Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 714

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dig (17), search out (3), paweth (1), seeketh (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to dig, search for
a. (Qal)
1. to dig
2. to search, search out, explore

Strong's Definitions

chaphar, khaw-far'; a primitive root; properly, to pry into; by implication, to delve, to explore: — dig, paw, search out, seek.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have H2658ged this well.


For all the wells which his father's servants had H2658ged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth.


And Isaac H2658ged again the wells of water, which they had H2658ged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.


And Isaac's servants H2658ged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.


And they H2658ged another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.


And he removed from thence, and H2658ged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.


And it came to pass the same day, that Isaac's servants came, and told him concerning the well which they had H2658ged, and said unto him, We have found water.


And all the Egyptians H2658ged round abH2658 the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.


The princes H2658ged the well, the nobles of the people H2658ged it, by the direction of the lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness they went to Mattanah:


And ye came near unto me every one of you, and said, We will send men before us, and they shall H2658 us H2658 the land, and bring us word again by what way we must go up, and into what cities we shall come.