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Lexicon :: Strong's H346 - 'ayyê

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Part of Speech
interrogative adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolonged from אַי (H335)
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TWOT Reference: 75a

Strong’s Definitions

אַיֵּה ʼayêh, ah-yay'; prolonged from H335; where?:—where.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H346 in the following manner: where (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H346 in the following manner: where (2x).
  1. where?

    1. of persons, things

    2. rhetorical

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַיֵּה ʼayêh, ah-yay'; prolonged from H335; where?:—where.
STRONGS H346: Abbreviations
אַיֵּה 45 (lengthened from אַי, compare הֵן & הִנֵּה) interrogative adverb Where? Genesis 18:9; Genesis 19:5; Genesis 22:7; the most general term expressing this idea, used of both person & things (but never with a verb [contrast אֵיפֹה]); often in poetry or elevated style, where the answer nowhere is expected, Isaiah 33:18; Isaiah 36:19; Isaiah 51:13; Jeremiah 2:28 (compare Deuteronomy 32:37 אֵי) Jeremiah 17:15; Jeremiah 37:19, Job 15:23 he wandereth abroad for bread אַיֵּה (saying) Where is it ? Job 21:28; Zechariah 1:5 (אַיֵּה־הֵם); in the (iron.) phrase where is thy (their) God? Psalm 42:4; Psalm 42:11; Psalm 79:10; Psalm 115:2 (אַיֵּה־נָא) Joel 2:17; rhetorically, of an earnest inquiry Jeremiah 2:6, 8; Job 35:10, or longing Isaiah 63:11, 15; Judges 6:13.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:9; 19:5; 22:7






15:23; 21:28; 35:10


42:4; 42:11; 79:10; 115:2


33:18; 36:19; 51:13; 63:11; 63:15


2:6; 2:8; 2:28; 17:15; 37:19






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H346 matches the Hebrew אַיֵּה ('ayyê),
which occurs 47 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:9 -

Then they said to him, “Where is your wife Sarah?” And he said, “There, in the tent.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:5 - and they called to Lot and said to him, “Where H346 are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us that we may [fn]have relations with them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:7 - Isaac spoke to his father Abraham and said, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” And he said, “Look, the fire and the wood, but where H346 is the lamb for the burnt offering?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:21 - He asked the people of her place, saying, “Where H346 is the temple prostitute who was by the road at Enaim?” But they said, “There has been no temple prostitute here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:20 - So he said to his daughters, “Where is he then? Why is it that you have left the man behind? Invite him [fn]to have something to eat.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:13 - Then Gideon said to him, “O my lord, if the LORD is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where H346 are all His miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, ‘Did the LORD not bring us up from Egypt?’ But now the LORD has abandoned us and handed us over to Midian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:38 - Then Zebul said to him, “Where H346 then is your [fn]boasting with which you said, ‘Who is Abimelech that we should serve him?’ Is this not the people whom you rejected? Go out now and fight them!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:3 - Then the king said, “And where H346 is your master’s son?” And Ziba said to the king, “Behold, he is staying in Jerusalem, for he said, ‘Today the house of Israel will restore the kingdom of my father to me.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:20 - Then Absalom’s servants came to the woman at the house and said, “Where H346 are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?” And the woman said to them, “They have crossed the brook of water.” And when they searched and did not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:14 - Then he took the coat of Elijah that had fallen from him and struck the waters, and said, “Where H346 is the LORD, the God of Elijah?” And when he also had struck the waters, they were divided here and there; and Elisha crossed over.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:34 - ‘Where H346 are the gods of Hamath and Arpad? Where H346 are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and [fn]Ivvah? Have they saved Samaria from my hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 -

“But a man dies and lies prostrate.

A person passes away, and where is he?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:23 -

“He wanders about for food, saying, ‘Where H346 is it?

He knows that a day of darkness is [fn]at hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 -

Where H346 then is my hope?

