Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

a derivative of 3962

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 5:1015

KJV Translation Count — 3x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: lineage (1), kindred (1), family (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. lineage running back to some progenitor, ancestry
2. a nation or tribe
a. a group of families, all those who in a given people lay claim to a common origin
b. the Israelites which distributed into twelve tribes, descended from the twelve sons of Jacob, these were divided into families which were divided into houses
3. family, in a wider sense, nation, people
For Synonyms see entry 5944

Strong's Definitions

pat-ree-ah'; as if feminine of a derivative of (3962) (πατήρ); paternal descent, i.e. (concretely) a group of families or a whole race (nation): — family, kindred, lineage.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and G3965 of David:)


Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the G3965s of the earth be blessed.


Of whom the whole G3965 in heaven and earth is named,