Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2654

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 712b

KJV Translation Count — 39x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pleasure (16), desire (12), delight (3), purpose (3), acceptable (1), delightsome (1), matter (1), pleasant (1), willingly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. delight, pleasure
a. delight
b. desire, longing
c. the good pleasure
d. that in which one takes delight

Strong's Definitions

chephets, khay'-fets; from 2654; pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely, a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind): — acceptable, delight(some), desire, things desired, matter, pleasant(-ure), purpose, willingly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great H2656 in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.


And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king H2656th not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.


Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my H2656, although he make it not to grow.


And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have considered the things which thou sentest to me for: and I will do all thy H2656 concerning timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir.


My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea: and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be discharged there, and thou shalt receive them: and thou shalt accomplish my H2656, in giving food for my household.


So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees and fir trees according to all his H2656.


(Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his H2656,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.


And king Solomon gave unto the queen of Sheba all her H2656, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned and went to her own country, she and her servants.


And king Solomon gave to the queen of Sheba all her H2656, whatsoever she asked, beside that which she had brought unto the king. So she turned, and went away to her own land, she and her servants.


For what H2656 hath he in his house after him, when the number of his months is cut off in the midst?