also known as: ain
(Hebrew: ain, meaning “flowing”), applied to…
a fountain or spring, frequently
see: SPRING; FOUNTAIN.
the face (Exodus 10:5, 15; Numbers 22:5, 11), in Numbers 14:14
The word eye is used figuratively in various expressions.
Punishment involving eyes
Men were sometimes punished by having their eyes put out (1 Samuel 11:2; Samson, Judges 16:21; Zedekiah, 2 Kings 25:7).
The custom of painting the eyes is alluded to in 2 Kings 9:30, Revised King James Version; Jeremiah 4:30; Ezek. 23:40, a custom which still prevails extensively among Eastern women.