Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1990

KJV Translation Count — 172x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sanctify (108), hallow (25), dedicate (10), holy (7), prepare (7), consecrate (5), appointed (1), bid (1), purified (1), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to consecrate, sanctify, prepare, dedicate, be hallowed, be holy, be sanctified, be separate
a. (Qal)
1. to be set apart, be consecrated
2. to be hallowed
3. consecrated, tabooed
b. (Niphal)
1. to show oneself sacred or majestic
2. to be honoured, be treated as sacred
3. to be holy
c. (Piel)
1. to set apart as sacred, consecrate, dedicate
2. to observe as holy, keep sacred
3. to honour as sacred, hallow
4. to consecrate
d. (Pual)
1. to be consecrated
2. consecrated, dedicated
e. (Hiphil)
1. to set apart, devote, consecrate
2. to regard or treat as sacred or hallow
3. to consecrate
f. (Hithpael)
1. to keep oneself apart or separate
2. to cause Himself to be hallowed (of God)
3. to be observed as holy
4. to consecrate oneself

Strong's Definitions

qadash, kaw-dash'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally): — appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, (be, keep) holy(er, place), keep, prepare, proclaim, purify, sanctify(-ied one, self), X wholly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.


H6942 unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and H6942 them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes,


And Moses went down from the mount unto the people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their clothes.


And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, H6942 themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.


And Moses said unto the LORD, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and H6942 it.


Remember the sabbath day, to keep it H6942.


For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and H6942ed it.


And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to H6942 him, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.


And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the H6942 things, which the children of Israel shall H6942 in all their H6942 gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.