Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1530

KJV Translation Count — 30x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: mourn (15), lament (13), mourners (1), wail (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to wail, lament, mourn
a. (Qal)
1. to wail, lament
2. wailers (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be lamented, be bewailed

Strong's Definitions

caphad, saw-fad'; a primitive root; properly, to tear the hair and beat the breasts (as Orientals do in grief); generally to lament; by implication, to wail: — lament, mourn(-er), wail.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to H5594 for Sarah, and to weep for her.


And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they H5594ed with a great and very sore H5594ation: and he made a H5594ing for his father seven days.


And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and H5594ed him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran.


Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had H5594ed him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land.


And they H5594ed, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.


And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and H5594 before Abner. And king David himself followed the bier.


And when the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, she H5594ed for her husband.


And the prophet took up the carcase of the man of God, and laid it upon the ass, and brought it back: and the old prophet came to the city, to H5594 and to bury him.


And he laid his carcase in his own grave; and they H5594ed over him, saying, Alas, my brother!


And all Israel shall H5594 for him, and bury him: for he only of Jeroboam shall come to the grave, because in him there is found some good thing toward the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.