Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 930

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: please (6), straight (5), direct (4), right (3), well (2), fitted (1), good (1), make straight (1), meet (1), upright (1), uprightly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be right, be straight, be level, be upright, be just, be lawful, be smooth
a. (Qal)
1. to go straight
2. to be pleasing, be agreeable, be right (fig.)
3. to be straightforward, be upright
b. (Piel)
1. to make right, make smooth, make straight
2. to lead, direct, lead straight along
3. to esteem right, approve
c. (Pual) to be made level, be laid smoothly out
d. (Hiphil) to make straight, look straight

Strong's Definitions

yashar, yaw-shar'; a primitive root; to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous: — direct, fit, seem good (meet), + please (will), be (esteem, go) right (on), bring (look, make, take the) straight (way), be upright(-ly).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee unto another place; peradventure it will H3474 God that thou mayest curse me them from thence.


Then his father and his mother said unto him, Is there never a woman among the daughters of thy brethren, or among all my people, that thou goest to take a wife of the uncircumcised Philistines? And Samson said unto his father, Get her for me; for she H3474th me H3474.


And he went down, and talked with the woman; and she H3474d Samson H3474.


And the kine took the H3474 way to the way of Bethshemesh, and went along the highway, lowing as they went, and turned not aside to the H3474 hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them unto the border of Bethshemesh.


And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing H3474d him.


And when his servants told David these words, it H3474d David H3474 to be the king's son in law: and the days were not expired.


And the saying H3474d Absalom H3474, and all the elders of Israel.


And he carved thereon cherubims and palm trees and open flowers: and covered them with gold H3474 upon the carved work.


And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they H3474d him not.


And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was H3474 in the eyes of all the people.