Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 21

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:19

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: gladness (3), joy (1), exceeding joy (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. exultation, extreme joy, gladness
At feasts, people were anointed with the "oil of gladness". Paul, in Hebrews 1:9, is alluding to this inaugural ceremony of anointing, and uses it as an emblem of the divine power and majesty to which to which the Son of God has been exalted.

Strong's Definitions

ag-al-lee'-as-is; from (21) (ἀγαλλιάω); exultation; specially welcome: — gladness, (exceeding) joy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And thou shalt have G20 and G20; and many shall rejoice at his birth.


For, lo, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in mine ears, the babe leaped in my womb for G20.


And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with G20 and singleness of heart,


Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of G20 above thy fellows.


Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with G20 G20,