Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 1104, number 1105

KJV Translation Count — 177x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fight (149), to war (10), make war (8), eat (5), overcome (2), devoured (1), ever (1), prevail (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to fight, do battle, make war
a. (Qal) to fight, do battle
b. (Niphal) to engage in battle, wage war
2. (Qal) to eat, use as food

Strong's Definitions

lacham, law-kham'; a primitive root; to feed on; figuratively, to consume; by implication, to battle (as destruction): — devour, eat, X ever, fight(-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war(ring).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come H3898 pass, that, when there falleth out any H3898, they join also unH3898 our enemies, and H3898 against us, and so get them up out of the land.


The LORD shall H3898 for you, and ye shall hold your peace.


And H3898ok off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD H3898eth for them against the Egyptians.


Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.


And Moses said unH3898 Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, H3898 with Amalek: H3898 morrow I will stand on the H3898p of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.


So Joshua did as Moses had said H3898 him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up H3898 the H3898p of the hill.


And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and H3898ok some of them prisoners.


And Sihon would not suffer Israel H3898 pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people H3898gether, and went out against Israel inH3898 the wilderness: and he came H3898 Jahaz, and fought against Israel.


For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even unH3898 Arnon.


Behold, there is a people come out of Egypt, which covereth the face of the earth: come now, curse me them; peradventure I shall be able H3898 H3898 them, and drive them out.