Hebrews 13:7 (KJV 1900) — 7 Remember them which have the rule [hegeomai (ἡγέομαι, 2233)] over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Hebrews 13:17 (KJV 1900) — 17 Obey them that have the rule [hegeomai (ἡγέομαι, 2233)] over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Hebrews 13:24 (KJV 1900) — 24 Salute all them that have the rule [hegeomai (ἡγέομαι, 2233)] over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
- hegeomai (ἡγέομαι, 2233), “to lead,” is translated “to rule” in Heb. 13:7, 17, 24 (kjv marg., in the first two, “are the guides” and “guide.” To so influence others as to cause them to follow a recommended course of action—‘to guide, to direct, to lead. To point out the way