Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primary verb

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:359

KJV Translation Count — 74x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rejoice (42), be glad (14), joy (5), hail (5), greeting (3), God speed (2), all hail (1), joyfully (1), farewell (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to rejoice, be glad
2. to rejoice exceedingly
3. to be well, thrive
4. in salutations, hail!
5. at the beginning of letters: to give one greeting, salute

Strong's Definitions

khah'ee-ro; a primary verb; to be "cheer"ful, i.e. calmly happy or well-off; impersonal especially as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well: — farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hail, joy (-fully), rejoice.

Concordance Results Using KJV

When they saw the star, they G5463d with exceeding great G5463.


G5463, and G5463 exceeding G5463: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were G5463fore you.


And if so G5463 that he find it, verily I say unto you, he G5463th more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray.


And forthwith he came to Jesus, and said, G5463, master; and kissed him.


And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee G5463fore him, and mocked him, saying, G5463, King of the Jews!


And as they went to tell his disciples, G5463hold, Jesus met them, saying, G5463 G5463. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.


And when they heard it, they were G5463, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently G5463tray him.


And G5463gan to salute him, G5463, King of the Jews!


And thou shalt have G5463 and G5463ness; and many shG5463 G5463 at his birth.


And the angel came in unto her, and said, G5463, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.


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