Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1297

KJV Translation Count — 125x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: (come, draw, etc)..near (55), come (14), (come, draw, etc)..nigh (12), bring (13), ... hither (7), offer (7), approach (5), forth (3), misc (9)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to draw near, approach
a. (Qal) to draw or come near
1. of humans
a. of sexual intercourse
2. of inanimate subject
a. to approach one another
b. (Niphal) to draw near
c. (Hiphil) to cause to approach, bring near, bring
d. (Hophal) to be brought near
e. (Hithpael) to draw near

Strong's Definitions

nagash, naw-gash'; a primitive root; to be or come (causatively, bring) near (for any purpose); euphemistically, to lie with a woman; as an enemy, to attack; relig. to worship; causatively, to present; figuratively, to adduce an argument; by reversal, to stand back: — (make to) approach (nigh), bring (forth, hither, near), (cause to) come (hither, near, nigh), give place, go hard (up), (be, draw, go) near (nigh), offer, overtake, present, put, stand.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abraham drew H5066, and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?


And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came H5066 to break the door.


And Isaac said unto Jacob, H5066 H5066, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.


And Jacob went H5066 unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.


And he said, H5066 it H5066 to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it H5066 to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank.


And his father Isaac said unto him, H5066 H5066 now, and kiss me, my son.


And he came H5066, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:


And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went H5066, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother.


And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came H5066 to his brother.


Then the handmaidens came H5066, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.