Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from a primary elpo (to anticipate, usually with pleasure)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:517

KJV Translation Count — 54x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hope (53), faith (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. expectation of evil, fear
2. expectation of good, hope
a. in the Christian sense
1. joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation
3. on hope, in hope, having hope
a. the author of hope, or he who is its foundation
b. the thing hoped for

Strong's Definitions

el-pece'; from a primary ἔλπω (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstract or concrete) or confidence: — faith, hope.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in G1680:


And when her masters saw that the G1680 of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers,


But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the G1680 and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.


And have G1680 toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.


And now I stand and am judged for the G1680 of the promise made of God unto our fathers:


Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, G1680 to come. For which G1680's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.


And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all G1680 that we should be saved was then taken away.


For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the G1680 of Israel I am bound with this chain.


Who against G1680 believed in G1680, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.


By whom also we have access by G1680 into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in G1680 of the glory of God.