Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive particle

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 976

KJV Translation Count — 46x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: that, because, for, if, surely, except, yea, doubtless

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
a. that
1. yea, indeed
b. when (of time)
1. when, if, though (with a concessive force)
c. because, since (causal connection)
d. but (after negative)
e. that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
f. but rather, but
g. except that
h. only, nevertheless
i. surely
j. that is
k. but if
l. for though
m. forasmuch as, for therefore

Strong's Definitions

kiy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed: — and, + (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), + but, certainly, doubtless, + else, even, + except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, + nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, + (al-) though, + till, truly, + until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God saw the light, H3588 it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.


And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctH3588ied it: H3588 H3588 in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.


And every plant of the field beH3588e it was in the earth, and every herb of the field beH3588e it grew: H3588 the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.


When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceH3588th yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.


H3588 Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.


And Adam knew his wH3588e again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: H3588 God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.


And God said unto Abraham, As H3588 Sarai thy wH3588e, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.


And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? H3588 he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing H3588 me?


And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: H3588 she said, H3588 the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now thereH3588e my husband will love me.


Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? set it here beH3588e my brethren and thy brethren, H3588 they may judge betwixt us both.