Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2360

KJV Translation Count — 172x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: worship (99), bow (31), bow down (18), obeisance (9), reverence (5), fall down (3), themselves (2), stoop (1), crouch (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bow down
a. (Qal) to bow down
b. (Hiphil) to depress (fig)
c. (Hithpael)
1. to bow down, prostrate oneself
a. before superior in homage
b. before God in worship
c. before false gods
d. before angel

Strong's Definitions

shachah, shaw-khaw'; a primitive root; to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God): — bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and H7812ed himself toward the ground,


And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he H7812ed himself with his face toward the ground;


And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and H7812, and come again to you.


And Abraham stood up, and H7812ed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.


And Abraham H7812ed H7812 himself before the people of the land.


And the man H7812ed H7812 his head, and H7812ped the LORD.


And I H7812ed H7812 my head, and H7812ped the LORD, and blessed the LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.


And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he H7812ped the LORD, H7812ing himself to the earth.


Let people serve thee, and nations H7812 H7812 to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons H7812 H7812 to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.


And he passed over before them, and H7812ed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.