Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 867

KJV Translation Count — 498x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: beget (201), bare (110), born (79), bring forth (25), bear (23), travail (16), midwife (10), child (8), delivered (5), borne (3), birth (2), labour (2), brought up (2), misc 1(2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bear, bring forth, beget, gender, travail
a. (Qal)
1. to bear, bring forth
a. of child birth
b. of distress (simile)
c. of wicked (behaviour)
2. to beget
b. (Niphal) to be born
c. (Piel)
1. to cause or help to bring forth
2. to assist or tend as a midwife
3. midwife (participle)
d. (Pual) to be born
e. (Hiphil)
1. to beget (a child)
2. to bear (fig. -of wicked bringing forth iniquity)
f. (Hophal) day of birth, birthday (infinitive)
g. (Hithpael) to declare one's birth (pedigree)

Strong's Definitions

yalad, yaw-lad'; a primitive root; to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage: — bear, beget, birth((-day)), born, (make to) bring forth (children, young), bring up, calve, child, come, be delivered (of a child), time of delivery, gender, hatch, labour, (do the office of a) midwife, declare pedigrees, be the son of, (woman in, woman that) travail(-eth, -ing woman).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt H3205 H3205 H3205ren; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.


And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and H3205 Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.


And she again H3205 his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.


And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and H3205 Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.


And unto Enoch was H3205 Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.


And Adah H3205 Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.


And Zillah, she also H3205 Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.


And Adam knew his wife again; and she H3205 a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.


And to Seth, to him also there was H3205 a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call H3205on the name of the LORD.


And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth: