Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1216

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: withhold (18), keep back (4), refrain (2), denied (1), deny (1), hinder (1), keep (1), restrained (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to withhold, hold back, keep back, refrain, deny, keep restrain, hinder
a. (Qal) to withhold
b. (Niphal) to be withheld

Strong's Definitions

mana`, maw-nah'; a primitive root; to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury: — deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?


And they came to Balaam, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, H4513 thee from coming unto me:


Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee H4513 from honour.


Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD hath H4513en thee from coming to shed blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.


For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, which hath kept me H4513 from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.


And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not H4513 me from thee.


Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I H4513 him not.


Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.


Though he spare it, and forsake it not; but H4513 it still within his mouth:


Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast H4513en bread from the hungry.