Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [compare 2421]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 644

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: live (21), life (1), non translated variant (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to live, have life, remain alive, sustain life, live prosperously, live for ever, be quickened, be alive, be restored to life or health
a. (Qal)
1. to live
a. to have life
b. to continue in life, remain alive
c. to sustain life, to live on or upon
d. to live (prosperously)
2. to revive, be quickened
a. from sickness
b. from discouragement
c. from faintness
d. from death
b. (Piel)
1. to preserve alive, let live
2. to give life
3. to quicken, revive, refresh
a. to restore to life
b. to cause to grow
c. to restore
d. to revive
c. (Hiph)
1. to preserve alive, let live
2. to quicken, revive
a. to restore (to health)
b. to revive
c. to restore to life

Strong's Definitions

chayay, khaw-yah'-ee; a primitive root (compare 2421); to live; causatively to revive: — live, save life.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of H2425, and eat, and H2425 for ever:


And all the days that Adam H2425d were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.


And Arphaxad H2425d five and thirty years, and begat Salah:


And Salah H2425d thirty years, and begat Eber:


And these are the days of the years of Abraham's H2425 which he H2425d, an hundred threescore and fifteen years.


And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall H2425.


And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and H2425.


Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall H2425 in them: I am the LORD.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall H2425.


And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he H2425d.


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