39 occurrences

'Governor' in the Bible

Then the king of Israel ordered, “Take Micaiah and return him to Amon, the governor of the city, and to Joash, the king’s son,

Then Josiah brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and he defiled the high places from Geba to Beer-sheba, where the priests had burned incense. He tore down the high places of the gates at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city (on the left at the city gate).

Then the king of Israel ordered, “Take Micaiah and return him to Amon, the governor of the city, and to Joash, the king’s son,

An Ephraimite warrior named Zichri killed the king’s son Maaseiah, Azrikam governor of the palace, and Elkanah who was second to the king.

In the eighteenth year of his reign, in order to cleanse the land and the temple, Josiah sent Shaphan son of Azaliah, along with Maaseiah the governor of the city and the court historian Joah son of Joahaz, to repair the temple of the Lord his God.

The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

At that time Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues came to the Jews and asked, “Who gave you the order to rebuild this temple and finish this structure?”

This is the text of the letter that Tattenai the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues, the officials in the region, sent to King Darius.

He also took from the temple in Babylon the gold and silver articles of God’s house that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem and carried them to the temple in Babylon. He released them from the temple in Babylon to a man named Sheshbazzar, the governor by the appointment of King Cyrus.

Therefore, you must stay away from that place, Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and your colleagues, the officials in the region.

Leave the construction of the house of God alone. Let the governor and elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its original site.

Then Tattenai governor of the region west of the Euphrates River, Shethar-bozenai, and their colleagues diligently carried out what King Darius had decreed.

Next to them the repairs were done by Melatiah the Gibeonite, Jadon the Meronothite, and the men of Gibeon and Mizpah, who were under the authority of the governor of the region west of the Euphrates River.

Furthermore, from the day King Artaxerxes appointed me to be their governor in the land of Judah—from the twentieth year until his thirty-second year, 12 years—I and my associates never ate from the food allotted to the governor.

Each day, one ox, six choice sheep, and some fowl were prepared for me. An abundance of all kinds of wine was provided every 10 days. But I didn’t demand the food allotted to the governor, because the burden on the people was so heavy.

The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

Some of the family leaders gave to the project. The governor gave 1,000 gold coins, 50 bowls, and 530 priestly garments to the treasury.

Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all of them, “This day is holy to the Lord your God. Do not mourn or weep.” For all the people were weeping as they heard the words of the law.

Those whose seals were on the document were:Nehemiah the governor, son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,

These served in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua, son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor and Ezra the priest and scribe.

Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many generous gifts. He made him ruler over the entire province of Babylon and chief governor over all the wise men of Babylon.

In the second year of King Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the Lord came through Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, the governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest:

The Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, the spirit of the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people. They began work on the house of Yahweh of Hosts, their God,

“Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, to the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak, and to the remnant of the people:

“Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah: I am going to shake the heavens and the earth.

“When you present a blind animal for sacrifice, is it not wrong? And when you present a lame or sick animal, is it not wrong? Bring it to your governor! Would he be pleased with you or show you favor?” asks the Lord of Hosts.

After tying Him up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate, the governor.

Now Jesus stood before the governor. “Are You the King of the Jews?” the governor asked Him.Jesus answered, “You have said it.”

The governor asked them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?”“Barabbas!” they answered.

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, while Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,

and rescued him out of all his troubles. He gave him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler over Egypt and over his whole household.

Also provide mounts so they can put Paul on them and bring him safely to Felix the governor.”

Claudius Lysias,To the most excellent governor Felix: Greetings.

When these men entered Caesarea and delivered the letter to the governor, they also presented Paul to him.

After five days Ananias the high priest came down with some elders and a lawyer named Tertullus. These men presented their case against Paul to the governor.

When the governor motioned to him to speak, Paul replied: “Because I know you have been a judge of this nation for many years, I am glad to offer my defense in what concerns me.

So the king, the governor, Bernice, and those sitting with them got up,

In Damascus, the governor under King Aretas guarded the city of the Damascenes in order to arrest me,

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלּף אלּוּף 
'alluwph 
Usage: 69

חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

משׂרה 
Misrah 
Usage: 2

נגד נגיד 
Nagiyd 
Usage: 44

נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

סגן 
C@gan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

פּחה 
Pechah 
Usage: 28

פּחה 
Pechah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

פּקיד 
Paqiyd 
Usage: 13

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt 
Usage: 4

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

ἀρχιτρίκλινος 
Architriklinos 
governor of the feast , ruler of the feast
Usage: 2

ἐθνάρχης 
Ethnarches 
Usage: 1

εὐθύνω 
Euthuno 
Usage: 2

ἡγεμονεύω 
hegemoneuo 
Usage: 2

ἡγεμών 
hegemon 
Usage: 19

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

κυβέρνησις 
Kubernesis 
Usage: 1

κυριότης 
Kuriotes 
Usage: 4

οἰκονόμος 
Oikonomos 
Usage: 6

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