נשׂא נשׂיא 


nasiy'; naw-see' or nasi'



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5375

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1421b, 1421c

KJV Translation Count — 132x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: prince (96), captain (12), chief (10), ruler (6), vapours (3), governor (1), chief + 05387 (1), clouds (1), part (1), prince + 05387 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. one lifted up, chief, prince, captain, leader
2. rising mist, vapour

Strong's Definitions

nasiy', naw-see'; or nasi, naw-see'; from 5375; properly, an exalted one, i.e. a king or sheik; also a rising mist: — captain, chief, cloud, governor, prince, ruler, vapour.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve H5387s shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.


Hear us, my lord: thou art a mighty H5387 among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.


These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve H5387s according to their nations.


And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, H5387 of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.


And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the H5387s of the congregation came and told Moses.


Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the H5387 of thy people.


And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the H5387s of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.


And the H5387s brought onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;


When a H5387 hath sinned, and done somewhat through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD his God concerning things which should not be done, and is guilty;


These were the renowned of the congregation, H5387s of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.