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Part of Speech
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 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 laid a tribute on the land and on the coastlands H339 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:10 - [fn]Let the kings of Tarshish and of the [fn]islands H339 bring presents;
The kings of Sheba and Seba offer [fn]gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:1 - The LORD [fn]reigns, let the earth rejoice;
Let the many [fn]islands H339 be glad.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - Then it will happen on that day that the Lord
Will again recover the second time with His hand
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 in that day, ‘Behold, such is our hope, where we fled for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria; and we, how shall we 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, O 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 - “Coastlands, H339 listen to Me in silence,
And let the peoples gain new strength;
Let them come forward, then let them speak;
Let us 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 drawn near and have come.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:4 - “He will not be disheartened or crushed
Until He has established justice in 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 dwell 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 make the rivers into coastlands H339
And dry up the ponds.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:1 - Listen to Me, O 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 for My arm they will wait expectantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:18 - According to their [fn]deeds, [fn]so He will repay,
Wrath to His adversaries, recompense to His enemies;
To the coastlands H339 He will [fn]make recompense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - “Surely 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 [fn]glorified you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - “I will set a sign among them and will 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 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 such a thing as this!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - and 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, O nations,
And declare in the coastlands H339 afar off,
And say, “He who scattered Israel will gather him
And keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - On account of the day that is coming
To destroy all the Philistines,
To cut off from Tyre and Sidon
Every ally that is left;
For the LORD is going to destroy the Philistines,
The remnant of the coastland H339 of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:15 - Thus says the Lord GOD to Tyre, “Shall not the coastlands H339 shake at the sound of your fall when the wounded groan, when the slaughter occurs in your midst?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:18 - ‘Now the coastlands H339 will tremble
On the day of your fall;
Yes, the coastlands H339 which are by the sea
Will be terrified at your passing.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:3 - and say to Tyre, who dwells at the [fn]entrance to the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coastlands, H339 ‘Thus says the Lord [fn]GOD,
“O Tyre, you have said, ‘I am perfect in beauty.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:6 - “Of oaks from Bashan they have made your oars;
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 fine embroidered linen from Egypt
So that it became your [fn]distinguishing mark;
Your [fn]awning was [fn]blue 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; ivory tusks and ebony they brought 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 are troubled in countenance.
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 scorn against him; moreover, he will repay him for his scorn.
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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