Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 274

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: enquire (3), seek (3), search (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to seek, enquire, consider
a. (Piel)
1. to seek, look for
2. to consider, reflect

Strong's Definitions

baqar, baw-kar; a primitive root; properly, to plough, or (generally) break forth, i.e. (figuratively) to inspect, admire, care for, consider: — (make) inquire (-ry), (make) search, seek out.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then the priest shall look on him: and, behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not H1239 for yellow hair; he is unclean.


He shall not H1239 whether it be good or bad, neither shall he change it: and if he change it at all, then both it and the change thereof shall be holy; it shall not be redeemed.


And king Ahaz commanded Urijah the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the morning burnt offering, and the evening meat offering, and the king's burnt sacrifice, and his meat offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their meat offering, and their drink offerings; and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering, and all the blood of the sacrifice: and the brasen altar shall be for me to inquire by.


One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I H1239 after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.


It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make inquiry.


For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both H1239 my sheep, and H1239 them out.


As a shepherd H1239eth out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I H1239 out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.