the futuram instans [immanent future], Dr§ 135. 3) in predictions or threats, Genesis 20:3 הִנְּךָ מֵת (literally) behold thee (accusative) about to die, thou art about to die, Exodus 4:23; Exodus 7:17; Exodus 9:3; Deuteronomy 31:17; 1 Samuel 3:11; 1 Kings 20:36; 1 Kings 22:25; Isaiah 3:1; Isaiah 10:33; Isaiah 17:1; Isaiah 19:1; Isaiah 22:17; Isaiah 24:1 + often; in the phrase הנה ימים באים 1 Samuel 2:31; 2 Kings 20:17 = Isaiah 39:6; Amos 4:2; Amos 8:11; Amos 9:13 + 15 times; very often with the suffix of 1person singular, as הִנְנִי מֵבִיא Behold, I bring (literally behold me bringing, or about to bring)... Genesis 6:17; Exodus 10:4 & often, especially in Jeremiah; Genesis 9:9; Exodus 8:17; Exodus 9:18; Exodus 34:11; 2 Kings 22:20; Isaiah 13:17; Isaiah 29:14; Isaiah 43:19; Jeremiah 8:17; Jeremiah 11:22 (הִנְנִי פֹקֵד; so Jeremiah 23:2 +) Jeremiah 16:16; Jeremiah 20:4, etc.; anomalously, with change of person, Isaiah 28:16 הִנְנִי יִסַּד (according to points) behold me, one who has founded, Isaiah 29:14 הִנְנִי יוֺסִף behold me, one who will add (so Isaiah 38:5); but it is dubious whether the participle יֹסֵד, יוֺסֵף should not be read.
c. וְהִנֵּה ֗֗֗ very frequently in historical style, especially (but not exclusively) after verbs of seeing or discovering, making the narrative graphic and vivid, and enabling the reader to enter into the surprise or satisfaction of the speaker or actor concerned: Genesis 1:31 and behold, it was very good, Genesis 6:12; Genesis 8:13; Genesis 15:12; Genesis 18:2; Genesis 37:29; Exodus 2:6; Deuteronomy 9:13 etc.: in the description of a dream Genesis 37:7, 9; Genesis 40:9, 16; Genesis 41:1, 2, 3; Isaiah 29:8, or of a vision Amos 7:1, 4; Amos 8:1 etc. With a participle (the context fixing the sense to the past), Genesis 24:30; Genesis 37:15 (both without suffix); Judges 9:43; Judges 11:34; 1 Kings 19:5, 11 +.
d. like II. הֵן (b), nearly = if (rare): Leviticus 13:5, 6, 7, 8 (& elsewhere in this and the next chapter) וְהִנֵּה and behold = and if, Deuteronomy 13:15; and Deuteronomy 17:4 וְהִנֵּה אֱמֶת and behold it is true = and if it be true, Deuteronomy 19:18; 1 Samuel 20:12; compare 1 Samuel 9:7; 2 Samuel 18:11; Hosea 9:6.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:29; 1:31; 6:12; 6:13; 6:17; 8:13; 9:9; 11:6; 12:11; 12:19; 15:12; 16:2; 16:11; 16:14; 17:20; 18:2; 18:7; 18:9; 19:2; 20:3; 20:3; 20:16; 22:1; 22:1; 22:7; 22:7; 22:11; 22:11; 24:13; 24:30; 24:43; 25:32; 27:1; 27:6; 27:18; 27:18; 30:3; 31:11; 31:51; 37:7; 37:9; 37:13; 37:15; 37:29; 40:5; 40:9; 40:16; 41:1; 41:2; 41:3; 42:27; 44:16; 44:16; 46:2; 48:21; 50:18; 50:18


1:9; 2:6; 3:4; 4:23; 4:23; 7:17; 7:17; 8:17; 9:3; 9:18; 10:4; 24:8; 32:34; 34:10; 34:11


13:5; 13:6; 13:7; 13:8


14:40; 14:40; 23:17


1:10; 9:13; 13:15; 17:4; 19:18; 31:17


9:25; 9:25


9:43; 11:34



1 Samuel

2:31; 3:4; 3:5; 3:6; 3:8; 3:11; 3:16; 9:7; 10:22; 12:3; 14:33; 14:43; 20:2; 20:5; 20:12; 22:12

2 Samuel

1:7; 5:1; 15:26; 18:11

1 Kings

19:5; 19:11; 20:31; 20:36; 22:13; 22:25

2 Kings

5:20; 7:2; 10:9; 20:17; 22:20

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



9:15; 9:15


2:6; 38:35; 38:35




3:1; 6:8; 7:14; 10:33; 13:17; 17:1; 19:1; 22:17; 24:1; 28:16; 29:8; 29:14; 29:14; 38:5; 39:6; 43:19; 52:6; 58:9; 65:1; 65:1


