Chief See also Chief Priest; Prince assembled … the chief of the fathers, 1 Kgs. 8:1 (2 Chr. 5:2). the chief of the Levites, had the oversight, Neh. 11:16. chief governor in the house of the Lord, Jer. 20:1. whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant, Matt. 20:27 (Mark 10:44; Luke 22:26). Beelzebub the chief of the devils, Luke 11:15. he marked how they chose out the chief rooms, Luke 14:7. the chief of the people sought to destroy him, Luke 19:47. in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, 2 Cor. 12:11. came … to save sinners; of whom I am chief, 1 Tim. 1:15.