Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7462 in the sense of companionship

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2186f

KJV Translation Count — 7x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: companion (4), friend (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. companion, friend, confidential friend

Strong's Definitions

merea`, may-ray'-ah; from 7462 in the sense of companionship; a friend: — companion, friend.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his H4828s, and Phichol the chief captain of his army.


And it came to pass, when they saw him, that they brought thirty H4828s to be with him.


But Samson's wife was given to his H4828, whom he had used as his H4828.


And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her; therefore I gave her to thy H4828: is not her younger sister fairer than she? take her, I pray thee, instead of her.


Then the Philistines said, Who hath done this? And they answered, Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife, and given her to his H4828. And the Philistines came up, and burnt her and her father with fire.


Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, which against Judah do shew kindness this day unto the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his H4828s, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David, that thou chargest me to day with a fault concerning this woman?


All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his H4828s go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.