Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

from a presumed derivative of a compound of 4862 and the base of 1476

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:860

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: council (22)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. any assembly (esp. of magistrates, judges, ambassadors), whether convened to deliberate or pass judgment
2. any session or assembly or people deliberating or adjudicating
a. the Sanhedrin, the great council at Jerusalem, consisting of the seventy one members, viz. scribes, elders, prominent members of the high priestly families and the high priest, the president of the assembly. The most important causes were brought before this tribunal, inasmuch as the Roman rulers of Judaea had left to it the power of trying such cases, and also of pronouncing sentence of death, with the limitation that a capital sentence pronounced by the Sanhedrin was not valid unless it was confirmed by the Roman procurator.
b. a smaller tribunal or council which every Jewish town had for the decision of less important cases.

Strong's Definitions

soon-ed'-ree-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of a compound of (4862) (σύν) and the base of (1476) (ἑδραι̑ος); a joint session, i.e. (special) the Jewish Sanhedrim; by analogy a subordinate tribunal: — council.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the G4892: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.


But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the G4892s, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;


Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the G4892, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;


But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to G4892s; 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.


And the chief priests and all the G4892 sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.


And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole G4892, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate.


And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their G4892, saying,


Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a G4892, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.


But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the G4892, they conferred among themselves,


And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the G4892 together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.