Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

third person singular present indicative of a compound of 1537 and 1510

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:560

KJV Translation Count — 32x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: be lawful (29), may (2), let (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. it is lawful

Strong's Definitions

ex'-es-tee; third person singular presumed indicative of a compound of (1537) (ἐκ) and (1510) (εἰμί); so also ἐξόν, ex-on'; neuter presumed participle of the same (with or without some form of (1510) (εἰμί) expressed); impersonal it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public): — be lawful, let, x may (-est).

Concordance Results Using KJV

But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, G1832hold, thy disciples do that which is not G1832 to do upon the sabbath day.


How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the shewbread, which was not G1832 for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests?


And, G1832hold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it G1832 to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him.


How much then is a man G1832tter than a sheep? Wherefore it is G1832 to do well on the sabbath days.


For John said unto him, It is not G1832 for thee to have her.


The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it G1832 for a man to put away his wife for every cause?


Is it not G1832 for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, G1832cause I am good?


Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it G1832 to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?


And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not G1832 for to put them into the treasury, G1832cause it is the price of blood.


And the Pharisees said unto him, G1832hold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not G1832?