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Lexicon :: Strong's H575 - 'ān

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Contracted from אַיִן (H370)
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Strong’s Definitions

אָן ʼân, awn; or אָנָה ʼânâh; contracted from H370; where?; hence, whither?, when?; also hither and thither:— any (no) whither, now, where, whither(-soever).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H575 in the following manner: whither, how, where, whithersoever, hither.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H575 in the following manner: whither, how, where, whithersoever, hither.
  1. where?, whither? (of place)

  2. when?, until when?, how long? (of time)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָן ʼân, awn; or אָנָה ʼânâh; contracted from H370; where?; hence, whither?, when?; also hither and thither:— any (no) whither, now, where, whither(-soever).
STRONGS H575: Abbreviations
אָן adverb (contracted from H370 I. אַיִן) where? or whither? 1 Samuel 10:14 (compare 1 Samuel 27:10 Syriac Version Targum, see below אַל near the end); only besides in † מֵאָן whence? 2 Kings 5:25 Kt (Qr מֵאַיִן); † עַד־אָן of time to what point ? how long? Job 8:2. With ה locale: אָ֫נָה
(a) whither ? Genesis 16:8; Genesis 32:18; 2 Samuel 2:1; 2 Samuel 13:13; 2 Kings 6:6; Isaiah 10:3; Psalm 139:7 (twice in verse) + 9 times; in indirect sentence Joshua 2:5; Nehemiah 2:16;
(b) = where ?Ruth 2:19
(c) in the phrase אָ֫נֶה וָאָ֫נָה any whither1 Kings 2:36, 42; 2 Kings 5:25;
(d) of time, עַד־אָ֫נָה how long?Exodus 16:28; Numbers 14:11 (twice in verse) (with לֹא) Joshua 18:3; Jeremiah 47:6 (followed by לֹא) Habakkuk 1:2; Psalm 13:2 (twice in verse); Psalm 13:3 (twice in verse); Psalm 62:4; Job 18:2; Job 19:2 (less common than the synonym H4970 H5704 עַדּ מָתַי).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:8; 32:18






2:5; 18:3



1 Samuel

10:14; 27:10

2 Samuel

2:1; 13:13

1 Kings

2:36; 2:42

2 Kings

5:25; 5:25; 6:6




8:2; 18:2; 19:2


13:2; 13:3; 62:4; 139:7







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H575 matches the Hebrew אָן ('ān),
which occurs 43 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:8 - And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:17 - And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou? and whither goest thou? and whose are these before thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - And he returned unto his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, whither H575 shall I go?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:28 - And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:11 - And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe me, for all the signs which I have shewed among them?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:28 - Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:5 - And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out: whither the men went I wot not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:3 - And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, How long are ye slack to go to possess the land, which the LORD God of your fathers hath given you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:17 - And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring man in the street of the city: and the old man said, Whither goest thou? and whence comest thou?
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:19 - And her mother in law said unto her, Where hast thou gleaned to day? and where wroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:14 - And Saul's uncle said unto him and to his servant, Whither H575 went ye? And he said, To seek the asses: and when we saw that they were no where, we came to Samuel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:1 - And it came to pass after this, that David enquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah? And the LORD said unto him, Go up. And David said, Whither shall I go up? And he said, Unto Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:13 - And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not withhold me from thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:36 - And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said unto him, Build thee an house in Jerusalem, and dwell there, and go not forth thence any whither. H575
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:42 - And the king sent and called for Shimei, and said unto him, Did I not make thee to swear by the LORD, and protested unto thee, saying, Know for a certain, on the day thou goest out, and walkest abroad any whither, H575 that thou shalt surely die? and thou saidst unto me, The word that I have heard is good.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:25 - But he went in, and stood before his master. And Elisha said unto him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went no whither. H575
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:6 - And the man of God said, Where H575 fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:16 - And the rulers knew not whither I went, or what I did; neither had I as yet told it to the Jews, nor to the priests, nor to the nobles, nor to the rulers, nor to the rest that did the work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:2 - How H575 long wilt thou speak these things? and how long shall the words of thy mouth be like a strong wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:2 - How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:2 - How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:2 - How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:3 - How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:7 - Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:1 - Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women? whither is thy beloved turned aside? that we may seek him with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:3 - And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:2 - And it shall come to pass, if they say unto thee, Whither shall we go forth? then thou shalt tell them, Thus saith the LORD; Such as are for death, to death; and such as are for the sword, to the sword; and such as are for the famine, to the famine; and such as are for the captivity, to the captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:6 - O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:16 - Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever H575 thy face is set.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:2 - O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 2:2 - Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:10 - Then said I to the angel that talked with me, Whither do these bear the ephah?
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