Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from the base of 4756 and 71 or 2233

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:701

KJV Translation Count — 10x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: captain (5), magistrate (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. the commander of an army
2. in the NT a civic commander, a governor
a. the name the highest magistrate in the municipia or colonies; they had the power of administering justice in the less important cases
b. of civil magistrates
3. captain of the temple, i.e. the commander of the Levites who kept guard in and around the temple

Strong's Definitions

strat-ay-gos'; from the base of (4756) (στρατία) and (71) (ἄγω) or (2233) (ἡγέομαι); a general, i.e. (by implication or analogy) a (military) governor (praetor), the chief (praefect) of the (Levitical) temple-wardens: — captain, magistrate.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and G4755s, how he might betray him unto them.


Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and G4755s of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and staves?


And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the G4755 of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,


Now when the high priest and the G4755 of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow.


Then went the G4755 with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.


And brought them to the G4755s, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,


And the multitude rose up together against them: and the G4755s rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them.


And when it was day, the G4755s sent the serjeants, saying, Let those men go.


And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The G4755s have sent to let you go: now therefore depart, and go in peace.


And the serjeants told these words unto the G4755s: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.