אדן אדון 


'adown; aw-done' or (shortened) 'adon



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root (meaning to rule)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 27b

KJV Translation Count — 335x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: lord (197), master(s) (105), Lord (31), owner (1), sir (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. firm, strong, lord, master
a. lord, master
1. reference to men
a. superintendent of household, of affairs
b. master
c. king
2. reference to God
a. the Lord God
b. Lord of the whole earth
b. lords, kings
1. reference to men
a. proprietor of hill of Samaria
b. master
c. husband
d. prophet
e. governor
f. prince
g. king
2. reference to God
a. Lord of lords (probably = "thy husband, Yahweh")
c. my lord, my master
1. reference to men
a. master
b. husband
c. prophet
d. prince
e. king
f. father
g. Moses
h. priest
i. theophanic angel
j. captain
k. general recognition of superiority
2. reference to God
a. my Lord, my Lord and my God
b. Adonai (parallel with Yahweh)

Strong's Definitions

'adown, aw-done'; or (shortened) adon, aw-done'; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine): — lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with "Adoni-".

Concordance Results Using KJV

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my H113 being old also?


And he said, Behold now, my H113s, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.


And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my H113:


Hear us, my H113: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.


Nay, my H113, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead.


My H113, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.


And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his H113, and sware to him concerning that matter.


And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his H113, and departed; for all the goods of his H113 were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.


And he said, O H113 God of my H113 Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my H113 Abraham.


And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my H113.