Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1624

KJV Translation Count — 889x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: (come, etc...) up (676), offer (67), come (22), bring (18), ascend (15), go (12), chew (9), offering (8), light (6), increase (4), burn (3), depart (3), put (3), spring (2), raised (2), arose (2), break (2), exalted (2), misc 3(3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to go up, ascend, climb
a. (Qal)
1. to go up, ascend
2. to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
3. to go up, come up (of animals)
4. to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
5. to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
6. to come up (before God)
7. to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
8. to excel, be superior to
b. (Niphal)
1. to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
2. to take oneself away
3. to be exalted
c. (Hiphil)
1. to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
2. to bring up, bring against, take away
3. to bring up, draw up, train
4. to cause to ascend
5. to rouse, stir up (mentally)
6. to offer, bring up (of gifts)
7. to exalt
8. to cause to ascend, offer
d. (Hophal)
1. to be carried away, be led up
2. to be taken up into, be inserted in
3. to be offered
e. (Hithpael) to lift oneself

Strong's Definitions

`alah, aw-law'; a primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative (as follow): — arise (up), (cause to) ascend up, at once, break (the day) (up), bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, + shew, climb (up), (cause to, make to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up, (make to) go (away, up); grow (over) increase, lay, leap, levy, lift (self) up, light, (make) up, X mention, mount up, offer, make to pay, + perfect, prefer, put (on), raise, recover, restore, (make to) rise (up), scale, set (up), shoot forth (up), (begin to) spring (up), stir up, take

Concordance Results Using KJV

But there went H5927 a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.


And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and H5927ed H5927t H5927ings on the altar.


And Abram went H5927 out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.


And he left off talking with him, and H5927d went H5927 from Abraham.


And when the morning H5927, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.


And he looked toward Sodom and H5927morrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went H5927 as the smoke of a furnace.


And Lot went H5927 out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.


And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and H5927 him there for a H5927t H5927ing H5927on one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.


And Abraham lifted H5927 his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and H5927ed him H5927 for a H5927t H5927ing in the stead of his son.


And the damsel was very fair to look H5927on, a virgin, neither had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled her pitcher, and came H5927.