Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 899

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: kindle (12), burned (7), set (7), burn up (2), desolate (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to kindle, burn, set on fire
a. (Qal) to kindle
b. (Niphal)
1. to be kindled
2. to be left desolate
c. (Hiphil) to set on fire, kindle

Strong's Definitions

yatsath, yaw-tsath'; a primitive root; to burn or set on fire; figuratively, to desolate: — burn (up), be desolate, set (on) fire ((fire)), kindle.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it shall be, when ye have taken the city, that ye shall H3341 the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.


And the ambush arose quickly out of their place, and they ran as soon as he had stretched out his hand: and they entered into the city, and took it, and hasted and H3341 the city on fire.


And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and H3341 the hold on fire H3341on them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.


Therefore he said unto his servants, See, Joab's field is near mine, and he hath barley there; go and H3341 it on fire. And Absalom's servants H3341 the field on fire.


Then Joab arose, and came to Absalom unto his house, and said unto him, Wherefore have thy servants H3341 my field on fire?


Go ye, inquire of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is H3341d against us, because our fathers have not hearkened unto the words of this book, to do according unto all that which is written concerning us.


Because they have forsaken me, and have H3341 incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be H3341d against this place, and shall not be quenched.


And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are H3341 with fire.


Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are H3341 with fire: come, and let us build H3341 the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.


For wickedness H3341eth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall H3341 in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount H3341 like the lifting H3341 of smoke.