Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice from 5485

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:372

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: forgive (11), give (6), freely give (2), deliver (2), grant (1), frankly forgive (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to do something pleasant or agreeable (to one), to do a favour to, gratify
a. to show one's self gracious, kind, benevolent
b. to grant forgiveness, to pardon
c. to give graciously, give freely, bestow
1. to forgive
2. graciously to restore one to another
3. to preserve for one a person in peril

Strong's Definitions

khar-id'-zom-ahee; middle from (5485) (χάραξ); to grant as a favor, i.e. gratuitously, in kindness, pardon or rescue: — deliver, (frankly) forgive, (freely) give, grant.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And in that same hour he cured many of their infirmities and plagues, and of evil spirits; and unto many that were blind he gave sight.


And when they had nothing to pay, he G5483 forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?


Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.


But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be G5483ed unto you;


For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things whereof these accuse me, no man may G5483 me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.


To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to G5483 any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.


Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath G5483n thee all them that sail with thee.


He that spared not his own Son, but G5483ed him up for us all, how shall he not with him also G5483 G5483 us all things?


Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are G5483 G5483n to us of God.


So that contrariwise ye ought rather to G5483 him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.