Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1826

KJV Translation Count — 49x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: break down (11), break forth (5), increase (5), break (4), abroad (3), breach (2), break in (2), made (2), break out (2), pressed (2), break up (2), break away (1), breaker (1), compelled (1), misc (6)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to break through or down or over, burst, breach
a. (Qal)
1. to break or burst out (from womb or enclosure)
2. to break through or down, make a breach in
3. to break into
4. to break open
5. to break up, break in pieces
6. to break out (violently) upon
7. to break over (limits), increase
8. to use violence
9. to burst open
10. to spread, distribute
b. (Niphal) to be broken through
c. (Pual) to be broken down
d. (Hithpael) to break away

Strong's Definitions

parats, paw-rats'; a primitive root; to break out (in many applications, direct and indirect, literal and figurative): — X abroad, (make a) breach, break (away, down, -er, forth, in, up), burst out, come (spread) abroad, compel, disperse, grow, increase, open, press, scatter, urge.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread H6555 to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the sH6555h: and H6555 thee and H6555 thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.


For it was little which thou hadst before I came, and it is now H6555d unto a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed thee sH6555ce my comH6555g: and now when shall I provide for mH6555e own house also?


And the man H6555d exceedH6555gly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses.


And it came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his brother came H6555: and she said, How hast thou broken H6555? this H6555 be H6555on thee: therefore his name was called Pharez.


But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.


And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD H6555 H6555 H6555on them.


And the LORD said unto him, H6555, get thee H6555, and thou shalt come H6555, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people H6555 through to come H6555 unto the LORD, lest he H6555 H6555 H6555on them.


And the child Samuel mH6555istered unto the LORD before Eli. And the word of the LORD was precious H6555 those days; there was no open vision.


And Nabal answered David's servants, and said, Who is David? and who is the son of Jesse? there be many servants now a days that H6555 H6555 every man from his master.


But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, H6555 him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat H6555on the bed.