Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1399, 1400, 1401

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: strive (4), strive together (4), laid waste (1),

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (Qal) to fly
2. to struggle
a. (Niphal) to struggle
b. (Hiphil) to struggle
3. to strip off, make desolate, fall in ruins
a. (Qal) to fall in ruins
b. (Niphal) desolated, ruined heaps (participle)

Strong's Definitions

natsah, naw-tsaw'; a primitive root; properly, to go forth, i.e. (by implication) to be expelled, and (consequently) desolate; causatively, to lay waste; also (specifically), to quarrel: — be laid waste, runinous, strive (together).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove H5327: and he said to him that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow?


If men H5327, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.


And the son of an Israelitish woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the children of Israel: and this son of the Israelitish woman and a man of Israel strove H5327 in the camp;


And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:


When men H5327 H5327 one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:


And thy handmaid had two sons, and they two strove H5327 in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other, and slew him.


Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it, and of ancient times that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay H5327 fenced cities into ruinous heaps.


Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.


Hast thou not heard long ago, how I have done it; and of ancient times, that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay H5327 defenced cities into ruinous heaps.


The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way; he is gone forth from his place to make thy land desolate; and thy cities shall be H5327 H5327, without an inhabitant.