Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
probably akin to 142
TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:180
KJV Translation Count — 3x
The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: choose (3)
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to take for oneself, to prefer, choose
2. to choose by vote, elect to office
hahee-reh'-om-ahee; probably akin to (142) (αἴρω); to take for oneself, i.e. to prefer: — choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ἕλλομαι, hel'-lomahee; which is otherwise obsolete.
Concordance Results Using KJV
But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall G138 I wot not.
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;