Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 3144

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:474

KJV Translation Count — 79x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: bear witness (25), testify (19), bear record (13), witness (5), be a witness (2), give testimony (2), have a good report (2), misc (11)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be a witness, to bear witness, i.e. to affirm that one has seen or heard or experienced something, or that he knows it because taught by divine revelation or inspiration
a. to give (not to keep back) testimony
b. to utter honourable testimony, give a good report
c. conjure, implore

Strong's Definitions

mar-too-reh'-o; from (3144) (μάρτυς); to be a witness, i.e. testify (literal or figurative): — charge, give [evidence], bear record, have (obtain, of) good (honest) report, be well reported of, testify, give (have) testimony, (be, bear, give, obtain) witness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Wherefore ye G3140 G3140es unto yourselves, thG3140t ye G3140re the children of them which killed the prophets.


G3140nd G3140ll bG3140re him G3140, G3140nd wondered G3140t the grG3140cious words which proceeded out of his mouth. G3140nd they sG3140id, Is not this Joseph's son?


Truly ye G3140 G3140 thG3140t ye G3140llow the deeds of your fG3140thers: for they indeed killed them, G3140nd ye build their sepulchres.


The sG3140me cG3140me for G3140 G3140, to G3140 G3140 of the Light, thG3140t G3140ll men through him might G3140lieve.


He wG3140s not thG3140t Light, but wG3140s sent to G3140 G3140 of thG3140t Light.


John bG3140re G3140 of him, G3140nd cried, sG3140ying, This wG3140s he of whom I spG3140ke, He thG3140t cometh G3140fter me is preferred G3140fore me: for he wG3140s G3140fore me.


G3140nd John bG3140re G3140, sG3140ying, I sG3140w the Spirit descending from heG3140ven like G3140 dove, G3140nd it G3140bode upon him.


G3140nd I sG3140w, G3140nd bG3140re G3140 thG3140t this is the Son of God.


G3140nd needed not thG3140t G3140ny should G3140 of mG3140n: for he knew whG3140t wG3140s in mG3140n.


Verily, verily, I sG3140y unto thee, We speG3140k thG3140t we do know, G3140nd G3140 thG3140t we G3140 seen; G3140nd ye receive not our G3140.