Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 4314 and a probable derivative of 2965 (meaning to kiss, like a dog licking his master's hand)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:758

KJV Translation Count — 60x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: worship (60)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to kiss the hand to (towards) one, in token of reverence
2. among the Orientals, esp. the Persians, to fall upon the knees and touch the ground with the forehead as an expression of profound reverence
3. in the NT by kneeling or prostration to do homage (to one) or make obeisance, whether in order to express respect or to make supplication
a. used of homage shown to men and beings of superior rank
1. to the Jewish high priests
2. to God
3. to Christ
4. to heavenly beings
5. to demons

Strong's Definitions

pros-koo-neh'-o; from (4314) (πρός) and a probably derivative of (2965) (κύων) (meaning to kiss, like a dog licking his master's hand); to fawn or crouch to, i.e. (literal or figurative) prostrate oneself in homage (do reverence to, adore): — worship.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to G4352 him.


And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and G4352 him also.


And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and G4352ped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.


And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and G4352 me.


Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt G4352 the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.


And, behold, there came a leper and G4352ped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.


While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and G4352ped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.


Then they that were in the ship came and G4352ped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.


Then came she and G4352ped him, saying, Lord, help me.


The servant therefore fell down, and G4352ped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.