Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 170

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: betroth (10), espouse (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to betroth, engage
a. (Piel) to betroth (man or woman)
b. (Pual) to be betrothed

Strong's Definitions

'aras, aw-ras'; a primitive root; to engage for matrimony: — betroth, espouse.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And if a man entice a maid that is not H781ed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.


And what man is there that hath H781ed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.


If a damsel that is a virgin be H781ed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her;


But if a man find a H781ed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:


For he found her in the field, and the H781ed damsel cried, and there was none to save her.


If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not H781ed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;


Thou shalt H781 a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.


And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, which I H781d to me for an hundred foreskins of the Philistines.


And I will H781 thee unto me for ever; yea, I will H781 thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies.


I will even H781 thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.