Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2821

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 769a

KJV Translation Count — 80x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: darkness (70), dark (7), obscurity (2), night (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. darkness, obscurity
a. darkness
b. secret place

Strong's Definitions

choshek, kho-shek'; from 2821; the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively, misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness: — dark(-ness), night, obscurity.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the earth was without form, and void; and H2822 was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.


And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the H2822.


And God called the light Day, and the H2822 he called H2822. And the evening and the morning were the first day.


And to rule over the day and over the H2822, and to divide the light from the H2822: and God saw that it was good.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be H2822 over the land of Egypt, even H2822 which may be felt.


And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick H2822 in all the land of Egypt three days:


And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and H2822 to them, but it gave light by H2822 to these: so that the one came not near the other all the H2822.


And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with H2822, clouds, and thick H2822.


And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the H2822, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that ye came near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;


And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was H2822, that the men went out: whither the men went I wot not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake them.