Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 905

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: precious (8), prised (1), set by (1), withdraw (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to esteem, be prized, be valuable, be precious, be costly, be appraised
a. (Qal)
1. to be precious, be highly valued, be esteemed, be costly
2. to be appraised
b. (Hiphil) to make something precious

Strong's Definitions

yaqar, yaw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, apparently, to be heavy, i.e. (figuratively) valuable; causatively, to make rare (figuratively, to inhibit): — be (make) precious, be prized, be set by, withdraw.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, after they went forth, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that his name was much H3365 H3365.


Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was H3365 in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.


And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be H3365 in thy sight.


Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life now be H3365 in thy sight.


(For the redemption of their soul is H3365, and it ceaH3365h for ever:)


He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and H3365 shall their blood be in his sight.


How H3365 also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!


H3365 thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.


I will make a man more H3365 than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of Ophir.


Since thou wast H3365 in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.