או או 


'ow; o presumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of 'av



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

short for 185

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 36

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: also, and, desire, either, least, nor, or, otherwise, should, then, whether

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. or, rather
a. implying that the latter choice is preferred
b. or if, introducing an example to be seen under a particular principle
c. (in series) either...or, whether...or
d. if perchance
e. except, or else
2. whether, not the least, if, otherwise, also, and, then

Strong's Definitions

'ow, o; presumed to be the "constructive" or genitival form of 'av av; short for 185; desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if: — also, and, either, if, at the least, X nor, or, otherwise, then, whether.

Concordance Results Using KJV

H176 now if ye will deal kindly H176 truly with my master, tell me: H176 if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hH176, H176 to the left.


H176 Laban H176 Bethuel answered H176 said, The thing proceedeth from the LH176D: we cannot speak unto thee bad H176 good.


H176 her brother H176 her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the H176 ten; after that she shall go.


H176 Laban answered H176 said unto Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, H176 these children are my children, H176 these cattle are my cattle, H176 all that thou seest is mine: H176 what can I do this day unto these my daughters, H176 unto their children which they have bH176n?


There shall not an hH176 touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, H176 shot through; H176 it be beast H176 man, it shall not live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.


H176 if men strive together, H176 one smite another with a stone, H176 with his fist, H176 he die not, but keepeth his bed:


H176 he have gH176ed a son, H176 have gH176ed a daughter, accH176ding to this judgment shall it be done unto him.


H176 if a soul sin, H176 hear the voice of swearing, H176 is a witness, H176 he hath seen H176 known of it; if he do not utter it, H176 he shall bear his iniquity.


H176 if the plague be greenish H176 reddish in the garment, H176 in the skin, H176 in the warp, H176 in the woof, H176 in any thing of skin; it is a plague of leprosy, H176 shall be shewed unto the priest:


H176 if the priest shall look, H176, behold, the plague be not spread in the garment, H176 in the warp, H176 in the woof, H176 in any thing of skin;