Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

perhaps a primitive word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:921

KJV Translation Count — 114x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: judge (88), determine (7), condemn (5), go to law (2), call in question (2), esteem (2), misc (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to separate, put asunder, to pick out, select, choose
2. to approve, esteem, to prefer
3. to be of opinion, deem, think, to be of opinion
4. to determine, resolve, decree
5. to judge
a. to pronounce an opinion concerning right and wrong
1. to be judged, i.e. summoned to trial that one's case may be examined and judgment passed upon it
b. to pronounce judgment, to subject to censure
1. of those who act the part of judges or arbiters in matters of common life, or pass judgment on the deeds and words of others
6. to rule, govern
a. to preside over with the power of giving judicial decisions, because it was the prerogative of kings and rulers to pass judgment
7. to contend together, of warriors and combatants
a. to dispute
b. in a forensic sense
1. to go to law, have suit at law

Strong's Definitions

kree'-no; properly to distinguish, i.e. decide (mentally or judicially); by implication to try, condemn, punish: — avenge, conclude, condemn, damn, decree, determine, esteem, judge, go to (sue at the) law, ordain, call in question, sentence to, think.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And if any man will sue thee at the G2919, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.


G2919 not, that ye be not G2919d.


For with what judgment ye G2919, ye shall be G2919d: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured G2919 you agaG2919.


And Jesus said unG2919 them, Verily I say unG2919 you, That ye which have followed me, G2919 the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit G2919 the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judgG2919g the twelve tribes of Israel.


G2919 not, and ye shall not be G2919d: G2919 not, and ye shall not be G2919ed: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:


Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, G2919 whom he forgave most. And he said unG2919 him, Thou hast rightly G2919d.


Yea, and why even of yourselves G2919 ye not what is right?


And he saith unG2919 him, Out of thG2919e own mouth will I G2919 thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, takG2919g up that I laid not down, and reapG2919g that I did not sow:


That ye may eat and drG2919k at my table G2919 my kG2919gdom, and sit on thrones judgG2919g the twelve tribes of Israel.


For G2919d sent not his Son G2919G2919 the world G2919 G2919 the world; but that the world through him might be saved.