Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from the same as 3116

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:374

KJV Translation Count — 10x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: be patient (3), have patience (2), have long patience (1), bear long (1), suffer long (1), be longsuffering (1), patiently endure (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be of a long spirit, not to lose heart
a. to persevere patiently and bravely in enduring misfortunes and troubles
b. to be patient in bearing the offenses and injuries of others
1. to be mild and slow in avenging
2. to be longsuffering, slow to anger, slow to punish

Strong's Definitions

mak-roth-oo-meh'-o; from the same as (3116) (μακροθυμώς); to be long-spirited, i.e. (objective) forbearing or (subjective) patient: — bear (suffer) long, be longsuffering, have (long) patience, be patient, patiently endure.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, G3114 G3114 with me, and I will pay thee all.


And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and G3114sought him, saying, G3114 G3114 with me, and I will pay thee all.


And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he G3114ar G3114 with them?


Charity G3114eth G3114, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,


Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, G3114 G3114 toward all men.


And so, after he had G3114ly G3114d, he obtained the promise.


G3114 G3114 therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. G3114hold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath G3114 G3114 for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.


G3114 ye also G3114; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.


The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is G3114G3114ing to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.