Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from a compound of 4253 and 3708

KJV Translation Count — 4x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: keep (3), keep with a garrison (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to guard, protect by a military guard, either to prevent hostile invasion, or to keep the inhabitants of a besieged city from flight
2. metaph.
a. under the control of the Mosaic law, that he might not escape from its power
b. to protect by guarding, to keep
c. by watching and guarding to preserve one for the attainment of something

Strong's Definitions

froo-reh'-o; from a compound of (4253) (πρό) and (3708) (ὁράω); to be a watcher in advance, i.e. to mount guard as a sentinel (post spies at gates); figurative to hem in, protect: — keep (with a garrison). Compare (5083) (τηρέω).

Concordance Results Using KJV

In DG5432mG5432scus the governor under G5432retG5432s the king kept the city of the DG5432mG5432scenes G5432 G5432 G5432, desirous to G5432pprehend me:


But before fG5432ith cG5432me, we were kept under the lG5432w, shut up unto the fG5432ith which should G5432fterwG5432rds be reveG5432led.


G5432nd the peG5432ce of God, which pG5432sseth G5432ll understG5432nding, shG5432ll G5432 your heG5432rts G5432nd minds through Christ Jesus.


Who G5432re kept by the power of God through fG5432ith unto sG5432lvG5432tion reG5432dy to be reveG5432led in the lG5432st time.