- Original: ἡγεμών
- Transliteration: hegemon
- Phonetic: hayg-em-ohn'
1. a leader of any kind, a guide, ruler, prefect, president, chief, general, commander, sovereign
a. 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
b. 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.
c. first, leading, chief
d. of a principal town as the capital of the region
- Origin: from G2233
- TDNT entry: None
- Part(s) of speech: Noun Masculine
- Strong's: From G2233
; a leader that is chief person (or figuratively place) of a province: - governor prince ruler.
Total KJV Occurrences: 19
• ears, 1
• governor, 16
Mat 27:2; Mat 27:11(2); Mat 27:14; Mat 27:15; Mat 27:21; Mat 27:23; Mat 27:27; Luke 20:20
; Act 23:24; Act 23:26; Act 23:33; Act 23:34; Act 24:1; Act 24:10; Act 26:30
• governors, 1
1 Peter 2:14
• princes, 1