Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2024

KJV Translation Count — 6x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: seem vile (1), shall be condemned (1), lightly esteemed (1), despised (1), base (1), settest light (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to disgrace, dishonour, be lightly esteemed, be dishonoured, be despised
a. (Niphal) to be dishonoured, be despised, be lightly esteemed
b. (Hiphil) to treat with contempt, dishonour, treat shamefully

Strong's Definitions

qalah, kaw-law'; a primitive root; to be light (as implied in rapid motion), but figuratively, only (be (causatively, hold) in contempt): — base, contemn, despise, lightly esteem, set light, seem vile.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and H7034at him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should H7034 H7034 unto thee.


Cursed H7034 he that setteth H7034 by his father or his mother. And all the people H7034 say, Amen.


And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, H7034eth it to you a H7034 thing to H7034 a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and H7034 H7034?


He that is H7034, and hath a servant, is H7034tter than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.


And the people H7034 H7034 oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child H7034 H7034have himself proudly against the ancient, and the H7034 against the honourable.


But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab H7034 H7034 contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant H7034 H7034 very small and feeble.