Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2596, and hemai (to sit, akin to the base of 1476)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:440

KJV Translation Count — 89x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sit (82), sit down (3), sit by (2), be set down (1), dwell (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to sit down, seat one's self
2. to sit, be seated, of a place occupied
a. to have a fixed abode, to dwell

Strong's Definitions

kath'-ay-mahee; from (2596) (κατά) and hemai (to sit; akin to the base of (1476) (ἑδραι̑ος)); to sit down; figurative to remain, reside: — dwell, sit (by, down).

Concordance Results Using KJV

The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.


And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, G2521ting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.


But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children G2521ting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,


The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat G2521 the sea side.


And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore.


And Jesus departed from thence, and came nigh unto the sea of Galilee; and went up into a mountain, and sat G2521 there.


And, G2521hold, two blind men G2521ting G2521 the way side, when they heard that Jesus passed G2521, cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.


The LORD said unto my Lord, G2521 thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool?


And he that shall swear G2521 heaven, sweareth G2521 the throne of God, and G2521 him that G2521teth thereon.


And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things G2521? and what shall G2521 the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?