Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 398

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 85d

KJV Translation Count — 30x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: meat (22), food (5), fruit (1), manner (1), victual (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. food, fruit, meat

Strong's Definitions

ma'akal, mah-ak-awl'; from 398; an eatable (includ. provender, flesh and fruit): — food, fruit, ((bake-)) meat(-s), victual.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for H3978; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.


And when the woman saw that the tree was good for H3978, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the H3978 thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.


And take thou unto thee of all H3978 that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for H3978 for thee, and for them.


And in the uppermost basket there was of all H3978 of bakeH3978s for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.


And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all H3978 of trees for H3978, then ye shall count the H3978 thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.


Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for H3978, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.


And thy carcase shall be H3978 unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.


And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth H3978, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.


And the H3978 of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel, and his cupbearers, and his ascent by which he went up unto the house of the LORD; there was no more spirit in her.


Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, and H3978, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly: for there was joy in Israel.