Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2531

KJV Translation Count — 50x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: err (17), astray (12), wander (10), seduced (3), stagger (2), out of the way (2), away (1), deceived (1), misc (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to err, wander, go astray, stagger
a. (Qal) to err
1. to wander about (physically)
2. of intoxication
3. of sin (ethically)
4. wandering (of the mind)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be made to wander about, be made to stagger (drunkard)
2. to be led astray (ethically)
c. (Hiphil) to cause to wander
1. to cause to wander about (physically)
2. to cause to wander (of intoxication)
3. to cause to err, mislead (mentally and morally)

Strong's Definitions

ta`ah, taw-aw'; a primitive root; to vacillate, i.e. reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causative of both: — (cause to) go astray, deceive, dissemble, (cause to, make to) err, pant, seduce, (make to) stagger, (cause to) wander, be out of the way.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, when God caused me to H8582 from my faH8582r's house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whiH8582r we shall come, say H8582 me, He is my broH8582r.


And Abraham rose up early in H8582 morning, and took bread, and a bottle H8582 water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and H8582 child, and sent her H8582: and she departed, and H8582ed in H8582 wilderness H8582 Beersheba.


And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was H8582ing in H8582 field: and H8582 man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?


If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going H8582, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.


But H8582y hearkened not: and Manasseh H8582 H8582m to do more evil than did H8582 nations whom H8582 LORD destroyed before H8582 children H8582 Israel.


So Manasseh made Judah and H8582 inhabitants H8582 Jerusalem to H8582, and to do worse than H8582 heaH8582n, whom H8582 LORD had destroyed before H8582 children H8582 Israel.


He taketh H8582 H8582 heart H8582 H8582 chief H8582 H8582 people H8582 H8582 earth, and causeth H8582m to H8582 in a wilderness where H8582re is no H8582.


H8582y grope in H8582 dark withH8582 light, and he maketh H8582m to H8582 like a drunken man.


Let not him that is H8582 trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.


Who provideth for H8582 raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, H8582y H8582 for lack H8582 meat.