Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5157 (in its usual sense)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1342a

KJV Translation Count — 222x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: inheritance (192), heritage (27), inherit (2), possession (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. possession, property, inheritance, heritage
a. property
b. portion, share
c. inheritance, portion

Strong's Definitions

nachalah, nakh-al-aw'; from 5157 (in its usual sense); properly, something inherited, i.e. (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion: — heritage, to inherit, inheritance, possession. Compare 5158.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, Is there yet any portion or H5159 for us in our father's house?


And thy issue, which thou begettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be called after the name of their brethren in their H5159.


Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine H5159, in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.


Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us H5159 of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.


And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no H5159 in their land, neither shalt thou have any part among them: I am thy part and thine H5159 among the children of Israel.


And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an H5159, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.


But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their iniquity: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have no H5159.


But the tithes of the children of Israel, which they offer as an heave offering unto the LORD, I have given to the Levites to H5159: therefore I have said unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have no H5159.


Thus speak unto the Levites, and say unto them, When ye take of the children of Israel the tithes which I have given you from them for your H5159, then ye shall offer up an heave offering of it for the LORD, even a tenth part of the tithe.


Unto these the land shall be divided for an H5159 according to the number of names.