Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 716

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: search (11), disguise (7), search out (2), changed (1), diligent (1), hidden (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to search, search for, to search out, disguise oneself
a. (Qal)
1. to search for
2. to think out, devise
3. to search, test
b. (Niphal) to be searched out, be exposed
c. (Piel) to search, search through, search for
d. (Pual) to be searched for, be sought out
e. (Hithpael)
1. to disguise oneself
2. to let oneself be searched for

Strong's Definitions

chaphas, khaw-fas'; a primitive root; to seek; causatively, to conceal oneself (i.e. let be sought), or mask: — change, (make) diligent (search), disquise self, hide, search (for, out).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And she said to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women is upon me. And he H2664ed, but found not the images.


And he H2664ed, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.


See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hideth himself, and come ye again to me with the certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will H2664 him H2664 throughH2664 all the thousands of Judah.


And Saul H2664d himself, and put on other raiment, and he went, and two men with him, and they came to the woman by night: and he said, I pray thee, divine unto me by the familiar spirit, and bring me him up, whom I shall name unto thee.


Yet I will send my servants unto thee to morrow abH2664 this time, and they shall H2664 thine house, and the houses of thy servants; and it shall be, that whatsoever is pleasant in thine eyes, they shall put it in their hand, and take it away.


So the prophet departed, and waited for the king by the way, and H2664d himself with ashes upon his face.


And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will H2664 myself, and enter into the battle; but put thou on thy robes. And the king of Israel H2664d himself, and went into the battle.


And Jehu went, and Jehonadab the son of Rechab, into the house of Baal, and said unto the worshippers of Baal, H2664, and look that there be here with you none of the servants of the LORD, but the worshippers of Baal only.


And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will H2664 myself, and will go to the battle; but put thou on thy robes. So the king of Israel H2664d himself; and they went to the battle.


Nevertheless Josiah would not turn his face from him, but H2664d himself, that he might fight with him, and hearkened not unto the words of Necho from the mH2664h of God, and came to fight in the valley of Megiddo.


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