Ro'sh

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 7218 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
Xarfrom an unused root apparently meaning to shake
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ro'shTWOT - 2097
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
roshe Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. head, top, summit, upper part, chief, total, sum, height, front, beginning
    1. head (of man, animals)
    2. top, tip (of mountain)
    3. height (of stars)
    4. chief, head (of man, city, nation, place, family, priest)
    5. head, front, beginning
    6. chief, choicest, best
    7. head, division, company, band
    8. sum
NAS Word Usage - Total: 595
bands 1, beginning 11, beheaded* 1, best 1, best things 1, bodyguard* 1, captains 3, census 7, chief 35, chief men 6, chiefs 3, companies 7, company 5, corner 1, count 1, distant 1, divisions 1, ends 2, every 1, faced* 1, favor* 1, finest 2, first 12, full 2, hair 3, head 256, heads 129, laughingstock* 1, leader 4, leaders 8, leading man 1, leading men 2, masters 1, released* 1, ridge 2, rivers 1, sum 2, summit 7, themselves 1, top 51, topmost 2, topmost* 1, tops 15
NAS Verse Count
Genesis16
Exodus25
Leviticus38
Numbers36
Deuteronomy16
Joshua13
Judges28
1 Samuel21
2 Samuel25
1 Kings20
2 Kings14
1 Chronicles63
2 Chronicles20
Ezra13
Nehemiah16
Esther5
Job13
Psalms32
Proverbs10
Ecclesiastes3
Solomon7
Isaiah26
Jeremiah13
Lamentations7
Ezekiel35
Daniel1
Hosea2
Joel3
Amos6
Obadiah1
Jonah3
Micah5
Nahum1
Habakkuk2
Zechariah4


Total543
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Ro'sh". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .