ראשׁן ראשׁון 


ri'shown; ree-shone' or ri'shon



Parts of Speech

TWOT 2097c

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7221

KJV Translation Count — 185x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: first (129), former (26), former things (6), beginning (4), chief (3), before (3), old time (2), foremost (3), aforetime (1), misc (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. first, primary, former
a. former (of time)
1. ancestors
2. former things
b. foremost (of location)
c. first (in time)
d. first, chief (in degree)
2. first, before, formerly, at first

Strong's Definitions

ri'shown, ree-shone'; or rishon, ree-shone'; from 7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun): — ancestor, (that were) before(-time), beginning, eldest, first, fore(father) (-most), former (thing), of old time, past.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass in the six hundredth and H7223 year, in the H7223 month, the H7223 day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behH7223, the face of the ground was dry.


Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the H7223: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.


And the H7223 came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.


And there was a famine in the land, beside the H7223 famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.


And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the H7223.


And he commanded the H7223, saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou? and whither goest thou? and whose are these H7223 thee?


And he put the handmaids and their children H7223, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.


And it came to pass, when she travailed, that the one put out his hand: and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out H7223.


Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore thee unto thy place: and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the H7223 manner when thou wast his butler.


And the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the H7223 seven fat kine: