Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2451

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: watch (9), wake (1), remain (1), hasten (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to wake, watch, awake, be alert
a. (Qal)
1. to keep watch of, be wakeful over
2. to be wakeful, wake (as mourner or sufferer)

Strong's Definitions

shaqad, shaw-kad'; a primitive root; to be alert, i.e. sleepless; hence to be on the lookout (whether for good or ill): — hasten, remain, wake, watch (for).

Concordance Results Using KJV

H8245 ye, and keep them, until ye weigh them before the chief of the priests and the Levites, and chief of the fathers of Israel, at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD.


Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall H8245 in the tomb.


I H8245, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.


{A Song of degrees for Solomon.} Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the H8245man H8245th but in vain.


Blessed is the man that heareth me, H8245ing daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.


For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that H8245 for iniquity are cut off:


Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will H8245 my word to perform it.


Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall H8245 over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.


And it shall come to pass, that like as I have H8245ed over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so will I H8245 over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.


Behold, I will H8245 over them for evil, and not for good: and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there be an end of them.