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Prince, Princess

Prince, Princess.

The only special uses of the word "prince" are --

  1. "Princes of provinces" ( 1 Kings 20:14 ) who were probably local governors or magistrates.
  2. The "princes" mentioned in ( Daniel 6:1 ) (see Esth 1:1 ) wore the predecessors of the satraps of Darius Hystaspes. The word princess is seldom used in the Bible, but the persons to which it alludes-- "daughters of kings" are frequently mentioned.

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Prince, Princess'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.