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Lexicon :: Strong's H4082 - mᵊḏînâ

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מְדִינָה
Transliteration
mᵊḏînâ
Pronunciation
med-ee-naw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 426d

Strong’s Definitions

מְדִינָה mᵉdîynâh, med-ee-naw'; from H1777; properly, a judgeship, i.e. jurisdiction; by implication, a district (as ruled by a judge); generally, a region:—(× every) province.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H4082 in the following manner: province (44x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H4082 in the following manner: province (44x).
  1. province, district

    1. district

    2. province

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְדִינָה mᵉdîynâh, med-ee-naw'; from H1777; properly, a judgeship, i.e. jurisdiction; by implication, a district (as ruled by a judge); generally, a region:—(× every) province.
STRONGS H4082:
מְדִינָה noun feminine province (an Aramaic word, compare Syriac bdb019302, Arabic bdb019303 city) **compare also Old Aramaic מדינתא city, Palmyrene מדיתא city, suffix מדיתהון, plural מדינתא SAC70 Lzb306 Cooke266. — Esther 1:1 + 28 times; plural מְדִינוֺת 1 Kings 20:14 + 23 times; — a district of an empire,
1. districts of realm of Ahab with שׂרים over them 1 Kings 20:14, 15, 17, 19.
2. of the Babylonian empire: Ezekiel 19:8; Daniel 8:2 (of Elam); שָׂרָתִי בַּמְּדִינוֺת princess among the provinces Lamentations 1:1 (of Judea).
3. of the Persian empire Esther 1:1 + often; one of which was Palestine, Nehemiah 1:3; the returning exiles, בְּנֵי הַמְּדִינָה children of the province Ezra 2:1; Nehemiah 7:6 having רָאשֵׁי הַמְּדִינָה Nehemiah 11:3.
4. provinces in general Ecclesiastes 2:8; Ecclesiastes 5:7; בְּמִשְׁמַנֵּי מְדִינָה in the fat places of the province Daniel 11:24 (fertile regions, probably Egypt; other translations see in Bev.)

See related Aramaic BDB entry H4083.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

