Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 570

KJV Translation Count — 73x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cry (50), cry out (11), assemble (3), called (3), gathered together (2), gathered (2), company (1), proclaimed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cry, cry out, call, call for help
a. (Qal)
1. to call (to one's aid)
2. to cry, cry out (in need)
b. (Niphal) to be assembled, be called together, be joined together
c. (Hiphil)
1. to call, call out, call together, summon
2. to make a crying, proclaim
3. to have a proclamation made
4. to call out to, call out at

Strong's Definitions

za`aq, zaw-ak'; a primitive root; to shriek (from anguish or danger); by analogy, (as a herald) to announce or convene publicly: — assemble, call (together), (make a) cry (out), come with such a company, gather (together), cause to be proclaimed.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their H2199 came up unto God by reason of the bondage.


And all the people that were in Ai were H2199 H2199 to pursue after them: and they pursued after Joshua, and were drawn away from the city.


And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.


But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded: and by him the children of Israel sent a present unto Eglon the king of Moab.


And Barak H2199 Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; and he went up with ten thousand men at his feet: and Deborah went up with him.


And Sisera H2199 H2199 all his chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, and all the people that were with him, from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the river of Kishon.


And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; and the children of Israel cried unto the LORD.


And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites,


But the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew a trumpet; and Abiezer was H2199 after him.


And he sent messengers throughH2199 all Manasseh; who also was H2199 after him: and he sent messengers unto Asher, and unto Zebulun, and unto Naphtali; and they came up to meet them.