Prince



Prince, Princess There are sixteen different Hebrew words so translated. The principal are 1. nasi, 'one raised up'; this is translated also 'ruler, Governor, Captain, and chief.' It is applied to 'the princes of the Congregation': these would be the heads of families in the Various Tribes. Joshua 9: 15-21. 2. sar, 'to bear rule,' hence applied to the head men in the Tribes, 'chief of the Fathers'; and to the satraps in the Persian empire. Esther 1: 3-21. In Daniel these same are called achashdarpenayya, 'chief governors.' Dan. 3: 2, 3, 27; Dan. 6: 1-7. Princess is sarah. 1 Kings 11: 3; Lam. 1: 1. The word sar is also employed for the Prince of peace in Isa. 9: 6, and for Michael the Archangel, and for the prince of Persia who opposed him, and for the prince of Grecia. Dan. 10: 13-21.