Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is use only as an alternate in certain tenses

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:5

KJV Translation Count — 263x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: receive (133), take (106), have (3), catch (3), not tr (1), misc (17)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to take
a. to take with the hand, lay hold of, any person or thing in order to use it
1. to take up a thing to be carried
2. to take upon one's self
b. to take in order to carry away
1. without the notion of violence, i, e to remove, take away
c. to take what is one's own, to take to one's self, to make one's own
1. to claim, procure, for one's self
a. to associate with one's self as companion, attendant
2. of that which when taken is not let go, to seize, to lay hold of, apprehend
3. to take by craft (our catch, used of hunters, fisherman, etc.), to circumvent one by fraud
4. to take to one's self, lay hold upon, take possession of, i.e. to appropriate to one's self
5. catch at, reach after, strive to obtain
6. to take a thing due, to collect, gather (tribute)
d. to take
1. to admit, receive
2. to receive what is offered
3. not to refuse or reject
4. to receive a person, give him access to one's self,
a. to regard any one's power, rank, external circumstances, and on that account to do some injustice or neglect something
e. to take, to choose, select
f. to take beginning, to prove anything, to make a trial of, to experience
2. to receive (what is given), to gain, get, obtain, to get back
For Synonyms see entry 5877
(g2984) Λάμεχ, — lam'-ekh; of Hebrew origin [Hebrew {3929} (Lemek)]; Lamech (i.e. Lemek), a patriarch: — Lamech.

Strong's Definitions

lam-ban'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb, which is used only as an alternate in certain tenses; to take (in very many applications, literal and figurative [properly object or active, to get hold of; whereas (1209) (δέχομαι) is rather subject or passive, to have offered to one; wlmle (138) (αἱρέομαι) is more violent, to seize or remove]): — accept, + be amazed, assay, attain, bring, x when I call, catch, come on (x unto), + forget, have, hold, obtain, receive (x after), take (away, up).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And if any man will sue thee at the law, and G2983 away thy coat, let him G2983 thy cloke also.


For every one that asketh G2983th; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.


That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.


Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye G2983 G2983d, freely give.


And he that G2983th G2983 his cross, and followeth after me, is G2983 worthy of me.


He that G2983th a prophet in the name of a prophet shall G2983 a prophet's reward; and he that G2983th a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall G2983 a righteous man's reward.


Then the Pharisees went out, and held a council against him, how they might desG2983oy him.


For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.


But he that G2983d the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy G2983th it;


AG2983her parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: