Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

diminutive from the same as 2339

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:133

KJV Translation Count — 46x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: beast (42), wild beast (3), venomous beast (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. an animal
2. a wild animal, wild beast, beast
3. metaph. a brutal, bestial man, savage, ferocious
For Synonyms see entry 5846 & 5930

Strong's Definitions

thay-ree'-on; diminative from the same as (2339) (θήρα); a dangerous animal: — (venomous, wild) beast.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he was there in the G2342erness forty days, tempted of Satan; and was with the G2342 G2342s; and the angels ministered unto him.


Wherein were all manner of fourfooted G2342s of the earth, and G2342 G2342s, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.


Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw fourfooted G2342s of the earth, and G2342 G2342s, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.


And when the barbarians saw the G2342 G2342 hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.


And he shook off the G2342 into the fire, and felt no harm.


One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil G2342s, slow bellies.


(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a G2342 touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:


For every kind of G2342s, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:


And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the G2342s of the earth.


And when they shall have finished their testimony, the G2342 that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.