Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2039

KJV Translation Count — 84x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Buy (46), get (15), purchased (5), buyer (3), possessor (3), possessed (2), owner (1), recover (1), redeemed (1), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to get, acquire, create, buy, possess
a. (Qal)
1. to get, acquire, obtain
a. of God originating, creating, redeeming His people
1. possessor
b. of Eve acquiring
c. of acquiring knowledge, wisdom
2. to buy
b. (Niphal) to be bought
c. (Hiphil) to cause to possess

Strong's Definitions

qanah, kaw-naw'; a primitive root; to erect, i.e. create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase (causatively, sell); by implication to own: — attain, buy(-er), teach to keep cattle, get, provoke to jealousy, possess(-or), purchase, recover, redeem, X surely, X verily.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.


And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, H7069 of heaven and earth:


And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the H7069 of heaven and earth,


The field which Abraham H7069 of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.


And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.


And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither.


Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? H7069 us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate.


And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh's.


Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands.


Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land.