כּוח כּח 


koach; ko'-akh or (Daniel 11:6) kowach



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to be firm

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 973.1

KJV Translation Count — 126x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: strength (58), power (47), might (7), force (3), ability (2), able (2), able 6113 (1), chameleon (1), fruits (1), powerful (1), substance (1), wealth (1), weary 3019 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. strength, power, might
a. human strength
b. strength (of angels)
c. power (of God)
d. strength (of animals)
e. strength, produce, wealth (of soil)
2. a small reptile, probably a kind of lizard, which is unclean
a. perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning is unknown

Strong's Definitions

koach, ko'-akh; or (Daniel 11:6) kowach, ko'-akh; from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard: -ability, able, chameleon, force, fruits, might, power(-ful), strength, substance, wealth.

Concordance Results Using KJV

When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her H3581; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.


And ye know that with all my H3581 I have served your father.


Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my H3581, and the beginning of my H3581, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of H3581:


And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my H3581; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.


Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in H3581: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.


And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great H3581, and with a H3581y hand?


And the ferret, and the H3581, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.


And your H3581 shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their H3581.


And Moses said unto the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for thou broughtest up this people in thy H3581 from among them;)


And now, I beseech thee, let the H3581 of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,