Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

of uncertain affinity

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:657

KJV Translation Count — 50x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: wilderness (32), desert (13), desolate (4), solitary (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited
a. used of places
1. a desert, wilderness
2. deserted places, lonely regions
3. an uncultivated region fit for pasturage
b. used of persons
1. deserted by others
2. deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred
3. bereft
a. of a flock deserted by the shepherd
b. of a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself

Strong's Definitions

er'-ay-mos; of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, (5561) (χώρα) being implied): — desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the G2048 of Judaea,


For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the G2048, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.


Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the G2048 to be tempted of the devil.


And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the G2048 to see? A reed shaken with the wind?


When Jesus heard of it, he departed thence by ship into a G2048 place apart: and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities.


And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a G2048 place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.


Behold, your house is left unto you G2048.


Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the G2048; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.


The voice of one crying in the G2048, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.


John did baptize in the G2048, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.


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