Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root, Greek 2388 Ianna

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 873

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: oppress (11), vex (4), destroy (1), oppressor (1), proud (1), do wrong (1), oppression (1), thrust out

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to oppress, suppress, treat violently, maltreat, vex, do wrong
a. (Qal) to oppress, suppress
b. (Hiphil) to treat violently, maltreat

Strong's Definitions

yanah, yaw-naw'; a primitive root; to rage or be violent: by implication, to suppress, to maltreat: — destroy, (thrust out by) oppress(-ing, -ion, -or), proud, vex, do violence.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Thou shalt neither H3238 a stranger, nor H3238 him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.


And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not H3238 him.


And if thou sell ought unto thy neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not H3238 one another:


Ye shall not therefore H3238 one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LORD your God.


He shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not H3238 him.


They said in their hearts, Let us H3238 them together: they have burned up all the synagogues of God in the land.


Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the H3238.


And I will feed them that H3238 thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.


Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled H3238 of the hand of the H3238or: and H3238 no H3238, H3238 no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the wiH3238w, neither shed innocent blood in this place.


He hath forsaken his covert, as the lion: for their land is desolate because of the fierceness of the H3238or, and because of his fierce anger.