Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1364

KJV Translation Count — 500x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: smite (348), slay (92), kill (20), beat (9), slaughter (5), stricken (3), given (3), wounded (3), strike (2), stripes (2), misc 1(3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill
a. (Niphal) to be stricken or smitten
b. (Pual) to be stricken or smitten
c. (Hiphil)
1. to smite, strike, beat, scourge, clap, applaud, give a thrust
2. to smite, kill, slay (man or beast)
3. to smite, attack, attack and destroy, conquer, subjugate, ravage
4. to smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy
d. (Hophal) to be smitten
1. to receive a blow
2. to be wounded
3. to be beaten
4. to be (fatally) smitten, be killed, be slain
5. to be attacked and captured
6. to be smitten (with disease)
7. to be blighted (of plants)

Strong's Definitions

nakah, naw-kaw'; a primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively): — beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), X go forward, X indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, X surely, wound.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever H5221eth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should H5221 him.


And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again H5221 any more every thing living, as I have done.


And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,


And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.


And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.


And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the H5221 of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.


And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.


And said, If Esau come to the one company, and H5221 it, then the other company which is left shall escape.


Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and H5221 me, and the mother with the children.


And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and H5221 me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.