Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 769

KJV Translation Count — 19x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: darken (9), dark (5), blacker (1), darkness (1), dim (1), hideth (1), variant (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be or become dark, grow dim, be darkened, be black, be hidden
a. (Qal)
1. to be or grow dark
2. to have a dark colour
3. to grow dim
b. (Hiphil)
1. to make dark, cause to be dark
2. to hide, conceal
3. to obscure, confuse (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

chashak, khaw-shak'; a primitive root; to be dark (as withholding light); transitively, to darken: — be black, be (make) dark, darken, cause darkness, be dim, hide.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was H2821ed; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.


Let the stars of the twilight thereof be H2821; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:


The light shall be H2821 in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.


Who is this that H2821eth counsel by words without knowledge?


Let their eyes be H2821ed, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.


He sent H2821ness, and made it H2821; and they rebelled not against his word.


Yea, the H2821ness H2821 not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the H2821ness and the light are both alike to thee.


While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not H2821ed, nor the clouds return after the rain:


In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be H2821ed,


And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one look unto the land, behold H2821ness and sorrow, and the light is H2821ed in the heavens thereof.