Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1231

KJV Translation Count — 456x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: find (359), present (20), find out (20), come (8), meet (5), befall (5), get (4), suffice (3), deliver (2), hit (2), left (2), hold (2), misc 2(4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to find, attain to
a. (Qal)
1. to find
a. to find, secure, acquire, get (thing sought)
b. to find (what is lost)
c. to meet, encounter
d. to find (a condition)
e. to learn, devise
2. to find out
a. to find out
b. to detect
c. to guess
3. to come upon, light upon
a. to happen upon, meet, fall in with
b. to hit
c. to befall
b. (Niphal)
1. to be found
a. to be encountered, be lighted upon, be discovered
b. to appear, be recognised
c. to be discovered, be detected
d. to be gained, be secured
2. to be, be found
a. to be found in
b. to be in the possession of
c. to be found in (a place), happen to be
d. to be left (after war)
e. to be present
f. to prove to be
g. to be found sufficient, be enough
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to find, attain
2. to cause to light upon, come upon, come
3. to cause to encounter
4. to present (offering)

Strong's Definitions

matsa', maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; properly, to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present: — + be able, befall, being, catch, X certainly, (cause to) come (on, to, to hand), deliver, be enough (cause to) find(-ing, occasion, out), get (hold upon), X have (here), be here, hit, be left, light (up-) on, meet (with), X occasion serve, (be) present, ready, speed, suffice, take hold on.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help H4672 for him.


BeH4672, thou hast driven me H4672 this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall H4672 to pass, that every one that H4672eth me shall slay me.


And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any H4672ing him should kill him.


But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.


But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.


And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.


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


And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant:


And the LORD said, If I H4672 in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.


Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I H4672 there forty and five, I will not destroy it.