Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

of Egyptian origin

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 832

KJV Translation Count — 64x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: river (53), brooks (5), flood (5), streams (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. river, stream, canal, Nile, Nile-canal
a. stream, river (Nile)
b. Nile-arms, Nile-canals
c. watercourses
d. shafts (mining)
e. river (in general)

Strong's Definitions

y`or, yeh-ore'; of Egyptian origin; a channel, e.g. a fosse, canal, shaft; specifically the Nile, as the one river of Egypt, including its collateral trenches; also the Tigris, as the main river of Assyria: — brook, flood, river, stream.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the H2975.


And, behold, there came up out of the H2975 seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.


And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the H2975, ill favoured and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the H2975.


And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the H2975:


And, behold, there came up out of the H2975 seven kine, fatfleshed and well favoured; and they fed in a meadow:


And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the H2975, and every daughter ye shall save alive.


And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the H2975's brink.


And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the H2975; and her maidens walked along by the H2975's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.


And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the H2975, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which thou takest out of the H2975 shall become blood upon the dry land.


Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the H2975's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.