Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1577

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: iniquity (4), perverse (2), perversely (2), perverted (2), amiss (1), turn (1), crooked (1), bowed down (1), troubled (1), wickedly (1), wrong (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bend, twist, distort
a. (Niphal) to be bent, be bowed down, be twisted, be perverted
b. (Piel) to twist, distort
c. (Hiphil) to do perversely
2. to commit iniquity, do wrong, pervert
a. (Qal) to do wrong, commit iniquity
b. (Hiphil) to commit iniquity

Strong's Definitions

`avah, aw-vaw'; a primitive root; to crook, literally or figuratively (as follows): — do amiss, bow down, make crooked, commit iniquity, pervert, (do) perverse(-ly), trouble, X turn, do wickedly, do wrong.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the H5753 rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother's nakedness?


I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit H5753, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:


And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute H5753 unto me, neither do thou remember that which thy servant did H5753ly the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should take it to his heart.


And David spake unto the LORD when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done H5753: but these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father's house.


Yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done H5753ly, we have committed wickedness;


Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and H5753 and pray unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done H5753, and have dealt H5753;


And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done H5753 to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.


He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and H5753 that which was right, and it profited me not;


I am H5753; I am H5753 H5753 greatly; I go mourning all the day long.


We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed H5753, we have done H5753.