Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

probably identical with 3334 (through the squeezing into shape), ([compare 3331])

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 898

KJV Translation Count — 62x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: form (26), potter (17), fashion (5), maker (4), frame (3), make (3), former (2), earthen (1), purposed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to form, fashion, frame
a. (Qal) to form, fashion
1. of human activity
2. of divine activity
a. of creation
1. of original creation
2. of individuals at conception
3. of Israel as a people
b. to frame, pre-ordain, plan (fig. of divine) purpose of a situation)
b. (Niphal) to be formed, be created
c. (Pual) to be predetermined, be pre-ordained
d. (Hophal) to be formed

Strong's Definitions

yatsar, yaw-tsar'; probably identical with 3334 (through the squeezing into shape); ((compare 3331)); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. form a resolution): — X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God H3335ed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.


And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had H3335ed.


And out of the ground the LORD God H3335ed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.


Brought beds, and basons, and H3335 vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,


Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it, and of ancient times that I have H3335ed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste fenced cities into ruinous heaps.


These were the H3335s, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.


Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a H3335's vessel.


He H3335eth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.


Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.


He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that H3335ed the eye, shall he not see?