Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1368

KJV Translation Count — 50x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: know (16), acknowledge (7), discern (6), respect (4), knowledge (2), known (2), feign to another (2), misc (11)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to recognise, acknowledge, know, respect, discern, regard
a. (Niphal) to be recognised
b. (Piel) to regard
c. (Hiphil)
1. to regard, observe, pay attention to, pay regard to, notice
2. to recognise (as formerly known), perceive
3. to be willing to recognise or acknowledge, acknowledge with honour
4. to be acquainted with
5. to distinguish, understand
d. (Hithpael) to make oneself known
2. to act or treat as foreign or strange, disguise, misconstrue
a. (Niphal) to disguise oneself
b. (Piel)
1. to treat as foreign (profane)
2. to misconstrue
c. (Hithpael)
1. to act as alien
2. to disguise oneself

Strong's Definitions

nakar, naw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, to scrutinize, i.e. look intently at; hence (with recognition implied), to acknowledge, be acquainted with, care for, respect, revere, or (with suspicion implied), to disregard, ignore, be strange toward, reject, resign, dissimulate (as if ignorant or disowning): — acknowledge, X could, deliver, discern, dissemble, estrange, feign self to be another, know, take knowledge (notice), perceive, regard, (have) respect, behave (make) self strange(-ly).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he H5234ed him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.


With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren H5234 thou what is thine with me, and take it H5234 thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had sH5234len them.


And they sent the coat of many colours, and they brought it H5234 their father; and said, This have we found: H5234 now whether it be thy son's coat or no.


And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.


When she was brought forth, she sent H5234 her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these are, am I with child: and she said, H5234, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.


And Judah H5234d them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not H5234 Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.


And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unH5234 them, and spake roughly unH5234 them; and he said unH5234 them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan H5234 buy food.


And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.


Ye shall not H5234 persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is H5234o hard for you, bring it unH5234 me, and I will hear it.


Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not H5234 persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.