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Strong's #7217 - רֵאשׁ

corresponding to (H7218)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) chief, head

1a) head (of man)

1b) head (as seat of visions)

1c) chief

1d) sum (essential content)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
NAS (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
HCS (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
BSB (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
ESV (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
WEB (14)
Ezra 1
Daniel 13
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1458) sr (רסה RSh) AC: Inherit CO: Head AB: ?: The pictograph r is a picture of the head. The head of the tribe (chief) or family (father) is passed from generation to generation. The head grants permission for the betrothal of his daughters and determines the inheritor of the tribe or family. The head of a person, place, thing or time. (eng: raise - with the exchange of the s and sh)

A) sr (רסה RSh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

Nf2 ) tsr (רסהת RShT) - Net: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (21): net - Strongs: H7568 (רֶשֶׁת)

fjm) nfisr (רסהיונ RShYWN) - Permission: KJV (1): grant - Strongs: H7558 (רִשְׁיוֹן)

B) ssr (רסהסה RShSh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

ibm ) sisrt (תרסהיסה TRShYSh) - Tarshish: An unknown precious stone. A chief of trade goods. KJV (7): beryle - Strongs: H8658 (תַּרְשִׁישׁ)

C) sra (ארסה ARSh) AC: Request CO: ? AB: ?: A granting permission to marry.

V) sra (ארסה ARSh) - Betroth: To request a woman for marriage. [df: Vra] KJV (11): (vf: Pual, Piel) betroth, espouse - Strongs: H781 (אָרַשׂ)

Nf2 ) tsra (ארסהת ARShT) - Request: KJV (1): request - Strongs: H782 (אֲרֶשֶׁת)

D) sar (ראסה RASh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

Nm ) sar (ראסה RASh) - Head: The top of the body. A person in authority or role of leader. The top, beginning or first of something. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: syr] KJV (619): head, chief, top, beginning, company, captain, sum, first, principal, chapiters, rulers - Strongs: H7217 (רֵאשׁ), H7218 (רֹאשׁ), H7389 (רִישׁ)

Nf3 ) tfsar (ראסהות RAShWT) - Headrest: A place where the head is laid. KJV (1): bolster - Strongs: H7226 (רַאֲשׁוֹת)

Nf4) tisar (ראסהית RAShYT) - Beginning: The head of a space such as the head of a river or time such as an event. KJV (51): beginning, firstfruits, first, chief - Strongs: H7225 (רֵאשִׁית)

af1) esarm (מראסהה MRAShH) - Head: As a leader. KJV (1): principality - Strongs: H4761 (מְרַאֲשׁוֹת)

ef1) esair (ריאסהה RYAShH) - Beginning: The head of a space such as the head of a river or time such as an event. KJV (185): first, former, beginning, chief, before, old, foremost, aforetime - Strongs: H7223 (רִאשֹׁן)

ejm) nfsair (ריאסהונ RYAShWN) - First: The head of a time or position. KJV (185): first, former, beginning, chief, before, old, foremost, aforetime - Strongs: H7223 (רִאשֹׁן)

gm) safr (רואסה RWASh) - Venom: The poison of serpents that comes sacks located in the head. Also by extension any type of poison. KJV (12): gall, venom, poison, hemlock - Strongs: H7219 (רוֹשׁ)

gf1) esafr (רואסהה RWAShH) - Head: KJV (1): beginnings - Strongs: H7222 (רֹאשָׁה)

kf1) esarm (מראסהה MRAShH) - Headrest: A place where the head is laid. KJV (8): bolster, pillow, head - Strongs: H4763 (מְרַאֲשׁוֹת)

emfm) insair (ריאסהני RYAShNY) - First: The head of a time or position. KJV (1): first - Strongs: H7224 (רִאשׁוֹנִי)

J) sfr (רוסה RWSh) AC: ? CO: Poor AB: ?: One who hangs down the head and is in need.

