29 occurrences in 14 translations

'First' in the Bible

The first words of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

And a seasonable day having come, when Herod on his birthday was making a supper to his great men, and to the chiefs of thousands, and to the first men of Galilee,

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews--being, as they are, zealous for the traditions of the Elders--never eat without first carefully washing their hands,

and when they come from market they will not eat without bathing first; and they have a good many other customs which they have received traditionally and cling to, such as the rinsing of cups and pots and of bronze utensils, and the washing of beds.)

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.

And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.

He replied, "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman, commits adultery against the first wife;

The other ten, hearing of it, were at first highly indignant with James and John.

and whoever wants to be first among you must be a slave to all.

And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?

And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:

and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in suppers,

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines and calamities. This is but the beginning of the intolerable anguish and suffering [only the first of the birth pangs].

For those will be times of suffering the like of which has never been from the first creation of God's world until now, and assuredly never will be again;

I tell you in solemn truth that the present generation will certainly not pass away without all these things having first taken place.

And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover?

And the first thing in the morning the chief priests, with those in authority and the scribes and all the Sanhedrin, had a meeting, and put cords round Jesus, and took him away, and gave him up to Pilate.

And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּד 
'uwd 
Usage: 3

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

אוּר 
'uwr 
Usage: 7

אחד 
'echad 
one , first , another , other , any , once , eleven , every , certain , an , some , .
Usage: 432

אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

אשּׁה 
'eshshah 
Usage: 0

אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 65

בּכור 
B@kowr 
Usage: 117

בּכּוּר 
Bikkuwr 
Usage: 18

בּכרה בּכורה 
B@kowrah 
Usage: 15

בּכּוּרה 
Bikkuwrah 
Usage: 2

בּכּירה 
Bekiyrah 
Usage: 6

בּכר 
Bakar 
Usage: 5

בּכּרה 
Bakkurah 
Usage: 1

בּערה 
B@`erah 
Usage: 1

בּרושׁ 
B@rowsh 
Usage: 20

בּריא 
Bariy' 
Usage: 14

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

גּחלת גּחל 
Gechel 
Usage: 18

זק זק זיקה 
Ziyqah (BR23.50.11) 
Usage: 7

חד 
Chad (Aramaic) 
one , first , a , together
Usage: 14

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

יורה 
Yowreh 
Usage: 3

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

כּוּן 
Kuwn 
Usage: 217

להט 
Lahat 
set on fire , burn up , burn , kindle , flaming
Usage: 11

לפּד לפּיד 
Lappiyd 
Usage: 14

מדרה מדוּרה 
M@duwrah 
Usage: 2

מחתּה 
Machtah 
Usage: 22

נוּר 
Nuwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

פּטרה פּטר 
Peter 
Usage: 12

פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

קדמי 
Qadmay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

ראשׁני 
Ri'shoniy 
Usage: 1

ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

תּחלּה 
T@chillah 
Usage: 22

תּקף 
T@qeph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

ἀνθρακιά 
Anthrakia 
Usage: 2

ἄνθραξ 
Anthrax 
Usage: 1

ἄνωθεν 
Anothen 
from above , top , again , from the first , from the beginning , not tr
Usage: 10

ἀπαρχή 
Aparche 
Usage: 8

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

βέβαιος 
Bebaios 
Usage: 9

γέεννα 
Geenna 
Usage: 1

δευτερόπρωτος 
Deuteroprotos 
Usage: 1

μετρητής 
metretes 
Usage: 1

προδίδωμι 
Prodidomi 
Usage: 1

προελπίζω 
Proelpizo 
Usage: 1

πρόκειμαι 
Prokeimai 
be set before , be first , be set forth
Usage: 5

προκηρύσσω 
Prokerusso 
Usage: 2

πρότερον 
Proteron 
Usage: 9

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first , at the first Trans , first of all ,
Usage: 40

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

πρωτοτόκος 
Prototokos 
Usage: 9

πῦρ 
Pur 
Usage: 53

πυρά 
Pura 
Usage: 2

πύρινος 
Purinos 
of fire
Usage: 1

πυρόω 
Puroo 
burn , fiery , be on fire , try
Usage: 5

φλογίζω 
Phlogizo 
set on fire
Usage: 2

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44



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