Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1044

KJV Translation Count — 36x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: bow (14), ...down (12), fell (2), subdued (2), brought low (1), couched (1), feeble (1), kneeling (1), very (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bend, kneel, bow, bow down, sink down to one's knees, kneel down to rest (of animals), kneel in reverence
a. (Qal)
1. to bow
2. to bow down, crouch
3. to bow down over
4. to tilt, lean
b. (Hiphil) to cause to bow

Strong's Definitions

kara`, kaw-rah'; a primitive root; to bend the knee; by implication, to sink, to prostrate: — bow (down, self), bring down (low), cast down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling, sink, smite (stoop) down, subdue, X very.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped H3766, he H3766 as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?


He H3766, he lay H3766 as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall stir him up? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.


At her feet he H3766ed, he H3766, he lay H3766: at her feet he H3766ed, he H3766: where he H3766ed, there he H3766 H3766 dead.


So he H3766 H3766 the people unto the water: and the LORD said unto Gideon, EH3766 one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise eH3766 one that H3766eth H3766 upon his knees to drink.


And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people H3766ed H3766 upon their knees to drink water.


And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast H3766 me H3766 H3766, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.


And his daughter in law, Phinehas' wife, was with child, near to be delivered: and when she heard the tidings that the ark of God was taken, and that her father in law and her husband were dead, she H3766ed herself and travailed; for her pains came upon her.


For thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou H3766 under me.


And it was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication unto the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from H3766 on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven.


Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not H3766ed unto Baal, and eH3766 mouth which hath not kissed him.