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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Naves Topical Index

General references
Isaiah 40:3; Daniel 3:4

Signified by the word preacher
1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11; 2 Peter 2:5

Smith's Bible Dictionary

one who makes public proclamation. The only notice of this officer in the Old Testament occurs in (Daniel 3:4) The term "herald" might be substituted for "preacher" in (1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11; 2 Peter 2:5)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HER'ALD, noun

1. An officer whose business was to denounce or proclaim war, to challenge to battle, to proclaim peace, and to bear messages from the commander of an army. Hence,

2. A proclaimer; a publisher; as the herald of another's fame.

3. A forerunner; a precursor; a harbinger.

It was the lark, the herald of the morn.

4. An officer in Great Britain, whose business is to marshal, order and conduct royal cavalcades, ceremonies at coronations, royal marriages, installations, creations of dukes and other nobles, embassies, funeral processions, declarations of war, proclamations of peace, etc.; also, to record and blazon the arms of the nobility and gentry, and to regulate abuses therein.

5. Formerly applied by the French to a minstrel.

HER'ALD, verb transitive To introduce, as by a herald

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HER'ALDIC, adjective Pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as heraldic delineations.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HER'ALDRY, noun The art or office of a herald. heraldry is the art, practice or science of recording genealogies, and blazoning arms or ensigns armorial. It also teaches whatever relates to the marshaling of cavalcades, processions and other public ceremonies.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HER'ALDSHIP, noun The office of a herald.