'Prince' in the Bible
And it came to pass at that time that Abimelech and Phichol, the prince of his host, spoke unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest.
Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba; then Abimelech rose up and Phichol, the prince of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
Hear us, my lord; thou art a prince of God among us; in the best of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre so that thou may bury thy dead.
And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her and defiled her.
But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him mercy and gave him grace in the sight of the prince of the house of the prison.
And the prince of the house of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatever they did there, he was the doer of it.
The prince of the prison looked not to anything that was under his hand because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.
Pharaoh was angry with his slaves and put me in the prison of the captain of the guard's house, both me and the prince of the bakers.
And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came, which Asenath, the daughter of Potipherah, prince of On, bore unto him.
And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? Doest thou intend to kill me as thou killed the Egyptian? And Moses feared and said, Surely this thing is known.
Thou shalt not revile the judges nor curse the prince of thy people.
When the prince has sinned and done something through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD his God concerning things which should not be done and is guilty,
He shall not defile himself for the prince among his people, to profane himself.
These shall pitch toward the sunrise, on the east: the standard of the camp of Judah throughout their hosts and the prince of the sons of Judah, Nahshon, the son of Amminadab.
Next to him shall pitch those of the tribe of Issachar and the prince of the sons of Issachar, Nethaneel, the son of Zuar.
And the tribe of Zebulun and the prince of the sons of Zebulun, Eliab, the son of Helon.
The standard of the camp of Reuben shall be towards the Negev, by their hosts and the prince of the sons of Reuben, Elizur, the son of Shedeur.
And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon and the prince of the sons of Simeon, Shelumiel, the son of Zurishaddai.
And the tribe of Gad and the prince of the sons of Gad, Eliasaph, the son of Reuel.
The standard of the camp of Ephraim by his hosts, on the west and the prince of the sons of Ephraim, Elishama, the son of Ammihud.
By him shall be the tribe of Manasseh and the prince of the sons of Manasseh, Gamaliel, the son of Pedahzur.
And the tribe of Benjamin and the prince of the sons of Benjamin, Abidan, the son of Gideoni.
The standard of the camp of Dan shall be on the Aquilon by their hosts and the prince of the sons of Dan, Ahiezer, the son of Ammishaddai.
Next to him shall camp those of the tribe of Asher and the prince of the sons of Asher, Pagiel, the son of Ocran.
And the tribe of Naphtali and the prince of the sons of Naphtali, Ahira, the son of Enan.
and the prince of the house of the father of the Gershonites, Eliasaph, son of Lael.
and the prince of the house of the father of the families of Kohath, Elizaphan, son of Uzziel.
and the prince of the house of the father of the families of Merari, Zuriel the son of Abihail: these shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle to the Aquilon.
And the LORD said unto Moses, They shall offer their offering, each prince on his day, at the dedication of the altar.
On the second day Nethaneel, the son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, offered.
On the third day Eliab, the son of Helon, prince of the sons of Zebulun.
On the fourth day Elizur, the son of Shedeur, prince of the sons of Reuben.
On the fifth day Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai, prince of the sons of Simeon.
On the sixth day Eliasaph the son of Deuel, prince of the sons of Gad.
On the seventh day Elishama, the son of Ammihud, prince of the sons of Ephraim.
On the eighth day Gamaliel, the son of Pedahzur, prince of the sons of Manasseh.
On the ninth day Abidan, the son of Gideoni, prince of the sons of Benjamin.
On the tenth day Ahiezer, the son of Ammishaddai, prince of the sons of Dan.
On the eleventh day Pagiel, the son of Ocran, prince of the sons of Asher.
On the twelfth day Ahira, the son of Enan, prince of the sons of Naphtali.
Send thou men that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I give unto the sons of Israel; of every tribe of their fathers ye shall send a man, each one a prince among them.
And Moses spoke unto the sons of Israel, and all their princes gave him a rod apiece, for each prince one, according to their fathers' houses, even twelve rods; and the rod of Aaron was among their rods.
Now the name of the Israelite that was slain, even that was slain with the Midianite, was Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince of a family of the tribe of Simeon.
And the name of the Midianite woman that was slain was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur, prince of peoples, of the house of the father, in Midian.
for they treated you as enemies with their wiles, with which they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
And ye shall take one prince of every tribe to divide the possession of the land.
And the of the tribe of the sons of Dan, the prince Bukki, the son of Jogli.
Of the sons of Joseph: of the tribe of the sons of Manasseh, the prince Hanniel, the son of Ephod.
And of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim, the prince Kemuel, the son of Shiphtan.
And of the tribe of the sons of Zebulun, the prince Elizaphan, the son of Parnach.
And of the tribe of the sons of Issachar, the prince Paltiel, the son of Azzan.
And of the tribe of the sons of Asher, the prince Ahihud, the son of Shelomi.
And of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali, the prince Pedahel, the son of Ammihud.
And he said, No, but I am the Prince of the host of the LORD; now I am come. Then Joshua falling upon his face in the earth worshipped him and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his slave?
