|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) 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. He was invested with a sacred and inviolable character.
2. (n.) In the Middle Ages, the officer charged with the above duties, and also with the care of genealogies, of the rights and privileges of noble families, and especially of armorial bearings. In modern times, some vestiges of this office remain, especially in England. See King-at-Arms.
3. (n.) A proclaimer; one who, or that which, publishes or announces; as, the herald of another's fame.
4. (n.) A forerunner; a precursor; a harbinger.
5. (n.) Any messenger.
6. (v. t.) To introduce, or give tidings of, as by a herald; to proclaim; to announce; to foretell; to usher in.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
her'-ald: The word occurs once (Daniel 3:4) as the translation of the Aramaic word karoz (compare kerux): "Then the herald cried aloud."
See also GAMES.
Herald (8 Occurrences)
1 Corinthians 9:27 but I hit hard and straight at my own body and lead it off into slavery, lest possibly, after I have been a herald to others, I should myself be rejected. (WEY)
1 Timothy 2:7 and of which I have been appointed a herald and an Apostle (I am speaking the truth: it is not a fiction) (WEY DBY NIV)
2 Timothy 1:11 to which I have been appointed a herald and apostle and teacher of the nations. (DBY NIV)
2 Peter 2:5 And He did not spare the ancient world, although He preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a deluge on the world of the ungodly. (WEY RSV)
Isaiah 40:9 You who give good news to Zion, get up into the high mountain; you who give good news to Jerusalem, let your voice be strong; let it be sounding without fear; say to the towns of Judah, See, your God! (See RSV)
Isaiah 41:27 I was the first to give word of it to Zion, and I gave the good news to Jerusalem. (See RSV)
Daniel 3:4 Then the herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, peoples, nations, and languages, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Habakkuk 2:2 Yahweh answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he who runs may read it. (See NIV)