Word Summary
din: judgment
Original Word: דִּין
Transliteration: din
Phonetic Spelling: (doon)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: judgment
Meaning: judgement, strife
Strong's Concordance
cause, judgment, plea, strife

From diyn; judgement (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by impl. Also strife -- cause, judgement, plea, strife.

see HEBREW diyn


H1779. din

[דּוּן‎] noun [masculine] dubious; Qr Job 9:29 שַׁדּיּ֯ן‎; see דִּיןn.

דִּיןnoun [masculine] judgmentDeuteronomy 17:8 16t.; suffix דִּינִיPsalm 9:5, דִּינֵךְJeremiah 30:13; —

1 דין כסאthrone of judgment Proverbs 20:8; דין השׁמעת משׁמיםfrom heaven thou didst cause judgment to be heard Psalm 76:9.

2 cause, plea, לדין דין ביןbetween plea and plea Deuteronomy 17:8; דין דיןplead a cause Jeremiah 5:28; 22:16; 30:13; דין עשׂהmaintain, the cause Psalm 9:5; 140:13; דין ידעconsider the cause Proverbs 29:7; לפניו דיןthe cause is before him Job 35:14; דין שׁנהchange the cause Proverbs 31:5; דַּלִּים מִדִּין לְהַטּוֺתIsaiah 10:2; יתום דיןJeremiah 5:28; חֲלוֺף בני כל דיןProverbs 31:8.

3 judgment, condemnation, רשׁע דיןjudgment of the wicked Job 36:17; ומשׁפט דיןjudgment and justice 36:17.

4 strife, וקלון דיןProverbs 22:10 (legal strife, law-suit Str).

5 government, ודין דתlaw and government Esther 1:13.

Note. — שַׁדּיּ֯ן תֵּדְעוּן לְמַעַןJob 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 + דִּיןjudgment, but שׁ‎ is unknown to the dialect of Job and דִּין‎ is used only in Elihu section. (2) ᵐ5‎ reads ὕλη, or ἴσχυς (i.e. שַׁדַּי‎ (compare 29:5 ᵐ5‎) ? or שֹׁד‎?), & Qr שַׁדּוּן‎, indicating ancient uncertainty and a corrupt text. (3) Ew Di read שַׁדַּיthe Almighty, which accords with usage of Job. (4) Siegf שֻׁדָּ֑דוּ כִּי‎ (doubtfully).