Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

active participle of 3547

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 959a

KJV Translation Count — 750x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: priest (744), own (2), chief ruler (2), officer (1), princes (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. priest, principal officer or chief ruler
a. priest-king (Melchizedek, Messiah)
b. pagan priests
c. priests of Jehovah
d. Levitical priests
e. Zadokite priests
f. Aaronic priests
g. the high priest

Strong's Definitions

kohen, ko-hane'; active participle of 3547; literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman): — chief ruler, X own, priest, prince, principal officer.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the H3548 of the most high God.


And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah H3548 of On. And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt.


And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah H3548 of On bare unto him.


And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah H3548 of On bare unto him.


Only the land of the H3548s bought he not; for the H3548s had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands.


And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land of the H3548s only, which became not Pharaoh's.


Now the H3548 of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.


Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the H3548 of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.


When Jethro, the H3548 of Midian, Moses' father in law, heard of all that God had done for Moses, and for Israel his people, and that the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt;


And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of H3548s, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.