Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primary verb

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:832

KJV Translation Count — 143x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: live (117), be alive (9), alive (6), quick (4), lively (3), not tr (1), misc (2), vr live (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to live, breathe, be among the living (not lifeless, not dead)
2. to enjoy real life
a. to have true life and worthy of the name
b. active, blessed, endless in the kingdom of God
3. to live i.e. pass life, in the manner of the living and acting
a. of mortals or character
4. living water, having vital power in itself and exerting the same upon the soul
5. metaph. to be in full vigour
a. to be fresh, strong, efficient,
b. as adj. active, powerful, efficacious

Strong's Definitions

dzah'-o; a primary verb; to live (literal or figurative): — life (-time), (a-) live (-ly), quick.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall G2198 G2198 by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.


While he spake these things unto them, G2198hold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall G2198.


And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.


I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is G2198 the God of the dead, but of the living.


But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou G2198 the Christ, the Son of God.


Saying, Sir, we rememG2198r that that deceiver said, while he was yet G2198, After three days I will rise again.


And G2198sought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may G2198 healed; and she shall G2198.


He is G2198 the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye therefore do greatly err.


And they, when they had heard that he was G2198, and had G2198en seen of her, G2198lieved G2198.


And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the G2198iG2198 of Aser: she was of a great age, and had G2198d with an husband seven years from her virginity;