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masculine noun
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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 - From these the people of the coastlands H339 of the nations [fn]were separated into their lands, every one according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:1 -

Now King Ahasuerus imposed a tax on the land and the coastlands H339 of the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:10 -

[fn]May the kings of Tarshish and of the [fn]islands H339 bring gifts;

May the kings of Sheba and Seba offer tributes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:1 -

The LORD [fn]reigns, may the earth rejoice;

May the many [fn]islands H339 be joyful.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 -

Then it will happen on that day that the Lord

Will again recover with His hand the second time

The remnant of His people who will remain,

From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath,

And from the [fn]islands H339 of the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:6 - “So the inhabitants of this coastland H339 will say on that day, ‘Behold, such is our hope, where we fled for help to be saved from the king of Assyria; and how are we ourselves to escape?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 -

Be silent, you inhabitants of the coastland H339,

You merchants of Sidon;

[fn]Your messengers crossed the sea

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:6 -

Pass over to Tarshish;

Wail, you inhabitants of the coastland H339.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:15 -

Therefore glorify the LORD in the [fn]east,

The name of the LORD, the God of Israel,

In the [fn]coastlands H339 of the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:15 -

Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket,

And are regarded as a speck of dust on the scales;

Behold, He lifts up the [fn]islands H339 like fine dust.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:1 -

“Listen to Me in silence, you coastlands H339,

And let the peoples gain new strength;

Let them come forward, then let them speak;

Let’s come together for judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:5 -

The coastlands H339 have seen and are afraid;

The ends of the earth tremble;

They have approached and have come.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:4 -

“He will not be disheartened or crushed

Until He has established justice on the earth;

And the coastlands H339 will wait expectantly for His [fn]law.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:10 -

Sing to the LORD a new song,

Sing His praise from the end of the earth!

You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it;

You islands H339, and those who live on them.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:12 -

Let them give glory to the LORD

And declare His praise in the coastlands H339.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 -

“I will lay waste the mountains and hills

And wither all their vegetation;

I will turn the rivers into coastlands H339

And dry up the ponds.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:1 -

Listen to Me, you islands H339,

And pay attention, you peoples from afar.

The LORD called Me from the womb;

From the [fn]body of My mother He named Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:5 -

“My righteousness is near, My salvation has gone forth,

And My arms will judge the peoples;

The coastlands H339 will wait for Me,

And they will wait expectantly for My arm.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:18 -

According to their deeds, [fn]so will He repay:

Wrath to His adversaries, [fn]retribution to His enemies;

To the coastlands H339 He will [fn]deal [fn]retribution.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 -

“Certainly the coastlands H339 will wait for Me;

And the ships of Tarshish will come first,

To bring your sons from afar,

Their silver and their gold with them,

For the name of the LORD your God,

And for the Holy One of Israel because He has glorified you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - “And I will put a sign among them and send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, [fn]Put, Lud, [fn]Meshech, Tubal, and [fn]Javan, to the distant coastlands H339 that have neither heard of My fame nor seen My glory. And they will declare My glory among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:10 -

“For cross to the coastlands H339 of [fn]Kittim and see,

And send to Kedar and observe closely,

And see if there has been anything like this!

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - and to all the kings of Tyre, all the kings of Sidon, and the kings of the coastlands H339 which are beyond the sea;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:10 -

Hear the word of the LORD, you nations,

And declare it in the coastlands H339 far away,

And say, “He who scattered Israel will gather him,

And He will keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 -

Because of the day that is coming

To destroy all the Philistines,

To eliminate from Tyre and Sidon

Every surviving ally;

For the LORD is going to destroy the Philistines,

The remnant of the coastland H339 of Caphtor.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:15 -

The Lord GOD says this to Tyre: “Will the coastlands H339 not shake from the sound of your downfall when the wounded groan, when the slaughter takes place in your midst?

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:18 -

‘Now the coastlands H339 will tremble

On the day of your downfall;

Yes, the coastlands H339 which are by the sea

Will be horrified at your passing.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:3 - and say to Tyre, who sits at the [fn]entrance to the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coastlands H339, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says:

“Tyre, you have said, ‘I am perfect in beauty.’

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 -

“Of oaks from Bashan they have made your rudders;

With ivory they have [fn]inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands H339 of Cyprus.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:7 -

“Your sail was of colorfully embroidered linen from Egypt

So that it became your flag;

Your [fn]awning was violet and purple from the coastlands H339 of Elishah.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:15 - “The sons of Dedan were your traders. Many coastlands H339 were [fn]your market; they brought ivory tusks and ebony as your payment.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:35 -

‘All the inhabitants of the coastlands H339

Are appalled at you,

And their kings are horribly afraid;

They [fn]have a troubled look.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:6 - “And I will send fire upon Magog and those who inhabit the coastlands H339 in safety; and they will know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:18 - “Then he will turn his face to the coastlands H339 and capture many. But a commander will put a stop to his taunting against him; moreover, he will repay him for his taunting.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:11 - The LORD will be terrifying to them, for He will [fn]starve all the gods of the earth; and all the coastlands H339 of the nations will bow down to Him, everyone from his own place.
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