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Lexicon :: Strong's H1779 - dîn

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 426a

Strong’s Definitions

דִּין dîyn, deen; or (Job 19:29) דּוּן dûwn; from H1777; judgement (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by implication also strife:—cause, judgement, plea, strife.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H1779 in the following manner: judgment (9x), cause (8x), plea (2x), strife (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H1779 in the following manner: judgment (9x), cause (8x), plea (2x), strife (1x).
  1. judgment

    1. judgment

    2. cause, plea

    3. condemnation, judgment

    4. dispute, legal suit, strife

    5. government

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דִּין dîyn, deen; or (Job 19:29) דּוּן dûwn; from H1777; judgement (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by implication also strife:—cause, judgement, plea, strife.
† [דּוּן] noun [masculine] dubious; Qr Job 9:29 שַׁדּיּ֯ן; see דִּין noun.

דִּין noun [masculine] judgmentDeuteronomy 17:8 + 16 times; suffix דִּינִי Psalm 9:5, דִּינֵךְ Jeremiah 30:13; —
1. כסא דין throne of judgment Proverbs 20:8; משׁמים השׁמעת דין from heaven thou didst cause judgment to be heard Psalm 76:9.
2. cause, plea, בין דין לדין between plea and plea Deuteronomy 17:8; דין דין plead a cause Jeremiah 5:28; Jeremiah 22:16; Jeremiah 30:13; עשׂה דין maintain, the cause Psalm 9:5; Psalm 140:13; ידע דין consider the cause Proverbs 29:7; דין לפניו the cause is before him Job 35:14; שׁנה דין change the cause Proverbs 31:5; לְהַטּוֺת מִדִּין דַּלִּים Isaiah 10:2; דין יתום Jeremiah 5:28; דין כל בני חֲלוֺף Proverbs 31:8.
3. judgment, condemnation, דין רשׁע judgment of the wicked Job 36:17; דין ומשׁפט judgment and justice Job 36:17.
4. strife, דין וקלון Proverbs 22:10 (legal strife, law-suit Str).
5. government, דת ודין law and government Esther 1:13.
Note.לְמַעַן תֵּדְעוּן שַׁדּיּ֯ן Job 19:29 is variously explained.
(1) AV RV that ye may know there is a judgment follow Aq Symm Theod, so De Da, in interpreting שׁ relative + דִּין judgment, but שׁ is unknown to the dialect of Job and דִּין is used only in Elihu section.
(2) Greek Version of the LXX reads ὕλη, or ἴσχυς (i.e. שַׁדַּי (compare Job 29:5 Greek Version of the LXX) ? or שֹׁד ?), & Qr שַׁדּוּן, indicating ancient uncertainty and a corrupt text.
(3) Ew Di read שַׁדַּי the Almighty, which accords with usage of Job.
(4) Siegf כִּי שֻׁדָּ֑דוּ (doubtfully).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:8; 17:8




9:29; 19:29; 29:5; 35:14; 36:17; 36:17


9:5; 9:5; 76:9; 140:13


20:8; 22:10; 29:7; 31:5; 31:8




5:28; 5:28; 22:16; 30:13; 30:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1779 matches the Hebrew דִּין (dîn),
which occurs 21 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:8 - If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea H1779 and plea, H1779 and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:13 - Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment: H1779
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:29 - Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know there is a judgment. H1779 H1779
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:14 - Although thou sayest thou shalt not see him, yet judgment H1779 is before him; therefore trust thou in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:17 - But thou hast fulfilled the judgment H1779 of the wicked: judgment H1779 and justice take hold on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 - For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; H1779 thou satest in the throne judging right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:8 - Thou didst cause judgment H1779 to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:12 - I know that the LORD will maintain the cause H1779 of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:8 - A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment H1779 scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife H1779 and reproach shall cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:7 - The righteous considereth the cause H1779 of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 - Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment H1779 of any of the afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:8 - Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause H1779 of all such as are appointed to destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:2 - To turn aside the needy from judgment, H1779 and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:28 - They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, H1779 the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:16 - He judged the cause H1779 of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:13 - There is none to plead thy cause, H1779 that thou mayest be bound up: thou hast no healing medicines.

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