'Leader' in the Bible
‘When a leader sins and unintentionally does any one of all the things which the Lord his God has commanded not to be done, and he becomes guilty,
Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: Nahshon the son of Amminadab,
Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Issachar, and the leader of the sons of Issachar: Nethanel the son of Zuar,
Then comes the tribe of Zebulun, and the leader of the sons of Zebulun: Eliab the son of Helon,
“On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur,
Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Simeon, and the leader of the sons of Simeon: Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai,
Then comes the tribe of Gad, and the leader of the sons of Gad: Eliasaph the son of Deuel,
“On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud,
Next to him shall be the tribe of Manasseh, and the leader of the sons of Manasseh: Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur,
Then comes the tribe of Benjamin, and the leader of the sons of Benjamin: Abidan the son of Gideoni,
“On the north side shall be the standard of the camp of Dan by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Dan: Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai,
Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Asher, and the leader of the sons of Asher: Pagiel the son of Ochran,
Then comes the tribe of Naphtali, and the leader of the sons of Naphtali: Ahira the son of Enan,
and the leader of the fathers’ households of the Gershonites was Eliasaph the son of Lael.
and the leader of the fathers’ households of the Kohathite families was Elizaphan the son of Uzziel.
The leader of the fathers’ households of the families of Merari was Zuriel the son of Abihail. They were to camp on the northward side of the tabernacle.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Let them present their offering, one leader each day, for the dedication of the altar.”
On the second day Nethanel the son of Zuar, leader of Issachar, presented an offering;
On the third day it was Eliab the son of Helon, leader of the sons of Zebulun;
On the fourth day it was Elizur the son of Shedeur, leader of the sons of Reuben;
On the fifth day it was Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai, leader of the children of Simeon;
On the sixth day it was Eliasaph the son of Deuel, leader of the sons of Gad;
On the seventh day it was Elishama the son of Ammihud, leader of the sons of Ephraim;
On the eighth day it was Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur, leader of the sons of Manasseh;
On the ninth day it was Abidan the son of Gideoni, leader of the sons of Benjamin;
On the tenth day it was Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai, leader of the sons of Dan;
On the eleventh day it was Pagiel the son of Ochran, leader of the sons of Asher;
On the twelfth day it was Ahira the son of Enan, leader of the sons of Naphtali;
“Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of their fathers’ tribes, every one a leader among them.”
So they said to one another, “Let us appoint a leader and return to Egypt.”
Moses therefore spoke to the sons of Israel, and all their leaders gave him a rod apiece, for each leader according to their fathers’ households, twelve rods, with the rod of Aaron among their rods.
Now the name of the slain man of Israel who was slain with the Midianite woman, was Zimri the son of Salu, a leader of a father’s household among the Simeonites.
for they have been hostile to you with their tricks, with which they have deceived you in the affair of Peor and in the affair of Cozbi, the daughter of the leader of Midian, their sister who was slain on the day of the plague because of Peor.”
You shall take one leader of every tribe to apportion the land for inheritance.
Of the sons of Joseph: of the tribe of the sons of Manasseh a leader, Hanniel the son of Ephod.
Of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim a leader, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan.
Of the tribe of the sons of Zebulun a leader, Elizaphan the son of Parnach.
Of the tribe of the sons of Issachar a leader, Paltiel the son of Azzan.
Of the tribe of the sons of Asher a leader, Ahihud the son of Shelomi.
Of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali a leader, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.”
He gathered men to himself and became leader of a marauding band, after David slew them of Zobah; and they went to Damascus and stayed there, and reigned in Damascus.
Go, say to Jeroboam, ‘Thus says the Lord God of Israel, “Because I exalted you from among the people and made you leader over My people Israel,
“Inasmuch as I exalted you from the dust and made you leader over My people Israel, and you have walked in the way of Jeroboam and have made My people Israel sin, provoking Me to anger with their sins,
“Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of your father David, “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord.
Ram became the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab became the father of Nahshon, leader of the sons of Judah;
Though Judah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came the leader, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria carried away into exile; he was leader of the Reubenites.
Now Jehoiada was the leader of the house of Aaron, and with him were 3,700,
Then David consulted with the captains of the thousands and the hundreds, even with every leader.
Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore an ephod of linen.
Now, therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be leader over My people Israel.
Yet, the Lord, the God of Israel, chose me from all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever. For He has chosen Judah to be a leader; and in the house of Judah, my father’s house, and among the sons of my father He took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.
Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds and to the judges and to every leader in all Israel, the heads of the fathers’ households.
‘Since the day that I brought My people from the land of Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, nor did I choose any man for a leader over My people Israel;
Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah as head and leader among his brothers, for he intended to make him king.
“They refused to listen,And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them;So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt.But You are a God of forgiveness,Gracious and compassionate,Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness;And You did not forsake them.
Seraiah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the leader of the house of God,
and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
and Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malchijah, Elam and Ezer. And the singers sang, with Jezrahiah their leader,
A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding,But he who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.
“Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples,A leader and commander for the peoples.
‘Their leader shall be one of them,And their ruler shall come forth from their midst;And I will bring him near and he shall approach Me;For who would dare to risk his life to approach Me?’ declares the Lord.
“Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, ‘Thus says the Lord God,“Because your heart is lifted upAnd you have said, ‘I am a god,I sit in the seat of godsIn the heart of the seas’;Yet you are a man and not God,Although you make your heart like the heart of God—
And the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel will be gathered together,And they will appoint for themselves one leader,And they will go up from the land,For great will be the day of Jezreel.
Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.
But it is not this way with you, but the one who is the greatest among you must become like the youngest, and the leader like the servant.
Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.
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