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Hebrew: ע or ׳ע (masculine form) —transliteration: ain, ayin, en

also known as: ayin, ayin, 'ayun, en, spring, fountain

This ancient word has various meanings…

Strong’s Hebrew Dictionary: 'ayin, ah'-yin; probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analysis a fountain (as the eye of the landscape):—affliction, outward appearance, + before, + think best, color, conceit, + be content, countenance, + displease, eye ([-brow], [-d], -sight), face, + favour, fountain, furrow [from the marginal note], 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).

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