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Lexicon :: Strong's G935 - basileus

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basileus (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from βάσις (G939) (through the notion of a foundation of power)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:576,97

Strong’s Definitions

βασιλεύς basileús, bas-il-yooce'; probably from G939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively, or figuratively):—king.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 118x

The KJV translates Strong's G935 in the following manner: king (82x), King (of Jews) (21x), King (God or Christ) (11x), King (of Israel) (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 118x
The KJV translates Strong's G935 in the following manner: king (82x), King (of Jews) (21x), King (God or Christ) (11x), King (of Israel) (4x).
  1. leader of the people, prince, commander, lord of the land, king

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βασιλεύς basileús, bas-il-yooce'; probably from G939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively, or figuratively):—king.
βασιλεύς, -έως, , leader of the people, prince, commander, lord of the land, king; universally: οἱ βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς, Matthew 17:25; Revelation 16:14 [L T Tr WH omit τῆς γῆς], etc.; τῶν ἐθνῶν, Luke 22:25; of the king of Egypt, Acts 7:10, 18; Hebrews 11:23, 27; of David, Matthew 1:6; Acts 13:22; of Herod the Great and his successors, Matthew 2:1ff; Luke 1:5; Acts 12:1; Acts 25:13; of a tetrarch, Matthew 14:9; Mark 6:14, 22 (of the son of a king, Xenophon, oec. 4, 16; "reges Syriae, regis Antiochi pueros, scitis Romae nuper fuisse," Cicero, Verr. 2:4, 27, cf. de senectute 17, 59; [Vergil Aen. 9, 223]); of a Roman emperor, 1 Timothy 2:2; 1 Peter 2:17, cf. Revelation 17:9 (Revelation 17:10), (so in secular writings in the Roman age, as in Josephus, b. j. 5, 13, 6; Herodian, 2, 4, 8 [4 Bekker]; of the son of the emperor, ibid. 1, 5, 15 [5 Bekker]); of the Messiah, βασιλεύς τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Matthew 2:2, etc.; τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Mark 15:32; John 1:49 (John 1:50); John 12:13; of Christians, as to reign over the world with Christ in the millennial kingdom, Revelation 1:6; Revelation 5:10 (Rec. in both passages and Griesbach in the latter; see βασιλεία, 3 e.); of God, the supreme ruler over all, Matthew 5:35; 1 Timothy 1:17 (see αἰών, 2); Revelation 15:3; βασιλεὺς βασιλέων, Revelation 17:14 [but here, as in Revelation 19:16 of the victorious Messiah]; βασ. τῶν βασιλευόντων, 1 Timothy 6:15, (2 Macc. 13:4; 3 Macc. 5:35; Enoch 9, 4; [84, 2; Philo de decal. § 10]; cf. [κύριος τῶν βασ. Daniel 2:47]; κύριος τ. κυρίων, Deuteronomy 10:17; Psalm 135:3 (Ps. 136:3; [so of the king of the Parthians, Plutarch, Pomp. § 38, 1]).

Related entry:
[βασιλίσκος, -ου, , (diminutive of βασιλεύς) a petty king; a reading noted by WH in their (rejected) marginal reading of John 4:46, 49. (Polybius, others)]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

135:3; 136:3
1:6; 2:1; 2:2; 5:35; 14:9; 17:25
6:14; 6:22; 15:32
1:5; 22:25
1:49; 1:50; 4:46; 4:49; 12:13
7:10; 7:18; 12:1; 13:22; 25:13
1 Timothy
1:17; 2:2; 6:15
11:23; 11:27
1 Peter
1:6; 5:10; 15:3; 16:14; 17:9; 17:10; 17:14; 19:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G935 matches the Greek βασιλεύς (basileus),
which occurs 115 times in 105 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:6–Jhn 18:37)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:6 - Jesse fathered David the king G935.

