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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #4083 - מְדִינָה

Root Word (Etymology)
corresponding to (H4082)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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1) district, province

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
NAS (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
HCS (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
BSB (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
ESV (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
WEB (11)
Ezra 4
Daniel 7
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1083) nd (דנ DN) AC: Rule CO: Ruler AB: Quarrel: The pictograph d is a picture of a door. The n is a picture of a seed representing the idea of life. Combined these pictures mean "the door of life". The ancient Hebrew concept of a "judge" is one who restores life. The goal of one that rules or judges is to bring a pleasant and righteous life to the people. This can also mean a deliverer as one whom restores life to his people. (eng: damn - with an added m; dean - as a judge)

A) nd (דנ DN) AC: Quarrel CO: ? AB: ?: A quarrel requiring the need of a ruler or judge to mediate the incident.

km) ndm (מדנ MDN) - Quarrel: KJV (3): discord, strife - Strongs: H4090 (מְדָן)

acm) nfdm (מדונ MDWN) - Quarrel: KJV (18): strife, contention, discord - Strongs: H4066 (מָדוֹן)

hbm) nidm (מדינ MDYN) - Quarrel: KJV (9): contention, brawling - Strongs: H4079 (מִדְיָן)

C) nda (אדנ ADN) AC: ? CO: Base AB: Lord: The foundation of a column or pillar as the support of the structure.

Nm) nda (אדנ ADN) - Base: KJV (56): socket, foundation - Strongs: H134 (אֶדֶן)

cm) nfda (אדונ ADWN) - Lord: The ruler as the foundation to the community. KJV (335): lord, owner, master, sir - Strongs: H113 (אָדֹן)

cfm) infda (אדוני ADWNY) - Lord: The ruler as the foundation to the community. KJV (434): lord, god - Strongs: H136 (אֲדֹנָי)

M) nid (דינ DYN) AC: Judge CO: ? AB: Judge

V) nid (דינ DYN) - Judge: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: Nwd] KJV (26): (vf: Paal, Niphal) judge, plead the cause, contend, execute, strife - Strongs: H1777 (דּוּן), H1778 (דִּין)

Nm ) nid (דינ DYN) - I. Judge:[df: Nwd]II. Judgment:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (28): judge, judgment, cause, plea, strife, tread, out - Strongs: H1779 (דּוּן), H1780 (דִּין), H1781 (דַּיָּן), H1782 (דַּיָּן)

kf1) enidm (מדינה MDYNH) - Province: The jurisdiction of responsibility of a judge or lord. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (55): province - Strongs: H4082 (מְדִינָה), H4083 (מְדִינָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מְדִינָה] noun feminine (judicial) district, province (K§ 60,3) d); also Biblical Hebrew); — emphatic מְדִינְתָּא (M:§ 72 c) Ezra 5:8; Ezra 6:2; construct מְדִינַת Daniel 2:48,49; Daniel 3:1,12,30; Ezra 7:16; plural absolute מְדִנָן Ezra 4:15, emphatic מְדִינָתָא Daniel 3:2,3.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְדִינָה fem. (from the root דִּין) prop. judgment, jurisdiction; hence

(1) a province, allotted to the jurisdiction of a prefect or viceroy, as was the case with the provinces and satrapies of Persia, Esther 1:1, 22 3:12, 14 בְּנֵי הַמְּדִינָה Ezra 2:1; Nehemiah 7:6 (the Israelites), inhabitants of provinces.

(2) a country, a land, Daniel 11:24; Lamentations 1:1; Ezekiel 19:8; Ecclesiastes 2:8 (compare Ezra 4:13, 5:7.) See the following word

מְדִינָה f. Ch.

(1)  a province, Daniel 3:2,.

(2) land, country, Daniel 2:48, 49 3:1, 12, 30 Ezra 5:8. (Syr ܡܕܝܺܢ̱ܬܳܐ id. [This word means city, as it is corrected in Thes.]; but مَدِينَةُ signifies city.)

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְדִינַ֖ת בִּמְדִינַ֥ת במדינת וּמְדִנָ֔ן ומדנן מְדִֽינְתָּא֙ מְדִֽינָתָ֑א מְדִֽינָתָ֔א מְדִינְתָּ֖ה מְדִינַ֣ת מדינת מדינתא מדינתה bim·ḏî·naṯ bimdiNat bimḏînaṯ mə·ḏî·nā·ṯā mə·ḏî·naṯ mə·ḏî·nə·tā mə·ḏî·nə·tāh mediNat məḏînaṯ medinaTa məḏînāṯā medineTa məḏînətā medineTah məḏînətāh ū·mə·ḏi·nān umediNan ūməḏinān
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