Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2

KJV Translation Count — 184x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: perish (98), destroy (62), lose (10), fail (2), surely (2), utterly (2), broken (1), destruction (1), escape (1), flee (1), spendeth (1), take (1), undone (1), void (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. perish, vanish, go astray, be destroyed
a. (Qal)
1. perish, die, be exterminated
2. perish, vanish (fig.)
3. be lost, strayed
b. (Piel)
1. to destroy, kill, cause to perish, to give up (as lost), exterminate
2. to blot out, do away with, cause to vanish, (fig.)
3. cause to stray, lose
c. (Hiphil)
1. to destroy, put to death
a. of divine judgment
2. object name of kings (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

'abad, aw-bad'; a primitive root; properly, to wander away, i.e. lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy): — break, destroy(- uction), + not escape, fail, lose, (cause to, make) perish, spend, X and surely, take, be undone, X utterly, be void of, have no way to flee.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is H6ed?


And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul will I H6 from among his people.


And ye shall H6 among the heathen, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.


They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth cH6d upon them: and they H6ed from among the congregation.


And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, we H6, we all H6.


Woe to thee, Moab! thou art H6, O people of Chemosh: he hath given his sons that H6d, and his daughters, into captivity unto Sihon king of the Amorites.


We have shot at them; Heshbon is H6ed even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which reacheth unto Medeba.


Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion, and shall H6 him that remaineth of the city.


Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and H6 all their pictures, and H6 all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places:


I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon H6 H6 from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall H6 be H6ed.