Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:566

KJV Translation Count — 14x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: serpent (14)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. snake, serpent
2. with the ancients, the serpent was an emblem of cunning and wisdom. The serpent who deceived Eve was regarded by the Jews as the devil.

Strong's Definitions

of'-is; probably from (3700) (ὀπτάνομαι) (through the idea of sharpness of vision); a snake, figurative (as a type of sly cunning) an artful malicious person, especially Satan: — serpent.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a G3789?


Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as G3789s, and harmless as doves.


Ye G3789s, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?


They shall take up G3789s; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.


Behold, I give unto you power to tread on G3789s and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.


If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a G3789?


And as Moses lifted up the G3789 in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:


Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of G3789s.


But I fear, lest by any means, as the G3789 beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.


For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto G3789s, and had heads, and with them they do hurt.