כּבד כּבד 


kabad; kaw-bad' or kabed



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 943

KJV Translation Count — 116x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: honour (34), glorify (14), honourable (14), heavy (13), harden (7), glorious (5), sore (3), made heavy (3), chargeable (2), great (2), many (2), heavier (2), promote (2), misc (10)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be heavy, be weighty, be grievous, be hard, be rich, be honourable, be glorious, be burdensome, be honoured
a. (Qal)
1. to be heavy
2. to be heavy, be insensible, be dull
3. to be honoured
b. (Niphal)
1. to be made heavy, be honoured, enjoy honour, be made abundant
2. to get oneself glory or honour, gain glory
c. (Piel)
1. to make heavy, make dull, make insensible
2. to make honourable, honour, glorify
d. (Pual) to be made honourable, be honoured
e. (Hiphil)
1. to make heavy
2. to make heavy, make dull, make unresponsive
3. to cause to be honoured
f. (Hithpael)
1. to make oneself heavy, make oneself dense, make oneself numerous
2. to honour oneself

Strong's Definitions

kabad, kaw-bad'; or kabed, kaw-bade'; a primitive root; to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable; causatively, to make weighty (in the same two senses): — abounding with, more grievously afflict, boast, be chargeable, X be dim, glorify, be (make) glorious (things), glory, (very) great, be grievous, harden, be (make) heavy, be heavier, lay heavily, (bring to, come to, do, get, be had in) honour (self), (be) honourable (man), lade, X more be laid, make self many, nobles, prevail, promote (to honour), be rich, be (go) sore, stop.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.


And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is H3513, and because their sin is very grievous;


And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more H3513able than all the house of his father.


Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he could not see. And he brought them near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.


Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words.


But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he H3513ed his heart, and hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.


And Pharaoh H3513ed his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.


And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was H3513ed, and he did not let the people go.


And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and H3513ed his heart, he and his servants.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have H3513ed his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him:


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