Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 5401

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:189

KJV Translation Count — 93x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fear (62), be afraid (23), be afraid of (5), reverence (1), misc (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to put to flight by terrifying (to scare away)
a. to put to flight, to flee
b. to fear, be afraid
1. to be struck with fear, to be seized with alarm
a. of those startled by strange sights or occurrences
b. of those struck with amazement
2. to fear, be afraid of one
3. to fear (i.e. hesitate) to do something (for fear of harm)
c. to reverence, venerate, to treat with deference or reverential obedience
For Synonyms see entry 5841

Strong's Definitions

fob-eh'-o; from (5401) (φόβος); to frighten, i.e. (passive) to be alarmed; by analogy to be in awe of, i.e. revere: — be (+ sore) afraid, fear (exceedingly), reverence.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But while he thought on these things, G5399hold, the angel G5399 the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son G5399 David, G5399 not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is G5399 the Holy Ghost.


But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room G5399 his father Herod, he was G5399 to go thither: notwithstanding, G5399ing warned G5399 God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts G5399 Galilee:


G5399 them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not G5399 revealed; and hid, that shall not G5399 known.


And G5399 not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather G5399 him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.


G5399 ye not therefore, ye are G5399 more value than many sparrows.


And when he would have put him to death, he G5399ed the multitude, G5399cause they counted him as a prophet.


But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, G5399 G5399 good cheer; it is I; G5399 not G5399.


But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was G5399; and G5399ginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.


And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore G5399.


And Jesus came and touched them, and said, Arise, and G5399 not G5399.