Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2721

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 731d

KJV Translation Count — 42x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: waste (18), desolation (8), desolate places (4), waste places (4), desert (3), desolate (3), decayed places (1), destructions (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a place laid waste, ruin, waste, desolation

Strong's Definitions

chorbah, khor-baw'; feminine of 2721; properly, drought, i.e. (by implication) a desolation: — decayed place, desolate (place, -tion), destruction, (laid) waste (place).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And I will make your cities H2723, and bring your sanctuaries unto H2723, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.


And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be H2723, and your cities H2723.


For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the H2723s thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.


With kings and counsellers of the earth, which built H2723 H2723 for themselves;


O thou enemy, H2723 are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them.


I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the H2723.


Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their H2723 H2723.


Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the H2723 H2723 of the fat ones shall strangers eat.


That confirmeth the word of his servant, and performeth the counsel of his messengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built, and I will raise up the H2723 H2723 thereof:


And they thirsted not when he led them through the H2723s: he caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them: he clave the rock also, and the waters gushed out.