Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 52

KJV Translation Count — 43x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: light (19), shine (14), enlighten (5), break of day (1), fire (1), give (1), glorious (1), kindle (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be or become light, shine
a. (Qal)
1. to become light (day)
2. to shine (of the sun)
3. to become bright
b. (Niphal)
1. to be illuminated
2. to become lighted up
c. (Hiphil)
1. to give light, shine (of sun, moon, and stars)
2. to illumine, light up, cause to shine, shine
3. to kindle, light (candle, wood)
4. lighten (of the eyes, his law, etc)
5. to make shine (of the face)

Strong's Definitions

'owr, ore; a primitive root; to be (causative, make) luminous (literally and metaphorically): — X break of day, glorious, kindle, (be, en-, give, show) light (-en, -ened), set on fire, shine.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And let them be for H215s in the firmament H215 the heaven to H215 H215 upon the earth: and it was so.


And God set them in the firmament H215 the heaven to H215 H215 upon the earth,


As soon as the morning was H215, the men were sent away, they and their asses.


And the LORD went before them by H215 in a pillar H215 a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar H215 H215, to H215 them H215; to go by H215 and night:


And it came between the camp H215 the Egyptians and the camp H215 Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave H215 by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.


And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereH215: and they shall H215 the lamps thereH215, that they may H215 H215 over against it.


The LORD make his face H215 upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:


Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou H215est the lamps, the seven lamps shall H215 H215 over against the candlestick.


But Jonathan heard not when his father charged the people with the oath: wherefore he put forth the end H215 the rod that was in his hand, and dipped it in an honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth; and his eyes were H215ed.


Then said Jonathan, My father hath troubled the land: see, I pray you, how mine eyes have been H215ed, because I tasted a little H215 this honey.