Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root, Greek 239 allhlouia

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 499, number 500

KJV Translation Count — 165x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: praise (117), glory (14), boast (10), mad (8), shine (3), foolish (3), fools (2), commended (2), rage (2), celebrate (1), give (1), marriage (1), renowned (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to shine
a. (Qal) to shine (fig. of God's favour)
b. (Hiphil) to flash forth light
2. to praise, boast, be boastful
a. (Qal)
1. to be boastful
2. boastful ones, boasters (participle)
b. (Piel)
1. to praise
2. to boast, make a boast
c. (Pual)
1. to be praised, be made praiseworthy, be commended, be worthy of praise
d. (Hithpael) to boast, glory, make one's boast
e. (Poel) to make a fool of, make into a fool
f. (Hithpoel) to act madly, act like a madman

Strong's Definitions

halal, haw-lal'; a primitive root; to be clear (orig. of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence, to make a show, to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively, to celebrate; also to stultify: — (make) boast (self), celebrate, commend, (deal, make), fool(- ish, -ly), glory, give (light), be (make, feign self) mad (against), give in marriage, (sing, be worthy of) praise, rage, renowned, shine.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and H1984 her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.


And when the people saw him, they H1984d their god: for they said, Our god hath delivered into our hands our enemy, and the destroyer of our country, which slew many of us.


And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself H1984 in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.


But in all Israel there was none to be so much H1984d as Absalom for his beauty: from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.


I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be H1984d: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.


And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness H1984 himself as he that putteth it off.


And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and H1984 the LORD God of Israel:


H1984 ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.


For great is the LORD, and greatly to be H1984d: he also is to be feared above all gods.


Blessed be the LORD God of Israel for ever and ever. And all the people said, Amen, and H1984d the LORD.