And the Prince of the LORD's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou dost stand is holy. And Joshua did so.
and with him ten princes, of each chief house a prince throughout all the tribes of Israel; and each one was the head of the house of their fathers among the thousands of Israel.
And when Zebul, the prince of the city, heard the words of Gaal, the son of Ebed, his anger was kindled.
Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and prince over them; and Jephthah spoke all his words before the LORD in Mizpeh.
Tomorrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be prince over my people Israel that he may save my people out of the hand of the Philistines, for I have looked upon my people because their cry is come unto me.
Then the king said unto his slaves, Do ye not know that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.
Then David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, who chose me over thy father and over all his house to appoint me prince over the people of the LORD, over Israel; therefore, I will dance before the LORD.
Now, therefore, so shalt thou say unto my slave David, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel;
But I will not take any of his kingdom out of his hand, for I will make him prince all the days of his life for David, my slave's sake, whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:
Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus hath the LORD God of Israel said, Forasmuch as I exalted thee from among the people and made thee prince over my people Israel,
Forasmuch as I exalted thee out of the dust and made thee prince over my people Israel, and thou hast walked in the way of Jeroboam and hast made my people Israel sin, to provoke me to anger with their sins;
And the king appointed the prince on whose hand he leaned to have the charge of the gate; and the people trode upon him in the gate, and he died, as the man of God had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.
Unto which that prince had answered the man of God, and said, Even if the LORD should make windows in heaven, might such a thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat of it.
Turn again and tell Hezekiah, prince of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David, thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears; behold, I will heal thee; on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD.
And Ram begat Amminadab, and Amminadab begat Nahshon, prince of the sons of Judah;
For Judah prevailed above his brethren and was their prince, but the birthright was Joseph's:)
Beerah, his son, whom Tilgathpilneser, king of Assyria, carried away captive. He was prince of the Reubenites.
Also Ahi, the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, was the prince of the house of their fathers.
and Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, prince of the house of God;
And David said, Whoever smites the Jebusites first shall be head and prince. So Joab, the son of Zeruiah, went up first and was made the head.
Of the three, he obtained the most honour in this second group of three, for he was their prince; however, he did not attain to the first three.
Likewise Jehoiada, prince of those of the lineage of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred;
And Chenaniah, prince of the Levites in prophecy, for he presided in prophecy, because he had understanding.
And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and also all the Levites that bore the ark and the singers and Chenaniah, the prince of the prophecy of the singers. David also had upon him an ephod of linen.
And when the Syrians saw that they were smitten before Israel, they sent ambassadors and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the river, whose captain was Shophach, the prince of the host of Hadarezer.
And over the course of the second month was Dodai, an Ahohite, and in his course was prince Mikloth; in his course likewise were twenty-four thousand.
The fifth for the fifth month was prince Shamhuth, the Izrahite; and in his course were twenty-four thousand.
Presiding, likewise, over the tribes of Israel: over the Reubenites was prince Eliezer, the son of Zichri; over the Simeonites, Shephatiah, the son of Maachah.
Then Solomon spoke unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds and to the judges and to every prince in all Israel, the chief of the fathers.
Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city among all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; neither did I choose any man to be a prince over my people Israel.
And Rehoboam made Abijah, the son of Maachah, as head and prince among his brethren, for he thought to make him king.
And these are the numbers of them according to the houses of their fathers: In Judah, princes of thousands; the prince Adnah and with him three hundred thousand mighty men of valour;
and after him, Prince Jehohanan and with him two hundred and eighty thousand;
Behold, Amariah, the high priest, who shall be over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah, the son of Ishmael, prince of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters; and the Levites who shall be teachers before you. Take courage and do, for the LORD shall be with the good.
Even those did Cyrus, king of Persia, bring forth by the hand of Mithredath, the treasurer, and numbered them unto Sheshbazzar, the prince of Judah.
And next unto them Rephaiah, the son of Hur, prince of the half part of Jerusalem, restored.
And next to them restored Shallum, the son of Halohesh, prince of the half part of Jerusalem, he and his daughters.
And Malchiah, the son of Rechab, prince of the province of Bethhaccerem, restored the dung gate; he built it and set up its doors, its locks, and its bars.
Shallun, the son of Colhozeh, the prince of the region of Mizpah, restored the gate of the fountain; he built it, covered it, and set up its doors, its locks, and its bars, and the wall of the pool of Siloah of the king's garden, unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
After him restored Nehemiah, the son of Azbuk, the prince of half the region of Bethzur, unto the place over against the sepulchres of David and to the pool that was made and unto the house of the mighty.
After him restored the Levites, Rehum, the son of Bani. Next unto him Hashabiah, prince of half the region of Keilah, restored in his part.
After him their brethren, Bavai, the son of Henadad, prince of the half the region of Keilah restored.
And next to him Ezer, the son of Jeshua, prince of Mizpah, restored another piece over against the going up to the armoury at the turning of the wall.
that I commanded my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the prince of the palace in Jerusalem (for he was as a man of truth and feared God above many);