Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root, to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2064

KJV Translation Count — 16x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: befall (5), come (4), chance (2), happened (2), met (2), fall out (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to encounter, befall, meet
a. (Qal)
1. to meet, encounter
2. to befall (fig)
b. (Niphal) to meet, meet unexpectedly
c. (Hiphil) to cause to meet

Strong's Definitions

qara', kaw-raw'; a primitive root: to encounter, whether accidentally or in a hostile manner: — befall, (by) chance, (cause to) come (upon), fall out, happen, meet.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief H7122 him.


And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief H7122 him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.


And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall H7122 you in the last days.


H7122 on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it H7122 to pass, that, when there H7122eth H7122 any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up H7122 of the land.


And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath H7122 with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he H7122 upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.


And Aaron said unto Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD; and such things have H7122en me: and if I had eaten the sin offering to day, should it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?


If a bird's nest H7122 to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:


For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will H7122 you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.


And the young man that told him said, As I H7122 by H7122 upon mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned upon his spear; and, lo, the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.


And Absalom H7122 the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; and the mule that was under him went away.