Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2331

KJV Translation Count — 58x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: spoil (30), spoiler (11), waste (8), destroy (2), robbers (2), misc (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin, destroy, spoil
a. (Qal)
1. to violently destroy, devastate, despoil, assail
2. devastator, despoiler (participle) (subst)
b. (Niphal) to be utterly ruined
c. (Piel)
1. to assault
2. to devastate
d. (Pual) to be devastated
e. (Poel) to violently destroy
f. (Hophal) to be devastated

Strong's Definitions

shadad, shaw-dad'; a primitive root; properly, to be burly, i.e. (figuratively) powerful (passively, impregnable); by implication, to ravage: — dead, destroy(-er), oppress, robber, spoil(-er), X utterly, (lay) waste.

Concordance Results Using KJV

At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her feet he bowed, he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead.


The tabernacles of H7703 prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.


A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the H7703er shall come upon him.


From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.


O daughter of Babylon, who art to be H7703ed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.


The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall H7703 them.


He that H7703th his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.


Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; H7703 not his resting place:


The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid H7703, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid H7703, and brought to silence;


Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the H7703er: for the extortioner is at an end, the H7703er ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.