Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #6440: paniym (pronounced paw-neem')

plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun (paneh {paw-neh'}; from 6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.):--+ accept, a-(be- )fore(-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him(-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look(-eth) (- s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, propect, was purposed, by reason of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them(-selves), through (+ - out), till, time(-s) past, (un-)to(-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with(- in, + -stand), X ye, X you.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּ / ּ

pânı̂ym / pâneh

1) face

1a) face, faces

1b) presence, person

1c) face (of seraphim or cherubim)

1d) face (of animals)

1e) face, surface (of ground)

1f) as adverb of loc/temp

1f1) before and behind, toward, in front of, forward, formerly, from beforetime, before

1g) with preposition

1g1) in front of, before, to the front of, in the presence of, in the face of, at the face or front of, from the presence of, from before, from before the face of

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H6437


This word is used 2119 times:

Genesis 1:2: "and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved"
Genesis 1:2: "of God moved upon the face of the waters."
Genesis 1:20: "that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven."
Genesis 1:29: "seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree,"
Genesis 2:6: "and watered the whole face of the ground."
Genesis 3:8: "and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst"
Genesis 4:5: "he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell."
Genesis 4:6: "Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?"
Genesis 4:14: "thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face"
Genesis 4:14: "this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid;"
Genesis 4:16: "And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod,"
Genesis 6:1: "began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born"
Genesis 6:7: "whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man,"
Genesis 6:11: "The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence."
Genesis 6:13: "of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence"
Genesis 6:13: "the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with"
Genesis 7:1: "for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation."
Genesis 7:3: "the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth."
Genesis 7:4: "I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth."
Genesis 7:7: "with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood."
Genesis 7:18: "and the ark went upon the face of the waters."
Genesis 7:23: "was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and"
Genesis 8:8: "him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;"
Genesis 8:9: "for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand,"
Genesis 8:13: "the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry."
Genesis 9:23: "the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's"
Genesis 10:9: "was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said,"
Genesis 10:9: "it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD."
Genesis 11:4: "lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth."
Genesis 11:8: "scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth:"
Genesis 11:9: "and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth."
Genesis 11:28: "And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity,"
Genesis 13:9: "Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from"
Genesis 13:10: "that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom"
Genesis 16:6: "to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face."
Genesis 16:8: "thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress"
Genesis 16:12: "and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren."
Genesis 17:1: "am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect."
Genesis 17:3: "And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,"
Genesis 17:17: "Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born"
Genesis 17:18: "O that Ishmael might live before"
Genesis 18:8: "and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by"
Genesis 18:16: "rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham"
Genesis 18:22: "toward Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before the LORD."
Genesis 19:13: "the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy"
Genesis 19:21: "And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also,"
Genesis 19:27: "where he stood before the LORD:"
Genesis 19:28: "And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all"
Genesis 19:28: "toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land"
Genesis 20:15: "said, Behold, my land is before thee: dwell where it pleaseth"

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