Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 712, number 713

KJV Translation Count — 75x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: delight (39), please (14), desire (9), will (3), pleasure (3), favour (2), like (2), moveth (1), would (1), at all (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to delight in, take pleasure in, desire, be pleased with
a. (Qal)
1. of men
a. to take pleasure in, delight in
b. to delight, desire, be pleased to do
2. of God
a. to delight in, have pleasure in
b. to be pleased to do
2. to move, bend down
a. (Qal) to bend down

Strong's Definitions

chaphets, khaw-fates'; a primitive root; properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire: — X any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had H2654 in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than H2654 the house of his fH2654her.


If the LORD H2654 in us, then he H2654 bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.


And it shH2654 be, if thou have no H2654 in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she H2654; but thou shalt not sell her H2654 H2654 for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.


And if the man H2654 not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gH2654e unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he H2654 not perform the duty of my husband's brother.


Then the elders of his city shH2654 cH2654 him, and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, and say, I H2654 not to take her;


But his wife said unto him, If the LORD were H2654d to kill us, he H2654 not have received a burnt offering and a meH2654 offering H2654 our hands, neither H2654 he have shewed us H2654 these things, nor H2654 as H2654 this time have told us such things as these.


Tarry this night, and it shH2654 be in the morning, thH2654 if he H2654 perform unto thee the part of a kinsman, well; let him do the kinsman's part: but if he H2654 not do the part of a kinsman to thee, then H2654 I do the part of a kinsman to thee, as the LORD liveth: lie down until the morning.


If one man sin against another, the judge shH2654 judge him: but if a man sin against the LORD, who shH2654 intreH2654 for him? Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto the voice of their fH2654her, because the LORD H2654 slay them.


And Saul commanded his servants, saying, Commune with David secretly, and say, Behold, the king hH2654h H2654 in thee, and H2654 his servants love thee: now therefore be the king's son in law.


But JonH2654han Saul's son H2654ed much in David: and JonH2654han told David, saying, Saul my fH2654her seeketh to kill thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself: