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Lexicon :: Strong's H369 - 'în

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Part of Speech
adverb, noun, negation
Root Word (Etymology)
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist
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TWOT Reference: 81

Strong’s Definitions

אַיִן ʼayin, ah'-yin; as if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity; generally used as a negative particle:—else, except, fail, (father-) less, be gone, in(-curable), neither, never, no (where), none, nor, (any, thing), not, nothing, to nought, past, un(-searchable), well-nigh, without. Compare H370.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H369 in the following manner: except, faileth, fatherless, incurable, infinite, innumerable, neither, never, no, none, not, nothing, nought, without.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H369 in the following manner: except, faileth, fatherless, incurable, infinite, innumerable, neither, never, no, none, not, nothing, nought, without.
  1. nothing, not, nought

    1. nothing, nought

    2. not

    3. to have not (of possession)

    4. without

      with prepostition
    5. for lack of

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַיִן ʼayin, ah'-yin; as if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity; generally used as a negative particle:—else, except, fail, (father-) less, be gone, in(-curable), neither, never, no (where), none, nor, (any, thing), not, nothing, to nought, past, un(-searchable), well-nigh, without. Compare H370.
STRONGS H369: Abbreviations
II. אַ֫יִן, אָ֑֫יִן construct אֵין substantive properly nothing, nought (Moabite אן, Assyrian iânu).
1.Isaiah 40:23 הַנּוֺתֵן רוֺזְנִים לְאָ֑יִן who bringeth princes to nothing; † כְּאַיִן as nothing, ib. Isaiah 40:17; Isaiah 41:11, 12; Haggai 2:3; Psalm 39:6; almost (|| כִּמְעַט) Psalm 73:2; † מֵאַיִן of nothing Isaiah 41:24.
2. construct אֵין, very frequently as particle of negations, is not, are not, was not, were not, etc. (corresponding to the affirmative יֵשׁ which see. Similar in usage, though not etymology akin, are لَيْسَ, לַיִת, tyFl, አሌቦ፡ properly 'there is nought of...' followed by a substantive or a pronominal suffix (אֵינֶנִּי [verbal form, Ges§ 100, 5; 152, 1 c], אֵינְךָ, אֵינֵךְ, אֵינֶנּוּ, אֵינֶנָּה, אֵינְכֶם, אֵינָם, also Psalm 59:14 אֵינֵ֫מוֺ, Psalm 73:5 אֵינֵ֫ימוֺ): twice abnormally, in late Hebrew, a noun אֵין אֲנִי, אֵין אֲנַחְנוּ Nehemiah 4:17 (so sometimes לַיִת, tyFl, NöM. p. 295); once, incorrectly, את Haggai 2:17.
a. denying existence absolutely Isaiah 44:6; Isaiah 47:10 אֵין רֹאָנִי there is none that seeth me, literally nought of one seeing me! אֵין עוֺד there is none else Deuteronomy 4:39; 1 Kings 8:60; Isaiah 45:5, 6, 18, 22.
b. more commonly, in a limited sense, there is none here or at hand Exodus 2:12 and he saw כִּי־אֵין אִישׁ that there was no man (that is, there), Numbers 21:5; Genesis 5:24 וְאֵינֶנּוּ and he was not (of Enoch's disappearance from earth) Genesis 42:13 one (cas. pend. as often), he is not, Genesis 42:36; often = is (or has) vanished Genesis 37:30; 1 Kings 20:40; Isaiah 17:14; Psalm 37:10; Psalm 103:16; Job 8:22; Job 24:24; Job 27:19.
c. with the sense determined by a predicate following: Genesis 37:29 Joseph was not in the pit, Genesis 41:39 + often; Exodus 5:10 אֵינֶנִּי נֹתֵן לָכֶם תֶּבֶן I am not giving you straw; and so often with particip. where duration has to be expressed Genesis 39:23; Deuteronomy 21:18; Isaiah 1:15; Jeremiah 7:16, or intention Genesis 20:7 אִם⬩⬩⬩אֵינְךָ מֵשִׁיב דַּע if thou art not restoring her, know Genesis 43:5; Exodus 8:17; Exodus 33:15 (idiomatically, after אם; see Dr§ 137) Judges 12:3. Following once pleonastic by יֵשׁ Psalm 135:17. Treated as a mere particle of negation, אֵין may vary its position in the sentence, the substantive which should strictly stand in the genitive being not only separated from it by a little word, as בּוֺ Genesis 37:24, לוֺ Exodus 22:1, שָׁם Exodus 12:30, גַּם Psalm 14:3, etc., but even for emphasis prefixed to it, as Genesis 19:31; Genesis 40:8 וּפֹתֵר אֵין אֹתוֺ Genesis 41:15; Exodus 5:16; Judges 13:9; Judges 14:6; Judges 16:15; Judges 19:1 (so MI24): if however it be thus brought to the end of a sentence, or be disconnected with what follows, it stands in the absolute form, as Genesis 2:5 ואדם אַיִן לעבד האדמה and man there was none to till the ground, Leviticus 26:37 וְרֹדֵף אָ֑יִן Numbers 20:5; 2 Kings 19:3; Hosea 13:4; Micah 7:2.
d. sometimes the subject has to be supplied from the context: thus
(α) † 1 Samuel 9:4 and they passed through the land of Shaalim וָאַיִן and they (the asses) were not (literally and nought!), especially after verbs of waiting or seeking Isaiah 59:11; Psalm 69:21; Job 3:9; Isaiah 41:17. Ezekiel 7:25; Proverbs 14:6; Proverbs 13:4; Proverbs 20:4.
(β) † Exodus 17:7 is י׳ in the midst of us אִם־אָֽיִן ׃ or not ? Numbers 13:20.
(γ) † Judges 4:20 וְאָמַרְתְּ אָֽיִן׃ then thou shalt say, There is not, 1 Kings 18:10; 1 Samuel 10:14.
(δ) Genesis 30:1 give me children, וְאִם־אַיִן and if not, I die, Exodus 32:32; Judges 9:15, 20; 2 Samuel 17:6 (see Dr) 2 Kings 2:10; Job 33:33.
e. with subject not expressed, once (late), Daniel 8:5 וְאֵין נֹגֵעַ בָּאָרֶץ and (it) was not touching the earth.
f. once, Job 35:15 with the finite verb; but read here פֹּקֵד אֵין כִּי (the usage of لَيْسَ, cited by De, does not justify the anomaly in Hebrew) Jeremiah 38:5 the imperfect may be due to the fact that no participle of יָכֹל was in use, and a relation must be tacitly supplied: 'The king is not (one that) can do aught against you.' On Exodus 3:2 see Ges§ 52, 2 R. 6; Ew§ 169 d.
3. אֵין לְ׳, with substantive, or pronoun, there is (was) not to... =... have, has, had, etc. not: Genesis 11:30 אֵין לָהּ וָלָד she had no child, Numbers 27:9 וְאִם־אֵין לוֺ בַּת and if he have no daughter + often; with a participle Deuteronomy 22:27; Jeremiah 14:16; Jeremiah 30:17; Jeremiah 49:5; Jeremiah 50:32; Psalm 142:5; Lamentations 1:2, 9, 17; Exodus 22:2 אִם־אֵין לוֺ if he have nought, Daniel 9:26 ואין לו and have nought (or none).
4. in circumstantial clauses (Dr§ 164): —
(a) Exodus 21:11 she shall go out free אֵין כָּ֑סֶף without money, Exodus 22:9 אֵין רֹאֶה none seeing it, Numbers 11:6; Isaiah 47:1; Jeremiah 2:32; Hosea 3:4; Hosea 7:11; Psalm 32:9; Psalm 88:5 +.
(b) Deuteronomy 32:4 a God of faithfulness וְאֵין עָוֶל and no iniquity, i.e. without iniquity, Jeremiah 5:21; Joel 1:6; Psalm 104:25.
(c) very often, in such phrases as וְאֵין מַחֲרִיד with none to affright Leviticus 26:6 (12 times); וְאֵין מְכַבֶּה Isaiah 1:31 and elsewhere; וְאֵין מַצִּיל Isaiah 5:29; Psalm 7:3, etc. (Dr§ 159).
5. with infinitive and ל׳, it is not to... : i.e.
(α) like οὐκ ἔστιν, it is not possible to... (compare below יֵשׁ and לֹא), but hardly except in late Hebrew; 2 Chronicles 20:6 וְאֵין עִמְּךָ לְהִתְיַצֵּב it is not possible to stand (in conflict) with thee, 2 Chronicles 22:9; Ezra 9:15; Ecclesiastes 3:14; Esther 4:2. Once without ל, Psalm 40:6 אֵין עֲרֹךְ אֵלָיךָ οὐκ ἔστι παραβάλλειν σοι.
(β) there is no need to... 1 Chronicles 23:26 וְגַם לַלְוִיִּם אֵין־לָשֵׂאת for the Levites also there was no need to bear 2 Chronicles 5:11; 35:15 (see Dr§ 202. 1).
6. with prefixes : —
a.בְּאֵין properly in defect of:
(α) for want of, withoutProverbs 5:23 HE will die בְּאֵין מוּסָר for lack of instruction, Proverbs 11:14 בְּאֵין תַּחְבֻּלוֺת without guidance, Proverbs 14:4; Proverbs 15:22; Proverbs 26:20; Proverbs 29:18; Isaiah 57:1; Ezekiel 38:11; compare בְּלֹא.
(β) of time = when there was (were) not Proverbs 8:24 (twice in verse).
b.כְּאֵין Isaiah 59:10 כְּאֵין עֵינַיִם in poetry for כַּאֲשֶׁר אֵין לוֺ עֵינַיִם (compare Ew§ 286 g Ges§ 152. 1 h).
(α) for לַאֲשֶׁר אֵין לוֺ Isaiah 40:29; inlate prose 2 Chronicles 14:10; Nehemiah 8:10.
(β) in the condition of not... (ל of state, see below ל) = without or so that not... (peculiar to Chronicles), 1 Chronicles 22:4 cedar trees מִסְפָּר לְאֵין without number, 2 Chron 14:12 and there fell of the Cushites לְאֵין־לָהֶם מִחְיָה so that they had none remaining alive, 2 Chronicles 20:25 לְאֵין מַשָּׂא so that there was no carrying away, 2 Chronicles 21:18; Ezra 9:14.
(γ) עַד־לְאֵין (see עַד ל׳), 2 Chronicles 36:16 until there was no remedy (compare ⬩⬩⬩עַד אֵין Psalm 40:13; Job 5:9).
d. מֵאֵין
(α) (מִן causal) from lack of... Isaiah 50:2; Jeremiah 7:32; Jeremiah 19:11.
(β) (מִן negative, see מִן) properly away from there being no... (with אֵין pleonastic, compare מִבְּלִי, and מִבְּלִי אֵין), i.e. so that not..., without, mostly epexegetical of some term expressing desolation: Isaiah 5:9 Surely many houses shall be desolate מֵאֵין יוֺשֵׁב without inhabitant, Isaiah 6:11 — Jeremiah & Zephaniah; Isaiah 6:11 מֵאֵין אָדָם, Jeremiah 32:43 מֵאֵין אָדָם וּבְהֵמָה Jeremiah 33:10, 12; Ezekiel 33:28; Lamentations 3:49. Once followed by infinitive Malachi 2:13 so that there is no regarding more.
(γ) in Jeremiah 10:6, 7 מֵאֵין כָּמוֺךָ, מֵאֵין is supposed by some to = a strengthened אֵין, even none, none at all; but it is difficult to justify this explanation logically; and it is preferable to point מֵאַיִן כָּמוֺךָ whence is any like thee? compare Jeremiah 30:7. (So Hi see DrHebraica. ii. 34-7.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:5; 5:24; 11:30; 19:31; 20:7; 30:1; 37:24; 37:29; 37:30; 39:23; 40:8; 41:15; 41:39; 42:13; 42:36; 43:5


