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Lexicon :: Strong's H591 - 'ŏnîyâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 125b

Strong’s Definitions

אֳנִיָּה ʼŏnîyâh, on-ee-yaw'; feminine of H590; a ship:—ship(-men).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H591 in the following manner: ship (31x), shipman (with H582) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H591 in the following manner: ship (31x), shipman (with H582) (1x).
  1. ship

    1. men of ships, seamen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֳנִיָּה ʼŏnîyâh, on-ee-yaw'; feminine of H590; a ship:—ship(-men).
STRONGS H591: Abbreviations
אֳנִיָּה noun feminine of individual meaning a ship — absolute Jonah 1:3 + 3 times; Plural absolute אֳנִיּוֺת Deuteronomy 28:68 +; אֳונִ֯יּוֺת 2 Chronicles 8:18; construct = absolute 1 Kings 22:49 +, etc.; — a ship Proverbs 30:19; Genesis 49:13; Deuteronomy 28:68; Judges 5:17 (where, however, compare BuBB Richter u. Sam. p. 16 on text) 1 Kings 22:49, 50; Isaiah 43:14; 2 Chronicles 8:18; 20:36, 37; Jonah 1:4, 5; Psalm 104:26; Psalm 107:23; Daniel 11:40; הַיָּם א׳ Ezekiel 27:9; propelled by oars Ezekiel 27:29; especially תַּרְשִׁישׁ א׳ (compare אֳנִי) 1 Kings 22:49; 2 Chronicles 9:21 (compare 1 Kings 10:22 above below אֳנִי) Psalm 48:8; Isaiah 2:16; Isaiah 23:1, 14; Isaiah 60:9; Ezekiel 27:25; late of ship going to Tarshish 2 Chronicles 9:21; 20:36; Jonah 1:3; merchant-ship, סוֺחֵר א׳ Proverbs 31:14; אֵבֶ֑ה א׳ swift ships Job 9:26 (compare אבה); seamen אַנְשֵׁי־אֳנִיּוֺת 1 Kings 9:27.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




28:68; 28:68



1 Kings

9:27; 10:22; 22:49; 22:49; 22:49; 22:50

2 Chronicles

8:18; 8:18; 9:21; 9:21; 20:36; 20:36; 20:37




48:8; 104:26; 107:23


30:19; 31:14


2:16; 23:1; 23:14; 43:14; 60:9


27:9; 27:25; 27:29




1:3; 1:3; 1:4; 1:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H591 matches the Hebrew אֳנִיָּה ('ŏnîyâ),
which occurs 32 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 -

“Zebulun will dwell at the seashore;

And he shall be a shore for ships H591,

And his flank shall be toward Sidon.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:68 - “And Yahweh will bring you back to Egypt in ships H591, by the way about which I spoke to you, ‘You will never see it again!’ And there you will offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but there will be no buyer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 -

“Gilead dwelt across the Jordan;

And why did Dan stay in ships H591?

Asher sat at the seashore,

And dwelt by its landings.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:27 - And Hiram sent his servants with the fleet of ships, sailors H591 who knew the sea, along with the servants of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:48 - Jehoshaphat made ships H591 of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships H591 were broken at Ezion-geber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:49 - Then Ahaziah the son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, “Let my servants go with your servants in the ships H591.” But Jehoshaphat was not willing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:18 - And Huram by the hand of his servants sent him ships H591 and servants who knew the sea; and they went with Solomon’s servants to Ophir, and took from there [fn]450 talents of gold and brought them to King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:21 - For the king had ships H591 which went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships H591 of Tarshish came carrying gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:36 - So he allied himself with him to make ships H591 to go to Tarshish, and they made the ships H591 in Ezion-geber.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:37 - Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat saying, “Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, Yahweh has destroyed your works.” So the ships H591 were broken and could not go to Tarshish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:26 -

“They sweep by like reed boats H591,

Like an eagle that swoops on its food.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 -

With the east wind

You break the ships H591 of Tarshish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:26 -

There the ships H591 move along,

And [fn]Leviathan, which You have formed to play in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:23 -

Those who go down to the sea in ships H591,

Who do business on many waters;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 -

The way of an eagle in the sky,

The way of a serpent on a rock,

The way of a ship H591 in the heart of the sea,

And the way of a man with a virgin.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 -


She is like merchant ships H591;

She brings her food from afar.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:16 -

Against all the ships H591 of Tarshish

And against all the desirable craft.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 -

The [fn]oracle concerning Tyre.

Wail, O ships H591 of Tarshish,

For Tyre is destroyed, without house or [fn]harbor;

It is revealed to them from the land of [fn]Cyprus.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:14 -

Wail, O ships H591 of Tarshish,

For your strong defense is destroyed.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:14 -

Thus says Yahweh your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel,

“For your sake I have sent to Babylon,

And will bring down those who fled—all of them,

[fn]Even the Chaldeans—into the ships H591 [fn]in which they shouted for joy.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 -

“Surely the coastlands will hope in Me;

And the ships H591 of Tarshish will come first,

To bring your sons from afar,

Their silver and their gold with them,

For the name of Yahweh your God,

And for the Holy One of Israel because He has [fn]adorned you with beautiful glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:9 -

“The elders of Gebal and her wise men were with you repairing your seams;

All the ships H591 of the sea and their sailors were with you in order to deal in your merchandise.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:25 - “The ships H591 of Tarshish were [fn]the carriers for your merchandise.

And you were filled and were very [fn]glorious

In the heart of the seas.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:29 -

“All who handle the oar,

The sailors and all the pilots of the sea,

Will come down from their ships H591;

They will stand on the land,

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:40 -

“And at the time of the end, the king of the South will collide with him, and the king of the North will storm against him with chariots, with horsemen, and with many ships H591; and he will enter lands, overflow them, and pass through.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:3 - Yet Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of Yahweh. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship H591 which was going to Tarshish, and [fn]paid its fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:4 -

But Yahweh hurled a great wind on the sea, and there was a great storm on the sea so that the ship H591 gave thought to [fn]breaking apart.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:5 - Then the sailors became fearful, and every man cried to his god, and they hurled the [fn]cargo which was in the ship H591 into the sea to lighten it [fn]for them. But Jonah had gone down below into the innermost part of the vessel, lain down, and fallen deep asleep.
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