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Lexicon :: Strong's H7225 - rē'šîṯ

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ray-sheeth' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as רֹאשׁ (H7218)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2097e

Strong’s Definitions

רֵאשִׁית rêʼshîyth, ray-sheeth'; from the same as H7218; the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit):—beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x

The KJV translates Strong's H7225 in the following manner: beginning (18x), firstfruits (11x), first (9x), chief (8x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x
The KJV translates Strong's H7225 in the following manner: beginning (18x), firstfruits (11x), first (9x), chief (8x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. first, beginning, best, chief

    1. beginning

    2. first

    3. chief

    4. choice part

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֵאשִׁית rêʼshîyth, ray-sheeth'; from the same as H7218; the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit):—beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7225 matches the Hebrew רֵאשִׁית (rē'šîṯ),
which occurs 58 times in 49 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:1 - In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:10 - The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:3 - “Reuben, you are my firstborn,
my might, and the firstfruits of my strength,
preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:19 - “The best of the firstfruits of your ground you shall bring into the house of the LORD your God. “You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:26 - The best of the firstfruits of your ground you shall bring to the house of the LORD your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:12 - As an offering of firstfruits you may bring them to the LORD, but they shall not be offered on the altar for a pleasing aroma.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:10 - “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land that I give you and reap its harvest, you shall bring the sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest to the priest,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:20 - Of the first of your dough you shall present a loaf as a contribution; like a contribution from the threshing floor, so shall you present it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:21 - Some of the first of your dough you shall give to the LORD as a contribution throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:12 - All the best of the oil and all the best of the wine and of the grain, the firstfruits of what they give to the LORD, I give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - Then he looked on Amalek and took up his discourse and said,
“Amalek was the first among the nations,
but its end is utter destruction.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:12 - a land that the LORD your God cares for. The eyes of the LORD your God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year to the end of the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:4 - The firstfruits of your grain, of your wine and of your oil, and the first fleece of your sheep, you shall give him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:17 - but he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the firstfruits of his strength. The right of the firstborn is his.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:2 - you shall take some of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is giving you, and you shall put it in a basket, and you shall go to the place that the LORD your God will choose, to make his name to dwell there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:10 - And behold, now I bring the first of the fruit of the ground, which you, O LORD, have given me.’ And you shall set it down before the LORD your God and worship before the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - He chose the best of the land for himself,
for there a commander’s portion was reserved;
and he came with the heads of the people,
with Israel he executed the justice of the LORD,
and his judgments for Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:29 - Why then do you scorn[fn] my sacrifices and my offerings that I commanded for my dwelling, and honor your sons above me by fattening yourselves on the choicest parts of every offering of my people Israel?’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:21 - But the people took of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the best of the things devoted to destruction, to sacrifice to the LORD your God in Gilgal.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:5 - As soon as the command was spread abroad, the people of Israel gave in abundance the firstfruits of grain, wine, oil, honey, and of all the produce of the field. And they brought in abundantly the tithe of everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:37 - and to bring the first of our dough, and our contributions, the fruit of every tree, the wine and the oil, to the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and to bring to the Levites the tithes from our ground, for it is the Levites who collect the tithes in all our towns where we labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:44 - On that day men were appointed over the storerooms, the contributions, the firstfruits, and the tithes, to gather into them the portions required by the Law for the priests and for the Levites according to the fields of the towns, for Judah rejoiced over the priests and the Levites who ministered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:7 - And though your beginning was small,
your latter days will be very great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:19 - “He is the first of the works[fn] of God;
let him who made him bring near his sword!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:12 - And the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning. And he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:51 - He struck down every firstborn in Egypt,
the firstfruits of their strength in the tents of Ham.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:36 - He struck down all the firstborn in their land,
the firstfruits of all their strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:10 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom;
all those who practice it have a good understanding.
His praise endures forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:9 - Honor the LORD with your wealth
and with the firstfruits of all your produce;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:7 - The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom,
and whatever you get, get insight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:22 - “The LORD possessed[fn] me at the beginning of his work,[fn]
the first of his acts of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:14 - The beginning of strife is like letting out water,
so quit before the quarrel breaks out.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:8 - Better is the end of a thing than its beginning,
and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:10 - declaring the end from the beginning
and from ancient times things not yet done,
saying, ‘My counsel shall stand,
and I will accomplish all my purpose,’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:3 - Israel was holy to the LORD,
the firstfruits of his harvest.
All who ate of it incurred guilt;
disaster came upon them,
declares the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:1 - In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came from the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:1 - In the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah[fn] the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - In that same year, at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:34 - The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:35 - Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the mainstay of their might.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:40 - “For on my holy mountain, the mountain height of Israel, declares the Lord GOD, there all the house of Israel, all of them, shall serve me in the land. There I will accept them, and there I will require your contributions and the choicest of your gifts, with all your sacred offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:30 - And the first of all the firstfruits of all kinds, and every offering of all kinds from all your offerings, shall belong to the priests. You shall also give to the priests the first of your dough, that a blessing may rest on your house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:14 - They shall not sell or exchange any of it. They shall not alienate this choice portion of the land, for it is holy to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:41 - He shall come into the glorious land. And tens of thousands shall fall, but these shall be delivered out of his hand: Edom and Moab and the main part of the Ammonites.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:10 - Like grapes in the wilderness,
I found Israel.
Like the first fruit on the fig tree
in its first season,
I saw your fathers.
But they came to Baal-peor
and consecrated themselves to the thing of shame,
and became detestable like the thing they loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:1 - “Woe to those who are at ease in Zion,
and to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria,
the notable men of the first of the nations,
to whom the house of Israel comes!
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:6 - who drink wine in bowls
and anoint themselves with the finest oils,
but are not grieved over the ruin of Joseph!
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:13 - Harness the steeds to the chariots,
inhabitants of Lachish;
it was the beginning of sin
to the daughter of Zion,
for in you were found
the transgressions of Israel.
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