Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 877

KJV Translation Count — 43x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: chastise 21 instruct (8), correct (7), taught (2), bound (1), punish (1), reformed (1), reproveth (1), sore (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to chasten, discipline, instruct, admonish
a. (Qal)
1. to chasten, admonish
2. to instruct
3. to discipline
b. (Niphal) to let oneself be chastened or corrected or admonished
c. (Piel)
1. to discipline, correct
2. to chasten, chastise
d. (Hiphil) to chasten
e. (Nithpael) to teach

Strong's Definitions

yacar, yaw-sar'; a primitive root; to chastise, literally (with blows) or figuratively (with words); hence, to instruct: — bind, chasten, chastise, correct, instruct, punish, reform, reprove, sore, teach.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will H3256 you seven times more for your sins.


And if ye will not be H3256 by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me;


Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will H3256 you seven times for your sins.


Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might H3256 thee: and upon earth he shewed thee his great fire; and thou heardest his words out of the midst of the fire.


Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.


If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:


And the elders of that city shall take that man and H3256 him;


And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath H3256d you with whips, but I will H3256 you with scorpions.


And spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father also H3256d you with whips, but I will H3256 you with scorpions.


And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he H3256ed about the song, because he was skilful.