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Strong's #4079 - מִדְיָן

Root Word (Etymology)
a variation for (H4066)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) strife, contention

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3060 ‑ λοίδορος (loy'‑dor‑os);  5016 ‑ ταραχή (tar‑akh‑ay');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Proverbs 9
HCS (0)
HCS (9)
Proverbs 9
BSB (3)
Proverbs 3
ESV (2)
Proverbs 2
WEB (9)
Proverbs 9
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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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִדְיָן m.

(1)  strife, contention (from the root דִּין see Niphal), pl. מִדְיָנִים Proverbs 18:18, 19:13, and elsewhere in קרי, where כתיב has מִדְוָנִים. See מָדוֹן.

(2) [Midian], pr.n. of an Arabian nation, descended from Abraham (Genesis 25:2), whose territory lay from the eastern shore of the Ælanitic gulf (where the Arabian geographers place the city مَدُيَن), as far as the land of Moab, and appears to have extended to Mount Sinai, Exodus 3:1, 18:5 Num 31:1-54 -Jud. 68. In some passages the Midianites seem nearly identified with the Ishmaelites, Genesis 37:25, compare 36 Genesis 37:36; Judges 7:12, compare 8:22, 24 Judges 8:24, from whom, however, in other places, they are distinguished, Genesis 25:2, Genesis 25:4, -1218.-בִּכְרֵי מִדְיָן the dromedaries of Midian, Isaiah 60:6 יוֹם מִדְיָן the day of Midian, Isaiah 9:3, i.e. the victory gained over the Midianites (compare Jud. chap.,.)-The Gentile noun is מִדְיָנִי a Midianite, Numbers 10:29 pl. ־ִים Genesis 37:28 f. ־ִית Numbers 25:15.

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List of Word Forms
מִ֝דְיָנִ֗ים מִ֭דְיָנִים מִדְיְנֵ֥י מדיני מדינים miḏ·yā·nîm miḏ·yə·nê Midyanim miḏyānîm miḏyənê midyeNei
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