Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

neuter of a derivative of pelas (near)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:311

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: neighbour (16), near (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a neighbour
a. a friend
b. any other person, and where two are concerned, the other (thy fellow man, thy neighbour), according to the Jews, any member of the Hebrew nation and commonwealth
c. according to Christ, any other man irrespective of nation or religion with whom we live or whom we chance to meet

Strong's Definitions

play-see'-on; neuter of a derivative of πέλας (near); (adverb) close by; as noun, a neighbor, i.e. fellow (as man, countryman, Christian or friend): — near, neighbour.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy G4139, and hate thine enemy.


Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy G4139 as thyself.


And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy G4139 as thyself.


And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy G4139 as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.


And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his G4139 as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.


And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy G4139 as thyself.


But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my G4139?


Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was G4139 unto him that fell among the thieves?


Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, G4139 to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.


But he that did his G4139 wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge over us?