Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3004

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:69

KJV Translation Count — 330x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: word (218), saying (50), account (8), speech (8), Word (Christ) (7), thing (5), not tr (2), misc 3(2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. of speech
a. a word, uttered by a living voice, embodies a conception or idea
b. what someone has said
1. a word
2. the sayings of God
3. decree, mandate or order
4. of the moral precepts given by God
5. Old Testament prophecy given by the prophets
6. what is declared, a thought, declaration, aphorism, a weighty saying, a dictum, a maxim
c. discourse
1. the act of speaking, speech
2. the faculty of speech, skill and practice in speaking
3. a kind or style of speaking
4. a continuous speaking discourse-instruction
d. doctrine, teaching
e. anything reported in speech; a narration, narrative
f. matter under discussion, thing spoken of, affair, a matter in dispute, case, suit at law
g. the thing spoken of or talked about; event, deed
2. its use as respect to the MIND alone
a. reason, the mental faculty of thinking, meditating, reasoning, calculating
b. account, i.e. regard, consideration
c. account, i.e. reckoning, score
d. account, i.e. answer or explanation in reference to judgment
e. relation, i.e. with whom as judge we stand in relation
1. reason would
f. reason, cause, ground
3. In John, denotes the essential Word of God, Jesus Christ, the personal wisdom and power in union with God, his minister in creation and government of the universe, the cause of all the world's life both physical and ethical, which for the procurement of man's salvation put on human nature in the person of Jesus the Messiah, the second person in the Godhead, and shone forth conspicuously from His words and deeds.
This term was familiar to the Jews and in their writings long before a Greek philosopher named Heraclitus used the term Logos around 600 B.C. to designate the divine reason or plan which coordinates a changing universe. This word was well suited to John's purpose in John 1. See Gill on "Joh 1:1".

Strong's Definitions

log'-os; from (3004) (λέγω); something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty or motive; by extension a computation; specially (with the art. in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ): — account, cause, communication, x concerning, doctrine, fame, x have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say (-ing), shew, x speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.


But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.


Therefore whosoever heareth these G3056s of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:


And every one that heareth these G3056s of mine, and doeth them G3056, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:


And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these G3056s, the people were astonished at his docG3056ine:


The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am G3056 worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the G3056 only, and my servant shall be healed.


When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his G3056, and healed all that were sick:


And whosoever shall G3056 receive you, nor hear your G3056s, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.


And whosoever speaketh a G3056 against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall G3056 be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.


But I say unto you, That every idle G3056 that men shall speak, they shall give G3056 thereof in the day of judgment.