Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2234

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: high (6), exalted (6), defend (2), safe (2), excellent (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to be high, be inaccessibly high
a. (Qal)
1. to be (too) high (for capture)
2. to be high (of prosperity)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be high
2. to be set on high, be (safely) set on high
3. to be exalted (of God)
c. (Piel)
1. to set on high, set (securely) on high
2. to exalt, exalt (in effective hostility)
d. (Pual) to be set (securely) on high
e. (Hiphil) to act exaltedly

Strong's Definitions

sagab, saw-gab'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) lofty, especially inaccessible; by implication, safe, strong; used literally and figuratively — defend, exalt, be excellent, (be, set on) high, lofty, be safe, set up (on high), be too strong.

Concordance Results Using KJV

From Aroer, which is by the brink of the river of Arnon, and from the city that is by the river, even unto Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: the LORD our God delivered all unto us:


To set up on H7682 those that be low; that those which mourn may be H7682 to H7682ty.


Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth like him?


{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob H7682 thee;


{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: H7682 me from them that rise up against me.


But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on H7682.


Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on H7682, because he hath known my name.


Yet setteth he the poor on H7682 from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock.


Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is H7682, I cannot attain unto it.


Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is H7682; his glory is above the earth and heaven.