Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 512

KJV Translation Count — 94x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: turn (57), overthrow (13), overturn (5), change (3), turn... (6), become (1), came (1), converted (1), gave (1), make (1), perverse (1), perverted (1), retired (1), tumbled (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to turn, overthrow, overturn
a. (Qal)
1. to overturn, overthrow
2. to turn, turn about, turn over, turn around
3. to change, transform
b. (Niphal)
1. to turn oneself, turn, turn back
2. to change oneself
3. to be perverse
4. to be turned, be turned over, be changed, be turned against
5. to be reversed
6. to be overturned, be overthrown
7. to be upturned
c. (Hithpael)
1. to transform oneself
2. to turn this way and that, turn every way
d. (Hophal) to turn on someone

Strong's Definitions

haphak, haw-fak'; a primitive root; to turn about or over; by implication, to change, overturn, return, pervert: — X become, change, come, be converted, give, make (a bed), overthrow (-turn), perverse, retire, tumble, turn (again, aside, back, to the contrary, every way).

Concordance Results Using KJV

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which H2015ed every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.


And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not H2015 this city, for the which thou hast spoken.


And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.


And it H2015 to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the H2015, when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.


Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was H2015ed to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.


Thus saith the LORD, In this thou shalt know that I am the LORD: behold, I will smite with the rod that is in mine hand upon the waters which are in the river, and they shall be H2015ed to blood.


And Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were H2015ed to blood.


And the LORD H2015ed a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.


And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was H2015ed against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?


And the priest shall look on the plague in the skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is H2015ed white, and the plague in sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look on him, and pronounce him unclean.