Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [apparently akin to 2707 through the idea of piercing]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 645

KJV Translation Count — 14x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: wait (11), tarry (2), long (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to wait, wait for, await
a. (Qal) to wait for
b. (Piel)
1. to wait, tarry
2. to wait (in ambush)
3. to wait for, long for

Strong's Definitions

chakah, khaw-kaw'; a primitive root (apparently akin to 2707 through the idea of piercing); properly, to adhere to; hence, to await: — long, tarry, wait.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then they said one to another, We do not well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace: if we H2442 till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us: now therefore come, that we may go and tell the king's household.


Then take the box of oil, and pour it on his head, and say, Thus saith the LORD, I have anointed thee king over Israel. Then open the door, and flee, and H2442 not.


Which H2442 for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures;


Now Elihu had H2442ed till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.


Our soul H2442eth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.


They soon forgat his works; they H2442ed not for his counsel:


And I will H2442 upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.


And therefore will the LORD H2442, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that H2442 for him.


For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that H2442eth for him.


Blessed is he that H2442eth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.


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