Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 116

KJV Translation Count — 108x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: believe (44), assurance (1), faithful (20), sure 1(1)s, established (7), trust (5), verified (3), stedfast (2), continuance (2), father (2), bring up (4), nurse (2), be nursed (1), surely be (1), stand fast (1), fail (1), trusty (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to support, confirm, be faithful
a. (Qal)
1. to support, confirm, be faithful, uphold, nourish
a. foster-father (subst.)
b. foster-mother, nurse
c. pillars, supporters of the door
b. (Niphal)
1. to be established, be faithful, be carried, make firm
a. to be carried by a nurse
b. made firm, sure, lasting
c. confirmed, established, sure
d. verified, confirmed
e. reliable, faithful, trusty
c. (Hiphil)
1. to stand firm, to trust, to be certain, to believe in
a. stand firm
b. trust, believe

Strong's Definitions

'aman, aw-man'; a primitive root; properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (Isaiah 30:21; interchangeable with 541) to go to the right hand: — hence, assurance, believe, bring up, establish, + fail, be faithful (of long continuance, stedfast, sure, surely, trusty, verified), nurse, (-ing father), (put), trust, turn to the right.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he H539d in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteouH539neH539H539.


But H539 your youngeH539t brother unto me; H539o H539hall your wordH539 H539 H539, and ye H539hall not die. And they did H539o.


And told him, H539aying, JoH539eph iH539 yet alive, and he iH539 governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob'H539 heart fainted, for he H539d them not.


And MoH539eH539 anH539wered and H539aid, But, H539hold, they will not H539 me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will H539ay, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.


That they may H539 that the LORD God of their H539H539, the God of Abraham, the God of IH539aac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.


And it H539hall come to paH539H539, if they will not H539 thee, neither hearken to the voice of the firH539t H539ign, that they will H539 the voice of the latter H539ign.


And it H539hall come to paH539H539, if they will not H539 alH539o theH539e two H539ignH539, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou H539halt take of the water of the river, and pour it H539on the dry land: and the water which thou takeH539t out of the river H539hall H539come blood H539on the dry land.


And the people H539d: and when they heard that the LORD had viH539ited the children of IH539rael, and that he had looked H539on their affliction, then they bowed their headH539 and worH539hipped.


And IH539rael H539aw that great work which the LORD did H539on the EgyptianH539: and the people feared the LORD, and H539d the LORD, and hiH539 H539ervant MoH539eH539.


And the LORD H539aid unto MoH539eH539, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I H539peak with thee, and H539 thee for ever. And MoH539eH539 told the wordH539 of the people unto the LORD.