|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) An illustrious man, supposed to be exalted, after death, to a place among the gods; a demigod, as Hercules.
2. (n.) A man of distinguished valor or enterprise in danger, or fortitude in suffering; a prominent or central personage in any remarkable action or event; hence, a great or illustrious person.
3. (n.) The principal personage in a poem, story, and the like, or the person who has the principal share in the transactions related; as Achilles in the Iliad, Ulysses in the Odyssey, and Aeneas in the Aeneid.
Hero (7 Occurrences)
Genesis 10:9 he hath begun to be a hero in the land; he hath been a hero in hunting before Jehovah; therefore it is said, 'As Nimrod the hero 'in' hunting before Jehovah.' (YLT)
1 Samuel 17:51 And David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of its sheath, and killed him completely, and cut off his head with it. And when the Philistines saw that their hero was dead, they fled. (DBY YLT NIV)
2 Samuel 17:10 and he also, the son of valour, whose heart 'is' as the heart of the lion, doth utterly melt, for all Israel doth know that thy father is a hero, and sons of valour 'are' those with him. (YLT)
Isaiah 3:2 Hero and man of war, judge and prophet, And diviner and elder, (YLT NIV)
Jeremiah 50:9 For, lo, I am stirring up, And am causing to come up against Babylon, An assembly of great nations from a land of the north, And they have set in array against her, From thence she is captured, Its arrow -- as a skilful hero -- returneth not empty, (YLT)
Zechariah 9:13 For I have trodden for Me Judah, A bow I have filled 'with' Ephraim, And I have stirred up thy sons, O Zion, Against thy sons, O Javan, And I have set thee as the sword of a hero. (YLT)
Zechariah 10:7 And Ephraim hath been as a hero, And rejoiced hath their heart as wine, And their sons see, and they have rejoiced, Rejoice doth their heart in Jehovah. (YLT)