Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 1650, number 1653

KJV Translation Count — 329x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: answer (242), hear (42), testify (12), speak (8), sing (4), bear (3), cry (2), witness (2), give (1), misc 1(3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to answer, respond, testify, speak, shout
a. (Qal)
1. to answer, respond to
2. to testify, respond as a witness
b. (Niphal)
1. to make answer
2. to be answered, receive answer
2. (Qal) to sing, utter tunefully
3. (Qal) to dwell

Strong's Definitions

`anah, aw-naw'; a primitive root; properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce: — give account, afflict (by mistake for 6031), (cause to, give) answer, bring low (by mistake for 6031), cry, hear, Leannoth, lift up, say, X scholar, (give a) shout, sing (together by course), speak, testify, utter, (bear) witness. See also 1042, 1043.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Abraham H6030ed and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to H6030 unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:


And the children of Heth H6030ed Abraham, saying unto him,


And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite H6030ed Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,


And Ephron H6030ed Abraham, saying unto him,


Then Laban and Bethuel H6030ed and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot H6030 unto thee bad or good.


And Isaac H6030ed and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I H6030n to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?


And Isaac his father H6030ed and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;


So shall my righteousness H6030 for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.


And Rachel and Leah H6030ed and said unto him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?


And Jacob H6030ed and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.