'Prince' in the Bible
Hear us, my lord; a prince of God art thou in our midst; in the choice of our burying-places bury thy dead: none of us his burying-place doth withhold from thee, from burying thy dead.'
And he saith, 'Thy name is no more called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast been a prince with God and with men, and dost prevail.'
and Shechem, son of Hamor the Hivite, a prince of the land, seeth her, and taketh her, and lieth with her, and humbleth her;
Into their secret, come not, O my soul! Unto their assembly be not united, O mine honour; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will eradicated a prince.
'God thou dost not revile, and a prince among thy people thou dost not curse.
When a prince doth sin, and hath done something against one of all the commands of Jehovah his God regarding things which are not to be done, through ignorance, and hath been guilty --
And those encamping eastward towards the sun-rising, are of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their hosts; and the prince of the sons of Judah is Nahshon, son of Amminadab;
And those encamping by him are of the tribe of Issachar; and the prince of the sons of Issachar is Nethaneel son of Zuar;
The tribe of Zebulun; and the prince of the sons of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon;
The standard of the camp of Reuben is southward, by their hosts; and the prince of the sons of Reuben is Elizur son of Shedeur;
And those encamping by him are of the tribe of Simeon; and the prince of the sons of Simeon is Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai;
And the tribe of Gad; and the prince of the sons of Gad is Eliasaph son of Reuel;
The standard of the camp of Ephraim, by their hosts, is westward; and the prince of the sons of Ephraim is Elishama son of Ammihud;
And by him is the tribe of Manasseh; and the prince of the sons of Manasseh is Gamaliel son of Pedahzur;
And the tribe of Benjamin; and the prince of the sons of Benjamin is Abidan son of Gideoni;
The standard of the camp of Dan is northward, by their hosts; and the prince of the sons of Dan is Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai;
And those encamping by him are of the tribe of Asher; and the prince of the sons of Asher is Pagiel son of Ocran;
And the tribe of Naphtali; and the prince of the sons of Naphtali is Ahira son of Enan;
And the prince of a father's house for the Gershonite is Eliasaph son of Lael.
And the prince of a father's house for the families of the Kohathite is Elizaphan son of Uzziel.
And to the prince of the princes of the Levites, Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, is the oversight of the keepers of the charge of the sanctuary.
And the prince of a father's house for the families of Merari is Zuriel son of Abihail; by the side of the tabernacle they encamp northward.
And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'One prince a day -- one prince a day -- do they bring near their offering for the dedication of the altar.'
On the second day hath Nethaneel son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, brought near.
On the third day, the prince of the sons of Zebulun, Eliab son of Helon; --
On the fourth day, Elizur, son of Shedeur, prince of the sons of Reuben; --
On the fifth day, the prince of the sons of Simeon, Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai; --
On the sixth day, the prince of the sons of Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel; --
On the seventh day, the prince of the sons of Ephraim, Elishama son of Ammihud; --
On the eighth day, the prince of the sons of Manasseh, Gamaliel son of Pedahzur; --
On the ninth day, the prince of the sons of Benjamin, Abidan son of Gideoni; --
On the tenth day, the prince of the sons of Dan, Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai; --
On the eleventh day, the prince of the sons of Asher, Pagiel son of Ocran; --
On the twelfth day, the prince of the sons of Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan; --
'Send for thee men, and they spy the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the sons of Israel; one man, one man for the tribe of his fathers ye do send, every one a prince among them.'
is it little that thou hast brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey to put us to death in a wilderness that thou also certainly makest thyself prince over us?
And Moses speaketh unto the sons of Israel, and all their princes give unto him one rod for a prince, one rod for a prince, for their fathers' house, twelve rods, and the rod of Aaron is in the midst of their rods;
And the name of the man of Israel who is smitten, who hath been smitten with the Midianitess, is Zimri son of Salu, prince of the house of a father of the Simeonite;
for they are adversaries to you with their frauds, with which they have acted fraudulently to you, concerning the matter of Peor, and concerning the matter of Cozbi, daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who is smitten in the day of the plague for the matter of Peor.'
and one prince -- one prince -- for a tribe ye do take to give the land by inheritance.
of the sons of Joseph, of the tribe of the sons of Manasseh, the prince Hanniel son of Ephod;
and of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim, the prince Kemuel son of Shiphtan;
and of the tribe of the sons of Zebulun, the prince Elizaphan son of Parnach;
and of the tribe of the sons of Issachar, the prince Paltiel son of Azzan;
and of the tribe of the sons of Asher, the prince Ahihud son of Shelomi;
and of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali, the prince Pedahel son of Ammihud.'
And He saith, 'No, for I am Prince of Jehovah's host; now I have come;' and Joshua falleth on his face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith to Him, 'What is my Lord speaking unto His servant?'
And the Prince of Jehovah's host saith unto Joshua, 'Cast off thy shoe from off thy foot, for the place on which thou art standing is holy;' and Joshua doth so;
and ten princes with him, one prince, one prince, for a house of a father, for all the tribes of Israel, and each of them a head of a house of their fathers, for the thousands of Israel.
And Abimelech is prince over Israel three years,
And Zebul, prince of the city, heareth the words of Gaal son of Ebed, and his anger burneth,
And the king saith unto his servants, 'Do ye not know that a prince and a great one hath fallen this day in Israel?
'And I do not take the whole of the kingdom out of his hand, for prince I make him all days of his life, for the sake of David My servant whom I chose, who kept My commands and My statutes;
And Ram begat Amminadab, and Amminadab begat Nahshon, prince of the sons of Judah;
Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-Pilneser king of Asshur removed; he is prince of the Reubenite.
