Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to be parched

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1288a

KJV Translation Count — 112x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: south (89), southward (16), south side (5), south country (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. south-country, Nekeb, south
a. south-country
1. region of southern Judah, boundaries not specific
b. south

Strong's Definitions

negeb, neh'-gheb; from an unused root meaning to be parched; the south (from its drought); specifically, the Negeb or southern district of Judah, occasionally, Egypt (as south to Palestine): — south (country, side, -ward).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the H5045.


And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the H5045.


And he went on his journeys from the H5045 even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Hai;


And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and H5045ward, and eastward, and westward:


And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the H5045 H5045, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.


And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the H5045 H5045.


And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the H5045: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.


And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the H5045 H5045 H5045ward.


And thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle: for the H5045 H5045 H5045ward there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of an hundred cubits long for one H5045:


And he made boards for the tabernacle; twenty boards for the H5045 H5045 H5045ward: