Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 609

KJV Translation Count — 59x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cease (20), forbear (16), leave (5), left off (5), let...alone (2), forbare (1), endeth (1), failed (1), forborn (1), forsake (1), rest (1), unoccupied (1), wanteth (1), non translated variant (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to stop, cease, desist, forego, cease to be, leave undone, forbear
a. (Qal)
1. to cease, come to an end
2. to cease, leave off

Strong's Definitions

chadal, khaw-dal'; a primitive root; properly, to be flabby, i.e. (by implication) desist; (figuratively) be lacking or idle: — cease, end, fall, forbear, forsake, leave (off), let alone, rest, be unoccupied, want.

Concordance Results Using KJV

So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they H2308 H2308 to build the city.


Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it H2308d to be with Sarah after the manner of women.


And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he H2308 numbering; for it was without number.


And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands unto the LORD; and the thunder shall H2308, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the LORD'S.


And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD: and the thunders and hail H2308d, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.


And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were H2308d, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.


Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, H2308 us H2308, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.


If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest H2308 to help him, thou shalt surely help with him.


But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and H2308eth to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut H2308 from among his people: because he brought not the H2308ering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.


For the poor shall never H2308 out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.