7225. reshith
Strong's Concordance
reshith: beginning, chief
Original Word: רֵאשִׁית
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: reshith
Phonetic Spelling: (ray-sheeth')
Short Definition: beginning
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from rosh
Definition
beginning, chief
NASB Translation
beginning (19), choice (2), choicest (3), finest (2), first (16), first fruits (7), foremost (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[רֵאשִׁית] noun feminine beginning, chief (for *רְאֵשִׁיתGGA 1884, 1019, compare HolzHexateuch 465; Syriac ); — absolute ׳ר Deuteronomy 33:21+, construct ׳ר Genesis 10:10+, רֵשִׁית Deuteronomy 11:12; suffix רֵאשִׁיתוֺ Ecclesiastes 7:8, רֵאשִׁתוֺ Job 42:12, etc.; —

1.a beginning of kingdom Genesis 10:10 (J), year Deuteronomy 11:12, reign Jeremiah 26:1; Jeremiah 27:1; Jeremiah 28:1; Jeremiah 49:34;= first phase, step, or element in course of events Isaiah 46:10 (opposed to אַחֲרִית); of a thing (דָּבָר) Ecclesiastes 7:8 (opposed to id.); of sin Micah 1:13, strife Proverbs 17:14, wisdom Psalm 111:10, knowledge Proverbs 1:7 thy beginning Job 8:7 #NAME?his beginning Job 42:12 (both opposed to אַחֲרִית), ׳ר before clause, ׳בָּרָא א ׳בְּר Genesis 1:1 in the beginning when god created (> absolute in the beginning God created); אֹנִי ׳ר Genesis 49:3 (poem) beginning (first product) of my manly vigour ("" בְּכֹרִי כֹּחִי so Deuteronomy 21:17; Psalm 78:51 (both "" בְּכוֺת Psalm 105:36; compare דֵּרְכֵי אֵל ׳ר Job 40:19 (of hippopotamus), דַּרְכּוֺ ׳ר Proverbs 8:22 (of wisdom);=first season (of a tree) Hosea 9:10; גּוֺיִם׳ר Numbers 24:20 (JE), first, earliest, of nations.

b. first of fruits Exodus 23:19 (E), Exodus 34:26 (JE), Deuteronomy 26:2,10; Ezekiel 44:30.a, of harvest Leviticus 23:10 (H), grain Deuteronomy 18:4; 2Chronicles 31:5 dough Numbers 15:20,21 (P), Ezekiel 44:30b Nehemiah 10:38, wool Deuteronomy 18:4; of כָּלתְּֿבוּאָתֶ֑ךָ Proverbs 3:9; Israel is תְּבוּאָתֹה ׳ר Jeremiah 2:3 (i.e. of ׳יs increase); ׳ר=first-fruits Leviticus 2:12 (P), Numbers 18:12 (P), Nehemiah 12:44; הָאָרֶץ ׳ר Ezekiel 48:14

2 first chief, Amos 6:1; גְּבוּרָתָם ׳ר Jeremiah 49:35 (of bows); so apparently בְּנֵי עַמּוֺן ׳ר Daniel 11:41, i.e. the principal part of them (Buhl Marti conjecture שְׁאֵרִית after ᵑ6); מַשְׁאוֺתֵיכֶם ׳ר Ezekiel 20:40, i.e. your chief oblations; שְׁמָנִים ׳ר Amos 6:6, i.e. choice oils; = choice part, of land Deuteronomy 33:21, offering 1 Samuel 2:29, הַחֵרֶם 1 Samuel 15:21; absolute chief thing Proverbs 4:7 (of wisdom).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beginning, chiefest, firstfruits, part, time, principal thing

From the same as ro'sh; the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit) -- beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.

