Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 922

KJV Translation Count — 1088x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dwell (437), inhabitant (221), sit (172), abide (70), inhabit (39), down (26), remain (23), in (22), tarry (19), set (14), continue (5), place (7), still (5), taken (5), misc (23)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to dwell, remain, sit, abide
a. (Qal)
1. to sit, sit down
2. to be set
3. to remain, stay
4. to dwell, have one's abode
b. (Niphal) to be inhabited
c. (Piel) to set, place
d. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to sit
2. to cause to abide, set
3. to cause to dwell
4. to cause (cities) to be inhabited
5. to marry (give an dwelling to)
e. (Hophal)
1. to be inhabited
2. to make to dwell

Strong's Definitions

yashab, yaw-shab'; a primitive root; properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry: — (make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, X fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, X marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(- tle), (down-) sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And CaH3427 went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt H3427 the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.


And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as H3427 H3427 tents, and of such as have cattle.


And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plaH3427 H3427 the land of ShH3427ar; and they dwelt there.


And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter H3427 law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go H3427to the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.


And the land was not able to bear them, that they might H3427 together: for their substance was great, so that they could not H3427 together.


And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite H3427ed then H3427 the land.


Abram H3427ed H3427 the land of Canaan, and Lot H3427ed H3427 the cities of the plaH3427, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.


Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt H3427 the plaH3427 of Mamre, which is H3427 Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.


And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt H3427 Hazezontamar.


And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt H3427 Sodom, and his goods, and departed.


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