Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3068 and 1

KJV Translation Count — 145x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Joab (145)

Outline of Biblical Usage

oab = "Jehovah is father"
1. son of David's sister Zeruiah and general of David's army
2. a Judaite descendant of Kenaz
3. a post exilic family

Strong's Definitions

Yow'ab, yo-awb'; from 3068 and 1; Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites: — Joab.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then answered David and said to Ahimelech the Hittite, and to Abishai the son of Zeruiah, brother to H3097, saying, Who will go down with me to Saul to the camp? And Abishai said, I will go down with thee.


And H3097 the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out, and met together by the pool of Gibeon: and they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool.


And Abner said to H3097, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And H3097 said, Let them arise.


And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, H3097, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.


And Abner said again to Asahel, Turn thee aside from following me: wherefore should I smite thee to the ground? how then should I hold up my face to H3097 thy brother?


H3097 also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.


Then Abner called to H3097, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?


And H3097 said, As God liveth, unless thou hadst spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone up every one from following his brother.


So H3097 blew a trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.


And H3097 returned from following Abner: and when he had gathered all the people together, there lacked of David's servants nineteen men and Asahel.