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Lexicon :: Strong's G2232 - hēgemōn


hā-ge-mō'n (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strongs G2232 in the following manner: governor (19x), ruler (2x), prince (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. a leader of any kind, a guide, ruler, prefect, president, chief, general, commander, sovereign

    1. a "legatus Caesaris", an officer administering a province in the name and with the authority of the Roman emperor

      1. the governor of a province

    2. a procurator, an officer who was attached to a proconsul or a proprietor and had charge of the imperial revenues

      1. in causes relating to these revenues he administered justice. In the smaller provinces also, which were so to speak appendages of the greater, he discharged the functions of governor of the province; and such was the relation of the procurator of Judaea to the governor of Syria.

    3. first, leading, chief

      1. of a principal town as the capital of the region

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡγεμών hēgemṓn, hayg-em-ohn'; from G2233; a leader, i.e. chief person (or figuratively, place) of a province:—governor, prince, ruler.
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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G2232 matches the Greek ἡγεμών (hēgemōn),
which occurs 22 times in 21 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Mat 2:6

Mat 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes G2232 of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

Tools specific to Mat 10:18

Mat 10:18

And ye shall be brought before governors G2232 and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.

Tools specific to Mat 27:2

Mat 27:2

And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor. G2232

Tools specific to Mat 27:11

Mat 27:11

And Jesus stood before the governor: G2232 and the governor G2232 asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest.

Tools specific to Mat 27:14

Mat 27:14

And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor G2232 marvelled greatly.

Tools specific to Mat 27:15

Mat 27:15

Now at that feast the governor G2232 was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would.

Tools specific to Mat 27:21

Mat 27:21

The governor G2232 answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.

Tools specific to Mat 27:23

Mat 27:23

And the governor G2232 said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.

Tools specific to Mat 27:27

Mat 27:27

Then the soldiers of the governor G2232 took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.

Tools specific to Mat 28:14

Mat 28:14

And if this come to the governor's G2232 ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.

Tools specific to Mar 13:9

Mar 13:9

But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers G2232 and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.

Tools specific to Luk 20:20

Luk 20:20

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor. G2232

Tools specific to Luk 21:12

Luk 21:12

But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers G2232 for my name's sake.

Tools specific to Act 23:24

Act 23:24

And provide them beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor. G2232

Tools specific to Act 23:26

Act 23:26

Claudius Lysias unto the most excellent governor G2232 Felix sendeth greeting.

Tools specific to Act 23:33

Act 23:33

Who, when they came to Caesarea, and delivered the epistle to the governor, G2232 presented Paul also before him.

Tools specific to Act 23:34

Act 23:34

And when the governor G2232 had read the letter, he asked of what province he was. And when he understood that he was of Cilicia;

Tools specific to Act 24:1

Act 24:1

And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor G2232 against Paul.

Tools specific to Act 24:10

Act 24:10

Then Paul, after that the governor G2232 had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:

Tools specific to Act 26:30

Act 26:30

And when he had thus spoken, the king rose up, and the governor, G2232 and Bernice, and they that sat with them:

Tools specific to 1Pe 2:14

1Pe 2:14

Or unto governors, G2232 as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
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