ekh'-o including an alternate form transliterated: scheo

Parts of Speech

Root Word (Etymology)

KJV Translation Count — 712x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: have (613), be (22), need 5532 (12), misc (63), vr have (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to have, i.e. to hold
a. to have (hold) in the hand, in the sense of wearing, to have (hold) possession of the mind (refers to alarm, agitating emotions, etc.), to hold fast keep, to have or comprise or involve, to regard or consider or hold as
2. to have i.e. own, possess
a. external things such as pertain to property or riches or furniture or utensils or goods or food etc.
b. used of those joined to any one by the bonds of natural blood or marriage or friendship or duty or law etc, of attendance or companionship
3. to hold one's self or find one's self so and so, to be in such or such a condition
4. to hold one's self to a thing, to lay hold of a thing, to adhere or cling to
a. to be closely joined to a person or a thing

Strong's Definitions

ekh'-o; (including an alternate form σχέω, skheh'-o; used in certain tenses only); a primary verb; to hold (used in very various applications, literal or figurative, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition): — be (able, x hold, possessed with), accompany, + begin to amend, can (+ -not), x conceive, count, diseased, do, + eat, + enjoy, + fear, following, have, hold, keep, + lack, + go to law, lie, + must needs, + of necessity, + need, next, + recover, + reign, + rest, return, x sick, take for, + tremble, + uncircumcised, use.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, G2192fore they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.


G2192hold, a virgin shall G2192 with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which G2192ing interpreted is, God with us.


And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.


And think not to say within yourselves, We G2192 Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.


But John forbad him, saying, I G2192 G2192 to G2192 baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?


And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.


Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememG2192rest that thy brother hath ought against thee;


For if ye love them which love you, what reward G2192 ye? do not even the publicans the same?


Take heed that ye do not your alms G2192fore men, to G2192 seen of them: otherwise ye G2192 no reward of your Father which is in heaven.


G2192 not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye G2192 G2192 of, G2192fore ye ask him.