Head over all

Head over all is another descriptive name used of God and Jesus (Yeshua‘). It tells of His sovereignty and dominion over all other things. When Paul uses it as a name of Jesus it is in the context of talking about His resurrection victory.

Head over all in Hebrew:

lekhol lero’sh

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 3605, 7218

Bible reference: 1 Chron. 29:11

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O Lord, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. (1 Chronicles 29:11)

An alternative name of God in this verse is Head above all (KJV).

Paul said that Jesus was given as Head over all things to the church - the words pictured in the Greek text of Ephesians 1:22.

Head over all things in the Greek text of Eph. 1:22.

Head over all things in Greek:

Hē kephalē hyper panta

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2776, 5228, 3956

Bible reference: Eph. 1:22

He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. (Ephesians 1:22-23)

Similar names of Jesus are: Head over all rule and authority and Head of the church. The KJV has head of the corner instead of Chief cornerstone.

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