And who looks at my hope?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 -

“For you say, ‘Where H346 is the house of the nobleman,

And where H346 is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?’

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:3 -

My tears have been my food day and night,

While they say to me all day long, “Where H346 is your God?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:10 -

As a shattering of my bones, my adversaries taunt me,

While they say to me all day long, “Where H346 is your God?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:10 -

Why should the nations say, “Where H346 is their God?”

Let vengeance for the blood of Your servants which has been shed

Be known among the nations in our sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:49 -

Where H346 are Your former acts of favor, Lord,

Which You swore to David in Your faithfulness?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 115:2 -

Why should the nations say,

“Where H346, then, is their God?”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:18 -

Your heart will meditate on terror:

“Where H346 is one who counts?

Where H346 is one who weighs?

Where H346 is one who counts the towers?”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:19 - ‘Where H346 are the gods of Hamath and Arpad? Where H346 are the gods of Sepharvaim? And when have they saved Samaria from my hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:13 - ‘Where H346 is the king of Hamath, the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, and of Hena and Ivvah?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:13 -

That you have forgotten the LORD your Maker,

Who stretched out the heavens

And laid the foundations of the earth,

That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor,

As he makes ready to destroy?

And where H346 is the rage of the oppressor?

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:11 -

Then His people remembered the days of old, of Moses.

Where H346 is He who brought them up out of the sea with the [fn]shepherds of His flock?

Where H346 is He who put His Holy Spirit in the midst of [fn]them,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 -

Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious lofty habitation;

Where H346 are Your zeal and Your mighty deeds?

The stirrings of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:6 -

“They did not say, ‘Where H346 is the LORD

Who brought us up out of the land of Egypt,

Who led us through the wilderness,

Through a land of deserts and of pits,

Through a land of drought and of [fn]deep darkness,

Through a land that no one crossed

And where no person lived?’

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:8 -

“The priests did not say, ‘Where H346 is the LORD?’

And those who handle the Law did not know Me;

The [fn]rulers also revolted against Me,

And the prophets prophesied by Baal

And walked after things that were of no benefit.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:28 -

“But where H346 are your gods

Which you made for yourself?

Let them arise, if they can save you

In the time of your [fn]trouble!

For as many as the number of your cities

Are your gods, Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:20 -

“Raise your eyes and see

Those coming from the north.

Where H346 is the flock that was given you,

Your beautiful sheep?

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:15 -

Look, they keep saying to me,

“Where H346 is the word of the LORD?

Let it come now!”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:19 - “And where H346 are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying, ‘The king of Babylon will not come against you or against this land’?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:12 -

They say to their mothers,

“Where H346 is grain and wine?”

As they faint like a wounded person

In the streets of the city,

As their lives are poured out

[fn]In their mothers’ arms.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:12 - “Behold, when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, ‘Where H346 is the plaster with which you plastered it?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:17 -

Let the priests, the LORD’S ministers,

Weep between the porch and the altar,

And let them say, “[fn]Spare Your people, LORD,

And do not make Your inheritance a disgrace,

With the nations jeering at them.

Why should those among the peoples say,

‘Where H346 is their God?’”

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:10 -

Then my enemy will see,

And shame will cover her who said to me,

“Where is the LORD your God?”

My eyes will look at her;

[fn]At that time she will [fn]be trampled down

Like mud of the streets.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:11 -

Where H346 is the den of the lions

And the feeding place of the young lions,

Where the lion, lioness, and lion’s cub went

With nothing to disturb them?

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:5 - “Your fathers, where H346 are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:6 -

“‘A son honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father, where H346 is My honor? And if I am a master, where H346 is My [fn]respect?’ says the LORD of armies to you, the priests who despise My name! But you say, ‘How have we despised Your name?’

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:17 -

You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, “How have we wearied Him?” In that you say, “Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and He delights in them,” or, “Where H346 is the God of justice?”

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