Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2074

KJV Translation Count — 63x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rent (54), tear (4), rend away (2), cut (1), cut out (1), surely (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to tear, tear in pieces
a. (Qal)
1. to tear, rend
2. to tear away or out
3. to tear, rend asunder
a. to make wide or large (of eyes)
b. to rend open (of heavens)
4. to tear, rend (of wild beasts)
b. (Niphal) to be rent, be split asunder

Strong's Definitions

qara`, kaw-rah'; a primitive root; to rend, literally or figuratively (revile, paint the eyes, as if enlarging them): — cut out, rend, X surely, tear.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he H7167 his clothes.


And Jacob H7167 his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.


Then they H7167 their clothes, and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city.


And there shall be an hole in the top of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven work round abH7167 the hole of it, as it were the hole of an habergeon, that it be not H7167.


And there was an hole in the midst of the robe, as the hole of an habergeon, with a band round abH7167 the hole, that it should not H7167.


And if the priest look, and, behold, the plague be somewhat dark after the washing of it; then he shall H7167 it H7167 of the garment, or H7167 of the skin, or H7167 of the warp, or H7167 of the woof:


And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, H7167 their clothes:


And Joshua H7167 his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.


And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he H7167 his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mH7167h unto the LORD, and I cannot go back.


And there ran a man of Benjamin H7167 of the army, and came to Shiloh the same day with his clothes H7167, and with earth upon his head.