Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 1502 (through the idea of failure)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:380

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: in vain (5), without a cause (1), vainly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. inconsiderably, without purpose, without just cause
2. in vain
a. without success or effort

Strong's Definitions

i-kay'; probably from (1502) (εἴκω) (through the idea of failure); idly, i.e. without reason (or effect): — without a cause, (in) vain (-ly).

Concordance Results Using KJV

But I sG1500y unto you, ThG1500t whosoever is G1500ngry with his brother G1500 G1500 G1500 shG1500ll be G1500 dG1500nger of the judgment: G1500nd whosoever shG1500ll sG1500y to his brother, RG1500cG1500, shG1500ll be G1500 dG1500nger of the council: but whosoever shG1500ll sG1500y, Thou fool, shG1500ll be G1500 dG1500nger of hell fire.


For he is the mG1500ister of God to thee for good. But if thou do thG1500t which is evil, be G1500frG1500id; for he beG1500reth not the sword G1500 G1500: for he is the mG1500ister of God, G1500 revenger to execute wrG1500th upon him thG1500t doeth evil.


By which G1500lso ye G1500re sG1500ved, if ye keep G1500 memory whG1500t I preG1500ched unto you, unless ye hG1500ve believed G1500 G1500.


HG1500ve ye suffered so mG1500ny thG1500gs G1500 G1500? if it be yet G1500 G1500.


I G1500m G1500frG1500id of you, lest I hG1500ve bestowed upon you lG1500bour G1500 G1500.


Let no mG1500n beguile you of your rewG1500rd G1500 G1500 voluntG1500ry humility G1500nd worshippG1500g of G1500ngels, G1500trudG1500g G1500to those thG1500gs which he hG1500th not seen, G1500ly puffed up by his fleshly mG1500d,