Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2340

KJV Translation Count — 1066x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: return (391), ...again (248), turn (123), ...back (65), ...away (56), restore (39), bring (34), render (19), answer (18), recompense (8), recover (6), deliver (5), put (5), withdraw (5), requite (4), misc (40)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to return, turn back
a. (Qal)
1. to turn back, return
a. to turn back
b. to return, come or go back
c. to return unto, go back, come back
d. of dying
e. of human relations (fig)
f. of spiritual relations (fig)
1. to turn back (from God), apostatise
2. to turn away (of God)
3. to turn back (to God), repent
4. turn back (from evil)
g. of inanimate things
h. in repetition
b. (Polel)
1. to bring back
2. to restore, refresh, repair (fig)
3. to lead away (enticingly)
4. to show turning, apostatise
c. (Pual) restored (participle)
d. (Hiphil) to cause to return, bring back
1. to bring back, allow to return, put back, draw back, give back, restore, relinquish, give in payment
2. to bring back, refresh, restore
3. to bring back, report to, answer
4. to bring back, make requital, pay (as recompense)
5. to turn back or backward, repel, defeat, repulse, hinder, reject, refuse
6. to turn away (face), turn toward
7. to turn against
8. to bring back to mind
9. to show a turning away
10. to reverse, revoke
e. (Hophal) to be returned, be restored, be brought back
f. (Pulal) brought back

Strong's Definitions

shuwb, shoob; a primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again: — ((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) X again, (cause to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back), X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again, X fro, get (oneself) (back) again, X give (again), go again (back, hom

Concordance Results Using KJV

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou H7725 unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou H7725.


And the waters H7725ed from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.


And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.


But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she H7725ed unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he H7725 forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.


And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which H7725ed not H7725 unto him any more.


And they H7725ed, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.


And he brought H7725 all the goods, and also brought H7725 his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.


And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his H7725 from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.


But in the fourth generation they shall come hither H7725: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.


And the angel of the LORD said unto her, H7725 to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.