Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 746 and a compound of 5140 and 2827 (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches)

KJV Translation Count — 3x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: governor of the feast (2), ruler of the feast (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. the superintendent of the dining room, a table master.
It differs from toast-master, who was one of the guests selected by lot to prescribe to the rest the mode of drinking. The table master was to place in order the tables and the couches, arrange the courses, taste the food and wine beforehand, and so forth.

Strong's Definitions

ar-khee-tree'-klee-nos; from (746) (ἀρχή) and a compound of (5140) (τρει̑ς) and (2827) (κλίνω) (a dinner-bed, because composed of three couches); director of the entertainment: — governor (ruler) of the feast.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he saith unto G755m, Draw out now, and bear unto G755 G755 G755 G755 G755. And G755y bare it.


When G755 G755 G755 G755 G755 had tasted G755 water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but G755 servants which drew G755 water knew;) G755 G755 G755 G755 G755 called G755 bridegroom,