Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 291

KJV Translation Count — 24x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tidings (16), show forth (3), publish (3), messenger (1), preached (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bear news, bear tidings, publish, preach, show forth
a. (Piel)
1. to gladden with good news
2. to bear news
3. to announce (salvation) as good news, preach
b. (Hithpael) to receive good news

Strong's Definitions

basar, baw-sar'; a primitive root; properly, to be fresh, i.e. full (rosy, (figuratively) cheerful); to announce (glad news): — messenger, preach, publish, shew forth, (bear, bring, carry, preach, good, tell good) tidings.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the H1319 answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.


And they cut off his head, and stripped off his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to H1319 it in the house of their idols, and among the people.


Tell it not in Gath, H1319 it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.


When one told me, saying, Behold, Saul is dead, thinking to have brought good H1319, I took hold of him, and slew him in Ziklag, who thought that I would have given him a reward for his H1319:


Then said Ahimaaz the son of Zadok, Let me now run, and bear the king H1319, how that the LORD hath avenged him of his enemies.


And Joab said unto him, Thou shalt not bear H1319 this day, but thou shalt bear H1319 another day: but this day thou shalt bear no H1319, because the king's son is dead.


And the watchman saw another man running: and the watchman called unto the porter, and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth H1319.


And, behold, Cushi came; and Cushi said, H1319, my lord the king: for the LORD hath avenged thee this day of all them that rose up against thee.


And while he yet spake, behold, Jonathan the son of Abiathar the priest came: and Adonijah said unto him, Come in; for thou art a valiant man, and bringest good H1319.


And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to carry H1319 unto their idols, and to the people.