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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7218 - Chief

Strong's No.:H7218

Hebrew:רֹאשׁ

Transliteration:rôʼsh

Phonetic:roshe

Word Origin:From an unused root apparently meaning to shake

Bible Usage:{band} {beginning} {captain} {chapiter} chief (-est {place} {man} {things}) {company} {end} X-(idiom) every {[man]} {excellent} {first} {forefront} ([be-]) {head} {height} (on) high (-est {part} {[priest]}) X-(idiom) {lead} X-(idiom) {poor} {principal} {ruler} {sum} top.

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

the head (as most easily {shaken }) whether literally or figuratively (in many {applications} of {place} {time} {rank} etc.)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. head, top, summit, upper part, chief, total, sum, height, front, beginning

a. head (of man, animals)

b. top, tip (of mountain)

c. height (of stars)

d. chief, head (of man, city, nation, place, family, priest)

e. head, front, beginning

f. chief, choicest, best

g. head, division, company, band

h. sum


Bible References:
Chief

Translation
Occurrences:
bands ( 2 )
beginning ( 5 )
beginnings ( 2 )
captain ( 4 )
captains ( 6 )
chapiters ( 4 )
chief ( 89 )
chiefest ( 1 )
companies ( 7 )
company ( 5 )
ends ( 2 )
every ( 1 )
excellent ( 1 )
first ( 6 )
forefront ( 1 )
head ( 262 )
heads ( 84 )
height ( 1 )
high ( 3 )
lead ( 1 )
men ( 3 )
part ( 1 )
principal ( 5 )
rulers ( 2 )
sum ( 9 )
top ( 58 )
tops ( 8 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.