Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 384

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: diminish (8), take (3), ...away (2), restrain (2), abated (1), keep back (1), clipped (1), minish (1), small (1), withdraweth (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to diminish, restrain, withdraw, abate, keep back, do away, take from, clip
a. (Qal)
1. to diminish
2. to restrain
3. to withdraw
b. (Niphal)
1. to be withdrawn
2. to be restrained
c. (Piel) to withdraw, draw up

Strong's Definitions

gara`, gaw-rah'; a primitive root; to scrape off; by implication, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold: — abate, clip, (di-) minish, do (take) away, keep back, restrain, make small, withdraw.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not H1639 ought thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.


Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your work shall be H1639ed.


And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not H1639 ought from your bricks of your daily task.


If he H1639 him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not H1639.


But if he sanctify his field after the jubile, then the priest shall reckon unto him the money according to the years that remain, even unto the year of the jubile, and it shall be H1639 from thy estimation.


And those men said unto him, We are defiled by the dead body of a man: wherefore are we kept H1639, that we may not offer an offering of the LORD in his appointed season among the children of Israel?


Why should the name of our father be done H1639 from among his family, because he hath no son? Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father.


And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance be H1639n from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall it be H1639n from the lot of our inheritance.


And when the jubile of the children of Israel shall be, then shall their inheritance be put unto the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall their inheritance be H1639n H1639 from the inheritance of the tribe of our fathers.


Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye H1639 ought from it, that ye may H1639 the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.