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Lexicon :: Strong's H339 -

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 39a

Strong’s Definitions

אִי ʼîy, ee; from H183; properly, a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island:—country, isle, island.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H339 in the following manner: isle(s) (30x), islands (5x), country (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H339 in the following manner: isle(s) (30x), islands (5x), country (1x).
  1. coast, island, shore, region

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִי ʼîy, ee; from H183; properly, a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island:—country, isle, island.
STRONGS H339: Abbreviations
† I. אִי noun masculineIsaiah 20:5 (feminineIsaiah 23:2) coast, region (contracted from אֱוִי so Ol§ 152 b; place whither one betakes oneself for resting, etc., originally from mariner's standpoint) — אִי absolute Isaiah 20:6 +; construct Jeremiah 47:4; (Job 22:30 see below IV. אִי compare Di) plural אִיִּים Psalm 72:10 +; אִיִּן Ezekiel 26:18 (Co איים) אִיֵּי Genesis 10:5 +; — coast, border, region (mostly late), of Philistia & Phenicia with adjacent country Isaiah 20:6; Isaiah 23:2, 6; so of Caphtor (= Crete) Jeremiah 47:4; מַלְכֵי הָאִי אֲשֶׁר בְּעֵבֶר הַיָּם Jeremiah 25:22; elswhere plural, coasts of Chittim Jeremiah 2:10; Ezekiel 27:6, of Elishah Ezekiel 27:7; different countries (on or in sea) Ezekiel 27:3; Ezekiel 27:15; Ezekiel 27:35; Ezekiel 26:15, 18 (twice in verse) (last strike out Co compare Greek Version of the LXX) compare Ezekiel 39:6, so also אִיֵּי הַגּוֺיִם Genesis 10:5 (P); particular אִיֵּי הַיָּם = coast-lands & islands Isaiah 11:11; Isaiah 24:15, || הָאָרֶץ Esther 10:1; see (without הַיָּם) Daniel 11:18, & Psalm 72:10; so often Isa2 including inhabitants, Psalm 41:1, 5; Psalm 42:4, 10 (אִיִּים וְישְׁבֵיהֶם || הַיָּם וּמְלֹאוֺ) Isaiah 42:12; Isaiah 49:1; Isaiah 51:5; Isaiah 59:18; Isaiah 60:9; Isaiah 66:19; compare Jeremiah 31:10; Psalm 97:1; Zephaniah 2:11 (אִיֵּי הַגּוֺיִם); islands, distinctly (taken up by א׳ as little things) Isaiah 40:15; coasts, banks, i.e. habitable lands Isaiah 42:15 (|| נְהָרוֺת).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:5; 10:5






41:1; 41:5; 42:4; 42:10; 72:10; 72:10; 97:1


11:11; 20:5; 20:6; 20:6; 23:2; 23:2; 23:6; 24:15; 40:15; 42:12; 42:15; 49:1; 51:5; 59:18; 60:9; 66:19


2:10; 25:22; 31:10; 47:4; 47:4


26:15; 26:18; 26:18; 27:3; 27:6; 27:7; 27:15; 27:35; 39:6





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H339 matches the Hebrew אִי (),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:5 - By these were the isles H339 of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:1 - And the king Ahasuerus laid a tribute upon the land, and upon the isles H339 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:10 - The kings of Tarshish and of the isles H339 shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:1 - The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles H339 be glad thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands H339 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:6 - And the inhabitant of this isle H339 shall say in that day, Behold, such is our expectation, whither we flee for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria: and how shall we escape?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 - Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; H339 thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:6 - Pass ye over to Tarshish; howl, ye inhabitants of the isle. H339
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:15 - Wherefore glorify ye the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles H339 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:15 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles H339 as a very little thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:1 - Keep silence before me, O islands; H339 and let the people renew their strength: let them come near; then let them speak: let us come near together to judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:5 - The isles H339 saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth were afraid, drew near, and came.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:4 - He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles H339 shall wait for his law.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:10 - Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, H339 and the inhabitants thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:12 - Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands. H339
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, H339 and I will dry up the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:1 - Listen, O isles, H339 unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:5 - My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles H339 shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:18 - According to their deeds, accordingly he will repay, fury to his adversaries, recompence to his enemies; to the islands H339 he will repay recompence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - Surely the isles H339 shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles H339 afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:10 - For pass over the isles H339 of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - And all the kings of Tyrus, and all the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the isles H339 which are beyond the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:10 - Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles H339 afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country H339 of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles H339 shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:18 - Now shall the isles H339 tremble in the day of thy fall; yea, the isles H339 that are in the sea shall be troubled at thy departure.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:3 - And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, H339 Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 - Of the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; the company of the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivory, brought out of the isles H339 of Chittim.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:7 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles H339 of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:15 - The men of Dedan were thy merchants; many isles H339 were the merchandise of thine hand: they brought thee for a present horns of ivory and ebony.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:35 - All the inhabitants of the isles H339 shall be astonished at thee, and their kings shall be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in their countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:6 - And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell carelessly in the isles: H339 and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:18 - After this shall he turn his face unto the isles, H339 and shall take many: but a prince for his own behalf shall cause the reproach offered by him to cease; without his own reproach he shall cause it to turn upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:11 - The LORD will be terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles H339 of the heathen.
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