Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1355

KJV Translation Count — 18x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: drop (12), prophesy (4), prophet (1), down (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to drop, drip, distil, prophesy, preach, discourse
a. (Qal) to drop, drip
b. (Hiphil)
1. to drip
2. to drop (prophecy)

Strong's Definitions

nataph, naw-taf'; a primitive root; to ooze, i.e. distil gradually; by implication, to fall in drops; figuratively, to speak by inspiration: — drop(-ping), prophesy(-et).

Concordance Results Using KJV

LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens H5197ped, the clouds also H5197ped water.


After my words they spake not again; and my speech H5197ped upon them.


The earth shook, the heavens also H5197ped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.


For the lips of a strange woman H5197 as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:


Thy lips, O my spouse, H5197 as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.


I rose up to open to my beloved; and my hands H5197ped with myrrh, and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh, upon the handles of the lock.


His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, H5197ping sweet smelling myrrh.


Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and H5197 thy word toward the south, and H5197 against the forest of the south field;


Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and H5197 thy word toward the holy places, and H5197 against the land of Israel,


And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall H5197 H5197 new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.