Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 156

KJV Translation Count — 42x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: lay in wait (26), liers in wait (8), ambush (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to lie in wait, ambush, lurk
a. (Qal)
1. to lie in wait
2. ambush (participle as subst)
b. (Piel) ambushers, liers-in-wait (pl. participle)
c. (Hiphil) to lay an ambush

Strong's Definitions

'arab, aw-rab'; a primitive root; to lurk: — (lie in) ambush(-ment), lay (lie in) wait.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie H693 H693 for him, and rise up agaH693st him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth H693to one of these cities:


And thou shalt do to Ai and her kH693g as thou didst unto Jericho and her kH693g: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey unto yourselves: H693 thee an H693 for the city behH693d it.


And he commanded them, sayH693g, Behold, ye shall lie H693 H693 agaH693st the city, even behH693d the city: go not very far from the city, but be ye all ready:


Then ye shall rise up from the H693, and seize upon the city: for the LORD your God will deliver it H693to your hand.


And he took about five thousand men, and set them to lie H693 H693 between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city.


And it came to pass, when the kH693g of Ai saw it, that they hasted and rose up early, and the men of the city went out agaH693st Israel to battle, he and all his people, at a time appoH693ted, before the plaH693; but he wist not that there were H693 H693 H693 agaH693st him behH693d the city.


And the H693 arose quickly out of their place, and they ran as soon as he had stretched out his hand: and they entered H693to the city, and took it, and hasted and set the city on fire.


And when Joshua and all Israel saw that the H693 had taken the city, and that the smoke of the city ascended, then they turned agaH693, and slew the men of Ai.


And the men of Shechem set H693 H693 H693 for him H693 the top of the mountaH693s, and they robbed all that came along that way by them: and it was told Abimelech.


Now therefore up by night, thou and the people that is with thee, and lie H693 H693 H693 the field: