dina

Dinah

[dahy-nuh]
noun
1.
Also, Douay Bible, Dina. the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:21.
2.
a female given name: from a hebrew word meaning “vindicated.”
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Dinah (ˈdaɪnə)
 
n
the daughter of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 30:21; 34)

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Dinah definition


judged; vindicated, daughter of Jacob by Leah, and sister of Simeon and Levi (Gen. 30:21). She was seduced by Shechem, the son of Hamor, the Hivite chief, when Jacob's camp was in the neighbourhood of Shechem. This led to the terrible revenge of Simeon and Levi in putting the Shechemites to death (Gen. 34). Jacob makes frequent reference to this deed of blood with abhorrence and regret (Gen. 34:30; 49:5-7). She is mentioned among the rest of Jacob's family that went down into Egypt (Gen. 46:8, 15).

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