Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

contracted superlative of 4253

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:865

KJV Translation Count — 104x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: first (84), chief (9), first day (2), former (2), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. first in time or place
a. in any succession of things or persons
2. first in rank
a. influence, honour
b. chief
c. principal
3. first, at the first

Strong's Definitions

pro'-tos; contracted superlative of (4253) (πρό); foremost (in time, place, order or importance): — before, beginning, best, chief (-est), first (of all), former.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The G4413, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;


Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the G4413. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.


But many that are G4413 shall be last; and the last shall be G4413.


So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the G4413.


But when the G4413 came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.


So the last shall be G4413, and the G4413 last: for many be called, but few chosen.


And whosoever will be G4413 among you, let him be your servant:


But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the G4413, and said, Son, go work to G4413 in my vineyard.


Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The G4413. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.


Again, he sent other servants more than the G4413: and they did unto them likewise.