Number 2776

Transliteration:
kephale {kef-al-ay'}
Word Origin:
from the primary kapto (in the sense of seizing)
TDNT:
3:673,429
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
head 76

Total: 76
Definition:
  1. the head, both of men and often of animals. Since the loss of the head destroys life, this word is used in the phrases relating to capital and extreme punishment.
  2. metaph. anything supreme, chief, prominent
    1. of persons, master lord: of a husband in relation to his wife
    2. of Christ: the Lord of the husband and of the Church
    3. of things: the corner stone