Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1008

KJV Translation Count — 152x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cover (135), hide (6), conceal (4), covering (2), overwhelmed (2), clad (1), closed (1), clothed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cover, conceal, hide
a. (Qal) conceal, covered (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be covered
c. (Piel)
1. to cover, clothe
2. to cover, conceal
3. to cover (for protection)
4. to cover over, spread over
5. to cover, overwhelm
d. (Pual)
1. to be covered
2. to be clothed
e. (Hithpael) to cover oneself, clothe oneself

Strong's Definitions

kacah, kaw-saw'; a primitive root; properly, to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy): — clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm. Compare 3780.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were H3680ed.


Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were H3680ed.


And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and H3680ed the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.


And the LORD said, Shall I H3680 from Abraham that thing which I do;


For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and H3680ed herself.


And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and H3680 his blood?


And she put her widow's garments off from her, and H3680ed her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.


When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had H3680ed her face.


And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and H3680ed the land of Egypt.


And they shall H3680 the face of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field: