Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 729

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: search (12), search out (9), found out (2), seek out (1), seek (1), sounded (1), try (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to search, search for, search out, examine, investigate
a. (Qal)
1. to search (for)
2. to search through, explore
3. to examine thoroughly
b. (Niphal)
1. to be searched out, be found out, be ascertained, be examined
c. (Piel) to search out, seek out

Strong's Definitions

chaqar, khaw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately: — find out, (make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then shalt thou inquire, and make H2713, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;


And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy H2713 the land, and to H2713 it; and they said unto them, Go, H2713 the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.


And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD God of Israel, when I have H2713 my father abH2713 to morrow any time, or the third day, and, behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee, and shew it thee;


And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? hath not David rather sent his servants unto thee, to H2713 the city, and to spy it H2713, and to overthrow it?


And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many: neither was the weight of the brass H2713 H2713.


But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee? are not his servants come unto thee for to H2713, and to overthrow, and to spy H2713 the land?


Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be H2713 H2713.


Lo this, we have H2713ed it, so it is; hear it, and know thou it for thy good.


Is it good that he should H2713 you H2713? or as one man mocketh another, do ye so mock him?


He setteth an end to darkness, and H2713eth H2713 all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.