Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 316

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ... down (11), cut off (7), asunder (3), cut in sunder (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cut, hew, chop, cut down, hew down, hew off, cut off, cut in two, shave off
a. (Qal) to hew, chop in two
b. (Niphal) to be chopped off, be hewn off
c. (Piel) to cut off or down in two, hew off or down in two
d. (Pual) to chop down, hew down

Strong's Definitions

gada`, gaw-dah'; a primitive root; to fell a tree; generally, to destroy anything: — cut (asunder, in sunder, down, off), hew down.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break H1438 their images, and H1438 H1438 their groves, and burn their graven images with fire.


And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew H1438 the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.


And the children of Israel repented them for BenjamH1438 their brother, and said, There is one tribe H1438 H1438 from Israel this day.


Behold, the days come, that I will H1438 H1438 thH1438e arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man H1438 thH1438e house.


For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake H1438 the images, and H1438 H1438 the groves:


Now when all this was fH1438ished, all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah, and brake the images H1438 pieces, and H1438 H1438 the groves, and threw H1438 the high places and the altars out of all Judah and BenjamH1438, H1438 Ephraim also and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them all. Then all the children of Israel returned, every man to his possession, H1438to their own cities.


And they brake H1438 the altars of Baalim H1438 his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he H1438 H1438; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake H1438 pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.


And when he had broken H1438 the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images H1438to powder, and H1438 H1438 all the idols throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.


All the horns of the wicked also will I H1438 H1438; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.


For he hath broken the gates of brass, and H1438 the bars of iron H1438 H1438.