Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1422

KJV Translation Count — 50x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: overtake (23), hold (5), get (3), get 3027 (3), attain (2), obtain (2), reach (2), ability 3027 (1), able (1), able 1767 (1), bring (1), layeth (1), put (1), remove (1), wax rich (1), surely (1), take (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to reach, overtake, take hold upon
a. (Hiphil)
1. to overtake
2. to reach, attain to, cause to reach
3. to be able to secure, reach, have enough

Strong's Definitions

nasag, naw-sag'; a primitive root; to reach (literally or figuratively): — ability, be able, attain (unto), (be able to, can) get, lay at, put, reach, remove, wax rich, X surely, (over-) take (hold of, on, upon).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount: and Laban with his brethren pitched in the mount of Gilead.


And when they were gone out of the city, and not yet far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up, follow after the men; and when thou dost H5381 them, say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?


And he overtook them, and he spake unto them these same words.


And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not H5381ed unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.


But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baalzephon.


The enemy said, I will pursue, I will H5381, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.


But if he be not H5381 to H5381 two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall H5381 for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall H5381 no oil upon it, neither shall he H5381 any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.


And if he be poor, and cannot H5381 so much; then he shall H5381 one lamb for a trespass offering to be waved, to make an atonement for him, and one tenth deal of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering, and a log of oil;


And two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, such as he is H5381 to H5381; and the one shall be a sin offering, and the other a burnt offering.


And he shall offer the one of the turtledoves, or of the young pigeons, such as he can H5381;