Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 4166

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:485

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: feed (6), rule (4), feed cattle (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep
a. to rule, govern
1. of rulers
2. to furnish pasture for food
3. to nourish
4. to cherish one's body, to serve the body
5. to supply the requisites for the soul's need
For Synonyms see entry 5824

Strong's Definitions

poy-mah'ee-no; from (4166) (ποιμήν); to tend as a shepherd (or figurative superviser): — feed (cattle), rule.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall G4165 my people Israel.


But which of you, having a servant plowing or G4165ing G4165, will say unto him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat?


He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, G4165 my sheep.


Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to G4165 the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.


Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or who G4165eth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?


G4165 the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;


These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, G4165ing themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;


And he shall G4165 them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.


For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall G4165 them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.


And she brought forth a man child, who was to G4165 all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.