see HEBREW ro'sh

Forms and Transliterations
בְּרֵ֣אשִׁיתָ֔הּ בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בְּרֵאשִׁ֗ית בְּרֵאשִׁית֙ בראשית בראשיתה וְרֵאשִׁ֖ית וְרֵאשִׁ֛ית וְרֵאשִׁ֣ית וְרֵאשִׁ֤ית וְרֵאשִׁ֥ית וְרֵאשִׁית֩ וּ֝מֵרֵאשִׁ֗ית ומראשית וראשית לָרֵאשִׁ֣ית לראשית מֵֽרֵאשִׁית֑וֹ מֵֽרֵאשִׁית֙ מֵֽרֵשִׁית֙ מֵרֵאשִׁ֛ית מֵרֵאשִׁ֣ית ׀ מֵרֵאשִׁית֙ מֵרֵאשִׁת֑וֹ מראשית מראשיתו מראשתו מרשית רֵ֘אשִׁ֤ית רֵ֝אשִׁ֗ית רֵאשִׁ֖ית רֵאשִׁ֗ית רֵאשִׁ֛ית רֵאשִׁ֣ית רֵאשִׁ֤ית רֵאשִׁ֥ית רֵאשִׁ֨ית רֵאשִׁית֙ רֵאשִׁיתְךָ֣ רֵאשִׁיתָ֛ם ראשית ראשיתך ראשיתם bə·rê·šî·ṯāh bə·rê·šîṯ bereShit beReshiTah bərêšîṯ bərêšîṯāh lā·rê·šîṯ lareShit lārêšîṯ mê·rê·ši·ṯōw mê·rê·šî·ṯōw mê·rê·šîṯ mereShit mereshiTo mêrêšîṯ mêrêšiṯōw mêrêšîṯōw rê·šî·ṯām rê·šî·ṯə·ḵā rê·šîṯ reShit reshiTam reshiteCha rêšîṯ rêšîṯām rêšîṯəḵā ū·mê·rê·šîṯ umereShit ūmêrêšîṯ vereShit wə·rê·šîṯ wərêšîṯ
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51 Occurrences


bə·rê·šîṯ — 5 Occ.
bə·rê·šî·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
lā·rê·šîṯ — 1 Occ.
mê·rê·šîṯ — 5 Occ.
mê·rê·ši·ṯōw — 2 Occ.
rê·šîṯ — 28 Occ.
rê·šî·ṯām — 1 Occ.
rê·šî·ṯə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ū·mê·rê·šîṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·rê·šîṯ — 6 Occ.

Genesis 1:1
HEB: בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים
NAS: In the beginning God created
KJV: In the beginning God created
INT: in the beginning created God

Genesis 10:10
HEB: וַתְּהִ֨י רֵאשִׁ֤ית מַמְלַכְתּוֹ֙ בָּבֶ֔ל
NAS: The beginning of his kingdom was Babel
KJV: And the beginning of his kingdom
INT: become the beginning of his kingdom was Babel

Genesis 49:3
HEB: אַ֔תָּה כֹּחִ֖י וְרֵאשִׁ֣ית אוֹנִ֑י יֶ֥תֶר
NAS: My might and the beginning of my strength,
KJV: my might, and the beginning of my strength,
INT: you my might and the beginning of my strength Preeminent

Exodus 23:19
HEB: רֵאשִׁ֗ית בִּכּוּרֵי֙ אַדְמָ֣תְךָ֔
NAS: You shall bring the choice first fruits
KJV: The first of the firstfruits
INT: the choice first of your soil

Exodus 34:26
HEB: רֵאשִׁ֗ית בִּכּוּרֵי֙ אַדְמָ֣תְךָ֔
NAS: You shall bring the very first of the first fruits
KJV: The first of the firstfruits
INT: first of the first of your soil

Leviticus 2:12
HEB: קָרְבַּ֥ן רֵאשִׁ֛ית תַּקְרִ֥יבוּ אֹתָ֖ם
NAS: As an offering of first fruits you shall bring
KJV: As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer
INT: an offering of first shall bring to the LORD

Leviticus 23:10
HEB: אֶת־ עֹ֛מֶר רֵאשִׁ֥ית קְצִירְכֶ֖ם אֶל־
NAS: in the sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest
KJV: a sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest
INT: shall bring the sheaf of the first of your harvest to

Numbers 15:20
HEB: רֵאשִׁית֙ עֲרִסֹ֣תֵכֶ֔ם חַלָּ֖ה
NAS: Of the first of your dough
KJV: a cake of the first of your dough
INT: of the first of your dough A cake

Numbers 15:21
HEB: מֵרֵאשִׁית֙ עֲרִסֹ֣תֵיכֶ֔ם תִּתְּנ֥וּ
NAS: From the first of your dough
KJV: Of the first of your dough
INT: the first of your dough shall give

Numbers 18:12
HEB: תִּיר֣וֹשׁ וְדָגָ֑ן רֵאשִׁיתָ֛ם אֲשֶׁר־ יִתְּנ֥וּ
NAS: and of the grain, the first fruits of those which
KJV: and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them which they shall offer
INT: of the fresh the grain the first which give

