Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2479

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:397

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: can (could) (9), be able (6), avail (3), prevail (3), be whole (2), cannot 3756 (1), can do (1), may (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be strong
a. to be strong in body, to be robust, to be in sound health
2. to have power
a. to have power as shown by extraordinary deeds
1. to exert, wield power, to have strength to overcome
b. to be a force, avail
c. to be serviceable
d. to be able, can

Strong's Definitions

is-khoo'-o; from (2479) (ἰσχύς); to have (or exercise) force (literal or figurative): — be able, avail, can do ([-not]), could, be good, might, prevail, be of strength, be whole, + much work.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it G2480 salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to G2480 cast out, and to G2480 trodden under foot of men.


And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.


But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that G2480 G2480 need not a physician, but they that are sick.


And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?


When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are G2480 have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.


G2480cause that he had G2480en often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had G2480en plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.


And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.


And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?


He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream G2480at vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.


And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could G2480 healed of any,