3:22; 3:22; 8:17; 11:22; 16:12; 16:16; 18:3; 20:4; 23:2; 32:27; 38:5


6:3; 34:11; 34:20; 37:5; 37:12; 37:19; 37:21




4:2; 7:1; 7:4; 8:1; 8:11; 9:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2009 matches the Hebrew הִנֵּה (hinnê),
which occurs 843 times in 799 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 16 (Gen 1:29–Gen 27:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:29 - Then God said, “Behold, H2009 I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the [fn]surface of all the earth, and every tree [fn]which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:31 - God saw all that He had made, and behold, H2009 it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:12 - God looked on the earth, and behold, H2009 it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:17 - “Behold, H2009 I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - The dove came to him toward [fn]evening, and behold, H2009 in her [fn]beak was a freshly picked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the water was abated from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:13 - Now it came about in the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first of the month, the water was dried up [fn]from the earth. Then Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, H2009 the [fn]surface of the ground was dried up.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:11 - It came about when he [fn]came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, “See H2009 now, I know that you are a [fn]beautiful woman;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - “Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now then, [fn]here H2009 is your wife, take her and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - And Abram said,[fn]Since You have given no [fn]offspring to me, [fn]one born in my house is my heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:4 - Then behold, H2009 the word of the LORD came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own [fn]body, he shall be your heir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, H2009 [fn]terror and great darkness fell upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:17 - It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, H2009 there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - So Sarai said to Abram, “Now behold, H2009 the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will [fn]obtain children through her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:6 - But Abram said to Sarai, “Behold, H2009 your maid is in your [fn]power; do to her what is good in your [fn]sight.” So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - The angel of the LORD said to her further,
“Behold, H2009 you are with child,
And you will bear a son;
And you shall call his name [fn]Ishmael,
Because the LORD [fn]has given heed to your affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:14 - Therefore the well was called [fn]Beer-lahai-roi; behold, H2009 it is between Kadesh and Bered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:4 - “As for Me, behold, H2009 My covenant is with you,
And you will be the father of a multitude of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - “As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, H2009 I will bless him, and will make him fruitful and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall [fn]become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:2 - When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, H2009 three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:9 - Then they said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife?” And he said, “There, H2009 in the tent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - He said, “I will surely return to you [fn]at this time next year; and behold, H2009 Sarah your wife will have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:27 - And Abraham replied, “Now behold, H2009 I have [fn]ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:31 - And he said, “Now behold, H2009 I have [fn]ventured to speak to the Lord; suppose twenty are found there?” And He said, “I will not destroy it on account of the twenty.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:2 - And he said, “Now behold, H2009 my lords, please turn aside into your servant’s house, and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way.” They said however, “No, but we shall spend the night in the square.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:8 - “Now behold, H2009 I have two daughters who have not [fn]had relations with man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them [fn]whatever you like; only do nothing to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the [fn]shelter of my roof.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - “Now behold, H2009 your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape to the [fn]mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - now behold, H2009 this town is near enough to flee to, and it is small. Please, let me escape there (is it not small?) [fn]that my life may be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - He said to him, “Behold, H2009 I grant you this [fn]request also, not to overthrow the town of which you have spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:28 - and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the [fn]valley, and he saw, and behold, H2009 the smoke of the land ascended like the smoke of a [fn]furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:3 - But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, “Behold, H2009 you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is [fn]married.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:15 - Abimelech said, “Behold, H2009 my land is before you; [fn]settle wherever [fn]you please.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:16 - To Sarah he said, “Behold, H2009 I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, H2009 it is [fn]your vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:1 - Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here H2009 I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:7 - Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, “My father!” And he said, “Here H2009 I am, my son.” And he said, “Behold, H2009 the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:11 - But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here H2009 I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, H2009 behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, H2009 Milcah [fn]also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:13 - “Behold, H2009 I am standing by the [fn]spring, and the daughters of the men of the city are coming out to draw water;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:15 - Before he had finished speaking, behold, H2009 Rebekah who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - When he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s [fn]wrists, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying,[fn]This is what the man said to me,” he went to the man; and behold, H2009 he was standing by the camels at the spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:43 - behold, H2009 I am standing by the [fn]spring, and may it be that the maiden who comes out to draw, and to whom I say, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar”;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:45 - “Before I had finished speaking in my heart, behold, H2009 Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder, and went down to the spring and drew, and I said to her, ‘Please let me drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:51 - “Here H2009 is Rebekah before you, take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s son, as the LORD has spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:63 - Isaac went out to [fn]meditate in the field toward evening; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, H2009 camels were coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:24 - When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, H2009 there were twins in her womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:32 - Esau said, “Behold, H2009 I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - It came about, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out through a window, and saw, and behold, H2009 Isaac was caressing his wife Rebekah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:9 - Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, H2009 certainly she is your wife! How then did you say, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I said, ‘I might die on account of her.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 - Now it came about, when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim to see, that he called his older son Esau and said to him, “My son.” And he said to him, “Here H2009 I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:2 - [fn]Isaac said, “Behold H2009 now, I am old and I do not know the day of my death.

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