Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 2004, number 2077

KJV Translation Count — 6x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: dig (2), cast out (2), destroy (1), break down (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (Qal) to bore, dig, dig for water
2. to be cold
a. (Hiphil) to make or keep cool
3. (Pilpel) destroy, break down

Strong's Definitions

quwr, koor; a primitive root; to trench; by implication, to throw forth; also (denominative from 7023) to wall up, whether literal (to build a wall) or figurative (to estop): — break down, cast out, destroy, dig.

Concordance Results Using KJV

I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star H6979 of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise H6979 of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and H6979 all the children of Sheth.


I have H6979ged and drunk strange waters, and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the rivers of besieged places.


For it is a day of trouble, and of treading H6979, and of perplexity by the Lord GOD of hosts in the valley of vision, H6979ing H6979 the walls, and of crying to the mountains.


I have H6979ged, and drunk water; and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the rivers of the besieged places.


As a fountain H6979eth H6979 her waters, so she H6979eth H6979 her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.