Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1413

KJV Translation Count — 35x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: avenge (18), vengeance (4), revenge (4), take (4), avenger (2), punished (2), surely (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to avenge, take vengeance, revenge, avenge oneself, be avenged, be punished
a. (Qal)
1. to avenge, take vengeance
2. to entertain revengeful feelings
b. (Niphal)
1. to avenge oneself
2. to suffer vengeance
c. (Piel) to avenge
d. (Hophal) to be avenged, vengeance be taken (for blood)
e. (Hithpael) to avenge oneself

Strong's Definitions

naqam, naw-kam'; a primitive root; to grudge, i.e. avenge or punish: — avenge(-r, self), punish, revenge (self), X surely, take vengeance.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, H5358 shall be H5358n on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.


If Cain shall be H5358d sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.


And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be H5358 H5358.


Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be H5358: for he is his money.


Thou shalt not H5358, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.


And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall H5358 the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.


H5358 the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gathered unto thy people.


Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will H5358 the blood of his servants, and will render H5358 to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.


And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had H5358d themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.


And Samson said unto them, Though ye have done this, yet will I be H5358d of you, and after that I will cease.