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Dinah

Picture description: Simeon and Levi, brothers of Dinah, prepares to revenge
Picture copyright: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

Bible Verse

Genesis 30:21

Meaning

The name stands for “judged” in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Dinah was the daughter of Jacob and his first wife Leah. She was defiled by Shechem the son of Hamor when she was visiting the women of the land. Shechem wanted to marry her and was willing to pay Jacob and his sons any bride-price they demanded. Simeon and Levi, two of Jacob’s sons, tricked the men of Shechem, killed every male and plundered the city. Jacob was devastated to know their act and condemned them for vile consequences were to come.

Gender

Female

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Keywords

Dinah    Jacob    judge    Leah    Levi    Shechem    Simeon   

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