Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1696 (in the sense of destroying)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 399b

KJV Translation Count — 49x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pestilence (47), plagues (1), murrain (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. pestilence, plague
2. murrain, cattle disease, cattle-plague

Strong's Definitions

deber, deh'-ber; from 1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence: — murrain, pestilence, plague.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with H1698, or with the sword.


Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous H1698.


For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with H1698; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.


And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the H1698 among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.


I will smite them with the H1698, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.


The LORD shall make the H1698 cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it.


So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' H1698 in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.


So the LORD sent a H1698 upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba seventy thousand men.


If there be in the land famine, if there be H1698, blasting, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpiller; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be;


Either three years' famine; or three months to be destroyed before thy foes, while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee; or else three days the sword of the LORD, even the H1698, in the land, and the angel of the LORD destroying throughout all the coasts of Israel. Now therefore advise thyself what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.