Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root (comp. 6229)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1713

KJV Translation Count — 37x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: oppress (23), oppressor (4), defraud (3), wrong (2), deceived (1), deceitfully gotten (1), oppression (1), drink up (1), violence (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to press upon, oppress, violate, defraud, do violence, get deceitfully, wrong, extort
a. (Qal)
1. to oppress, wrong, extort
2. to oppress
b. (Pual) to be exploited, be crushed

Strong's Definitions

`ashaq, aw-shak'; a primitive root (compare 6229); to press upon, i.e. oppress, defraud, violate, overflow: — get deceitfully, deceive, defraud, drink up, (use) oppress((-ion)), -or), do violence (wrong).

Concordance Results Using KJV

If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by H6231, or hath H6231 his neighbour;


Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath H6231 H6231, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,


Thou shalt not H6231 thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.


Thou shalt not H6231 an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:


And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only H6231ed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.


The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat H6231; and thou shalt be only H6231ed and crushed alway:


Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I H6231ed? whom have I H6231ed? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you.


And they said, Thou hast not H6231ed us, nor H6231ed us, neither hast thou taken ought of any man's hand.


He suffered no man to do them H6231: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,


Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest H6231, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine H6231on the counsel of the wicked?