H7223 ראשׁן ראשׁון - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

ראשׁן ראשׁון
ri'shôn ri'shôn
ree-shone', ree-shone'
From H7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun)

KJV Usage: ancestor, (that were) before (-time), beginning, eldest, first, fore [-father] (-most), former (thing), of old time, past.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


ראשׁן ראשׁון
1. first, primary, former
a. former (of time)
1. ancestors
2. former things
b. foremost (of location)
c. first (in time)
d. first, chief (in degree) adv
2. first, before, formerly, at first
Origin: from H7221
TWOT: 2097c
Parts of Speech:

1) first, primary, former
1a) former (of time)
1a1) ancestors
1a2) former things
1b) foremost (of location)
1c) first (in time)
1d) first, chief (in degree)
2) first, before, formerly, at first

View how H7223 ראשׁן ראשׁון is used in the Bible

First 30 of 182 occurrences of H7223 ראשׁן ראשׁון

Genesis 8:13 in the first
Genesis 13:4 there at the first:
Genesis 25:25 And the first
Genesis 26:1 the first
Genesis 28:19 at the first.
Genesis 32:17 the foremost,
Genesis 33:2 foremost,
Genesis 38:28 first.
Genesis 40:13 after the former
Genesis 41:20 the first
Exodus 4:8 of the first
Exodus 12:2 it shall be the first
Exodus 12:15 the first
Exodus 12:15 from the first
Exodus 12:16 And in the first
Exodus 12:18 In the first
Exodus 34:1 like the first:
Exodus 34:1 that were in the first
Exodus 34:4 like the first;
Exodus 40:2 On the first
Exodus 40:17 And it came to pass in the first
Leviticus 4:21 the first
Leviticus 5:8 first,
Leviticus 9:15 as the first.
Leviticus 23:5 day of the first
Leviticus 23:7 In the first
Leviticus 23:35 On the first
Leviticus 23:39 on the first
Leviticus 23:40 you on the first
Leviticus 26:45 of their ancestors,

Distinct usage

18 In the first
11 first
10 the first
9 of the first
7 day of the first
5 first,
4 On the first
4 the former
3 that were in the first
3 after the former
3 Now the first
3 as at the first,
2 at the first.
2 like the first,
2 shall be first
2 for the first
2 at the first,
2 from the first
2 at the first
2 the former things
2 according to the first
1 there at the first:
1 And the first
1 foremost,
1 first.
1 it shall be the first
1 And in the first
1 like the first:
1 like the first;
1 And it came to pass in the first
1 as the first.
1 These shall first
1 against the former
1 And that first
1 of the foremost
1 should not be first
1 in old time,
1 and became as it was before.
1 it first;
1 first;
1 after their former
1 For because ye did it not at the first,
1 were chief
1 Over the first
1 after the first
1 all the eldest.
1 He in the first
1 day of the first
1 in the first place
1 I pray thee, of the former
1 He that is first
1 at the beginning;
1 of former
1 not thou, What is the cause that the former
1 the first,
1 the former things,
1 Behold, the former things
1 ye not the former things,
1 Thy first
1 I am the first,

Corresponding Greek Words

rishon G744 archaios
rishon G3962 pater, patros
rishon G4416 prototokos
barishon G1728 en archomai *
rishon G4386 proteros *
rishon G4387 protos *

Related words


H7224 ראשׁני ri'shônı̂y
From H7223; first

KJV Usage: first.

H7221 ראשׁה ri'shâh

From the same as H7218; a beginning

KJV Usage: beginning.