Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Doubtless, if, either, neither, nevertheless, nor, oh that, or, seeing, since, sith, none, though, when, whereas, whether, while, used very widely as demonstrative, lo!

Hebrew: אִם, ʾim (H518)

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Here is , but, either, except, more, neither, in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אִם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H518

Hebrew Base Word: אִם

Part of speech: Particle; substantive

Usage: (and, doubtless, if, that) (can-)(not), + but, either, + except, + more(-over if) (than), neither, nevertheless, nor, oh that, or, + save (only, -ing), seeing, since, sith, + surely (no more, none, not), though, + of a truth, + unless, + verily, when, whereas, whether, while, + yet

Definition: Used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not.

Detailed definition:

  1. If.
    1. Conditional clauses.
      1. Of possible situations.
      2. Of impossible situations.
    2. Oath contexts.
      1. No, not.
    3. If...if, whether...or, whether...or...or.
    4. When, whenever.
    5. Since.
    6. Interrogative particle.
    7. But rather.

Derived terms: A primitive particle.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɪm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔim
  3. Transliteration: ʾim
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: im
  5. Modern Pronunciation: eem

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