H3220 ים - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article) the Mediterranean; sometimes a large river, or an artificial basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south

KJV Usage: sea (X -faring man, [-shore]), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. sea
a. Mediterranean Sea
b. Red Sea
c. Dead Sea
d. Sea of Galilee
e. sea (general)
f. mighty river (Nile)
g. the sea (the great basin in the temple court)
h. seaward, west, westward
Origin: from an unused root meaning to roar
TWOT: 871a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H3220 ים is used in the Bible

First 30 of 339 occurrences of H3220 ים

Genesis 1:10
Genesis 1:22
Genesis 1:26
Genesis 1:28
Genesis 9:2
Genesis 12:8
Genesis 13:14
Genesis 14:3
Genesis 22:17
Genesis 28:14
Genesis 32:12
Genesis 41:49
Genesis 49:13
Exodus 10:19
Exodus 13:18
Exodus 14:2
Exodus 14:9
Exodus 14:16
Exodus 14:21
Exodus 14:22
Exodus 14:23
Exodus 14:26
Exodus 14:27
Exodus 14:28
Exodus 14:29
Exodus 14:30
Exodus 15:1
Exodus 15:4
Exodus 15:8
Exodus 15:10

Corresponding Greek Words

yam G1424 dusme
yam G2281 thalassa
yam G3882 par alios