Names of God including the word “prince.”
Five names include the word “prince.” For more information, click on the name.
Prince (see below)
The Hebrew word sar is a somewhat generic term covering different kinds of head men. When the Bible calls the messiah “prince,” it is because He is God’s appointed ruler. It has nothing to do with our modern concept of a son of a king or queen.
Jesus Christ fulfilled this prophetic title when He came as the ruling Son of David.
Prince in Hebrew:
Strong’s Concordance number: 5387a
Bible references: Ezek. 34:24; 37:25; 44:3
I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David will be prince among them. I the Lord have spoken. (Ezekiel 34:24 NIV)
Two New Testament names of Jesus (Yeshua‘) are the “Prince and Savior” and the “Prince of Life.” One version of Rev. 1:5 calls Jesus the “Prince of the kings of the earth” (KJV)
In Messianic prophecy Jesus is called the “Prince of peace”, “Prince of princes”, and “Messiah the Prince”.
This title is similar to the titles King, Ruler, and Sovereign used of God.