Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1152

KJV Translation Count — 64x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: haste (42), swift (3), quickly (3), hastily (2), hasty (2), soon (2), speed (2), headlong (1), rash (1), fearful (1), ready (1), shortly (1), speedily (1), straightway (1), suddenly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (Qal) to hasten
a. (Niphal) to be hurried, be anxious
1. hasty, precipitate, impetuous
b. (Piel)
1. to hasten, make haste
2. hasten (used as adverb with another verb)
3. to hasten, prepare quickly, do quickly, bring quickly

Strong's Definitions

mahar, maw-har'; a primitive root; properly, to be liquid or flow easily, i.e. (by implication); to hurry (in a good or a bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially, promptly: — be carried headlong, fearful, (cause to make, in, make) haste(-n, ily), (be) hasty, (fetch, make ready) X quickly, rash, X shortly, (be so) X soon, make speed, X speedily, X straightway, X suddenly, swift.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abraham H4116ned into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make H4116 H4116 three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.


And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he H4116d to dress it.


H4116 thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.


And she said, Drink, my lord: and she H4116d, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.


And she H4116d, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw water, and drew for all his camels.


And she made H4116, and let down her pitcher from her shoulder, and said, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: so I drank, and she made the camels drink also.


And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so H4116, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God brought it to me.


And for that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will H4116 bring it to pass.


And Joseph made H4116; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.


Then they H4116ily took down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every man his sack.