Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

probably akin to the base of 58 (through the idea of collecting one's faculties)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:333

KJV Translation Count — 141x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rise (36), raise (28), arise (27), raise up (23), rise up (8), rise again (5), raise again (4), misc (10)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to arouse, cause to rise
a. to arouse from sleep, to awake
b. to arouse from the sleep of death, to recall the dead to life
c. to cause to rise from a seat or bed etc.
d. to raise up, produce, cause to appear
1. to cause to appear, bring before the public
2. to raise up, stir up, against one
3. to raise up i.e. cause to be born
4. of buildings, to raise up, construct, erect

Strong's Definitions

eg-i'-ro; probably akin to the base of (58) (ἀγορα) (through the idea of collecting one's faculties); to waken (transitive or intransitive), i.e. rouse (literal from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death; or figurative from obscurity, inactivity, ruins, nonexistence): — awake, lift (up), raise (again, up), rear up, (a-) rise (again, up), stand, take up.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, G1453, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.


When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:


Saying, G1453, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.


And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.


And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to G1453 G1453 children unto Abraham.


And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.


And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.


And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.


For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, G1453, and walk?


But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) G1453, take G1453 thy bed, and go unto thine house.