Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2204

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 574b

KJV Translation Count — 178x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: elders (115), old (23), old man (19), ancient (14), aged (3), eldest (1), ancient man (1), senators (1), old women (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. old
a. old (of humans)
b. elder (of those having authority)

Strong's Definitions

zaqen, zaw-kane'; from 2204; old: — aged, ancient (man), elder(-est), old (man, men and...women), senator.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now Abraham and Sarah were H2205 and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the H2205ner of H2205.


But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both H2205 and young, all the people from every quarter:


And Abraham said unto his H2205 servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:


Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good H2205 age, an H2205 H2205, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.


And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, being H2205 and full of days: and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.


And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the H2205 H2205 of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?


And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an H2205 H2205, and a child of his H2205 age, a little one; and his brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth him.


And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the H2205 of his house, and all the H2205 of the land of Egypt,


Go, and gather the H2205 of Israel together, and say unto them, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and seen that which is done to you in Egypt:


And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the H2205 of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.