Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1714

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rich (14), enrich (3), richer (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be or become rich or wealthy, enrich, pretend to be rich
a. (Qal) to be or become rich
b. (Hiphil)
1. to make rich
2. to gain riches
c. (Hithpael) to enrich oneself, pretend to be rich

Strong's Definitions

`ashar, aw-shar'; a primitive root; properly, to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively, make) rich: — be(-come, en-, make, make self, wax) rich, make (1 Kings 22:48 marg). See 6240.

Concordance Results Using KJV

That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram H6238:


The LORD maketh poor, and maketh H6238: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.


And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that is come up? surely to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, that the man who killeth him, the king will H6238 him with great H6238es, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free in Israel.


He shall not be H6238, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.


Be not thou afraid when one is made H6238, when the glory of his house is increased;


Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly H6238est it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.


He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh H6238.


The blessing of the LORD, it maketh H6238, and he addeth no sorrow with it.


There is that maketh himself H6238, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great H6238es.


He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be H6238.