Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 8176 in its original sense

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2437a

KJV Translation Count — 371x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: gate (364), city (3), door (2), port (1), porters (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. gate
a. gate (of entrance)
b. gate (of space inside gate, i.e. marketplace, public meeting place)
1. city, town
c. gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle)
d. heaven

Strong's Definitions

sha`ar, shah'-ar; from 8176 in its original sense; an opening, i.e. door or gate: — city, door, gate, port (X -er).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the H8179 of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;


That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the H8179 of his enemies;


And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the H8179 of his H8179, saying,


Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the H8179 of his H8179.


And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the H8179 of those which hate them.


And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the H8179 of heaven.


And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the H8179 of their H8179, and communed with the men of their H8179, saying,


And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the H8179 of his H8179; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the H8179 of his H8179.


But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy H8179s:


And for the H8179 of the court shall be an hanging of twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework: and their pillars shall be four, and their sockets four.