Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 980

KJV Translation Count — 18x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: shut up (4), stayed (3), refrained (2), restrained (2), withhold (2), keep back (1), finish (1), forbid (1), kept (1), retain (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to restrict, restrain, withhold, shut up, keep back, refrain, forbid
a. (Qal)
1. to shut up
2. to restrain
3. to withhold
b. (Niphal) to be restrained
c. (Piel) to finish

Strong's Definitions

kala', kaw-law'; a primitive root; to restrict, by act (hold back or in) or word (prohibit): — finish, forbid, keep (back), refrain, restrain, retain, shut up, be stayed, withhold.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was H3607;


Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall H3607 from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.


And Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So the people were H3607 from bringing.


And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of Moses, one of his young men, answered and said, My lord Moses, H3607 them.


And the men did so; and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and H3607 H3607 their calves at home:


And blessed be thy advice, and blessed be thou, which hast H3607 me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.


I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not H3607 my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.


H3607 not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.


Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: I am H3607 H3607, and I cannot come forth.


I have H3607 my feet from every evil way, that I might H3607 thy word.


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