Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1223 and 3140

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:510

KJV Translation Count — 15x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: testify (11), charge (3), witness (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to testify
a. earnestly, religiously to charge
2. to attest, testify to, solemnly affirm
a. to give solemn testimony to one
b. to confirm a thing by testimony, to testify, cause it to be believed

Strong's Definitions

dee-am-ar-too'-rom-ahee; from (1223) (διά) and (3140) (μαρτυρέω); to attest or protest earnestly, or (by implication) hortatively: — charge, testify (unto), witness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For I have five brethren; that he may G1263 unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.


And with many other words did he G1263 and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.


And they, when they had testified and preached the word of the Lord, returned to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel in many villages of the Samaritans.


And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to G1263 that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.


And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.


G1263ing both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.


Save that the Holy Ghost G1263eth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me.


But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to G1263 the gospel of the grace of God.


And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear G1263 also at Rome.


And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.


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