Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a root word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:574

KJV Translation Count — 120x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: abide (61), remain (16), dwell (15), continue (11), tarry (9), endure (3), misc (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to remain, abide
a. in reference to place
1. to sojourn, tarry
2. not to depart
a. to continue to be present
b. to be held, kept, continually
b. in reference to time
1. to continue to be, not to perish, to last, endure
a. of persons, to survive, live
c. in reference to state or condition
1. to remain as one, not to become another or different
2. to wait for, await one

Strong's Definitions

men'-o; a primary verb; to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy): — abide, continue, dwell, endure, be present, remain, stand, tarry (for), x thine own.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there G3306 till ye go thence.


And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have G3306ed until this day.


Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: G3306 ye here, and watch with me.


And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, there G3306 till ye depart from that place.


And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: G3306 ye here, and watch.


And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.


And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.


And whatsoever house ye enter into, there G3306, and thence depart.


And in the same house G3306, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house.


And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must G3306 at thy house.