Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 222

KJV Translation Count — 109x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ashamed (72), confounded (21), shame (9), all 2 (inf. for emphasis), confusion (1), delayed (1), dry (1), long (1), shamed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to put to shame, be ashamed, be disconcerted, be disappointed
a. (Qal)
1. to feel shame
2. to be ashamed, disconcerted, disappointed (by reason of)
b. (Piel) to delay (in shame)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to put to shame
2. to act shamefully
3. to be ashamed
d. (Hithpolel) to be ashamed before one another

Strong's Definitions

buwsh, boosh; a primitive root; properly, to pale, i.e. by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed: — (be, make, bring to, cause, put to, with, a-) shamed(-d), be (put to) confounded(-fusion), become dry, delay, be long.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not H954.


And when the people saw that Moses H954 to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shH954 go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.


And they tarried till they were H954: and, behold, he opened not the doors of the parlour; therefore they took a key, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was fH954en down dead on the earth.


The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so H954 in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?


And when they urged him till he was H954, he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men; and they sought three days, but found him not.


And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was H954: and the man of God wept.


Therefore their inhabitants were of smH954 power, they were dismayed and H954; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as corn blasted before it be grown up.


For I was H954 to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon H954 them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against H954 them that forsake him.


And said, O my God, I am H954 and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens.


They were H954 because they had hoped; they came thither, and were H954.