Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1898, 1899, 1900

KJV Translation Count — 38x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: besiege (21), lay siege (3), distress (3), bind (2), adversaries (1), assault (1), bags (1), beset (1), cast (1), fashioned (1), fortify (1), inclose (1), bind up (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bind, besiege, confine, cramp
a. (Qal)
1. to confine, secure
2. to shut in, beseige
3. to shut up, enclose
2. (Qal) to show hostility to, be an adversary, treat as foe
3. (Qal) to form, fashion, delineate

Strong's Definitions

tsuwr, tsoor; a primitive root; to cramp, i.e. confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile): — adversary, assault, beset, besiege, bind (up), cast, distress, fashion, fortify, inclose, lay siege, put up in bags.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine H6696.


And he received them at their hand, and H6696 it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee H6696 out of the land of Egypt.


And the LORD said unto me, H6696 not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.


And when thou comest nigh over against the children of Ammon, H6696 them not, nor meddle with them: for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon any possession; because I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession.


Then shalt thou turn it into money, and H6696 H6696 the money in thine hand, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose:


And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt H6696 it:


When thou shalt H6696 a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the H6696:


And he sent messengers unto Abimelech privily, saying, Behold, Gaal the son of Ebed and his brethren be come to Shechem; and, behold, they H6696 the city against thee.


And Saul called all the people together to war, to go down to Keilah, to H6696 David and his men.


And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and H6696d Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem.