Parts of Speech

n f/m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably a primitive word, Greek 137 Ainwn

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1612a, 1613

KJV Translation Count — 887x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: eye (495), sight (216), seem (19), colour (12), fountain (11), well (11), face (10), pleased 3190 (10), presence (8), displeased 3415 (8), before (8), pleased 3474 (4), conceit (4), think (4), misc (66)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. eye
a. eye
1. of physical eye
2. as showing mental qualities
3. of mental and spiritual faculties (fig.)
2. spring, fountain

Strong's Definitions

`ayin, 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).

Concordance Results Using KJV

For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your H5869s shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.


And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the H5869s, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.


And the H5869s of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.


But Noah found grace in the H5869s of the LORD.


And Lot lifted up his H5869s, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was H5869 watered every where, H5869 the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.


And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine H5869s, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:


And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her H5869s.


And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her H5869s: the LORD judge between me and thee.


But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her H5869.


And the angel of the LORD found her by a H5869 of water in the wilderness, by the H5869 in the way to Shur.