Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice from 4253 and a derivative of 5495

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:862

KJV Translation Count — 2x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: choose (1), make (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to put into the hand, to deliver into the hands
2. to take into one's hands
3. to set before one's self, to prostrate, to determine
4. to choose, to appoint
a. for one's use
b. for one's salvation

Strong's Definitions

prokh-i-rid'-zom-ahee; middle from (4253) (πρό) and a derivative of (5495) (χείρ); to handle for oneself in advance, i.e. (figurative) to purpose: — choose, make.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said, The God of our fathers hath chosen thee, that thou shouldest know his will, and see that Just One, and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth.


But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to G4400 thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in the which I will appear unto thee;