Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a root word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:742

KJV Translation Count — 209x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: write (206), writing (1), describe (1), vr write (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to write, with reference to the form of the letters
a. to delineate (or form) letters on a tablet, parchment, paper, or other material
2. to write, with reference to the contents of the writing
a. to express in written characters
b. to commit to writing (things not to be forgotten), write down, record
c. used of those things which stand written in the sacred books (of the OT)
d. to write to one, i.e. by writing (in a written epistle) to give information, directions
3. to fill with writing
4. to draw up in writing, compose

Strong's Definitions

graf'-o; a primary verb; to "grave", especially to write; figurative to describe: — describe, write (-ing, -ten).

Concordance Results Using KJV

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


But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.


And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.


Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.


Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.


For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.


For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.


And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.


The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.


Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.