Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1634

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: faint (3), overlaid (1), wrapped (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to cover
a. (Pual) covered, encrusted (participle)
b. (Hithpael) to enwrap oneself, disguise oneself, faint

Strong's Definitions

`alaph, aw-laf'; a primitive root; to veil or cover; figuratively, to be languid: — faint, overlaid, wrap self.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and H5968 herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.


His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory H5968 with sapphires.


Thy sons have H5968ed, they lie at the head of all the streets, as a wild bull in a net: they are full of the fury of the LORD, the rebuke of thy God.


In that day shall the fair virgins and young men H5968 for thirst.


And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he H5968ed, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.