Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2133

KJV Translation Count — 194x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: (lift, hold, etc...) up (63), exalt (47), high (25), offer (13), give (5), heave (3), extol (3), lofty (3), take (3), tall (3), higher (2), misc (24)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to rise, rise up, be high, be lofty, be exalted
a. (Qal)
1. to be high, be set on high
2. to be raised, be uplifted, be exalted
3. to be lifted, rise
b. (Polel)
1. to raise or rear (children), cause to grow up
2. to lift up, raise, exalt
3. to exalt, extol
c. (Polal) to be lifted up
d. (Hiphil)
1. to raise, lift, lift up, take up, set up, erect, exalt, set on high
2. to lift up (and take away), remove
3. to lift off and present, contribute, offer, contribute
e. (Hophal) to be taken off, be abolished
f. (Hithpolel) to exalt oneself, magnify oneself
2. (Qal) to be rotten, be wormy

Strong's Definitions

ruwm, room; a primitive root; to be high actively, to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively): — bring up, exalt (self), extol, give, go up, haughty, heave (up), (be, lift up on, make on, set up on, too) high(-er, one), hold up, levy, lift(-er) up, (be) lofty, (X a-) loud, mount up, offer (up), + presumptuously, (be) promote(-ion), proud, set up, tall(-er), take (away, off, up), breed worms.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the flood was forty days H7311on the earth; and the waters increased, and bare H7311 the ark, and it was lift H7311 above the earth.


And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift H7311 mine hand unto the LORD, the most H7311 God, the possessor of H7311n and earth,


And Jacob took a stone, and set it H7311 for a pillar.


And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted H7311 my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.


And it came to pass, as I lifted H7311 my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.


And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift H7311 his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.


And Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted H7311 the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.


And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an H7311 hand.


But lift thou H7311 thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea.


The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will H7311 him.