Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [akin to 1468]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 336

KJV Translation Count — 15x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: shear (5), sheepshearer (3), shearers (3), cut off (1), poll (1), shave (1), cut down (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to shear, mow
a. (Qal)
1. to shear
2. shearer (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be cut off, be destroyed

Strong's Definitions

gazaz, gaw-zaz'; a primitive root (akin to 1468); to cut off; specifically to shear a flock or shave the hair; figuratively to destroy an enemy: — cut off (down), poll, shave, ((sheep-)) shear(-er).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Laban went to H1494 his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.


And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his H1494s to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.


And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to H1494 his sheep.


All the firstling males that come of thy herd and of thy flock thou shalt sanctify unto the LORD thy God: thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thy bullock, nor H1494 the firstling of thy sheep.


And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was H1494ing his sheep in Carmel.


And David heard in the wilderness that Nabal did H1494 his sheep.


And now I have heard that thou hast H1494ers: now thy shepherds which were with us, we hurt them not, neither was there ought missing unto them, all the while they were in Carmel.


Shall I then take my bread, and my water, and my flesh that I have killed for my H1494ers, and give it unto men, whom I know not whence they be?


And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had H1494s in Baalhazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.


And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, thy servant hath H1494s; let the king, I beseech thee, and his servants go with thy servant.