Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

of uncertain affinity

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:477

KJV Translation Count — 28x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: mercy (28)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them
a. of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one's self merciful
b. of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation by Christ
c. the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he will bless true Christians with eternal life
For Synonyms see entry 5913

Strong's Definitions

el'-eh-os; of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active): — (+ tender) mercy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have G1656, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.


But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have G1656, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, G1656, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.


And his G1656 is on them that fear him from generation to generation.


He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his G1656;


And her neighbours and her cousins heard how the Lord had shewed great G1656 upon her; and they rejoiced with her.


To perform the G1656 promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;


Through the tender G1656 of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,


And he said, He that shewed G1656 on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.


And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of G1656, which he had afore prepared unto glory,