Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from a compound of 2095 and a derivative of 3605

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:808

KJV Translation Count — 3x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sweet savour (1), sweet smelling (1), sweet smell (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a sweet smell, fragrance
2. a fragrant or sweet smelling thing, incense, on odour or something sweet smelling
a. an odour of acquiescence, satisfaction
b. a sweet odour, spoken of the smell of sacrifices and obligations, agreeably to the ancient notion that God smells and is pleased with the odour of sacrifices
3. metaph. a thing well pleasing to God

Strong's Definitions

yoo-o-dee'-ah; from a compound of (2095) (εὐ̑) and a derivative of (3605) (ὄζω); good-scentedness, i.e. fragrance: — sweet savour (smell, -smelling).

Concordance Results Using KJV

For we are unto God a G2175 G2175 of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:


And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a G2175G2175 G2175.


But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a G2175 G2175, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.


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