Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 574

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ...old (26), aged (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be old, become old
a. (Qal) to be old, become old
b. (Hiphil) to grow old, show age

Strong's Definitions

zaqen, zaw-kane'; a primitive root; to be old: — aged man, be (wax) old (man).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed H2204 shall I have pleasure, my lord being H2204 also?


And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am H2204?


And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is H2204, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:


And Abraham was H2204, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.


And it came to pass, that when Isaac was H2204, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, BehH2204, here am I.


And he said, BehH2204 now, I am H2204, I know not the day of my death:


Now Joshua was H2204 and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art H2204 and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed.


And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed H2204 and stricken in age.


And Joshua called for all Israel, and for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers, and said unto them, I am H2204 and stricken in age:


Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too H2204 to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;