Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5869: `ayin (pronounced ah'-yin)

probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape):--affliction, outward appearance, + before, + think best, colour, conceit, + be content, countenance, + displease, eye((-brow), (-d), -sight), face, + favour, fountain, furrow (from the margin), X him, + humble, knowledge, look, (+ well), X me, open(-ly), + (not) please, presence, + regard, resemblance, sight, X thee, X them, + think, X us, well, X you(-rselves).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) eye

1a) eye

1a1) of physical eye

1a2) as showing mental qualities

1a3) of mental and spiritual faculties (figuratively)

2) spring, fountain

Part of Speech: noun feminine or masculine

Relation: probably a primitive word

Same Word by TWOT Number: 1612a, 1613


This word is used 883 times:

Genesis 3:5: "in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing"
Genesis 3:6: "and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took"
Genesis 3:7: " And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed"
Genesis 6:8: "But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD."
Genesis 13:10: "And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain"
Genesis 13:14: "from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place"
Genesis 16:4: "she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes."
Genesis 16:5: "that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between"
Genesis 16:6: "thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled"
Genesis 16:7: "of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain"
Genesis 16:7: "of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur."
Genesis 18:2: "And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by"
Genesis 18:3: "now I have found favor in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from"
Genesis 19:8: "bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men"
Genesis 19:14: "this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law."
Genesis 19:19: "thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast showed"
Genesis 20:15: "my land is before thee: dwell where it pleaseth"
Genesis 20:16: "behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with"
Genesis 21:11: "And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son."
Genesis 21:12: "Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman;"
Genesis 21:19: "And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went,"
Genesis 22:4: "Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off."
Genesis 22:13: "And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram"
Genesis 23:11: "I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury"
Genesis 23:18: "Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate"
Genesis 24:13: "I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city"
Genesis 24:16: "had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled her pitcher, and came up."
Genesis 24:29: "unto the man, unto the well."
Genesis 24:30: "by the camels at the well."
Genesis 24:42: "And I came this day unto the well, and said, O LORD God of my master"
Genesis 24:43: "I stand by the well of water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin cometh forth"
Genesis 24:45: "on her shoulder; and she went down unto the well, and drew water: and I said unto her, Let me drink,"
Genesis 24:63: "in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels"
Genesis 24:64: "And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted"
Genesis 27:1: "that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called"
Genesis 27:12: "peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon"
Genesis 28:8: "that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;"
Genesis 29:17: "Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well"
Genesis 29:20: "seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love"
Genesis 30:27: "if I have found favor in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake."
Genesis 30:41: "laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods."
Genesis 31:10: "that the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, the rams"
Genesis 31:12: "And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, and see, all the rams which leap"
Genesis 31:35: "to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot"
Genesis 31:40: "by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes."
Genesis 32:5: "my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight."
Genesis 33:1: "And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with"
Genesis 33:5: "And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said,"
Genesis 33:8: "And he said, These are to find grace in the sight of my lord."
Genesis 33:10: "now I have found grace in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand:"

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