Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 907

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:545

KJV Translation Count — 4x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: washing (3), baptism (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a washing, purification effected by means of water
a. of washing prescribed by the Mosaic law (Hebrews 9:10) which seems to mean an exposition of the difference between the washings prescribed by the Mosaic law and Christian baptism

Strong's Definitions

bap-tis-mos'; from (907) (βαπτίζω); ablution (ceremony or Christian): — baptism, washing.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the G909 of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and of tables.


For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the G909 of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.


Of the doctrine of G909s, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.


Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers G909s, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.