Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
ἡγεμών, -όνος, ὁ
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ruler, prince, governor, prefect, procurator
a guide; a leader; a chieftain, prince, Mt. 2:6; a Roman provincial governor, under whatever title, Mt. 10:18; 27:2; Lk. 20:20; Acts 23:24

Greek-English Concordance for ἡγεμών

Matthew 2:6 ‘And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers (hēgemosin | ἡγεμόσιν | dat pl masc) of Judah; for from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’”
Matthew 10:18 and you will be brought before governors (hēgemonas | ἡγεμόνας | acc pl masc) and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
Matthew 27:2 And when they had bound him, they led him away and turned him over to Pilate the governor (hēgemoni | ἡγεμόνι | dat sg masc).
Matthew 27:11 Then Jesus stood before the governor (hēgemonos | ἡγεμόνος | gen sg masc); and the governor (hēgemōn | ἡγεμών | nom sg masc) questioned him, saying, “Are you the king of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You say so.”
Matthew 27:14 But Jesus refused to answer even a single charge, so that the governor (hēgemona | ἡγεμόνα | acc sg masc) was greatly astonished.
Matthew 27:15 Now at festival time the governor (hēgemōn | ἡγεμών | nom sg masc) was accustomed to release one prisoner for the crowd, whomever they wanted.
Matthew 27:21 Once again the governor (hēgemōn | ἡγεμών | nom sg masc) asked them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.”
Matthew 27:27 Then the governor’s (hēgemonos | ἡγεμόνος | gen sg masc) soldiers took Jesus into the praetorium and gathered the entire garrison around him.
Matthew 28:14 And if this should come to the governor’s (hēgemonos | ἡγεμόνος | gen sg masc) ears, we will bribe him and keep you out of trouble.”
Mark 13:9 But watch out for yourselves; they will deliver you over to local councils, and in synagogues you will be beaten, and before governors (hēgemonōn | ἡγεμόνων | gen pl masc) and kings you will be made to stand for my sake, to bear witness to them.
Luke 20:20 So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous so they could catch him in his word, and in this way deliver him to the jurisdiction and authority of the governor (hēgemonos | ἡγεμόνος | gen sg masc).
Luke 21:12 But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, handing you over to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors (hēgemonas | ἡγεμόνας | acc pl masc) for the sake of my name.
Acts 23:24 And he told them to provide mounts so that having put Paul on them they might bring him safely to Felix the governor (hēgemona | ἡγεμόνα | acc sg masc).
Acts 23:26 “Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor (hēgemoni | ἡγεμόνι | dat sg masc), Felix, greetings.
Acts 23:33 When the horsemen arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor (hēgemoni | ἡγεμόνι | dat sg masc) and turned over Paul to him.
Acts 24:1 And after five days the high priest Ananias went down with some elders and a prosecuting attorney, one Tertullus; and they laid before the governor (hēgemoni | ἡγεμόνι | dat sg masc) their case against Paul.
Acts 24:10 And Paul responded, when the governor (hēgemonos | ἡγεμόνος | gen sg masc) motioned to him to speak: “Knowing that for many years you have been a judge over this nation, gladly do I make my own defense concerning these things.
Acts 26:30 Then the king stood up, and the governor (hēgemōn | ἡγεμών | nom sg masc) and Bernice and those sitting with them;
1 Peter 2:14 or to governors (hēgemosin | ἡγεμόσιν | dat pl masc) as those sent by him for the punishment of those who do evil and the praise of those who do good.