Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:146

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: friend (29)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. friend, to be friendly to one, wish him well
a. a friend
b. an associate
c. he who associates familiarly with one, a companion
d. one of the bridegroom's friends who on his behalf asked the hand of the bride and rendered him various services in closing the marriage and celebrating the nuptials

Strong's Definitions

fee'-los; properly dear, i.e. a friend; active fond, i.e. friendly (still as a noun, an associate, neighbor, etc.): — friend.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a G5384 of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.


Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent G5384s to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof:


The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a G5384 of publicans and sinners!


And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a G5384, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, G5384, lend me three loaves;


For a G5384 of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him?


I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his G5384, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.


And I say unto you my G5384s, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.


But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, G5384, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.


Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy G5384s, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.


And when he cometh home, he calleth together his G5384s and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.