Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to roar

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 871a

KJV Translation Count — 396x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sea (321), west (47), westward (21), west side (4), seafaring men (1), south (1), western (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sea
a. Mediterranean Sea
b. Red Sea
c. Dead Sea
d. Sea of Galilee
e. sea (general)
f. mighty river (Nile)
g. the sea (the great basin in the temple court)
h. seaward, west, westward

Strong's Definitions

yam, yawm; from an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea; sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south: — sea (X -faring man, (-shore)), south, west (-ern, side, -ward).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he H3220s: and God saw that it was good.


And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the H3220s, and let fowl multiply in the earth.


And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the H3220, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.


And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the H3220, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.


And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the H3220; into your hand are they delivered.


And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the H3220, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.


And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and H3220ward, and eastward, and H3220ward:


All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt H3220.


That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the H3220 shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;


And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the H3220, and to the east, and to the north, and to the H3220: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.