And David saith, 'Whoever smiteth the Jebusite first doth become head and prince;' and go up first doth Joab son of Zeruiah and becometh head.
The fifth, for the fifth month, is the prince Shamhuth the Izrahite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.
yea, Cyrus king of Persia bringeth them out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and numbereth them to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah.
In the multitude of a people is the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince.
For a Child hath been born to us, A Son hath been given to us, And the princely power is on his shoulder, And He doth call his name Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.
The word that Jeremiah the prophet hath commanded Seraiah son of Neriah, son of Maaseiah, in his going with Zedekiah king of Judah to Babylon, in the fourth year of his reign -- and Seraiah is a quiet prince;
The king doth become a mourner, And a prince putteth on desolation, And the hands of the people of the land are troubled, From their own way I deal with them, And with their own judgments I judge them, And they have known that I am Jehovah!'
say unto them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: 'The prince is this burden in Jerusalem, and all the house of Israel who are in their midst.
As to the prince who is in their midst, on the shoulder he beareth in the darkness, and he goeth forth, through the wall they dig to bring forth by it, his face he covereth, that he may not look on the very surface of the land.
And thou, wounded, wicked one, Prince of Israel, whose day hath come, In the time of the iniquity of the end!
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: And -- I have destroyed idols, And caused vain things to cease from Noph, And a prince of the land of Egypt there is no more, And I give fear in the land of Egypt.
And I, Jehovah, I am their God, And My servant David prince in their midst, I, Jehovah, have spoken.
And they have dwelt on the land that I gave to My servant, to Jacob, In which your fathers have dwelt, And they have dwelt on it, they and their sons, And their son's sons -- unto the age, And David My servant is their prince -- to the age.
'Son of man, set thy face unto Gog, of the land of Magog, prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy concerning him,
and thou hast said: Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am against thee, O Gog, Prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal,
And thou, son of man, prophesy concerning Gog, and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am against thee, O Gog, Prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal,
The prince, who is prince, he sitteth by it to eat bread before Jehovah, by the way of the porch of the gate he cometh in, and by its way he goeth out.'
As to the prince, on this side, and on that side, of the heave-offering of the holy place, and of the possession of the city, at the front of the heave-offering of the holy place, and at the front of the possession of the city, from the west corner westward, and from the east corner eastward -- and the length is over-against one of the portions from the west border unto the east border --
All the people of the land are at this heave-offering for the prince in Israel.
And on the prince are the burnt-offerings, and the present, and the libation, in feasts, and in new moons, and in sabbaths, in all appointed times of the house of Israel: he doth make the sin-offering, and the present, and the burnt-offering, and the peace-offerings, to make atonement for the house of Israel.
And the prince hath prepared on that day, for himself, and for all the people of the land, a bullock, a sin-offering.
and come in hath the prince the way of the porch of the gate at the outside, and he hath stood by the post of the gate, and the priests have made his burnt-offering, and his peace-offerings, and he hath bowed himself by the opening of the gate, and hath gone forth, and the gate is not shut till the evening.
And the burnt-offering that the prince bringeth near to Jehovah on the day of rest is six lambs, perfect ones, and a ram, a perfect one.
'And in the coming in of the prince, the way of the porch of the gate he cometh in, and by its way he goeth out.
And the prince in their midst in their coming in cometh in, and in their going out he goeth out.
And when the prince maketh a free-will burnt-offering, or free-will peace-offerings, to Jehovah, then he hath opened for himself the gate that is looking eastward, and he hath made his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings as he doth in the day of rest, and he hath gone out, and he hath shut the gate after his going out.
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: When the prince giveth a gift to any of his sons, his inheritance it is, to his sons it is; their possession it is by inheritance.
And when he giveth a gift out of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it hath been to him till the year of freedom, and it hath turned back to the prince, only the inheritance of his sons is theirs.
And the prince doth not take of the inheritance of the people to oppress them, out of their possession, out of his own possession he doth cause his sons to inherit, so that My people are not scattered each from his possession.'
And the residue is for the prince, on this side and on that side of the heave-offering of the holy portion, and of the possession of the city, on the front of the five and twenty thousand of the heave-offering unto the east border, and westward, on the front of the five and twenty thousand on the west border, over-against the portions of the prince; and the heave-offering of the holy portion, and the sanctuary of the house, hath been in its midst.
And from the possession of the Levites, from the possession of the city, in the midst of that which is to the prince, between the border of Judah and the border of Benjamin, there is to the prince.
And unto the prince of the host it exerteth itself, and by it taken away hath been the continual sacrifice, and thrown down the base of his sanctuary.
And by his understanding he hath also caused deceit to prosper in his hand, and in his heart he exerteth himself, and by ease he destroyeth many; and against the prince of princes he standeth -- and without hand he is broken.
And he turneth back his face to the isles, and hath captured many; and a prince hath caused his reproach of himself to cease; without his reproach he turneth it back to him.
For many days remain do the sons of Israel without a king, and there is no prince, and there is no sacrifice, and there is no standing pillar, and there is no ephod and teraphim.
In the womb he took his brother by the heel, And by his strength he was a prince with God,
Yea, he is a prince unto the Messenger, And he overcometh by weeping, And he maketh supplication to Him, At Bethel He doth find him, And there He doth speak with us,
On the evil are both hands to do it well, The prince is asking -- also the judge -- for recompence, And the great -- he is speaking the mischief of his soul, And they wrap it up.
and the Prince of the life ye did kill, whom God did raise out of the dead, of which we are witnesses;
this one God, a Prince and a Saviour, hath exalted with His right hand, to give reformation to Israel, and forgiveness of sins;