Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2068, 2068e

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: happen (7), meet (5), beams (4), befall (3), brought (1), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to encounter, meet, befall, happen, come to meet
a. (Qal)
1. to encounter, meet
2. to befall
b. (Niphal)
1. to encounter, meet (without pre-arrangement)
2. to chance to be present
3. to come to meet
c. (Hiphil) to cause to meet, appoint
2. to build with beams
a. (Piel) to lay the beams of, furnish with beams

Strong's Definitions

qarah, kaw-raw'; a primitive root; to light upon (chiefly by accident); causatively, to bring about; specifically, to impose timbers (for roof or floor): — appoint, lay (make) beams, befall, bring, come (to pass unto), floor, (hap) was, happen (unto), meet, send good speed.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.


And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God H7136 it to me.


And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them; saying,


And if ye take this also from me, and mischief H7136 him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.


And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the LORD'S hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not.


And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come to H7136 me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee. And he went to an high place.


And God met Balaam: and he said unto him, I have prepared seven altars, and I have offered upon every altar a bullock and a ram.


And he said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt offering, while I H7136 the LORD yonder.


And the LORD met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Go again unto Balak, and say thus.