Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primary particle

KJV Translation Count — 1067x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: for (1027), misc (28), not tr (12)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. for

Strong's Definitions

gar; a primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles): — and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, beG1063e they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.


But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear G1063 to take unto thee Mary thy wife: G1063 that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.


And she shall bring G1063th a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: G1063 he shall save his people from their sins.


Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? G1063 we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.


And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: G1063 thus it is written by the prophet,


And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art G1063 the least among the princes of Juda: G1063 out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.


And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: G1063 Herod will seek the young child to desG1063oy him.


Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: G1063 they are dead which sought the young child's life.


And saying, Repent ye: G1063 the kingdom of heaven is at hand.


G1063 this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths sG1063aight.