Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 3722

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1023c

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: mercy seat (26), mercy seatward (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. mercy-seat, place of atonement
a. the golden plate of propitiation on which the High Priest sprinkled the seat 7 times on the Day of Atonement symbolically reconciling Jehovah and His chosen people
1. the slab of gold on top of the ark of the covenant which measured 2.5 by 1.5 cubits; on it and part of it were the two golden cherubim facing each other whose outstretched wings came together above and constituted the throne of God

Strong's Definitions

kapporeth, kap-po'-reth; from 3722; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark): — mercy seat.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And thou shalt make a H3727 H3727 of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.


And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the H3727 H3727.


And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of the H3727 H3727 shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.


And the cherubims shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the H3727 H3727 with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the H3727 H3727 shall the faces of the cherubims be.


And thou shalt put the H3727 H3727 above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give thee.


And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the H3727 H3727, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.


And thou shalt put the H3727 H3727 upon the ark of the testimony in the most holy place.


And thou shalt put it before the vail that is by the ark of the testimony, before the H3727 H3727 that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee.


The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the H3727 H3727 that is thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle,


The ark, and the staves thereof, with the H3727 H3727, and the vail of the covering,