'amar (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 559

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2585

KJV Translation Count — 71x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: say (45), commanded (12), speak (4), tell (9), declare (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (P'al) to say, to speak, to command, to tell, to relate

Strong's Definitions

'amar, am-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to 559: — command, declare, say, speak, tell.

Concordance Results Using KJV

At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath H560 you to build this house, and to make up this wall?


Then said we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?


Then asked we those elders, and said unto them thus, Who H560 you to build this house, and to make up these walls?


And thus they returned us answer, H560ing, We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth, and build the house that was builded these many years ago, which a great king of Israel builded and set up.


And said unto him, Take these vessels, go, carry them into the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in his place.


Thus shall ye H560 unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens.


Then spake the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for ever: H560 thy servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation.


The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.


They answered again and said, Let the king H560 his servants the dream, and we will shew the interpretation of it.


The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because ye see the thing is gone from me.