Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 310

KJV Translation Count — 25x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: prevail (14), strengthen (3), great (2), confirm (1), exceeded (1), mighty (1), put (1), stronger (1), valiant (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to prevail, have strength, be strong, be powerful, be mighty, be great
a. (Qal)
1. to be strong, mighty
2. to prevail
b. (Piel) to make strong, strengthen
c. (Hiphil)
1. to confirm, give strength
2. to confirm (a covenant)
d. (Hithpael)
1. to show oneself mighty
2. to act proudly (toward God)

Strong's Definitions

gabar, gaw-bar'; a primitive root; to be strong; by implication, to prevail, act insolently: — exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more (strength), strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the waters H1396ed, and were increased H1396ly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.


And the waters H1396ed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.


Fifteen cubits upward did the waters H1396; and the mountains were covered.


And the waters H1396ed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.


The blessings of thy father have H1396ed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.


And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel H1396ed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek H1396ed.


He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man H1396.


Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were H1396 than lions.


And the messenger said unto David, Surely the men H1396ed against us, and came out unto us into the field, and we were upon them even unto the entering of the gate.


For Judah H1396ed above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)