Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 203

KJV Translation Count — 42x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: separate (25), divide (8), difference (4), asunder (2), severed (2), sever out (1), separation (1), utterly 1 (inf. for emphasis)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to divide, separate
a. (Hiphil)
1. to divide, separate, sever
2. to separate, set apart
3. to make a distinction, difference
4. to divide into parts
b. (Niphal)
1. to separate oneself from (reflexive of 1a2)
2. to withdraw from
3. to separate oneself unto
4. to be separated
5. to be excluded
6. to be set apart

Strong's Definitions

badal, baw-dal'; a primitive root; to divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.): — (make, put) difference, divide (asunder), (make) separate (self, -ation), sever (out), X utterly.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God saw the light, that it was good: and God H914d the light from the darkness.


And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it H914 the waters from the waters.


And God made the firmament, and H914d the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.


And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to H914 the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:


And to rule over the day and over the night, and to H914 the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.


And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of the testimony: and the vail shall H914 unto you between the holy place and the most holy.


And he shall cleave it with the wings thereof, but shall not H914 it H914: and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood that is upon the fire: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.


And he shall bring them unto the priest, who shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and wring off his head from his neck, but shall not H914 it H914:


And that ye may put H914 between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean;


To make a H914 between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten.