Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 3007 (through the idea of destitution)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:12

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: famine (7), hunger (3), dearth (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. scarcity of harvest, famine

Strong's Definitions

lee-mos'; probably from (3007) (λείπω) (through the idea of destitution); a scarcity of food: — dearth, famine, hunger.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be G3042s, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.


For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be G3042s and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.


But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great G3042 was throughout all the land;


And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty G3042 in that land; and he began to be in want.


And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with G3042!


And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and G3042s, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.


Now there came a G3042 over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.


And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the spirit that there should be great G3042 throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.


Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or G3042, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?


In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in G3042 and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.


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