2:12; 3:2; 5:10; 5:16; 8:17; 12:30; 17:7; 21:11; 22:1; 22:2; 22:9; 32:32; 33:15


26:6; 26:37


11:6; 13:20; 20:5; 21:5; 27:9


4:39; 21:18; 22:27; 32:4


4:20; 9:15; 9:20; 12:3; 13:9; 14:6; 16:15; 19:1

1 Samuel

9:4; 10:14

2 Samuel


1 Kings

8:60; 18:10; 20:40

2 Kings

2:10; 19:3

1 Chronicles

22:4; 23:26

2 Chronicles

5:11; 14:10; 14:12; 20:6; 20:25; 21:18; 22:9; 35:15; 36:16


9:14; 9:15


4:17; 8:10




3:9; 5:9; 8:22; 24:24; 27:19; 33:33; 35:15


7:3; 14:3; 32:9; 37:10; 39:6; 40:6; 40:13; 59:14; 69:21; 73:2; 73:5; 88:5; 103:16; 104:25; 135:17; 142:5


5:23; 8:24; 11:14; 13:4; 14:4; 14:6; 15:22; 20:4; 26:20; 29:18




1:15; 1:31; 5:9; 5:29; 6:11; 6:11; 17:14; 40:17; 40:23; 40:29; 41:11; 41:12; 41:17; 41:24; 44:6; 45:5; 45:6; 45:18; 45:22; 47:1; 47:10; 50:2; 57:1; 59:10; 59:11


2:32; 5:21; 7:16; 7:32; 10:6; 10:7; 14:16; 19:11; 30:7; 30:17; 32:43; 33:10; 33:12; 38:5; 49:5; 50:32


1:2; 1:9; 1:17; 3:49


7:25; 33:28; 38:11


8:5; 9:26


3:4; 7:11; 13:4






2:3; 2:17



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H369 matches the Hebrew אִין ('în),
which occurs 790 times in 686 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 14 (Gen 2:5–Exo 22:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:5 - before any plant of the field was in the earth and before any herb of the field had grown. For the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:24 - And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything that creeps on the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:30 - But Sarai was barren; she had no child.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:31 - Now the firstborn said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is no man on the earth to come in to us as is the custom of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - “Now therefore, restore the man’s wife; for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you shall live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham said, “Because I thought, surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will kill me on account of my wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:17 - And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:1 - Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister, and said to Jacob, “Give me children, or else I die!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:33 - “So my righteousness will answer for me in time to come, when the subject of my wages comes before you: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the lambs, will be considered stolen, if it is with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:2 - And Jacob saw the countenance of Laban, and indeed it was not favorable toward him as before.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:5 - and said to them, “I see your father’s countenance, that it is not favorable toward me as before; but the God of my father has been with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:50 - “If you afflict my daughters, or if you take other wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us—see, God is witness between you and me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:24 - Then they took him and cast him into a pit. And the pit was empty; there was no water in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:29 - Then Reuben returned to the pit, and indeed Joseph was not in the pit; and he tore his clothes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - And he returned to his brothers and said, “The lad is no more; and I, where shall I go?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - There is no one greater in this house than I, nor has he kept back anything from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:11 - But it happened about this time, when Joseph went into the house to do his work, and none of the men of the house was inside,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:23 - The keeper of the prison did not look into anything that was under Joseph’s[fn] authority, because the LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made it prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:8 - And they said to him, “We each have had a dream, and there is no interpreter of it.” So Joseph said to them, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell them to me, please.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:8 - Now it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. And Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them for Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that you can understand a dream, to interpret it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:24 - “And the thin heads devoured the seven good heads. So I told this to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:39 - Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Inasmuch as God has shown you all this, there is no one as discerning and wise as you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:49 - Joseph gathered very much grain, as the sand of the sea, until he stopped counting, for it was immeasurable.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:13 - And they said, “Your servants are twelve brothers, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and in fact, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no more.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:32 - ‘We are twelve brothers, sons of our father; one is no more, and the youngest is with our father this day in the land of Canaan.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:36 - And Jacob their father said to them, “You have bereaved me: Joseph is no more, Simeon is no more, and you want to take Benjamin. All these things are against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:5 - “But if you will not send him, we will not go down; for the man said to us, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:26 - “But we said, ‘We cannot go down; if our youngest brother is with us, then we will go down; for we may not see the man’s face unless our youngest brother is with us.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “Now therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad’s life,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:31 - “it will happen, when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die. So your servants will bring down the gray hair of your servant our father with sorrow to the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:34 - “For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me, lest perhaps I see the evil that would come upon my father?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:6 - “For these two years the famine has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - And they said to Pharaoh, “We have come to dwell in the land, because your servants have no pasture for their flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now therefore, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:13 - Now there was no bread in all the land; for the famine was very severe, so that the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished because of the famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:12 - So he looked this way and that way, and when he saw no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:2 - And the Angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. So he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:10 - And the taskmasters of the people and their officers went out and spoke to the people, saying, “Thus says Pharaoh: ‘I will not give you straw.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:11 - ‘Go, get yourselves straw where you can find it; yet none of your work will be reduced.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:16 - “There is no straw given to your servants, and they say to us, ‘Make brick!’ And indeed your servants are beaten, but the fault is in your own people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:10 - So he said, “Tomorrow.” And he said, “Let it be according to your word, that you may know that there is no one like the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:21 - “Or else, if you will not let My people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies on you and your servants, on your people and into your houses. The houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground on which they stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:14 - “for at this time I will send all My plagues to your very heart, and on your servants and on your people, that you may know that there is none like Me in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:30 - So Pharaoh rose in the night, he, all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt, for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:11 - Then they said to Moses, “Because there were no graves in Egypt, have you taken us away to die in the wilderness? Why have you so dealt with us, to bring us up out of Egypt?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:1 - Then all the congregation of the children of Israel set out on their journey from the Wilderness of Sin, according to the commandment of the LORD, and camped in Rephidim; but there was no water for the people to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:7 - So he called the name of the place Massah[fn] and Meribah,[fn] because of the contention of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, “Is the LORD among us or not?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:11 - “And if he does not do these three for her, then she shall go out free, without paying money.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:2 - “If the thief is found breaking in, and he is struck so that he dies, there shall be no guilt for his bloodshed.

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