Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root [denom from 8040]

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2267

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: left (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to take the left, go to the left
a. (Hiphil)
1. to go to the left
2. to turn (aside) to the left (fig)
3. to use the left hand

Strong's Definitions

sama'l, saw-mal'; a primitive root (denominative from 8040); to use the left hand or pass in that direction): — (go, turn) (on the, to the) left.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the H8041 hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the H8041.


And the king said, Is not the hand of Joab with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said, As thy soul liveth, my lord the king, none can turn to the right hand or to the H8041 from ought that my lord the king hath spoken: for thy servant Joab, he bade me, and he put all these words in the mouth of thine handmaid:


They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the H8041 in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.


And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the H8041.


Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the H8041, whithersoever thy face is set.