Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 7185

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2085a

KJV Translation Count — 36x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: stiffnecked 6203 (6), hard (5), roughly (5), cruel (3), grievous (3), sore (2), churlish (1), hardhearted (1), heavy (1), misc (9)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. hard, cruel, severe, obstinate
a. hard, difficult
b. severe
c. fierce, intense, vehement
d. stubborn, stiff of neck, stiff-necked
e. rigorous (of battle)

Strong's Definitions

qasheh, kaw-sheh'; from 7185; severe (in various applications): — churlish, cruel, grievous, hard((-hearted), thing), heavy, + impudent, obstinate, prevailed, rough(-ly), sore, sorrowful, stiff((necked)), stubborn, + in trouble.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake H7186 unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy food.


The man, who is the lord of the land, spake H7186 to us, and took us for spies of the country.


And they made their lives bitter with H7186 bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.


And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for H7186 bondage.


And they judged the people at all seasons: the H7186 causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.


And the LORD said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a H7186 people:


Unto a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a H7186 people: lest I consume thee in the way.


For the LORD had said unto Moses, Say unto the children of Israel, Ye are a H7186 people: I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment, and consume thee: therefore now put off thy ornaments from thee, that I may know what to do unto thee.


And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray thee, go among us; for it is a H7186 people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.


Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a H7186 people.