Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from the same as 3522 (in the sense of rolling) or 3554 (in the sense of blazing)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 942a

KJV Translation Count — 37x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: star (36), stargazers 2374 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. star
a. of Messiah, brothers, youth, numerous progeny, personification, God's omniscience (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

kowkab, ko-kawb'; probably from the same as 3522 (in the sense of rolling) or 3554 (in the sense of blazing); a star (as round or as shining); figuratively, a prince: — star((-gazer)).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the H3556s also.


And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the H3556s, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.


That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the H3556s of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;


And I will make thy seed to multiply as the H3556s of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;


And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven H3556s made obeisance to me.


Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the H3556s of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.


I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a H3556 out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.


The LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the H3556s of heaven for multitude.


And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the H3556s, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.


Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the H3556s of heaven for multitude.