Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [rather identical with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2063

KJV Translation Count — 735x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: call (528), cried (98), read (38), proclaim (36), named (7), guests (4), invited (3), gave (3), renowned (3), bidden (2), preach (2), misc (11)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to call, call out, recite, read, cry out, proclaim
a. (Qal)
1. to call, cry, utter a loud sound
2. to call unto, cry (for help), call (with name of God)
3. to proclaim
4. to read aloud, read (to oneself), read
5. to summon, invite, call for, call and commission, appoint, call and endow
6. to call, name, give name to, call by
b. (Niphal)
1. to call oneself
2. to be called, be proclaimed, be read aloud, be summoned, be named
c. (Pual) to be called, be named, be called out, be chosen

Strong's Definitions

qara', kaw-raw'; a primitive root (rather identical with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications): — bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(- ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God H7121ed the light Day, and the darkness he H7121ed Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.


And God H7121ed the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.


And God H7121ed the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters H7121ed he Seas: and God saw that it was good.


And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would H7121 them: and whatsoever Adam H7121ed every living creature, that was the name thereof.


And Adam H7121 names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.


And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be H7121ed Woman, because she was taken out of Man.


And the LORD God H7121ed unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?


And Adam H7121ed his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.


And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and H7121ed the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.


And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and H7121ed his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.