Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 993, 994, 995

KJV Translation Count — 4x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: yearn (2), kindle (1), black (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to yearn, be kindled, be black (hot), grow warm and tender, be or grow hot, become hot, become emotionally agitated
a. (Niphal)
1. to grow warm and tender
2. to be or grow hot

Strong's Definitions

kamar, kaw-mar'; a primitive root; properly, to intertwine or contract, i.e. (by implication) to shrivel (as with heat); figuratively, to be deeply affected with passion (love or pity): — be black, be kindled, yearn.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did H3648 upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.


Then spake the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her bowels H3648ed upon her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it.


Our skin was H3648 like an oven because of the terrible famine.


How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are H3648d together.


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