Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from latris (a hired menial)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:58

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: serve (16), worship (3), do the service (1), worshipper (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to serve for hire
2. to serve, minister to, either to the gods or men and used alike of slaves and freemen
a. in the NT, to render religious service or homage, to worship
b. to perform sacred services, to offer gifts, to worship God in the observance of the rites instituted for his worship
1. of priests, to officiate, to discharge the sacred office

Strong's Definitions

lat-ryoo'-o; from λάτρις (a hired menial); to minister (to God), i.e. render religious homage: — serve, do the service, worship (-per).

Concordance Results Using KJV

G3000n saith Jesus unto him, Get G3000e hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt G3000 G3000 Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou G3000.


That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of G3000 hand of our enemies might G3000 him without fear,


And she was a wiG3000w of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from G3000 temple, but G3000d God with fastings and prayers night and day.


And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get G3000e behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt G3000 G3000 Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou G3000.


And G3000 nation to whom G3000y shall be in bondage will I judge, said God: and after that shall G3000y come forth, and G3000 me in this place.


G3000n God turned, and gave G3000m up to G3000 G3000 host of heaven; as it is written in G3000 book of G3000 prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by G3000 space of forty years in G3000 wilderness?


But this I confess unto G3000e, that after G3000 way which G3000y call heresy, so G3000 I G3000 God of my faG3000rs, believing all things which are written in G3000 law and in G3000 prophets:


Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of G3000 Jews.


For G3000re stood by me this night G3000 angel of God, whose I am, and whom I G3000,


For God is my witness, whom I G3000 with my spirit in G3000 gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;