Prince of princes

Prince of princes is a name of God that uses a generic Hebrew word that covers different kinds of head men. To say that God is Prince of princes is to say that He rules all other rulers. In the same way he is King of kings and Lord of lords.

Prince of princes (Sar sarim) pictured in the Hebrew text of Daniel 8:25.

Prince of princes (Sar sarim) in the Hebrew text of Daniel 8:25.

Prince of princes in Hebrew:


Strong’s Concordance numbers: 8269, 8269

Bible reference: Dan. 8:25

The verse in Daniel talks about an insolent king:

Through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand. (Dan. 8:25 KJV)

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).

A similar name of Jesus the messiah (Christ) is simply Prince. In Messianic prophecy Jesus is called the Prince of peace and Messiah the Prince.