Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2406

KJV Translation Count — 90x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: destroy (83), destruction (1), overthrown (1), perished (1), misc (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to destroy, exterminate, be destroyed, be exterminated
a. (Niphal)
1. to be annihilated, be exterminated
2. to be destroyed, be devastated
b. (Hiphil)
1. to annihilate, exterminate
2. to destroy

Strong's Definitions

shamad, shaw-mad'; a primitive root; to desolate: — destory(- uction), bring to nought, overthrow, perish, pluck down, X utterly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be H8045ed, I and my house.


And I will H8045 your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.


Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and H8045 all their pictures, and H8045 all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places:


And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the LORD hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to H8045 us.


The Horims also dwelt in Seir beforetime; but the children of Esau succeeded them, when they had H8045ed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did unto the land of his possession, which the LORD gave unto them.


A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD H8045ed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:


As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he H8045ed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead even unto this day:


And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, H8045ed them, and dwelt in their stead.)


Your eyes have seen what the LORD did because of Baalpeor: for all the men that followed Baalpeor, the LORD thy God hath H8045ed them from among you.


I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be H8045ed.