Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a prim root [compare 1724, 1820]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 439

KJV Translation Count — 30x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: silence (6), still (6), silent (4), cut off (3), cut down (2), rest (2), cease (2), forbear (1), peace (1), quieted (1), tarry (1), wait (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be silent, be still, wait, be dumb, grow dumb
a. (Qal)
1. to be silent
2. to be still, die
3. to be struck dumb
b. (Niphal) to be silenced, be made silent, destroyed
c. (Poal) to make quiet
d. (Hiphil) to make silent (cause to die)

Strong's Definitions

damam, daw-man'; a prim root (compare 1724, 1820); to be dumb; by implication, to be astonished, to stop; also to perish: — cease, be cut down (off), forbear, hold peace, quiet self, rest, be silent, keep (put to) silence, be (stand) still, tarry, wait.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness of thine arm they shall be as H1826 as a stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, which thou hast purchased.


Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is it that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his H1826.


Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou H1826 upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.


And the sun stood H1826, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood H1826 in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go H1826 about a whole day.


He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be H1826 in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.


If they say thus unto us, H1826 until we come to you; then we will stand H1826 in our place, and will not go up unto them.


Unto me men gave ear, and H1826ed, and kept H1826 at my counsel.


My bowels boiled, and H1826ed not: the days of affliction prevented me.


Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept H1826, and went not out of the door?


Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be H1826. Selah.