Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 267

KJV Translation Count — 16x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cut me off (2), gained (2), given (2), greedy (2), coveteth (1), covetous (1), cut (1), finish (1), fulfilled (1), get (1), performed (1), wounded (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cut off, break off, gain by unrighteous violence, get, finish, be covetous, be greedy
a. (Qal)
1. to cut off
2. to stop
3. to gain wrongfully or by violence
b. (Piel)
1. to cut off, sever
2. to finish, complete, accomplish
3. to violently make gain of

Strong's Definitions

batsa`, baw-tsah'; a primitive root to break off, i.e. (usually) plunder; figuratively, to finish, or (intransitively) stop: — (be) covet(- ous), cut (off), finish, fulfill, gain (greedily), get, be given to (covetousness), greedy, perform, be wounded.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Even that it would please God to destroy H1214; that he would let loose his hand, and H1214 H1214 H1214!


For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath H1214, when God taketh away his soul?


For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the H1214, whom the LORD abhorreth.


So are the ways of every one that is H1214 of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.


He that is H1214 of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.


Wherefore it shall coH1214 to pass, that when the Lord hath H1214 his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.


Mine age is departed, and is removed from H1214 as a shepherd's tent: I have H1214 H1214 like a weaver my life: he will H1214 H1214 H1214 with pining sickness: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of H1214.


For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is H1214 to H1214ness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.


Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even unto the greatest is H1214 to H1214ness, from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.


The LORD hath done that which he had devised; he hath H1214 his word that he had commanded in the days of old: he hath thrown down, and hath not pitied: and he hath caused thine enemy to rejoice over thee, he hath set up the horn of thine adversaries.