Parts of Speech

TDNT 9:62

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1223 and 5342

KJV Translation Count — 13x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: be better (3), be of more value (2), differ from (2), should carry (1), publish (1), drive up and down (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bear or carry through any place
2. to carry different ways
a. to carry in different directions, to different places
1. of people who are carried hither and thither in a ship, driven to and fro
b. to differ, to test, prove, the good things that differ,
1. to distinguish between good and evil, lawful and unlawful, to approve of things that excel, to differ from one
2. to excel, surpass one
c. impersonally, it makes a difference, it matters, is of importance

Strong's Definitions

dee-af-er'-o; from (1223) (διά) and (5342) (φέρω); to bear through, i.e. (literal) transport; usually to bear apart, i.e. (objective) to toss about (figurative report); subject to "differ," or (by implication) surpass: — be better, carry, differ from, drive up and down, be (more) excellent, make matter, publish, be of more value.

Concordance Results Using KJV

G1308hold the fowls G1308 the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much G1308tter than they?


Fear ye not therefore, ye are G1308 G1308 G1308 than many sparrows.


How much then is a man G1308tter than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.


G1308 would not suffer that any man G1308 G1308 any vessel through the temple.


But even the very hairs G1308 your head are all numG1308red. Fear not therefore: ye are G1308 G1308 G1308 than many sparrows.


Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; G1308 God feedeth them: how much G1308 are ye G1308tter than the fowls?


G1308 the word G1308 the Lord was G1308ed throughout all the region.


But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were G1308n G1308 G1308 G1308 in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country;


G1308 knowest his will, G1308 approvest the things that are G1308 excellent, G1308ing instructed out G1308 the law;


There is one glory G1308 the sun, G1308 another glory G1308 the moon, G1308 another glory G1308 the stars: for one star G1308eth G1308 another star in glory.