Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2421

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: change (7), second time (3), again (3), diverse (2), alter (1), disguise (1), doubled (1), pervert (1), preferred (1), repeateth (1), misc (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to repeat, do again, change, alter
a. (Qal) to change
b. (Niphal) to be repeated
c. (Piel) to change, alter
d. (Hithpael) to disguise oneself

Strong's Definitions

shanah, shaw-naw'; a primitive root; to fold, i.e. duplicate (literally or figuratively); by implication, to transmute (transitive or intransitive): — do (speak, strike) again, alter, double, (be given to) change, disguise, (be) diverse, pervert, prefer, repeat, return, do the second time.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And for that the dream was H8138 unto Pharaoh twice; it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.


And he H8138d his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.


Then said Abishai to David, God hath delivered thine enemy into thine hand this day: now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear even to the earth at once, and I will not smite him the H8138 H8138.


But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not H8138; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.


And Jeroboam said to his wife, Arise, I pray thee, and H8138 thyself, that thou be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam; and get thee to Shiloh: behold, there is Ahijah the prophet, which told me that I should be king over this people.


And he said, Do it the H8138 H8138. And they did it the H8138 H8138. And he said, Do it the third H8138. And they did it the third H8138.


Then I testified H8138st them, and said unto them, Why lodge ye about the wall? if ye do so H8138, I will lay hands on you. From that H8138 forth came they no more on the sabbath.


And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being H8138 one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.


And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her, out of the king's house: and he H8138 her and her maids unto the best place of the house of the women.


And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are H8138 from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.