1777. din
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din: to judge
Original Word: דִּין
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: din
Phonetic Spelling: (deen)
Short Definition: judge

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to judge
NASB Translation
administer (1), defend (1), dispute (1), execute judgment (1), govern (1), judge (9), judges (2), plead (2), pled (1), quarreling (1), strive (1), vindicate (2), vindicated (1).

[דון] verb dubious; only in יָדוֺן Genesis 6:3, see דין.

דִּין verb judge (compare Arabic intransitive to be obedient, submissive, transitive requite, compensate, rule, govern, obedience, abasement, recompense, requiter, governor, city; Assyrian dânu, Imperfect idin, judge AsrbAnn. x. 120 DlHA 49; Aramaic דִּין, judge, exercise judgment, punish, דַּיָּינָא, , judge, דִּינָא, judgment, city; — on √ עי֞ see NöZMG 1883, 533), synonym שָׁפַט

Qal Perfect דָּן Jeremiah 22:16 etc.; Imperfect יָדִין Genesis 49:16 9t., יָדוֺן Genesis 6:3 compare below, etc.; Imperative דִּין Proverbs 31:9; Job 35:14; דִּינוּ Jeremiah 21:12; Infinitive לָדִין Psalm 50:4 2t.; Participle דָּן Genesis 15:14; Jeremiah 30:13; —

1 act as judge, minister judgment, of God ידין עמוֺ Deuteronomy 32:36 (poetry = Psalm 135:14) Psalm 50:4; דין עמים Psalm 7:9; Psalm 96:10; Isaiah 3:13; יָדִין לְאֻמִּים בְּמֵישָׁרִים Psalm 9:9; Messianic king Psalm 72:2.

2 plead the cause,

a. of men, usually with accusative of congnate meaning with verb, אֵיןדָּֿן דִּינֵךְ there is none to plead thy cause Jeremiah 30:13; דִּין יָתוֺם ׳ד plead cause of orphan Jeremiah 5:28; דין עני ואביון ׳ד Jeremiah 22:16; also, accusative of congnate meaning with verb omitted, Proverbs 31:9.

b. of God, דָּנַנִּי אֱלֹהִים God has pled my cause Genesis 30:6 (E).

3 execute judgment, vindicate, in battle against enemies, דָּן יָדִין עַמּוֺ Dan will judge (vindicate as a warrior) his people (see Di) Genesis 49:16 (poetry); the Messianic king בגוים Psalm 110:6; God, בִּגְבוּרָֽתְךָ תְדִינֵנִי in thy might judge me (vindicate me) Psalm 54:3.

4 execute judgment, requite, of man, דִּינוּ לַבֹּקֶר מִשְׁמָּט execute judgment every morning Jeremiah 21:12; of God, upon Egypt Genesis 15:14 (E); עמים by means of powers of nature Job 36:31; אפסי ארץ 1 Samuel 2:10 (poetry)

5 govern, אַתָּה תָּדִין אֶתבֵּֿיתִי thou shalt govern my house Zechariah 3:7.

6 לֹאיֿוּכַל לָדִין עִם he cannot contend with one mightier than he Ecclesiastes 6:10.

Niph`al Participle וַיְהִי כָלהָֿעָם נָדוֺן בְּכָלשִֿׁבְטֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל and all the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel 2 Samuel 19:10 (reciprocal, compare Dr.)

Note.לֹאיָֿדוֺן רוּחִי בָֽאָדָם לְעֹלָם Genesis 6:3 compare perhaps continue, do something continually, in modern Egyptian Arabic (SoSK lxvii {1894}, 211 f.). (1) ᵐ5 ᵑ9 ᵑ6 Onk read ידיר or (Kue) ילון abide in, dwell, — My spirit will not abide in man for ever; this best suits the context, but ידור, as Aramaism, is dubious (2) Kn De Schr RVm render rule in, supported by Zechariah 3:7 only. (3) Thes Ew Di render be humbled in, sustained by Arabic usage, but not by Hebrew (4) strive with of AV RV (compare

6 above) is hardly justified.

[דִּין] verb judge (Biblical Hebrew); —

Pe`al Participle plural דָּאֲנִין Ezra 7:25 Kt (Qr דָּֽנִין), followed by ל person

Sail direct

Or (Gen. 6:3) duwn {doon}; a primitive roy a straight course, i.e. Sail direct -- (come) with a straight course.

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