Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 582

KJV Translation Count — 56x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sow (47), yielding (3), sower (2), bearing (1), conceive (1), seed (1), set (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to sow, scatter seed
a. (Qal)
1. to sow
2. producing, yielding seed
b. (Niphal)
1. to be sown
2. to become pregnant, be made pregnant
c. (Pual) to be sown
d. (Hiphil) to produce seed, yield seed

Strong's Definitions

zara`, zaw-rah'; a primitive root; to sow; figuratively, to disseminate, plant, fructify: — bear, conceive seed, set with sow(er), yield.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb H2232 H2232, and the fruit tree H2232 fruit after his kind, whose H2232 is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.


And the earth brought forth grass, and herb H2232 H2232 after his kind, and the tree H2232 fruit, whose H2232 was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.


And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb H2232 H2232, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree H2232 H2232; to you it shall be for meat.


Then Isaac H2232ed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.


Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is H2232 for you, and ye shall H2232 the land.


And six years thou shalt H2232 thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof:


And the feast of harvest, the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast H2232n in the field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.


And if any part of their carcase fall upon any H2232ing H2232 which is to be H2232n, it shall be clean.


Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have H2232d H2232, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.


Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not H2232 thy field with mingled H2232: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.