Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1392

KJV Translation Count — 434x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fail (318), fall down (25), cast (18), cast down (9), fall away (5), divide (5), overthrow (5), present (5), lay (3), rot (3), accepted (2), lie down (2), inferior (2), lighted (2), lost (2), misc 2(2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to fall, lie, be cast down, fail
a. (Qal)
1. to fall
2. to fall (of violent death)
3. to fall prostrate, prostrate oneself before
4. to fall upon, attack, desert, fall away to, go away to, fall into the hand of
5. to fall short, fail, fall out, turn out, result
6. to settle, waste away, be offered, be inferior to
7. to lie, lie prostrate
b. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to fall, fell, throw down, knock out, lay prostrate
2. to overthrow
3. to make the lot fall, assign by lot, apportion by lot
4. to let drop, cause to fail (fig.)
5. to cause to fall
c. (Hithpael)
1. to throw or prostrate oneself, throw oneself upon
2. to lie prostrate, prostrate oneself
d. (Pilel)
1. to fall

Strong's Definitions

naphal, naw-fal'; a primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative): — be accepted, cast (down, self, (lots), out), cease, die, divide (by lot), (let) fail, (cause to, let, make, ready to) fall (away, down, -en, -ing), fell(-ing), fugitive, have (inheritance), inferior, be judged (by mistake for 6419), lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light (down), be (X hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present(-ed, -ing), (make to) rot, slay, smite out, X surely, throw down.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to H5307 upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;


But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wH5307h, and his countenance fell.


And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wH5307h? and why is thy countenance H5307en?


And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.


And when the sun was going H5307, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.


And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,


Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?


And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she H5307 off the camel.


And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: and he died in the presence of all his brethren.


And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.