Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2164

KJV Translation Count — 8x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tender (2), faint (2), fainthearted 3824 (1), mollified (1), soft (1), softer (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be tender, be soft, be weak
a. (Qal)
1. to be tender, be weak (of heart)
a. to be timid, be fearful
b. to be softened, be penitent
2. to be soft (of treacherous words)
b. (Pual) to be softened
c. (Hiphil) to cause to be weak
d. (Niphal) tender

Strong's Definitions

rakak, raw-kak'; a primitive root; to soften (intransitively or transitively), used figuratively: — (be) faint((hearted)), mollify, (be, make) soft(-er), be tender.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts H7401, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them;


Because thine heart was H7401, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.


Because thine heart was H7401, and thou didst humble thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbledst thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me; I have even heard thee also, saith the LORD.


For God maketh my heart H7401, and the Almighty troubleth me:


The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were H7401er than oil, yet were they drawn swords.


From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither H7401 with ointment.


And say unto him, Take heed, and be quiet; fear not, neither be H7401hearted for the two tails of these smoking firebrands, for the fierce anger of Rezin with Syria, and of the son of Remaliah.


And lest your heart H7401, and ye fear for the rumour that shall be heard in the land; a rumour shall both come one year, and after that in another year shall come a rumour, and violence in the land, ruler against ruler.