Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5507 and 757

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: chief captain (19), captain (2), high captain (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a chiliarch, the commander of a thousand soldiers
2. the commander of a Roman cohort (a military tribunal)
3. any military commander

Strong's Definitions

khil-ee'-ar-khos; from (5507) (χίλιοι) and (757) (ἄρχω); the commander of a thousand soldiers ("chiliarch"), i.e. colonel: — (chief, high) captain.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, G5506 G5506s, and G5506 estates of Galilee;


Then the band and the G5506 and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,


And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the G5506 G5506 of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.


Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, and ran down unto them: and when they saw the G5506 G5506 and the soldiers, they left beating of Paul.


Then the G5506 G5506 came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.


And as Paul was to be led into the castle, he said unto the G5506 G5506, May I speak unto thee? Who said, Canst thou speak Greek?


The G5506 G5506 commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.


When the centurion heard that, he went and told the G5506 G5506, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman.


Then the G5506 G5506 came, and said unto him, Tell me, art thou a Roman? He said, Yea.


And the G5506 G5506 answered, With a great sum obtained I this freedom. And Paul said, But I was free born.