הבין

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ב־ו־ן (b-v-n).

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הֵבִין (hevín) (hif'íl construction)

  1. To understand, to have understanding, to be one who understands.
    אתה מבין עברית?
    Atá mevín ivrít?
    Do you understand Hebrew?
    לא הצלחתי להבין את זה.
    lo hitzlákhti l'havín et ze.
    I didn't manage to understand it.
    • p. 597 BCE, Daniel 1:17:
      וְהַיְלָדִים הָאֵלֶּה אַרְבַּעְתָּם נָתַן לָהֶם הָאֱלֹהִים מַדָּע וְהַשְׂכֵּל בְּכָל־סֵפֶר וְחָכְמָה וְדָנִיֵּאל הֵבִין בְּכָל־חָזוֹן וַחֲלֹמוֹת׃
      v'-hay'ladím ha'éle ar'ba'tám natán lahém ha'elohím madá v'-hasokél b'-khol-séfer v'-khokhmá v'-danyiél hevín b'-khol-khazón va-khalomót.
      As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.[1]

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  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).