Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1357

KJV Translation Count — 40x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: forsake (15), leave (12), spread (3), spread abroad (1), drawn (1), fall (1), joined (1), lie (1), loosed (1), cast off (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to leave, permit, forsake, cast off or away, reject, suffer, join, spread out or abroad, be loosed, cease, abandon, quit, hang loose, cast down, make a raid, lie fallow, let fall, forgo, draw
a. (Qal)
1. to leave, let alone, lie fallow, entrust to
2. to forsake, abandon
3. to permit
b. (Niphal)
1. to be forsaken
2. to be loosened, be loose
3. to be let go, spread abroad
c. (Pual) to be abandoned, be deserted

Strong's Definitions

natash, naw-tash'; a primitive root; properly, to pound, i.e. smite; by implication (as if beating out, and thus expanding) to disperse; also, to thrust off, down, out or upon (inclusively, reject, let alone, permit, remit, etc.): — cast off, drawn, let fall, forsake, join (battle), leave (off), lie still, loose, spread (self) abroad, stretch out, suffer.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.


But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and H5203 still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they H5203 the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.


And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them H5203 by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.


But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.


And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this beH5203en us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath H5203n us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.


Then the Philistines went up, and pitched in Judah, and H5203 themselves in Lehi.


And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and when they H5203 battle, Israel was smitten before the Philistines: and they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.


When thou art departed from me to day, then thou shalt find two men by Rachel's sepulchre in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say unto thee, The asses which thou wentest to seek are found: and, lo, thy father hath left the care of the asses, and sorroweth for you, saying, What shall I do for my son?


For the LORD will not H5203 his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.


And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the trench, as the host was going forth to the fight, and shouted for the battle.