Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 68

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tarry (7), defer (3), slack (2), continue (1), delay (1), hinder (1), stayed there (1), sit up late (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to delay, hesitate, tarry, defer, remain behind
a. (Qal)
1. to delay, tarry (intensive)
2. to cause one to delay, hinder, keep back
b. (Piel) to delay, wait, stay behind (but not in hope)

Strong's Definitions

'achar, aw-khar'; a primitive root; to loiter (i.e. be behind); by implication to procrastinate: — continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said unto them, H309 me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.


And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and H309 H309 until now:


And the young man H309red not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.


Thou shalt not H309 to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me.


And repayeth them that hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be H309 to him that hateth him, he will repay him to his face.


When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not H309 to pay it: for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.


The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why H309 the wheels of his chariots?


So Amasa went to assemble the men of Judah: but he tarried longer than the set time which he had appointed him.


But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh H309on me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no H309ing, O my God.


But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no H309ing.