Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a superlative probably from 2192 (in the sense of contiguity)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:697

KJV Translation Count — 54x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: last (46), lowest (2), uttermost (2), last state (2), ends (1), latter end (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. extreme
a. last in time or in place
b. last in a series of places
c. last in a temporal succession
2. the last
a. last, referring to time
b. of space, the uttermost part, the end, of the earth
c. of rank, grade of worth, last i.e. lowest

Strong's Definitions

es'-khat-os; a superlative probably from (2192) (ἔχω) (in the sense of contiguity); farthest, final (of place or time): — ends of, last, latter end, lowest, uttermost.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the G2078 farthing.


Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the G2078 G2078 of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.


But many that are first shall be G2078; and the G2078 shall be first.


So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the G2078 unto the first.


Saying, These G2078 have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.


Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this G2078, even as unto thee.


So the G2078 shall be first, and the first G2078: for many be called, but few chosen.


Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the G2078 error shall be worse than the first.


And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be G2078 of all, and servant of all.


But many that are first shall be G2078; and the G2078 first.