Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1950

KJV Translation Count — 37x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: watchman (20), watch (8), behold (2), look (2), espy (1), look up (1), waited (1), look well (1), variant for Zophim (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to look out or about, spy, keep watch, observe, watch
a. (Qal) to keep watch, spy
b. (Piel) to watch, watch closely

Strong's Definitions

tsaphah, tsaw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to lean forward, i.e. to peer into the distance; by implication, to observe, await: — behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch(man).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Mizpah; H6822 he said, The LORD H6822 between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.


And he brought him into the field of H6822, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered a bullock and a ram on every altar.


And when he came, lo, Eli sat H6822on a seat by the wayside H6822ing: H6822 his heart trembled H6822 the ark of God. And when the man came into the city, and told it, all the city cried out.


And the H6822men of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin H6822ed; and, H6822, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.


But Absalom fled. And the young man that kept the H6822 lifted H6822 his eyes, and H6822ed, and, H6822, there came much people by the way of the hill side behind him.


And David sat between the two gates: and the H6822 went H6822 to the roof over the gate unto the wall, and lifted H6822 his eyes, and H6822ed, and H6822 a man running alone.


And the H6822 cried, and told the king. And the king said, If he be alone, there is tidings in his mouth. And he came apace, and drew near.


And the H6822 saw another man running: and the H6822 called unto the porter, and said, H6822 another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.


And the H6822 said, Me thinketh the running of the H6822emost is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok. And the king said, He is a good man, and cometh with good tidings.


And there stood a H6822 on the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take an horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?