H259 אחד - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A numeral from H258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first

KJV Usage: a, alike, alone, altogether, and, any (-thing), apiece, a certain [dai-] ly, each (one), + eleven, every, few, first, + highway, a man, once, one, only, other, some, together.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. one (number)
a. one (number)
b. each, every
c. a certain
d. an (indefinite article)
e. only, once, once for all
f. one...another, the one...the other, one after another, one by one
g. first
h. eleven (in combination), eleventh (ordinal)
Origin: a numeral from H258
TWOT: 61
Parts of Speech: Adjective

1) one (number)
1a) one (number)
1b) each, every
1c) a certain
1d) an (indefinite article)
1e) only, once, once for all
1f) one...another, the one...the other, one after another, one by one
1g) first
1h) eleven (in combination), eleventh (ordinal)

View how H259 אחד is used in the Bible

First 30 of 950 occurrences of H259 אחד

Genesis 1:5 were the first
Genesis 1:9 one
Genesis 2:11 of the first
Genesis 2:21 one
Genesis 2:24 and they shall be one
Genesis 3:22 hath become as one
Genesis 4:19 of the one
Genesis 8:5 month, on the first
Genesis 8:13 month, the first
Genesis 10:25 of one
Genesis 11:1 was of one
Genesis 11:1 and of one
Genesis 11:6 is one,
Genesis 11:6 and they have all one
Genesis 19:9 again, This one
Genesis 21:15 under one
Genesis 22:2 upon one
Genesis 26:10 to us? one
Genesis 27:38 Hast thou but one
Genesis 27:44 with him a few
Genesis 27:45 in one
Genesis 29:20 to him but a few
Genesis 32:8 to the one
Genesis 32:22 and his eleven
Genesis 33:13 them one
Genesis 34:16 with you, and we will become one
Genesis 34:22 with us, to be one
Genesis 37:9 and the eleven
Genesis 37:20 him into some
Genesis 40:5 in one

Distinct usage

187 one
54 and one
31 one;
30 of one
30 in one
28 a
20 of the one
20 and the other
19 to one
18 was one
14 for one
14 The one
13 as one
11 shekels, one
9 and another
8 with one
8 in the first
7 upon one
7 them one
6 under one
6 once
6 on the first
6 eleven
5 under another
5 were of one
5 and one.
5 an
5 one,
4 but one
4 into one
4 another
4 And every one
3 on one
3 And the one
3 not one.
3 not one
3 of the other
3 at one
3 And a certain
3 and a
3 thee one
3 to any
3 together,
3 had one
3 month, in the first
3 on this side, and another
3 to another,
3 ye shall have one
3 any
2 of the first
2 and they shall be one
2 from the one
2 in the one
2 to another
2 And if any
2 somewhat against any
2 each
2 for the one
2 And one
2 to each

Corresponding Greek Words

echad G243 allos
echad G530 hapax
echad G1538 hekastos
echad G2087 heteros
echad G2470 isos
echad G2839 koinos
echad G3641 oligos
echad G4387 protos
echad lachodesh see G3561 meomenia

Related words


H2297 חד chad
Abridged from H259; one

KJV Usage: one.

H6249 עשׁתּי ‛ashtêy
Apparently masculine plural construction of H6247 in the sense of an after thought; (used only in connection with H6240 in lieu of H259) eleven or (ordinal) eleventh

KJV Usage: + eleven (-th).

H6765 צלפחד tse lophchâd
tse lophchâd
From the same as H6764 and H259; Tselophchad, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Zelophehad.

H258 אחד 'âchad

Perhaps a primitive root; to unify, that is, (figuratively) collect (one’s thoughts)

KJV Usage: go one way or other.

H261 אחוּד 'êchûd
From H258; united; Echud, the name of three Israelites

KJV Usage: Ehud.