Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 263

KJV Translation Count — 94x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: burn (41), ... away (21), kindle (13), brutish (7), eaten (2), set (2), burn up (2), eat up (2), feed (1), heated (1), took (1), wasted (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to burn, consume, kindle, be kindled
a. (Qal)
1. to begin to burn, be kindled, start burning
2. to burn, be burning
3. to burn, consume
4. Jehovah's wrath, human wrath (fig.)
b. (Piel)
1. to kindle, burn
2. to consume, remove (of guilt) (fig.)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to kindle
2. to burn up
3. to consume (destroy)
d. (Pual) to burn
v denom
2. to be stupid, brutish, barbarous
a. (Qal) to be stupid, dull-hearted, unreceptive
b. (Niphal) to be stupid, dull-hearted
c. (Piel) to feed, graze
d. (Hiphil) to cause to be grazed over

Strong's Definitions

ba`ar, baw-ar'; a primitive root; to kindle, i.e. consume (by fire or by eating); also (as denominative from 1198) to be(come) brutish: — be brutish, bring (put, take) away, burn, (cause to) eat (up), feed, heat, kindle, set ((on fire)), waste.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush H1197ed with fire, and the bush was not consumed.


And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this grH1197 sight, why the bush is not H1197t.


If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be H1197, and shall put in his beast, and shall H1197 in another man's field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.


If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed therewith; he that H1197d the fire shall surely make restitution.


Ye shall H1197 no fire throughout your habitations H1197on the sabbath day.


And the fire H1197on the altar shall be H1197ing in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall H1197 wood on it every morning, and lay the H1197t offering in order H1197on it; and he shall H1197 thereon the fat of the peace offerings.


And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was H1197d; and the fire of the LORD H1197t among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.


And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD H1197t among them.


Nevertheless the Kenite shall be H1197, until Asshur shall carry thee H1197 captive.


And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain H1197ed with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.