Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3722

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1025b

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ransom (8), satisfaction (2), bribe (2), camphire (2), pitch (1), sum of money (1), village (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. price of a life, ransom, bribe
2. asphalt, pitch (as a covering)
3. the henna plant, name of a plant (henna?)
4. village

Strong's Definitions

kopher, ko'-fer; from 3722; properly, a cover, i.e. (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically) bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing); figuratively, a redemption-price: — bribe, camphire, pitch, ransom, satisfaction, sum of money, village.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Make thee an ark H3724 gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt H3724 it within and without with H3724.


If there be laid on him a H3724 H3724 H3724, then he shall give for the H3724 H3724 his life whatsoever is laid upon him.


When thou takest the H3724 H3724 the children H3724 Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a H3724 for his soul unto the LORD, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.


Moreover ye shall take no H3724 for the life H3724 a murderer, which is guilty H3724 death: but he shall be surely put to death.


And ye shall take no H3724 for him that is fled to the city H3724 his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death H3724 the priest.


And the golden mice, according to the number H3724 all the cities H3724 the Philistines belonging to the five lords, both H3724 fenced cities, and H3724 country H3724s, even unto the great stone H3724 Abel, whereon they set down the ark H3724 the LORD: which stone remaineth unto this day in the field H3724 Joshua, the Bethshemite.


Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or H3724 whose hand have I received any H3724 to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you.


Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a H3724.


Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great H3724 cannot deliver thee.


None H3724 them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a H3724 for him: