Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1124

KJV Translation Count — 965x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: take (747), receive (61), take away (51), fetch (31), bring (25), get (6), take out (6), carry away (5), married (4), buy (3), misc 2(6)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to take, get, fetch, lay hold of, seize, receive, acquire, buy, bring, marry, take a wife, snatch, take away
a. (Qal)
1. to take, take in the hand
2. to take and carry along
3. to take from, take out of, take, carry away, take away
4. to take to or for a person, procure, get, take possession of, select, choose, take in marriage, receive, accept
5. to take up or upon, put upon
6. to fetch
7. to take, lead, conduct
8. to take, capture, seize
9. to take, carry off
10. to take (vengeance)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be captured
2. to be taken away, be removed
3. to be taken, brought unto
c. (Pual)
1. to be taken from or out of
2. to be stolen from
3. to be taken captive
4. to be taken away, be removed
d. (Hophal)
1. to be taken unto, be brought unto
2. to be taken out of
3. to be taken away
e. (Hithpael)
1. to take hold of oneself
2. to flash about (of lightning)

Strong's Definitions

laqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications): — accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, X many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.


And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;


And the rib, which the LORD God had H3947n from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.


And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was H3947n H3947 of Man.


And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.


In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for H3947 of it wast thou H3947n: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.


And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and H3947 also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:


Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was H3947n.


And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mH3947h to H3947 thy brother's blood from thy hand;


And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.