David fathered Solomon by [fn]her who had been the wife of Uriah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 -

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king G935, behold, [fn]magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:2 - “Where is He who has been born King G935 of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:3 - When Herod the king G935 heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:9 - After hearing the king G935, they went on their way; and behold, the star, which they had seen in the east, went on ahead of them until it came to a stop over the place where the Child was to be found.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:35 - nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, nor [fn]by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING G935.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:18 - and you will even be brought before governors and kings G935 on My account, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:8 - [fn]But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ G935 [fn]palaces!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:9 - And although he was grieved, the king G935 commanded it to be given because of his oaths and [fn]his dinner guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:25 - He *said, “Yes.” And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, “What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings G935 of the earth collect customs or [fn]poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:23 -

“For this reason the kingdom of heaven [fn]is like a king G935 who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:5 -





Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:2 - “The kingdom of heaven [fn]is like [fn]a king G935 who [fn]held a wedding feast for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:7 - “Now the king G935 was angry, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:11 -

“But when the king G935 came in to look over the [fn]dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:13 - “Then the king G935 said to the servants, ‘Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:34 -

“Then the King G935 will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:40 - “And the King G935 will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of Mine, you did it for Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:11 -

Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, “So You are the King G935 of the Jews?” And Jesus said to him, It is as you say.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and put a [fn]reed in His right hand; and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, “Hail, King G935 of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:37 - And above His head they put up the charge against Him [fn]which read, “THIS IS JESUS THE KING G935 OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:42 - “He saved others; [fn]He cannot save Himself! He is the King G935 of Israel; let Him now come down from the cross, and we will believe in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:14 -

And King G935 Herod heard about it, for His name had become well known; and people were saying, “John the Baptist has risen from the dead, and that is why these miraculous powers are at work in Him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:22 - and when the daughter of Herodias herself came in and danced, she pleased Herod and [fn]his dinner guests; and the king G935 said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you want, and I will give it to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:25 - Immediately she came in a hurry to the king G935 and asked, saying, “I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:26 - And although the king G935 was very sorry, because of his oaths and [fn]his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:27 - Immediately the king G935 sent an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and beheaded him in the prison,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:9 -

“But [fn]be on your guard; for they will hand you over to the [fn]courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings G935 for My sake, as a testimony to them.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:2 - Pilate questioned Him: “So You are the King G935 of the Jews?” And He answered him, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:9 - Pilate answered them, saying, “Do you want me to release for you the King G935 of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:12 - And responding again, Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Him whom you call the King G935 of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:18 - and they began saluting Him: “Hail, King G935 of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:26 - The inscription of the charge against Him [fn]read, “THE KING G935 OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:32 - “Let this Christ, the King G935 of Israel, come down now from the cross, so that we may see and believe!” Those who were crucified with Him were also insulting Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:5 -

In the days of Herod, king G935 of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of [fn]Abijah; and he had a wife [fn]from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:24 - for I tell you that many prophets and kings G935 wanted to see the things that you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things that you hear, and did not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:31 - “Or what king G935, when he sets out to meet another king G935 in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to face the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:38 - [fn]shouting:


Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:12 -

“But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, turning you over to the synagogues and prisons, [fn]bringing you before kings G935 and governors on account of My name.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:25 - And He said to them, “The kings G935 of the Gentiles domineer over them; and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to bring charges against Him, saying, “We found this Man misleading our nation and forbidding us to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is [fn]Christ, a King G935.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:3 - Now Pilate asked Him, saying, “So You are the King G935 of the Jews?” And He answered him and said, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:37 - and saying, “If You are the King G935 of the Jews, save Yourself!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:38 - Now there was also an inscription above Him, “THIS IS THE KING G935 OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:49 - Nathanael answered Him, “Rabbi, You are the Son of God; You are the King G935 of Israel!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:15 -

So Jesus, aware that they [fn]intended to come and take Him by force to make Him king G935, withdrew again to the mountain by Himself, alone.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:13 - they took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began shouting, “Hosanna! BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, indeed, the King G935 of Israel!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:33 -

Therefore Pilate entered the Praetorium again, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “You are the King G935 of the Jews?”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:37 - Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king G935?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king G935. For this purpose I have been born, and for this I have come into the world: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.”

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