Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 744, number 745

KJV Translation Count — 52x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: destroy (34), utterly (10), devote (2), accursed (1), consecrate (1), forfeited (1), flat nose (1), utterly to make away (1), slay (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to ban, devote, destroy utterly, completely destroy, dedicate for destruction, exterminate
a. (Hiphil)
1. to prohibit (for common use), ban
2. to consecrate, devote, dedicate for destruction
3. to exterminate, completely destroy
b. (Hophal)
1. to be put under the ban, be devoted to destruction
2. to be devoted, be forfeited
3. to be completely destroyed
2. to split, slit, mutilate (a part of the body)
a. (Qal) to mutilate
b. (Hiphil) to divide

Strong's Definitions

charam, khaw-ram'; a primitive root; to seclude; specifically (by a ban) to devote to religious uses (especially destruction); physical and reflexive, to be blunt as to the nose: — make accursed, consecrate, (utterly) destroy, devote, forfeit, have a flat nose, utterly (slay, make away).

Concordance Results Using KJV

He that sacrificeth unH2763 any god, save unH2763 the LORD only, he shall be H2763 H2763ed.


For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a H2763 H2763, or any thing superfluous,


Notwithstanding no H2763d thing, that a man shall H2763 unH2763 the LORD of all that he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed: every H2763d thing is most holy unH2763 the LORD.


None H2763d, which shall be H2763d of men, shall be redeemed; but shall surely be put H2763 death.


And Israel vowed a vow unH2763 the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people inH2763 my hand, then I will H2763 H2763 their cities.


And the LORD hearkened H2763 the voice of Israel, and delivered up the Canaanites; and they H2763 H2763ed them and their cities: and he called the name of the place Hormah.


And we H2763ok all his cities at that time, and H2763 H2763ed the men, and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none H2763 remain:


And we H2763 H2763ed them, as we did unH2763 Sihon king of Heshbon, H2763 H2763ing the men, women, and children, of every city.


And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and H2763 H2763 them; thou shalt H2763 no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unH2763 them:


Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, H2763ing it H2763, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.