589. ani
Lexical Summary
ani: I
Original Word: אֲנַי
Transliteration: ani
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ee')
Part of Speech: pronoun singular, common
Short Definition: I
Meaning: I
Strong's Concordance
I, as for me, mine, myself, we, which, who

Contracted from 'anokiy; I -- I, (as for) me, mine, myself, we, X which, X who.

see HEBREW 'anokiy


H589. ani

אָ֫נִי אֲנִי,pronoun 1 singular, common I (, אֲנָא‎, , ) Genesis 6:17; 9:9, 12 + often Following a participle as its subject (to express mostly either a true present or the futurum instans [immanent future]) 18:17 אֲנִי הַמְכַסֶּהAmos I hiding from Abraham that which, etc., Judges 15:3; 1 Samuel 3:13 Jeremiah 1:12; 38:14; 44:29 (see Dr§ 135, 4). Appended to a verb, it expresses, in early Hebrew, a real emphasis, as Judges 8:23 בָּכֶם אֲנִי אֶמְשֹׁל לֹאI will not rule over you, 2 Samuel 12:28 lest I take the city, 17:15 thus and thus did Ahitophel counsel, and thus and thus אָ֫נִי יָעַצְתִּי‎ did I counsel; but in later Hebrew It is sometimes pelonastc, Ecclesiastes 2:11, 15, 18, 20 +. In response to a question, אָ֫נִי‎ alone = I am, It is I, Genesis 27:24; Judges 13:11; 1 Kings 18:8 +. With הַאֲנִי הֲֶIsaiah 66:9. (Synonym אָנֹכִּי‎, q. v.)


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