Numbers 24:20
HEB: מְשָׁל֖וֹ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר רֵאשִׁ֤ית גּוֹיִם֙ עֲמָלֵ֔ק
NAS: Amalek was the first of the nations,
KJV: Amalek [was] the first of the nations;
INT: his discourse and said was the first of the nations Amalek

Deuteronomy 11:12
HEB: אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ בָּ֔הּ מֵֽרֵשִׁית֙ הַשָּׁנָ֔ה וְעַ֖ד
NAS: are always on it, from the beginning even to the end
KJV: [are] always upon it, from the beginning of the year
INT: of the LORD your God the beginning of the year even

Deuteronomy 18:4
HEB: רֵאשִׁ֨ית דְּגָֽנְךָ֜ תִּֽירֹשְׁךָ֣
NAS: You shall give him the first fruits
KJV: The firstfruit [also] of thy corn,
INT: the first of your grain your new

Deuteronomy 18:4
HEB: תִּֽירֹשְׁךָ֣ וְיִצְהָרֶ֗ךָ וְרֵאשִׁ֛ית גֵּ֥ז צֹאנְךָ֖
NAS: him the first fruits of your grain,
KJV: and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece
INT: your new and your oil fruits shearing of your sheep

Deuteronomy 21:17
HEB: כִּי־ הוּא֙ רֵאשִׁ֣ית אֹנ֔וֹ ל֖וֹ
NAS: that he has, for he is the beginning of his strength;
KJV: of all that he hath: for he [is] the beginning of his strength;
INT: for he is the beginning of his strength the right

Deuteronomy 26:2
HEB: וְלָקַחְתָּ֞ מֵרֵאשִׁ֣ית ׀ כָּל־ פְּרִ֣י
NAS: some of the first of all
KJV: That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit
INT: you shall take of the first of all the produce

Deuteronomy 26:10
HEB: הֵבֵ֙אתִי֙ אֶת־ רֵאשִׁית֙ פְּרִ֣י הָאֲדָמָ֔ה
NAS: I have brought the first of the produce
INT: behold have brought the first of the produce of the ground

Deuteronomy 33:21
HEB: וַיַּ֤רְא רֵאשִׁית֙ ל֔וֹ כִּי־
NAS: Then he provided the first [part] for himself, For there
KJV: And he provided the first part for himself, because there, [in] a portion
INT: provided the first For there

1 Samuel 2:29
HEB: מִמֶּ֔נִּי לְהַבְרִֽיאֲכֶ֗ם מֵרֵאשִׁ֛ית כָּל־ מִנְחַ֥ת
NAS: Me, by making yourselves fat with the choicest of every
KJV: above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings
INT: above making the choicest of every offering

1 Samuel 15:21
HEB: צֹ֥אן וּבָקָ֖ר רֵאשִׁ֣ית הַחֵ֑רֶם לִזְבֹּ֛חַ
NAS: and oxen, the choicest of the things devoted to destruction,
KJV: and oxen, the chief of the things which should have been utterly destroyed,
INT: sheep and oxen the choicest of the things to sacrifice

2 Chronicles 31:5
HEB: בְנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ רֵאשִׁ֣ית דָּגָ֗ן תִּיר֤וֹשׁ
NAS: provided in abundance the first fruits of grain,
KJV: in abundance the firstfruits of corn,
INT: the sons of Israel the first of grain new

Nehemiah 10:37
HEB: וְאֶת־ רֵאשִׁ֣ית עֲרִיסֹתֵ֣ינוּ וּ֠תְרוּמֹתֵינוּ
NAS: We will also bring the first of our dough,
KJV: And [that] we should bring the firstfruits of our dough,
INT: the first of our dough our contributions

Nehemiah 12:44
HEB: לָא֨וֹצָר֥וֹת לַתְּרוּמוֹת֮ לָרֵאשִׁ֣ית וְלַמַּֽעַשְׂרוֹת֒ לִכְנ֨וֹס
NAS: the contributions, the first fruits and the tithes,
KJV: for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes,
INT: the stores the contributions the first and the tithes to gather

Job 8:7
HEB: וְהָיָ֣ה רֵאשִׁיתְךָ֣ מִצְעָ֑ר וְ֝אַחֲרִיתְךָ֗
NAS: Though your beginning was insignificant,
KJV: Though thy beginning was small,
INT: become your beginning was insignificant your end

Job 40:19
HEB: ה֭וּא רֵאשִׁ֣ית דַּרְכֵי־ אֵ֑ל
NAS: He is the first of the ways of God;
KJV: He [is] the chief of the ways of God:
INT: He is the first of the ways of God

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