Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1652

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 389a

KJV Translation Count — 35x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rain (31), shower (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. rain, shower

Strong's Definitions

geshem, gheh'-shem; from 1652; a shower: — rain, shower.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the H1653 was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.


The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the H1653 from heaven was restH1653ed;


Then I will give you H1653 in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.


And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, because there had been no H1653 in the land.


For thus saith the LORD God of Israel, The barrel of meal shall not waste, neither shall the cruse of oil fail, until the day that the LORD sendeth H1653 upon the earth.


And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of abundance of H1653.


And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, and get thee down, that the H1653 stop thee not.


And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great H1653. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.


For thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see H1653; yet that valley shall be filled with water, that ye may drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.


Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It was the ninth month, on the twentieth day of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of this matter, and for the great H1653.