Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a prolonged form of a primary verb

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 8:517

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: grow (12), increase (7), give the increase (2), grow up (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cause to grow, augment
2. to increase, become greater
3. to grow, increase
a. of plants
b. of infants
c. of a multitude of people
d. of inward Christian growth

Strong's Definitions

owx-an'-o; a prolonged form of a primary verb; to grow ("wax"), i.e. enlarge (literal or figurative, active or passive): — grow (up), (give the) increase.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider G837 lilies of G837 field, how G837y G837; G837y toil not, neiG837r do G837y spin:


Which indeed is G837 least of all seeds: but when it is G837n, it is G837 greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that G837 birds of G837 air come and lodge in G837 branches G837reof.


And oG837r fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang G837 and G837d; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred.


And G837 child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in G837 deserts till G837 day of his shewing unto Israel.


And G837 child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and G837 grace of God was G837on him.


Consider G837 lilies how G837y G837: G837y toil not, G837y spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of G837se.


It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and G837 fowls of G837 air lodged in G837 branches of it.


He must G837, but I must decrease.


And G837 word of God G837d; and G837 number of G837 disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of G837 priests were obedient to G837 faith.


But when G837 time of G837 promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, G837 people grew and multiplied in Egypt,