Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 939 (through the notion of a foundation of power)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:576

KJV Translation Count — 118x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: king (82), King (of Jews) (21), King (God or Christ) (11), King (of Israel) (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. leader of the people, prince, commander, lord of the land, king

Strong's Definitions

bas-il-yooce'; probably from (939) (βάσις) (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (absact, relative or figurative): — king.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Jesse begat David the G935; and David the G935 begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias;


Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the G935, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,


Saying, Where is he that is born G935 of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.


When Herod the G935 had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.


When they had heard the G935, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.


Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great G935.


And ye shall be brought before governors and G935s for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.


But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in G935s' houses.


And the G935 was sorry: nevertheless for the oath's sake, and them which sat with him at meat, he commanded it to be given her.


He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the G935s of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?