Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

a root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 4a

KJV Translation Count — 1215x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: father (1205), chief (2), families (2), desire (1), fatherless 369 (1), forefathers 7223 (1), patrimony (1), prince (1), principal (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. father of an individual
2. of God as father of his people
3. head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
4. ancestor
a. grandfather, forefathers—of person
b. of people
5. originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
6. of producer, generator (fig.)
7. of benevolence and protection (fig.)
8. term of respect and honour
9. ruler or chief (spec.)

Strong's Definitions

'ab awb; a primitive word; father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application): — chief, (fore-) father(-less), X patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".

Concordance Results Using KJV

Therefore shall a man leave his H1 and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.


And Adah bare Jabal: he was the H1 of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.


And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the H1 of all such as handle the harp and organ.


And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the H1 of Canaan.


And Ham, the H1 of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his H1, and told his two brethren without.


And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their H1; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their H1's nakedness.


Unto Shem also, the H1 of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.


And Haran died before his H1 Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.


And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the H1 of Milcah, and the H1 of Iscah.


Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy H1's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: