Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 957

KJV Translation Count — 8x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dim (3), fail (1), faint (1), darkened (1), utterly (1), restrained (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to grow weak, grow dim, grow faint, falter, be weak, be dim, be darkened, be restrained, be faint, fail
a. (Qal) to grow dim, grow faint
b. (Piel) to faint, grow weak, grow faint

Strong's Definitions

kahah, kaw-haw'; a primitive root; to be weak, i.e. (figuratively) to despond (causatively, rebuke), or (of light, the eye) to grow dull: — darken, be dim, fail, faint, restrain, X utterly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were H3543, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.


And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not H3543, nor his natural force abated.


For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he H3543 them not.


Mine eye also is H3543 by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.


He shall not H3543 nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law.


And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall H3543, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.


Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be H3543 H3543.


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