Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1887

KJV Translation Count — 494x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: command (514), charge (39), commandment (9), appoint (5), bade (3), order (3), commander (1), misc (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to command, charge, give orders, lay charge, give charge to, order
a. (Piel)
1. to lay charge upon
2. to give charge to, give command to
3. to give charge unto
4. to give charge over, appoint
5. to give charge, command
6. to charge, command
7. to charge, commission
8. to command, appoint, ordain (of divine act)
b. (Pual) to be commanded

Strong's Definitions

tsavah, tsaw-vaw'; a primitive root; (intensively) to constitute, enjoin: — appoint, (for-) bid, (give a) charge, (give a, give in, send with) command(-er, -ment), send a messenger, put, (set) in order.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God H6680ed the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:


And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I H6680ed thee that thou shouldest not eat?


And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I H6680ed thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;


Thus did Noah; according to all that God H6680ed him, so did he.


And Noah did according unto all that the LORD H6680ed him.


There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, as God had H6680ed Noah.


And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, as God had H6680ed him: and the LORD shut him in.


And Pharaoh H6680ed his men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he had.


For I know him, that he will H6680 his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.


And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had H6680ed him.