Parts of Speech

TWOT 2442a

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: see 4940)

KJV Translation Count — 63x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: handmaid (29), maid (12), maidservant (8), bondwomen (3), maiden (3), womenservants (3), handmaidens (2), bondmaid (1), servant (1), wench (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. maid, maid-servant, slavegirl
a. maid, maid-servant (as belonging to a mistress)
b. of address, speaker, humility (fig)

Strong's Definitions

shiphchah, shif-khaw'; feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see 4940); a female slave (as a member of the household): — (bond-, hand-) maid(-en, -servant), wench, bondwoman, womanservant.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menH8198s, and H8198H8198s, and she asses, and camels.


Now Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an H8198, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.


And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my H8198; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.


And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her H8198 the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.


And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my H8198 into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.


But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy H8198 is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.


And he said, Hagar, Sarai's H8198, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.


And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menH8198s, and H8198, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored him Sarah his wife.


And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become great: and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menH8198s, and H8198H8198s, and camels, and asses.


Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's H8198, bare unto Abraham:


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