Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1198

KJV Translation Count — 95x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: escape (47), deliver (33), save (5), ...out (4), alone (1), get away (1), lay (1), preserve (1), speedily (1), surely (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to slip away, escape, deliver, save, be delivered
a. (Niphal)
1. to slip away
2. to escape
3. to be delivered
b. (Piel)
1. to lay, let slip out (of eggs)
2. to let escape
3. to deliver, save (life)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to give birth to
2. to deliver
d. (Hithpael)
1. to slip forth, slip out, escape
2. to escape

Strong's Definitions

malat, maw-lat'; a primitive root; properly, to be smooth, i.e. (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively, to release or rescue; specifically, to bring forth young, emit sparks: — deliver (self), escape, lay, leap out, let alone, let go, preserve, save, X speedily, X surely.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, H4422 for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; H4422 to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.


Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot H4422 to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:


Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me H4422 thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.


Haste thee, H4422 thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.


And Ehud H4422d while they tarried, and passed beyond the quarries, and H4422d unto Seirath.


And they slew of Moab at that time abH4422 ten thousand men, all lusty, and all men of valour; and there H4422d not a man.


And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin; but he slipped H4422 H4422 of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and H4422d that night.


Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to sH4422 him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If thou H4422 not thy life to night, to morrow thou shalt be slain.


So Michal let David down through a window: and he went, and fled, and H4422d.


And Saul said unto Michal, Why hast thou deceived me so, and sent H4422 mine enemy, that he is H4422d? And Michal answered Saul, He said unto me, Let me go; why should I kill thee?