Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 2121, number 2122

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: rule (13), dominion (9), take (2), prevaileth (1), reign (1), ruler (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to rule, have dominion, dominate, tread down
a. (Qal) to have dominion, rule, subjugate
b. (Hiphil) to cause to dominate
2. to scrape out
a. (Qal) to scrape, scrape out

Strong's Definitions

radah, raw-daw'; a primitive root; to tread down, i.e. subjugate; specifically, to crumble off: — (come to, make to) have dominion, prevail against, reign, (bear, make to) rule,(-r, over), take.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have H7287 over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.


And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have H7287 over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.


Thou shalt not H7287 over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.


And ye shall H7287 them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your bondmen for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not H7287 one over another with rigour.


And as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him: and the other shall not H7287 with rigour over him in thy sight.


And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall H7287 over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.


Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have H7287, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city.


Then he made him that remaineth have H7287 over the nobles among the people: the LORD made me have H7287 over the mighty.


And he took thereof in his hands, and went on eating, and came to his father and mother, and he gave them, and they did eat: but he told not them that he had H7287n the honey out of the carcase of the lion.


For he had H7287 over all the region on this side the river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the river: and he had peace on all sides round about him.