Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 5384

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:114

KJV Translation Count — 25x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: love (22), kiss (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to love
a. to approve of
b. to like
c. sanction
d. to treat affectionately or kindly, to welcome, befriend
2. to show signs of love
a. to kiss
3. to be fond of doing
a. be wont, use to do
For Synonyms see entry 5914

Strong's Definitions

fil-eh'-o; from (5384) (φίλος); to be a friend to (fond of [an individual or an object]), i.e. have affection for (denoting personal attachment, as a matter of sentiment or feeling; while (25) (ἀγαπάω) is wider, embracing especially the judgment and the deliberate assent of the will as a matter of principle, duty and propriety: the two thus stand related very much as (2309) (θέλω) and (1014) (βούλομαι), or as (2372) (θυμός) and (3563) (νου̑ς) respectively; the former being chiefly of the heart and the latter of the head); specially to kiss (as a mark of tenderness): — kiss, love.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they G5368 to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.


He that G5368th father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that G5368th son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.


And G5368 the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,


Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall G5368, that same is he: hold him fast.


And he that betrayed him had given them a token, saying, Whomsoever I shall G5368, that same is he; take him, and lead him away safely.


Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and G5368 greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;


And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to G5368 him.


For the Father G5368th the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.


Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou G5368st is sick.


Then said the Jews, Behold how he G5368d him!