Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1223

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: melt (13), faint (2), melt away (1), discouraged (1), loosed (1), molten (1), refuse (1), utterly (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to dissolve, melt
a. (Qal) to waste away
b. (Niphal)
1. to melt, vanish, drop off, melt away
2. to faint, grow fearful (fig.)
3. wasted, worthless (participle)
c. (Hiphil) to cause to melt

Strong's Definitions

macac, maw-sas'; a primitive root; to liquefy; figuratively, to waste (with disease), to faint (with fatigue, fear or grief): — discourage, faint, be loosed, melt (away), refuse, X utterly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it H4549ed.


Whither shall we go up? our brethren have H4549 our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.


And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and H4549hearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart H4549 as well as his heart.


And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did H4549, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.


And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart H4549ed, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.


And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people H4549ed, and became as water.


And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands H4549 from off his hands.


But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not H4549 destroy them: but every thing that was vile and H4549, that they destroyed H4549.


And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall H4549 H4549: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant men.


I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is H4549ed in the midst of my bowels.