Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Governor, prince, ruler, a leader, i.e., chief person (or figuratively, place) of a province
Greek: ἡγεμών, hēgemōn (G2232)
21 King James Bible Verses
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Here are governor, prince, ruler and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἡγεμών mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: G2232
Greek Base Word: ἡγεμών
Usage: Governor, prince, ruler
Definition: A leader, i.e., chief person (or figuratively, place) of a province.
- A leader of any kind, a guide, ruler, prefect, president, chief, general, commander, sovereign.
- A "legatus Caesaris" (an officer administering a province in the name and with the authority of the Roman emperor).
- The governor of a province.
- A procurator, an officer who was attached to a proconsul or a proprietor and had charge of the imperial revenues.
- In causes relating to these revenues he administered justice.
- Of a principal town as the capital of the region.
Derived terms: From G2233.
Comments: In the smaller provinces also, which were so to speak appendages of the greater, he discharged the functions of governor of the province; and such was the relation of the procurator of Judaea to the governor of Syria.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: he.ɣɛˈmon
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞.ʝe̞ˈmown
- Transliteration: hēgemōn
- Biblical Pronunciation: hay-geh-MONE
- Modern Pronunciation: ay-gay-MONE
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Bible Verses with ἡγεμών (G2232)
1 to 21 of 21 Verses
“And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.”
— Matthew 2:6
“And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.”
— Jesus, Matthew 10:18
“And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.”
— Matthew 27:2
“And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest.”
— Jesus, Matthew 27:11
“And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.”
— Matthew 27:14
“Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.”
— Matthew 27:15
“The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.”
— Matthew 27:21
“And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.”
— Matthew 27:23
“Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.”
— Matthew 27:27
“And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.”
— Matthew 28:14
“But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.”
— Jesus, Mark 13:9
“And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.”
— Luke 20:20
“But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.”
— Jesus, Luke 21:12
“And provide them beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor.”
— Acts 23:24
“Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor Felix sendeth greeting.”
— Acts 23:26
“Who, when they came to Caesarea, and delivered the epistle to the governor, presented Paul also before him.”
— Acts 23:33
“And when the governor had read the letter, he asked of what province he was. And when he understood that he was of Cilicia;”
— Acts 23:34
“And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.”
— Acts 24:1
“Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:”
— Acts 24:10
“And when he had thus spoken, the king rose up, and the governor, and Bernice, and they that sat with them:”
— Acts 26:30
“Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.”
— 1 Peter 2:14
(End 1 to 21 of 21 Verses)
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