Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2511

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:429

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cleansing (2), purifying (2), be purged (1), purge 4060 (1), purification (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a cleansing, purification, a ritual purgation or washing
a. of the washing of the Jews before and after their meals
b. of levitical purification of women after childbirth
c. a cleansing from the guilt of sins wrought by the expiatory sacrifice of Christ

Strong's Definitions

kath-ar-is-mos'; from (2511) (καθαρίζω); a washing off, i.e. (cerimonial) ablution, (moral) expiation: — cleansing, + purge, purification, (-fying).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And saith unto him, See thou say nothing to any man: but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy G2512 those things which Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.


And when the days of her G2512 according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord;


And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy G2512, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.


And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the G2512 of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.


Then there arose a question G2512tween some of John's disciples and the Jews about G2512.


Who G2512ing the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself G2512 our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;


But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was G2512 from his old sins.