Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

probably strengthened from splen (the "spleen")

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:548

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: bowels (9), inward affection (1), tender mercy Trans (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. bowels, intestines, (the heart, lungs, liver, etc.)
a. bowels
b. the bowels were regarded as the seat of the more violent passions, such as anger and love; but by the Hebrews as the seat of the tenderer affections, esp. kindness, benevolence, compassion; hence our heart (tender mercies, affections, etc.)
c. a heart in which mercy resides

Strong's Definitions

splangkh'-non; probably strengthened from σπλήν (the "spleen"); an intestine (plural); figurative pity or sympathy: — bowels, inward affection, + tender mercy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Through the G4698 G4698 of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,


Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his G4698 gushed out.


Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own G4698.


And his G4698 G4698 is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.


For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the G4698 of Jesus Christ.


If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any G4698 and mercies,


Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, G4698 of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;


For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the G4698 of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.


Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own G4698:


Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my G4698 in the Lord.