Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2596 and 138 (including its alternate)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:411

KJV Translation Count — 9x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: take down (4), destroy (2), put down (1), pull down (1), cast down (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to take down
a. without the notion of violence: to detach from the cross, one crucified
b. with the use of force: to throw down, cast down
2. to pull down, demolish
a. the subtle reasonings (of opponents) likened to a fortress, i.e. to refute, to destroy

Strong's Definitions

kath-ahee-reh'-o; from (2596) (κατά) and (138) (αἱρέομαι) (including its alternate); to lower (or with violence) demolish (literal or figurative): — cast (pull, put, take) down, destroy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and G2507 it on a reed, and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see whether Elias will come to G2507 him G2507.


And he bought fine linen, and took him G2507, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre.


He hath G2507 G2507 the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.


And he said, This will I do: I will G2507 G2507 my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.


And he took it G2507, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid.


And when he had G2507ed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot.


And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him G2507 from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre.


So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be G2507ed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.


G2507ing G2507 imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;