Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from the same as 4171, or perhaps from 4183

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:516

KJV Translation Count — 164x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: city (164)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a city
a. one's native city, the city in which one lives
b. the heavenly Jerusalem
1. the abode of the blessed in heaven
2. of the visible capital in the heavenly kingdom, to come down to earth after the renovation of the world by fire
c. the inhabitants of a city

Strong's Definitions

pol'-is; probably from the same as (4171) (πόλεμος), or perhaps from (4183) (πολύς); a town (properly with walls, of greater or less size): — city.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he came and dwelt in a G4172 called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene.


Then the devil taketh him up into the holy G4172, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,


Ye are the light of the world. A G4172 that is set on an hill cannot be hid.


Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the G4172 of the great King.


And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the G4172, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.


And, behold, the whole G4172 came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.


And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own G4172.


And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.


These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any G4172 of the Samaritans enter ye not:


And into whatsoever G4172 or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence.