Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice of 757 (through the implication of precedence)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:478

KJV Translation Count — 84x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: begin (83), rehearse from the beginning (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be the first to do (anything), to begin
2. to be chief, leader, ruler
3. to begin, make a beginning

Strong's Definitions

ar'-khom-ahee; middle of (757) (ἄρχω) (through the implication of precedence); to commence (in order of time): — (rehearse from the) begin (-ning).

Concordance Results Using KJV

G756 that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for G756 kingdom of heaven is at hand.


And as G756y departed, Jesus began to say unto G756 multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into G756 wilderness to see? A reed shaken with G756 wind?


G756n began he to upbraid G756 cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because G756y repented not:


At that time Jesus went on G756 sabbath day through G756 corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck G756 ears of corn, and to eat.


But when he saw G756 wind boisterous, he was afraid; and G756ning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.


G756 that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of G756 elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again G756 third day.


G756n Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far G756 G756e, Lord: this shall not be unto G756e.


And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.


So when even was come, G756 lord of G756 vineyard saith unto his steward, Call G756 labourers, and give G756m G756ir hire, G756ning G756 G756 last unto G756 first.


And shall G756 to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with G756 drunken;