Attention!
Take your personal ministry to the Next Level by helping StudyLight build churches and supporting pastors in Uganda.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Dictionaries

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Daysman

DAYSMAN . A daysman is an arbiter. The compound arose from the use of the word ‘day’ in a technical sense, to signify a day for dispensing justice. The same use is found in Gr.; thus 1 Corinthians 4:3 ‘man’s judgment’ is literally ‘man’s day.’ The word occurs in Job 9:33 ‘Neither is there any daysman betwixt us’ (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] and RV [Note: Revised Version.] margin ‘umpire’). Tindale translates Exodus 21:22 , ‘he shall paye as the dayesmen appoynte him’ (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘as the judges determine’).

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Hastings, James. Entry for 'Daysman'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/d/daysman.html. 1909.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Day's Journey
Next Entry
Dayspring