The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2232 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hgemonfrom (2233)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hayg-em-ohn' Noun Masculine
  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
    4. of a principal town as the capital of the region
NAS Word Usage - Total: 19
governor 14, governor's 1, governors 4
NAS Verse Count
1 Peter1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Hegemon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.