Parts of Speech

TWOT 1540, TWOT 1540c

Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

KJV Translation Count — 161x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: scribe (50), tell (40), declare (24), number (23), count (6), shew forth (5), writer (4), speak (2), accounted (1), commune (1), told out (1), reckon (1), penknife 8593 (1), shewing (1), talk (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to count, recount, relate
a. (Qal)
1. to count (things)
2. to number, take account of, reckon
b. (Niphal) to be counted, be numbered
c. (Piel) to recount, rehearse, declare
1. to recount (something), rehearse
2. to talk
3. to count exactly or accurately
d. (Pual) to be recounted, be rehearsed, be related
n m
2. enumerator, muster-officer, secretary, scribe
a. enumerator, muster-officer, secretary
b. learned man, scribe

Strong's Definitions

caphar, saw-far'; a primitive root; properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e. (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e. celebrate: — commune, (ac-) count; declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he brought him H5608 abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and H5608 the stars, if thou be able to H5608 them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.


And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be H5608ed for multitude.


And the servant H5608 Isaac all things that he had done.


And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he H5608 Laban all these things.


And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be H5608ed for multitude.


And he dreamed yet another dream, and H5608 it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.


And he H5608 it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?


And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? H5608 me them, I pray you.


And the chief butler H5608 his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me;


And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh H5608 them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.