Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1106

KJV Translation Count — 19x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: oppress (13), afflict (1), crushed (1), fast (1), forced (1), oppressors (1), thrust (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to squeeze, press, oppress
a. (Qal)
1. to squeeze, press
2. to oppress
b. (Niphal) to squeeze oneself

Strong's Definitions

lachats, law-khats'; a primitive root; properly, to press, i.e. (figuratively) to distress: — afflict, crush, force, hold fast, oppress(-or), thrust self.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the H3905ion wherewith the Egyptians H3905 them.


Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor H3905 him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.


Also thou shalt not H3905 a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.


And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she H3905 herself unto the wall, and H3905 Balaam's foot against the wall: and he smote her again.


And the Amorites H3905 the children of Dan into the mountain: for they would not suffer them to come down to the valley:


And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them that H3905ed them and vexed them.


And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily H3905ed the children of Israel.


And I delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all that H3905ed you, and drave them out from before you, and gave you their land;


The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did H3905 you; and ye cried to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.


And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that H3905ed you: