Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1768

KJV Translation Count — 71x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: (wondrous, marvellous...) work (18), wonders (9), marvellous (8), wonderful (8), ...things (6), hard (5), wondrous (3), wondrously (2), marvellously (2), performing (2), misc (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be marvellous, be wonderful, be surpassing, be extraordinary, separate by distinguishing action
a. (Niphal)
1. to be beyond one's power, be difficult to do
2. to be difficult to understand
3. to be wonderful, be extraordinary
a. marvellous (participle)
b. (Piel) to separate (an offering)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to do extraordinary or hard or difficult thing
2. to make wonderful, do wondrously
d. (Hithpael) to show oneself wonderful or marvellous

Strong's Definitions

pala', paw-law'; a primitive root; properly, perhaps to separate, i.e. distinguish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to be (causatively, make) great, difficult, wonderful: — accomplish, (arise...too, be too) hard, hidden, things too high, (be, do, do a, shew) marvelous(-ly, -els, things, work), miracles, perform, separate, make singular, (be, great, make) wonderful(-ers, -ly, things, works), wondrous (things, works, -ly).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Is any thing too H6381 for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.


And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my H6381 which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.


And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the H6381 of the LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.


And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD to accomplish his vow, or a freewill offering in beeves or sheep, it shall be perfect to be accepted; there shall be no blemish therein.


Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for the LORD by thy estimation.


Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD:


And will make an offering by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, or a sacrifice in H6381 a vow, or in a freewill offering, or in your solemn feasts, to make a sweet savour unto the LORD, of the herd, or of the flock:


And when thou preparest a bullock for a burnt offering, or for a sacrifice in H6381 a vow, or peace offerings unto the LORD:


If there arise a matter too H6381 for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;


Then the LORD will make thy plagues H6381, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.