Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 1854, number 1855

KJV Translation Count — 144x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: open (107), loose (13), grave (7), wide (3), engrave (2), put off (2), out (2), appear (1), drawn (1), break forth (1), set forth (1), misc (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to open
a. (Qal) to open
b. (Niphal) to be opened, be let loose, be thrown open
c. (Piel)
1. to free
2. to loosen
3. to open, open oneself
d. (Hithpael) to loose oneself
2. to carve, engrave
a. (Piel) to engrave
b. (Pual) to be engraved

Strong's Definitions

pathach, paw-thakh'; a primitive root; to open wide (literally or figuratively); specifically, to loosen, begin, plough, carve: — appear, break forth, draw (out), let go free, (en-) grave(n), loose (self), (be, be set) open(-ing), put off, ungird, unstop, have vent.

Concordance Results Using KJV

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were H6605ed.


And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah H6605ed the window of the ark which he had made:


And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.


And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he H6605ed her womb: but Rachel was barren.


And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and H6605ed her womb.


And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph H6605ed all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt.


And as one of them H6605ed his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money; for, behold, it was in his sack's mH6605h.


And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we H6605ed our sacks, and, behold, every man's money was in the mH6605h of his sack, our money in full weight: and we have brought it again in our hand.


Then they speedily took down every man his sack to the ground, and H6605ed every man his sack.


And when she had H6605ed it, she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.