Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1696 in the sense of driving

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 399k, 399L

KJV Translation Count — 271x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: wilderness (255), desert (13), south (1), speech (1), wilderness 776 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. wilderness
a. pasture
b. uninhabited land, wilderness
c. large tracts of wilderness (around cities)
d. wilderness (fig.)
2. mouth
a. mouth (as organ of speech)

Strong's Definitions

midbar, mid-bawr'; from 1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs): — desert, south, speech, wilderness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by the H4057.


And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the H4057, by the fountain in the way to Shur.


And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the H4057 of Beersheba.


And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the H4057, and became an archer.


And he dwelt in the H4057 of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.


And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found the mules in the H4057, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father.


And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the H4057, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.


Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the H4057, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.


And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the H4057, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.


And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the H4057 to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mount of God, and kissed him.