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Lexicon :: Strong's H1779 - dîn

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Part of Speech
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 a case is too difficult for you to decide, between [fn]one kind of homicide or another, between [fn]one kind of lawsuit H1779 or another H1779, and between [fn]one kind of assault or another, that are cases of dispute in your [fn]courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the LORD your God chooses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:13 - Then the king said to the wise men who understood the times—for it was the custom of the king to speak this way before all who knew Persian law and justice H1779
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:29 - Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves,
For wrath brings the punishment of the sword,
So that you may know there is judgment H1779.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:14 - “How much less when you say you do not look at Him,
The case H1779 is before Him, and you must wait for Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:17 - “But you were full of judgment H1779 on the wicked;
Judgment H1779 and justice take hold of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 - For You have maintained [fn]my just cause H1779;
You have sat on the throne [fn]judging righteously.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:8 - You caused 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 justice for the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:8 - A king who sits on the throne of justice H1779
[fn]Disperses all evil with his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Drive out the scoffer, and strife will leave,
Even quarreling H1779 and dishonor will cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:7 - The righteous [fn]is concerned for the rights H1779 of the poor;
The wicked does not understand such [fn]concern.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:5 - Otherwise they will drink and forget what is decreed,
And pervert the [fn]rights H1779 of all the [fn]needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:8 - Open your mouth for the people who cannot speak,
For the [fn]rights H1779 of all the [fn]unfortunate.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:2 - So as to [fn]deprive the needy of justice H1779
And rob the poor among My people of their rights,
So that widows may be their spoil
And that they may plunder the [fn]orphans.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:28 - ‘They are fat, they are sleek,
They also [fn]excel in deeds of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause H1779,
The cause H1779 of the [fn]orphan, so that they may be successful;
And they do not [fn]defend the rights of the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:16 - “He pled the cause H1779 of the afflicted and the poor,
Then it was well.
Is that not what it means to know Me?”
Declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:13 - ‘There is no one to plead your cause H1779;
No healing for your sore,
No recovery for you.

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