Word Summary
medinah: a province
Original Word: מְדִינָה
Transliteration: medinah
Phonetic Spelling: (med-ee-naw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: a province
Meaning: a judgeship, jurisdiction, a district, a region
Strong's Concordance
every province

From diyn; properly, a judgeship, i.e. Jurisdiction; by implication, a district (as ruled by a judge); generally, a region -- (X every) province.

see HEBREW diyn


H4082. medinah

מְדִינָהnoun feminine province (an Aramaic word, compare Syriac , Arabic city) **compare also Old Aramaic מדינתאcity, Palmyrene מדיתאcity, suffix מדיתהון‎, plural מדינתא‎ SAC70 Lzb306 Cooke266. — Esther 1:1 28t.; plural מְדִינוֺת1 Kings 20:14 23t.; — 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); בַּמְּדִינוֺת שָׂרָתִיprincess 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, הַמְּדִינָה בְּנֵיchildren of the province Ezra 2:1; Nehemiah 7:6 having הַמְּדִינָה רָאשֵׁי11:3.

4 provinces in General Ecclesiastes 2:8; 5:7; מְדִינָה בְּמִשְׁמַנֵּיin the fat places of the province Daniel 11:24 (fertile regions, probably Egypt; other translations see in Bev.)