Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #376: 'iysh (pronounced eesh)

contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation):--also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) man

1a) man, male (in contrast to woman, female)

1b) husband

1c) human being, person (in contrast to God)

1d) servant

1e) mankind

1f) champion

1g) great man

2) whosoever

3) each (adjective)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: contracted for H582 [or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant]


This word is used 2166 times:

Genesis 2:23: "shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."
Genesis 2:24: "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave"
Genesis 3:6: "thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat."
Genesis 3:16: "children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he"
Genesis 4:1: "Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD."
Genesis 4:23: "unto my speech: for I have slain a man and a young man to my hurt."
Genesis 6:4: "became mighty men which were of old, men of renown."
Genesis 6:9: "Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked"
Genesis 7:2: "clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of"
Genesis 7:2: "beasts that are not clean by two, the male"
Genesis 9:5: "will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother"
Genesis 9:20: "And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:"
Genesis 10:5: "were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations."
Genesis 11:3: "And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn"
Genesis 11:7: "that they may not understand one another's speech."
Genesis 12:20: "And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all"
Genesis 13:11: "journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other."
Genesis 13:13: " But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly."
Genesis 13:16: "of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust"
Genesis 14:24: "the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner,"
Genesis 15:10: "and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds"
Genesis 16:3: "years in the land and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife."
Genesis 17:23: "with his money, every male among the men house; and circumcised"
Genesis 17:27: "And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with money of"
Genesis 18:2: "and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran"
Genesis 18:16: " And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom:"
Genesis 18:22: " And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood"
Genesis 19:4: "But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed"
Genesis 19:4: "they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house"
Genesis 19:5: "Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night?"
Genesis 19:8: "which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto"
Genesis 19:8: "ye to them as is good in your eyes: unto these men do nothing;"
Genesis 19:9: "will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, and came near to break"
Genesis 19:10: " But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house"
Genesis 19:11: "And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small"
Genesis 19:12: " And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides a son-in-law,"
Genesis 19:16: "And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two"
Genesis 19:31: "Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner"
Genesis 20:7: "Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray"
Genesis 20:8: "these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid."
Genesis 23:6: "bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold"
Genesis 24:13: "the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:"
Genesis 24:16: "to look upon, a virgin, neither had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled"
Genesis 24:21: " And the man wondering at her held his peace, to know whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or"
Genesis 24:22: "the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel"
Genesis 24:26: " And the man bowed down his head, and worshiped the LORD."
Genesis 24:29: "ran out unto the man, unto the well."
Genesis 24:30: "saying, spoke the man unto me; that he came unto the man;"
Genesis 24:30: "unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels"
Genesis 24:32: " And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender"

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