|נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, מָר שִׁמְעוֹן פֶּרֶס President of the State of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres listen|
The word for president is נָשִׂיא (listen and repeat). In the original Biblical Hebrew, נשיא referred to a person of stature and leadership in a particular group or tribe. The root of the word is נ.שׂ.א (n.s.a) meaning raising up.For example:
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