Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice of a primary verb (perhaps rather from 5495, to handle)

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: use (10), entreat (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to receive a loan
2. borrow
3. to take for one's use, to use
a. to make use of a thing

Strong's Definitions

khrah'-om-ahee; middle of a primary verb (perhaps rather from (5495) (χείρ), to handle); to furnish what is needed; (give an oracle, "graze" [touch slightly], light upon, etc.), i.e. (by implication) to employ or (by extension) to act towards one in a given manner: — entreat, use. Compare (5531) (χράω), (5534) (χρή).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously G5530ed Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.


Which when they had taken up, they G5530d helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.


Art thou called being a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, G5530 it rather.


And they that G5530 this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.


If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not G5530d this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.


But I have G5530d none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.


When I therefore was thus minded, did I G5530 lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay?


Seeing then that we have such hope, we G5530 great plainness of speech:


Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should G5530 sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.


But we know that the law is good, if a man G5530 it lawfully;