Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from 2046, 4483, and

KJV Translation Count — 977x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: say (859), speak (57), tell (41), command (8), bid (5), misc (6), vr say (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to speak, say

Strong's Definitions

ep'-o; a primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from (2046) (ἐρέω), (4483) (ῥέω) and (5346) (φημί)); to speak or say (by word or writing): — answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell. Compare (3004) (λέγω).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,


And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.


And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, G2036ing, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.


But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?


And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.


And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, G2036 that these stones be made bread.


But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.


Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall G2036 all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.


But I G2036 unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall G2036 to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall G2036, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.


And Jesus saith unto him, See thou G2036 no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses G2036ed, for a testimony unto them.