Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

of foreign derivation

KJV Translation Count — 60x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Mordecai (60)

Outline of Biblical Usage

ordecai = "little man" or "worshipper of Mars"
1. cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim
2. a Jew who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

Strong's Definitions

Mordkay, mor-dek-ah'-ee; of foreign derivation; Mordecai, an Israelite: — Mordecai.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Which came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, H4782, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel:


Who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, H4782, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah. The number, I say, of the men of the people of Israel was this;


Now in Shushan the palace there was a certain Jew, whose name was H4782, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite;


And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; whom H4782, when her father and mother were dead, took for his own daughter.


Esther had not shewed her people nor her kindred: for H4782 had charged her that she should not shew it.


And H4782 walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.


Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of H4782, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.


And when the virgins were gathered together the second time, then H4782 sat in the king's gate.


Esther had not yet shewed her kindred nor her people; as H4782 had charged her: for Esther did the commandment of H4782, like as when she was brought up with him.


In those days, while H4782 sat in the king's gate, two of the king's chamberlains, Bigthan and Teresh, of those which kept the door, were wroth, and sought to lay hand on the king Ahasuerus.