Parts of Speech

TWOT 2412, TWOT 2412a

Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

KJV Translation Count — 1159x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hear (785), hearken (196), obey (81), publish (17), understand (9), obedient (8), diligently (8), shew (6), sound (3), declare (3), discern (2), noise (2), perceive (2), tell (2), reported (2), misc 3(3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to hear, listen to, obey
a. (Qal)
1. to hear (perceive by ear)
2. to hear of or concerning
3. to hear (have power to hear)
4. to hear with attention or interest, listen to
5. to understand (language)
6. to hear (of judicial cases)
7. to listen, give heed
a. to consent, agree
b. to grant request
8. to listen to, yield to
9. to obey, be obedient
b. (Niphal)
1. to be heard (of voice or sound)
2. to be heard of
3. to be regarded, be obeyed
c. (Piel) to cause to hear, call to hear, summon
d. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to hear, tell, proclaim, utter a sound
2. to sound aloud (musical term)
3. to make proclamation, summon
4. to cause to be heard
n m
2. sound

Strong's Definitions

shama`, shaw-mah'; a primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.): — X attentively, call (gather) together, X carefully, X certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, X diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), X indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, X surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they H8085d the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.


And he said, I H8085d thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.


And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast H8085kened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;


And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, H8085 my voice; ye wives of Lamech, H8085ken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.


Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not H8085 one another's speech.


And when Abram H8085d that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.


And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram H8085kened to the voice of Sarai.


And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath H8085d thy affliction.


And as for Ishmael, I have H8085d thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.


And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah H8085d it in the tent door, which was behind him.