Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2207

KJV Translation Count — 57x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: accept (22), please (6), pleasure (6), delight (5), enjoy (4), favourable (3), acceptable (1), accomplish (1), affection (1), approve (1), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be pleased with, be favourable to, accept favourably
a. (Qal)
1. to be pleased with, be favourable to
2. to accept
3. to be pleased, be determined
4. to make acceptable, satisfy
5. to please
b. (Niphal) to be accepted, be pleased with
c. (Piel) to seek favour of
d. (Hiphil) to please, pay off
e. (Hithpael) to make oneself acceptable or pleasing

Strong's Definitions

ratsah, raw-tsaw'; a primitive root; to be pleased with; specifically, to satisfy a debt: — (be) accept(-able), accomplish, set affection, approve, consent with, delight (self), enjoy, (be, have a) favour(-able), like, observe, pardon, (be, have, take) please(-ure), reconcile self.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand: for therefore I have seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou wast H7521d with me.


And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be H7521ed for him to make atonement for him.


And if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be eaten at all on the third day, it shall not be H7521ed, neither shall it be imputed unto him that offereth it: it shall be an abomination, and the soul that eateth of it shall bear his iniquity.


And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be H7521ed.


Either a bullock or a lamb that hath any thing superfluous or lacking in his parts, that mayest thou offer for a freewill offering; but for a vow it shall not be H7521ed.


Neither from a stranger's hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be H7521ed for you.


When a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat, is brought forth, then it shall be seven days under the dam; and from the eighth day and thenceforth it shall be H7521ed for an offering made by fire unto the LORD.


Then shall the land H7521 her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest, and H7521 her sabbaths.


And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then H7521 of the punishment of their iniquity:


The land also shall be left of them, and shall H7521 her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall H7521 of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.