King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • they used 7,376 times.


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THEY, pronoun plural ; objective case, them.]

1. The men, the women, the animals, the things. It is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun referring to persons, or as a substitute referring to things.

THEY and their fathers have transgressed against me. Ezekiel 2:3.

THEY of Italy salute you. Hebrews 13:10.

Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness. Matthew 5:4.

2. It is used indefinitely, as our ancestors used man, and as the French use on. they say, [on dit, ] that is, it is said by persons, indefinitely.