Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2500

KJV Translation Count — 23x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: search (11), search out (3), spy out (2), seek (2), chapmen 582. (1), descry (1), espied (1), excellent (1), merchantmen 582. (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to seek, search out, spy out, explore
a. (Qal)
1. to seek out, select, find out how to do something
2. to spy out, explore
a. explorers, spies (participle)
3. to go about
a. merchant, trader (participle)
b. (Hiphil) to make a search, make a reconnaissance

Strong's Definitions

tuwr, toor; a primitive root; to meander (causatively, guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring: — chap(-man), sent to descry, be excellent, merchant(-man), search (out), seek, (e) spy (out).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to H8446 H8446 a resting place for them.


Send thou men, that they may H8446 the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.


These are the names of the men which Moses sent to H8446 H8446 the land. And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun Jehoshua.


And Moses sent them to H8446 H8446 the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way sH8446hward, and go up into the mountain:


So they went up, and H8446ed the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.


And they returned from H8446ing of the land after forty days.


And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had H8446ed unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to H8446 it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.


And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that H8446ed the land, rent their clothes:


And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to H8446 it, is an exceeding good land.


After the number of the days in which ye H8446ed the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.


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