Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1344

KJV Translation Count — 108x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: comfort (57), repent (41), comforter (9), ease (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be sorry, console oneself, repent, regret, comfort, be comforted
a. (Niphal)
1. to be sorry, be moved to pity, have compassion
2. to be sorry, rue, suffer grief, repent
3. to comfort oneself, be comforted
4. to comfort oneself, ease oneself
b. (Piel) to comfort, console
c. (Pual) to be comforted, be consoled
d. (Hithpael)
1. to be sorry, have compassion
2. to rue, repent of
3. to comfort oneself, be comforted
4. to ease oneself

Strong's Definitions

nacham, naw-kham'; a primitive root; properly, to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e. (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself): — comfort (self), ease (one's self), repent(-er,-ing, self).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall H5162 us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.


And it H5162ed the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.


And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it H5162eth me that I have made them.


And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was H5162ed after his mother's death.


And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth H5162 himself, purposing to kill thee.


And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to H5162 him; but he refused to be H5162ed; and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.


And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was H5162ed, and went up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.


Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he H5162ed them, and spake kindly unto them.


And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people H5162 when they see war, and they return to Egypt:


Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and H5162 of this evil against thy people.