הבין

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ב־י־ן

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הֵבִין ‎(hevín) ‎(hif'il 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).