Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2616, Greek 964 bhyesda

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 698a, 699a

KJV Translation Count — 248x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: mercy (149), kindness (40), lovingkindness (30), goodness (12), kindly (5), merciful (4), favour (3), good (1), goodliness (1), pity (1), reproach (1), wicked thing (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. goodness, kindness, faithfulness
2. a reproach, shame

Strong's Definitions

checed, kheh'-sed; from 2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty: — favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-) kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy H2617, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:


And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy H2617 which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.


Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the H2617 that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.


And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me H2617 speed this day, and shew H2617 unto my master Abraham.


And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed H2617 unto my master.


And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his H2617 and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.


And now if ye will deal H2617 and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.


I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands.


But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him H2617, and gave him H2617 in the sight of the keeper of the prison.


But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew H2617, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: