Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 270

KJV Translation Count — 38x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fenced (15), defenced (5), gather (4), grapegatherers (3), fortify (2), cut off (1), restrained (1), strong (1), mighty things (1), walled up (1), fenced up (1), walled (1), withholden (1), non translated variant (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to gather, restrain, fence, fortify, make inaccessible, enclose
a. (Qal)
1. to cut off
2. fortified, cut off, made inaccessible (pass participle)
3. secrets, mysteries, inaccessible things (subst)
b. (Niphal) to be withheld
c. (Piel) to fortify

Strong's Definitions

batsar, baw-tsar'; a primitive root; to clip off; specifically (as denominative from 1210) to gather grapes; also to be isolated (i.e. inaccessible by height or fortification): — cut off, (de-) fenced, fortify, (grape) gather(-er), mighty things, restrain, strong, wall (up), withhold.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be H1219 from them, which they have imagined to do.


That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither H1219 the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land.


A jubile shall that fiftieth year be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap that which groweth of itself in it, nor H1219 the grapes in it of thy vine undressed.


Nevertheless the people be H1219 that dwell in the land, and the cities are H1219, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.


Whither shall we go H1219? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and H1219 H1219 to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.


All these cities were H1219 with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unH1219 towns a great many.


Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and H1219 H1219 to heaven,


When thou H1219est the grapes of thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it afterward: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.


And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and H1219 walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.


Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were there, and that the cities were great and H1219: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.