Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of 5490 through the idea of deficiency

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:440

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: widow (27)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a widow
2. metaph. a city stripped of its inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow

Strong's Definitions

khay'-rah; feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of (5490) (χάσμα) through the idea of deficiency; a widow (as lacking a husband), literal or figurative: — widow.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour G5503s' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.


Which devour G5503s' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.


And there came a certain poor G5503, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.


And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor G5503 hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:


And she was a G5503 of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.


But I tell you of a truth, many G5503s were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;


But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a G5503.


Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a G5503: and much people of the city was with her.


And there was a G5503 in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.


Yet because this G5503 troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.


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