Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

To rule, Hebrew: דִּין, dîn (H1777)

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Here is contend contend execute judge minister in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word דִּין mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1777

Hebrew Base Word: דִּין

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Contend contend execute (judgment) judge minister judgment plead (the cause) at strife strive

Definition: To rule; by implication to judge (as umpire); also to strive (as at law).

Detailed definition:

  1. To judge, contend, plead.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To act as judge, minister judgment.
      2. To plead a cause.
      3. To execute judgment, requite, vindicate.
      4. To govern.
      5. To contend, strive.
    2. (Niphal) to be at strife, quarrel.

Derived terms: Or (Genesis 6:3) דּוּן; a primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: d̪ɪi̯n̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: diːn
  3. Transliteration: dîn
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: deen
  5. Modern Pronunciation: deen

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