Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 863

KJV Translation Count — 107x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: well (35), good (21), please (14), merry (5), amend (4), better (4), accepted (2), diligently (2), misc (20)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be good, be pleasing, be well, be glad
a. (Qal)
1. to be glad, be joyful
2. to be well placed
3. to be well for, be well with, go well with
4. to be pleasing, be pleasing to
b. (Hiphil)
1. to make glad, rejoice
2. to do good to, deal well with
3. to do well, do thoroughly
4. to make a thing good or right or beautiful
5. to do well, do right

Strong's Definitions

yatab, yaw-tab'; a primitive root; to be (causative) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right): — be accepted, amend, use aright, benefit, be (make) better, seem best, make cheerful, be comely, + be content, diligent(-ly), dress, earnestly, find favour, give, be glad, do (be, make) good((ness)), be (make) merry, please (+ well), shew more (kindness), skilfully, X very small, surely, make sweet, thoroughly, tire, trim, very, be (can, deal, entreat, go, have) well (said, seen).

Concordance Results Using KJV

If thou doest H3190, shalt thou not be H3190? and if thou doest not H3190, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.


Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be H3190 with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.


And he entreated Abram H3190 for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.


And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal H3190 with thee:


And thou saidst, I will surely do thee H3190, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.


And their words H3190d Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.


But think on me when it shall be H3190 with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:


And the thing was H3190 in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.


And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come: and it H3190d Pharaoh H3190, and his servants.


Therefore God dealt H3190 with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.