Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from an apparently primary nekus (a corpse)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:892

KJV Translation Count — 132x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dead (132)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. properly
a. one that has breathed his last, lifeless
b. deceased, departed, one whose soul is in heaven or hell
c. destitute of life, without life, inanimate
2. metaph.
a. spiritually dead
1. destitute of a life that recognises and is devoted to God, because given up to trespasses and sins
2. inactive as respects doing right
b. destitute of force or power, inactive, inoperative

Strong's Definitions

nek-ros'; from an apparently primary νέκυς (a corpse); dead (literal or figurative; also as noun): — dead.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the G3498 bury their G3498.


Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the G3498, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.


The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the G3498 are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.


And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the G3498; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him.


And as they came down from the mountain, Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the vision to no man, until the Son of man be risen again from the G3498.


But as touching the resurrection of the G3498, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying,


I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the G3498, but of the living.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of G3498 men's bones, and of all uncleanness.


Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the G3498: so the last error shall be worse than the first.


And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as G3498 men.