Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 676

KJV Translation Count — 41x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pity (18), spare (18), have compassion (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (Qal) to spare, pity, have compassion on

Strong's Definitions

chamal, khaw-mal'; a primitive root; to commiserate; by implication, to spare: — have compassion, (have) pity, spare.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when she had opened it, she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had H2550 on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.


Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye H2550 him, neither shalt thou H2550, neither shalt thou conceal him:


Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they H2550, and H2550 them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.


But Saul and the people H2550d Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.


And Saul said, They H2550 brought them from the Amalekites: for the people H2550d the best of the sheep and of the oxen, to sacrifice unto the LORD thy God; and the rest we H2550 utterly destroyed.


And Saul said, Blessed be ye of the LORD; for ye H2550 H2550 on me.


And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he H2550d to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.


And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no H2550.


But the king H2550d Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the LORD'S oath that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.


And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because he had H2550 on his people, and on his dwelling place: