Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 1087, number 1088

KJV Translation Count — 26x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: join (10), lend (7), borrow (3), borrower (2), abide (1), cleave (1), lender (1), lender 376 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to join, be joined
a. (Qal) to join, be joined, attend
b. (Niphal) to join oneself to, be joined unto
2. to borrow, lend
a. (Qal) to borrow
b. (Hiphil) to cause to borrow, lend to

Strong's Definitions

lavah, law-vaw'; a primitive root; properly, to twine, i.e. (by implication) to unite, to remain; also to borrow (as a form of obligation) or (caus.) to lend: — abide with, borrow(-er), cleave, join (self), lend(-er).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be H3867ed unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.


If thou H3867 money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.


And thy brethren also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou with thee, that they may be H3867ed unto thee, and minister unto thee: but thou and thy sons with thee shall minister before the tabernacle of witness.


And they shall be H3867ed unto thee, and keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall not come nigh unto you.


The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt H3867 unto many nations, and thou shalt not H3867.


He shall H3867 to thee, and thou shalt not H3867 to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.


There were also that said, We have H3867ed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.


The Jews ordained, and took upon them, and upon their seed, and upon all such as H3867ed themselves unto them, so as it should not fail, that they would keep these two days according to their writing, and according to their appointed time every year;


The wicked H3867eth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.


He is ever merciful, and H3867eth; and his seed is blessed.


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