Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5453 (cf 5444)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:245

KJV Translation Count — 31x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tribe (25), kindred (6)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a tribe
a. in the NT all the persons descending from one of the twelve sons of the patriarch, Jacob
2. a nation, people
For Synonyms see entry 5944

Strong's Definitions

foo-lay'; from (5453) (φύω) (compare (5444) (φύλλον)); an offshoot, i.e. race or clan: — kindred, tribe.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve G5443s of Israel.


And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the G5443s of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.


And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the G5443 of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity;


That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve G5443s of Israel.


And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the G5443 of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.


I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the G5443 of Benjamin.


Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the G5443 of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;


For he of whom these things are spoken pertaineth to another G5443, of which no man gave attendance at the altar.


For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; of which G5443 Moses spake nothing concerning priesthood.


James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve G5443s which are scattered abroad, greeting.