Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to be lofty

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1508a

KJV Translation Count — 60x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rock (57), strong hold (1), stones (1), stony (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. crag, cliff, rock
a. crag, cliff
b. as stronghold of Jehovah, of security (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

cela`, seh'-lah; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; a craggy rock, literally or figuratively (a fortress): — (ragged) rock, stone(-ny), strong hold.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou, and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the H5553 before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt bring forth to them water out of the H5553: so thou shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink.


And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the H5553, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this H5553?


And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the H5553 twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also.


And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, H5553 is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a H5553.


He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the H5553, and oil out of the flinty H5553;


And the coast of the Amorites was from the going up to Akrabbim, from the H5553, and upward.


And the angel of God said unto him, Take the flesh and the unleavened cakes, and lay them upon this H5553, and pour out the broth. And he did so.


And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelt in the top of the H5553 Etam.


Then three thousand men of Judah went to the top of the H5553 Etam, and said to Samson, Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers over us? what is this that thou hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them.


And they spake unto him, saying, No; but we will bind thee fast, and deliver thee into their hand: but surely we will not kill thee. And they bound him with two new cords, and brought him up from the H5553.