20:14; 20:14; 20:15; 20:17; 20:19

Ezra

2:1

Nehemiah

1:3; 7:6; 11:3

Esther

1:1; 1:1

Ecclesiastes

2:8; 5:7

Lamentations

1:1

Ezekiel

19:8

Daniel

8:2; 11:24

H4082

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4082 matches the Hebrew מְדִינָה (mᵊḏînâ),
which occurs 53 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:14 - Ahab said, “By whom?” So he said, “Thus says the LORD, ‘By the young men of the rulers of the provinces.’” H4082 Then he said, “Who shall [fn]begin the battle?” And he [fn]answered, “You.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:15 - Then he mustered the young men of the rulers of the provinces, H4082 and there were 232; and after them he mustered all the people, even all the sons of Israel, 7,000.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:17 - The young men of the rulers of the provinces H4082 went out first; and Ben-hadad sent out and they told him, saying, “Men have come out from Samaria.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:19 - So these went out from the city, the young men of the rulers of the provinces, H4082 and the army which followed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:1 - Now these are the [fn]people of the province H4082 who came up out of the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:3 - They said to me, “The remnant there in the province H4082 who survived the captivity are in great distress and reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem is broken down and its gates are burned with fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 - These are the [fn]people of the province H4082 who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:3 - Now these are the heads of the provinces H4082 who lived in Jerusalem, but in the cities of Judah each lived on his own property in their cities—the [fn]Israelites, the priests, the Levites, the [fn]temple servants and the [fn]descendants of Solomon’s servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:1 - Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to [fn]Ethiopia over 127 provinces, H4082
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:3 - in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces H4082 being in his presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:16 - In the presence of the king and the princes, Memucan said, “Queen Vashti has wronged not only the king but also all the princes and all the peoples who are in all the provinces H4082 of King Ahasuerus.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:22 - So he sent letters to all the king’s provinces, H4082 to each H4082 province H4082 according to its script and to every people according to their language, that every man should be the master in his own house and the one who speaks in the language of his own people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:3 - “Let the king appoint overseers in all the provinces H4082 of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, the king’s eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:18 - Then the king gave a great banquet, Esther’s banquet, for all his princes and his servants; he also made a holiday for the provinces H4082 and gave gifts according to the king’s bounty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:8 - Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, “There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces H4082 of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not observe the king’s laws, so it is not in the king’s interest to let them remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:12 - Then the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and it was written just as Haman commanded to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each H4082 province H4082 and to the princes of each people, each H4082 province H4082 according to its script, each people according to its language, being written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the king’s signet ring.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:13 - Letters were sent by couriers to all the king’s provinces H4082 to destroy, to kill and to annihilate all the Jews, both young and old, women and children, in one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to seize their possessions as plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:14 - A copy of the edict to be [fn]issued as law in every province H4082 was published to all the peoples so that they should be ready for this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - In each H4082 and every province H4082 where the command and decree of the king came, there was great mourning among the Jews, with fasting, weeping and wailing; and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:11 - “All the king’s servants and the people of the king’s provinces H4082 know that for any man or woman who comes to the king to the inner court who is not summoned, he has but one law, that he be put to death, unless the king holds out to him the golden scepter so that he may live. And I have not been summoned to come to the king for these thirty days.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:5 - Then she said, “If it pleases the king and if I have found favor before him and the matter seems proper to the king and I am pleasing in his sight, let it be written to revoke the letters devised by Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, which he wrote to destroy the Jews who are in all the king’s provinces. H4082
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:9 - So the king’s scribes were called at that time in the third month (that is, the month Sivan), on the twenty-third [fn]day; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded to the Jews, the satraps, the governors and the princes of the provinces H4082 which extended from India to [fn]Ethiopia, 127 provinces, H4082 to every H4082 province H4082 according to its script, and to every people according to their language as well as to the Jews according to their script and their language.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:11 - [fn]In them the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, to kill and to annihilate the entire army of any people or province H4082 which might attack them, including children and women, and to plunder their spoil,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:12 - on one day in all the provinces H4082 of King Ahasuerus, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month (that is, the month Adar).
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:13 - A copy of the edict to be [fn]issued as law in each H4082 and every province H4082 was published to all the peoples, so that the Jews would be ready for this day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:17 - In each H4082 and every province H4082 and in each and every city, wherever the king’s commandment and his decree arrived, there was gladness and joy for the Jews, a feast and a [fn]holiday. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews, for the dread of the Jews had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:2 - The Jews assembled in their cities throughout all the provinces H4082 of King Ahasuerus to lay hands on those who sought their harm; and no one could stand before them, for the dread of them had fallen on all the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:3 - Even all the princes of the provinces, H4082 the satraps, the governors and those who were doing the king’s business [fn]assisted the Jews, because the dread of Mordecai had fallen on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:4 - Indeed, Mordecai was great in the king’s house, and his fame spread throughout all the provinces; H4082 for the man Mordecai became greater and greater.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:12 - The king said to Queen Esther, “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel in Susa. What then have they done in the rest of the king’s provinces! H4082 Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:16 - Now the rest of the Jews who were in the king’s provinces H4082 assembled, to defend their lives and [fn]rid themselves of their enemies, and kill 75,000 of those who hated them; but they did not lay their hands on the plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:20 - Then Mordecai recorded these events, and he sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces H4082 of King Ahasuerus, both near and far,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:28 - So these days were to be remembered and celebrated throughout every generation, every family, every H4082 province H4082 and every city; and these days of Purim were not to [fn]fail from among the Jews, or their memory [fn]fade from their [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:30 - He sent letters to all the Jews, to the 127 provinces H4082 of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, namely, words of peace and truth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:8 - Also, I collected for myself silver and gold and the treasure of kings and provinces. H4082 I provided for myself male and female singers and the pleasures of menmany concubines.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:8 - If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, H4082 do not be shocked at the [fn]sight; for one [fn]official watches over another [fn]official, and there are higher [fn]officials over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:1 - How lonely sits the city
That was full of people!
She has become like a widow
Who was once great among the nations!
She who was a princess among the [fn]provinces H4082
Has become a forced laborer!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:8 - ‘Then nations set against him
On every side from their provinces, H4082
And they spread their net over him;
He was captured in their pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:2 - I looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province H4082 of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai [fn]Canal.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:24 - [fn]In a time of tranquility he will enter the richest parts of the [fn]realm, H4082 and he will accomplish what his fathers never did, nor his [fn]ancestors; he will distribute plunder, booty and possessions among them, and he will devise his schemes against strongholds, but only for a time.

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