Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 907, number 908

KJV Translation Count — 314x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fear (188), afraid (78), terrible (23), terrible thing (6), dreadful (5), reverence (3), fearful (2), terrible acts (1), misc (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to fear, revere, be afraid
a. (Qal)
1. to fear, be afraid
2. to stand in awe of, be awed
3. to fear, reverence, honour, respect
b. (Niphal)
1. to be fearful, be dreadful, be feared
2. to cause astonishment and awe, be held in awe
3. to inspire reverence or godly fear or awe
c. (Piel) to make afraid, terrify
2. (TWOT) to shoot, pour

Strong's Definitions

yare', yaw-ray'; a primitive root; to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten: — affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), X see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was H3372, because I was naked; and I hid myself.


After these H3372s the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, H3372 not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.


Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was H3372. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.


And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he H3372ed to dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.


Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these H3372s in their ears: and the men were sore H3372.


And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? H3372 not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.


And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he H3372ed to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.


And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: H3372 not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.


And he was H3372, and said, How H3372 is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.


And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was H3372: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.