Nm) sfr (רוסה RWSh) - Poor: KJV (24): poor, lack, needy - Strongs: H7326 (רוּשׁ)

L) sri (ירסה YRSh) AC: Inherit CO: ? AB: Inheritance: The inheritor becomes the head of the family. [See also src]

V) sri (ירסה YRSh) - Inherit: KJV (232): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) possession, out, inherit, heir, possession, succeed, dispossess, poverty, drive, enjoy, poor, expel - Strongs: H3423 (יָרֵשׁ)

Nf1) esri (ירסהה YRShH) - Inheritance: KJV (2): possession - Strongs: H3424 (יְרֵשָׁה)

am) srfm (מורסה MWRSh) - Inheritance: KJV (3): possession, thought - Strongs: H4180 (מוֹרָשׁ)

af1) esrfm (מורסהה MWRShH) - Inheritance: KJV (9): possession, inheritance, heritage - Strongs: H4181 (מוֹרָשָׁה)

df1) esfri (ירוסהה YRWShH) - Inheritance: KJV (14): possession, heritage, inheritance - Strongs: H3425 (יְרֻשָּׁה)

icm) sfrit (תירוסה TYRWSh) - Wine: A freshly pressed wine. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (38): wine - Strongs: H8492 (תִּירֹשׁ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2023
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רֵאשׁ noun masculine Daniel 7:6 head (Egyptian Aramaic, S-C Pap.; Palmyrene רש; ᵑ7רֵישׁ, Syriac ; Biblical Hebrew ראֹשׁ); — construct ׳ר Daniel 7:1; emphatic הָ֯ Daniel 2:38; suffix רֵאשׁי Daniel 4:2 +, חָ֯ Daniel 2:28, הֵּ֯ Daniel 2:32 +, הַּ֯ Daniel 7:20, הֵ֯וֺן Daniel 3:27; plural absolute רֵאשִׁין Daniel 7:6, suffix רָאשֵׁיהֹם (K§§ 53, Anm. b); 63Gu Hpt on the passage) Ezra 5:10; —

1 head of man Daniel 3:27, compare Daniel 7:9; in vision: of image Daniel 2:32,38, beast Daniel 7:6,20.

2 head as seat of visions, הֶזְוֵי רֵאשָׁךְ, etc., Daniel 2:28; Daniel 4:2; Daniel 4:7; Daniel 4:10; Daniel 7:1,15.

3 = chief, ׳בְּר Ezra 5:10 in the capacity of their chiefs.

4 sum, essential content, of matters Daniel 7:1 (Nes MM 40 beginning).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֵאשׁ i.q. רֵישׁ m. poverty, Proverbs 30:8, from the root רוּשׁ.

רֵאשׁ Ch. i.q. Hebr. רֹאשׁ

(1)  the head, Daniel 2:38. חֶזְוֵי רֵאשָׁךְ visions of thy head, which are presented to thy mind, Daniel 4:2,, 10 7:15.

(2) the sum, head, amount of any thing, Daniel 7:1. Pl. רֵאשִׁין Daniel 7:6, and like the Hebrew רָאשִׁין, Ezra 5:10.


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List of Word Forms
בְרֵאשַׁ֔הּ בְרָאשֵׁיהֹֽם׃ בראשה בראשיהם׃ רֵ֥אשׁ רֵֽאשְׁהוֹן֙ רֵאשִׁ֖י רֵאשִׁין֙ רֵאשֵׁ֖הּ רֵאשֵׁהּ֙ רֵאשָׁ֖ה רֵאשָׁ֛ךְ ראש ראשה ראשהון ראשי ראשין ראשך ḇə·rā·šê·hōm ḇə·rê·šah ḇərāšêhōm ḇərêšah rê·šāh rê·šāḵ rê·šə·hō·wn rê·šêh rê·šî rê·šîn rêš rêšāh rêšāḵ rêšêh rêšəhōwn resh reShach reShah reSheh reshehOn reShi reShin rêšî rêšîn verasheiHom vereShah
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