Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1531

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: consume (6), destroy (5), add (3), perish (2), augment (1), heap (1), joined (1), put (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to sweep or snatch away, catch up, destroy, consume
a. (Qal)
1. to be snatched away
2. to sweep or snatch away
b. (Niphal)
1. to be swept away, be destroyed
2. to be caught up, be captured
c. (Hiphil) to catch up, gather

Strong's Definitions

caphah, saw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to scrape (literally, to shave; but usually figuratively) together (i.e. to accumulate or increase) or away (i.e. to scatter, remove, or ruin; intransitively, to perish): — add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also H5595 the righteous with the wicked?


Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also H5595 and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?


And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be H5595d in the iniquity of the city.


And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be H5595d.


And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be H5595d in all their sins.


And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, to H5595 yet the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.


And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to H5595 drunkenness to thirst:


I will H5595 mischiefs upon them; I will spend mine arrows upon them.


But if ye shall still do wickedly, ye shall be H5595d, both ye and your king.


David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and H5595.