Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2429

KJV Translation Count — 15x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: look (5), respect (3), dismay (2), turn (1), regard (1), spare (1), be dim (1), depart (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to look at or to, regard, gaze at or about
a. (Qal) to gaze at, regard, behold, look about
b. (Hiphil) to look away, cause gaze to turn away
c. (Hithpael) to look in dismay, gaze about (in anxiety)

Strong's Definitions

sha`ah, shaw-aw'; a primitive root; to gaze at or about (properly, for help); by implication, to inspect, consider, compassionate, be nonplussed (as looking around in amazement) or bewildered: — depart, be dim, be dismayed, look (away), regard, have respect, spare, turn.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And AH8159l, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had H8159 unto AH8159l and to his offering:


But unto Cain and to his offering he had not H8159. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.


Let there more work H8159 laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not H8159 vain words.


They H8159ed, but there was none to save; even unto the LORD, but he answered them not.


How long wilt thou not H8159 from me, nor let me alone till I swallow down my spittle?


H8159 from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as an hireling, his day.


O H8159 me, that I may recover strength, H8159fore I go hence, and H8159 no more.


Hold thou me up, and I shall H8159 safe: and I will have H8159 unto thy statutes continually.


At that day shall a man H8159 to his Maker, and his eyes shall have H8159 to the Holy One of Israel.


And he shall not H8159 to the altars, the work of his hands, neither shall H8159 that which his fingers have made, either the groves, or the images.


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