370. ayin
Strong's Concordance
ayin: whence?
Original Word: מֵאַ֫יִן
Part of Speech: adverb
Transliteration: ayin
Phonetic Spelling: (ah-yin')
Short Definition: where
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ay
Definition
whence?
NASB Translation
where (15), where* (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [אַ֫יִן] adverb (from אַי; Assyrian aina, ainu, Arabic where? whence?) only in the compound מֵאַ֫יִן17 whence? Genesis 29:4; Genesis 42:7 (synonym אֵימִֿזֶּה e.g. Genesis 16:8; 1 Samuel 30:13) Judges 17:9; Judges 19:17; Job 1:7 (Job 2:2 אֵימִֿזֶּה); used in a rhetorical or poetic style (where אֵימִֿזֶּה would be too prosaic) Numbers 11:13 מֵאַיִן לִי בָּשָׂר whence have I flesh etc. ? 2 Kings 6:27; Jeremiah 30:7 Alas! for that day is great; מֵאַיִן כָּמוֺהוּ whence is its like ? (see also II. אַיִן near the end) Nahum 3:7; Psalm 121:1; Job 28:12,20; in an indirect sentence Joshua 2:4 (compare אֵימִֿזֶּה 1 Samuel 25:11).

I. [אַ֫יִן], מֵאַ֫יִן whence? see below אַי



Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
whence, where

Probably identical with 'ayin in the sense of query (compare 'iy); --where? (only in connection with prepositional prefix, whence) -- whence, where.

see HEBREW 'ayin

see HEBREW 'iy

Forms and Transliterations
וּמֵאַ֙יִן֙ וּמֵאַ֣יִן וּמֵאַ֥יִן ומאין מֵ֝אַ֗יִן מֵאַ֖יִן מֵאַ֛יִן מֵאַ֣יִן מֵאַ֤יִן מֵאַ֥יִן מאין mê’ayin mê·’a·yin meAyin ū·mê·’a·yin ūmê’ayin umeAyin
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16 Occurrences


mê·’a·yin — 11 Occ.
ū·mê·’a·yin — 5 Occ.

Genesis 29:4
HEB: יַעֲקֹ֔ב אַחַ֖י מֵאַ֣יִן אַתֶּ֑ם וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
NAS: to them, My brothers, where are you from? And they said,
KJV: unto them, My brethren, whence [be] ye? And they said,
INT: Jacob my brothers where and they said

Genesis 42:7
HEB: וַיֹּ֤אמֶר אֲלֵהֶם֙ מֵאַ֣יִן בָּאתֶ֔ם וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
NAS: And he said to them, Where have you come
KJV: unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come
INT: said to Where come said

Numbers 11:13
HEB: מֵאַ֤יִן לִי֙ בָּשָׂ֔ר
KJV: Whence should I have flesh to give
INT: Whence meat to give

Joshua 2:4
HEB: וְלֹ֥א יָדַ֖עְתִּי מֵאַ֥יִן הֵֽמָּה׃
NAS: to me, but I did not know where they were from.
KJV: unto me, but I wist not whence they [were]:
INT: did not know where like

Joshua 9:8
HEB: מִ֥י אַתֶּ֖ם וּמֵאַ֥יִן תָּבֹֽאוּ׃
NAS: to them, Who are you and where do you come
KJV: said unto them, Who [are] ye? and from whence come
INT: Who are you and where come

Judges 17:9
HEB: ל֥וֹ מִיכָ֖ה מֵאַ֣יִן תָּב֑וֹא וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
NAS: said to him, Where do you come
KJV: said unto him, Whence comest
INT: said Micah Where come said

Judges 19:17
HEB: אָ֥נָה תֵלֵ֖ךְ וּמֵאַ֥יִן תָּבֽוֹא׃
NAS: are you going, and where do you come
KJV: Whither goest thou? and whence comest
INT: Where going and where come

2 Kings 6:27
HEB: יוֹשִׁעֵ֣ךְ יְהוָ֔ה מֵאַ֖יִן אֽוֹשִׁיעֵ֑ךְ הֲמִן־
NAS: does not help you, from where shall I help
KJV: do not help thee, whence shall I help
INT: help the LORD where help From

2 Kings 20:14
HEB: הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים הָאֵ֗לֶּה וּמֵאַ֙יִן֙ יָבֹ֣אוּ אֵלֶ֔יךָ
NAS: say, and from where have they come
KJV: these men? and from whence came
INT: men these where come about

Job 1:7
HEB: אֶל־ הַשָּׂטָ֖ן מֵאַ֣יִן תָּבֹ֑א וַיַּ֨עַן
NAS: to Satan, From where do you come?
KJV: unto Satan, Whence comest
INT: to Satan where comest answered

Job 28:12
HEB: וְֽ֭הַחָכְמָה מֵאַ֣יִן תִּמָּצֵ֑א וְאֵ֥י
NAS: But where can wisdom be found?
KJV: But where shall wisdom be found?
INT: wisdom where be found how

Job 28:20
HEB: וְֽ֭הַחָכְמָה מֵאַ֣יִן תָּב֑וֹא וְאֵ֥י
NAS: Where then does wisdom come
KJV: Whence then cometh wisdom?
INT: wisdom Where come and where

Psalm 121:1
HEB: אֶל־ הֶהָרִ֑ים מֵ֝אַ֗יִן יָבֹ֥א עֶזְרִֽי׃
NAS: to the mountains; From where shall my help
KJV: unto the hills, from whence cometh
INT: to the mountains where cometh shall my help

Isaiah 39:3
HEB: הָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים הָאֵ֗לֶּה וּמֵאַ֙יִן֙ יָבֹ֣אוּ אֵלֶ֔יךָ
NAS: say, and from where have they come
KJV: these men? and from whence came
INT: another these where come about

Jonah 1:8
HEB: מַה־ מְּלַאכְתְּךָ֙ וּמֵאַ֣יִן תָּב֔וֹא מָ֣ה
NAS: is your occupation? And where do you come
KJV: [is] upon us; What [is] thine occupation? and whence comest
INT: What business whence come What

Nahum 3:7
HEB: יָנ֣וּד לָ֑הּ מֵאַ֛יִן אֲבַקֵּ֥שׁ מְנַחֲמִ֖ים
NAS: will grieve for her?' Where will I seek
KJV: who will bemoan her? whence shall I seek
INT: Who will grieve Where seek comforters

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