Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

of uncertain affinity

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:358

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: vessel (19), goods (2), stuff (1), sail (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a vessel
2. an implement
a. in the plural
1. household utensils, domestic gear
2. the tackle and armament of vessels, used specifically of sails and ropes
3. metaph.
a. a man of quality, a chosen instrument
b. in a bad sense, an assistant in accomplishing an evil deed
Vessel was a common Greek metaphor for "body" since Greeks thought of souls living temporarily in bodies.

Strong's Definitions

skyoo'-os; of uncertain affinity; a vessel, implement, equipment or apparatus (literal or figurative [specially a wife as contributing to the usefulness of the husband]): — goods, sail, stuff, vessel.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Or else how can one enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his G4632, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.


No man can enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his G4632, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will spoil his house.


And would not suffer that any man should carry any G4632 through the temple.


No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a G4632, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.


In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his G4632 in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back.


Now there was set a G4632 full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth.


But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen G4632 unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:


And saw heaven opened, and a certain G4632 descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth:


This was done thrice: and the G4632 was received up again into heaven.


I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain G4632 descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me:


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