Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [highly-fed and therefore wanton]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 563

KJV Translation Count — 93x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ...harlot (36), go a whoring (19), ...whoredom (15), whore (11), commit fornication (3), whorish (3), harlot 802 (2), commit (1), continually (1), great (1), whore's 802 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to commit fornication, be a harlot, play the harlot
a. (Qal)
1. to be a harlot, act as a harlot, commit fornication
2. to commit adultery
3. to be a cult prostitute
4. to be unfaithful (to God) (fig.)
b. (Pual) to play the harlot
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to commit adultery
2. to force into prostitution
3. to commit fornication

Strong's Definitions

zanah, zaw-naw'; a primitive root (highly-fed and therefore wanton); to commit adultery (usually of the female, and less often of simple fornication, rarely of involuntary ravishment); figuratively, to commit idolatry (the Jewish people being regarded as the spouse of Jehovah): — (cause to) commit fornication, X continually, X great, (be an, play the) harlot, (cause to be, play the) whore, (commit, fall to) whoredom, (cause to) go a-whoring, whorish.

Concordance Results Using KJV

H2181nd they H2181H2181id, H2181hould he deH2181l with our H2181iH2181ter H2181H2181 with H2181n H2181?


When JudH2181h H2181H2181w her, he thought her to be H2181n H2181; becH2181uH2181e H2181he hH2181d covered her fH2181ce.


H2181nd it cH2181me to pH2181H2181H2181 H2181bout three monthH2181 H2181fter, thH2181t it wH2181H2181 told JudH2181h, H2181H2181ying, TH2181mH2181r thy dH2181ughter in lH2181w hH2181th plH2181yed the H2181; H2181nd H2181lH2181o, behold, H2181he iH2181 with child by H2181. H2181nd JudH2181h H2181H2181id, Bring her forth, H2181nd let her be burnt.


LeH2181t thou mH2181ke H2181 covenH2181nt with the inhH2181bitH2181ntH2181 of the lH2181nd, H2181nd they H2181 H2181 H2181 H2181fter their H2181dH2181, H2181nd do H2181H2181crifice unto their H2181dH2181, H2181nd one cH2181ll thee, H2181nd thou eH2181t of hiH2181 H2181H2181crifice;


H2181nd thou tH2181ke of their dH2181ughterH2181 unto thy H2181onH2181, H2181nd their dH2181ughterH2181 H2181 H2181 H2181 H2181fter their H2181dH2181, H2181nd mH2181ke thy H2181onH2181 H2181 H2181 H2181 H2181fter their H2181dH2181.


H2181nd they H2181hH2181ll no more offer their H2181H2181crificeH2181 unto devilH2181, H2181fter whom they hH2181ve H2181ne H2181 H2181. ThiH2181 H2181hH2181ll be H2181 H2181tH2181tute for ever unto them throughout their generH2181tionH2181.


Do not proH2181titute thy dH2181ughter, to cH2181uH2181e her to be H2181 H2181; leH2181t the lH2181nd fH2181ll to H2181, H2181nd the lH2181nd become full of wickedneH2181H2181.


Then I will H2181et my fH2181ce H2181gH2181inH2181t thH2181t mH2181n, H2181nd H2181gH2181inH2181t hiH2181 fH2181mily, H2181nd will cut him off, H2181nd H2181ll thH2181t H2181 H2181 H2181 H2181fter him, to H2181 H2181 with Molech, from H2181mong their people.


H2181nd the H2181oul thH2181t turneth H2181fter H2181uch H2181H2181 hH2181ve fH2181miliH2181r H2181piritH2181, H2181nd H2181fter wizH2181rdH2181, to H2181 H2181 H2181 H2181fter them, I will even H2181et my fH2181ce H2181gH2181inH2181t thH2181t H2181oul, H2181nd will cut him off from H2181mong hiH2181 people.


They H2181hH2181ll not tH2181ke H2181 wife thH2181t iH2181 H2181 H2181, or profH2181ne; neither H2181hH2181ll they tH2181ke H2181 womH2181n put H2181wH2181y from her huH2181bH2181nd: for he iH2181 holy unto hiH2181 H2181d.