Dan

The origin of the name Dan is Hebrew

 

This is how Dan is written in Hebrew

 

דָּן = Dan

 

The meaning of the name Dan is: a judge

 

Dan was one of the sons of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory; likewise a place in Palestine colonized by them

 

The name Dan appears in the bible in the following verses:

Genesis 14:14 KJV
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

Genesis 30:6 KJV
And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.

Genesis 35:25 KJV
And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali:

Genesis 46:23 KJV
And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

Genesis 49:16 KJV
Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.

Genesis 49:17 KJV
Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

Exodus 1:4 KJV
Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

Exodus 31:6 KJV
And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;

Exodus 35:34 KJV
And he hath put in his heart that he may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.

Exodus 38:23 KJV
And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning workman, and an embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine linen.

Leviticus 24:11 KJV
And the Israelitish woman’s son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)

Numbers 1:12 KJV
Of Dan; Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

Numbers 1:38 KJV
Of the children of Dan, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

Numbers 1:39 KJV
Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred.

Numbers 2:25 KJV
The standard of the camp of Dan shall be on the north side by their armies: and the captain of the children of Dan shall be Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

Numbers 2:31 KJV
All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan were an hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred. They shall go hindmost with their standards.

Numbers 7:66 KJV
On the tenth day Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai, prince of the children of Dan, offered:

Numbers 10:25 KJV
And the standard of the camp of the children of Dan set forward, which was the rereward of all the camps throughout their hosts: and over his host was Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

Numbers 13:12 KJV
Of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli.

Numbers 26:42 KJV
These are the sons of Dan after their families: of Shuham, the family of the Shuhamites. These are the families of Dan after their families.

Numbers 34:22 KJV
And the prince of the tribe of the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli.

Deuteronomy 27:13 KJV
And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 33:22 KJV
And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion’s whelp: he shall leap from Bashan.

Deuteronomy 34:1 KJV
And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. And the LORD shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan,

Joshua 19:40 KJV
And the seventh lot came out for the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families.

Joshua 19:47 KJV
And the coast of the children of Dan went out too little for them: therefore the children of Dan went up to fight against Leshem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father.

Joshua 19:48 KJV
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Dan according to their families, these cities with their villages.

Joshua 21:5 KJV
And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.

Joshua 21:23 KJV
And out of the tribe of Dan, Eltekeh with her suburbs, Gibbethon with her suburbs,

Judges 1:34 KJV
And the Amorites forced the children of Dan into the mountain: for they would not suffer them to come down to the valley:

Judges 5:17 KJV
Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode in his breaches.

Judges 13:25 KJV
And the Spirit of the LORD began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol.

Judges 18:2 KJV
And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.

Judges 18:16 KJV
And the six hundred men appointed with their weapons of war, which were of the children of Dan, stood by the entering of the gate.

Judges 18:22 KJV
And when they were a good way from the house of Micah, the men that were in the houses near to Micah’s house were gathered together, and overtook the children of Dan.

Judges 18:23 KJV
And they cried unto the children of Dan. And they turned their faces, and said unto Micah, What aileth thee, that thou comest with such a company?

Judges 18:25 KJV
And the children of Dan said unto him, Let not thy voice be heard among us, lest angry fellows run upon thee, and thou lose thy life, with the lives of thy household.

Judges 18:26 KJV
And the children of Dan went their way: and when Micah saw that they were too strong for him, he turned and went back unto his house.

Judges 18:29 KJV
And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

Judges 18:30 KJV
And the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.

Judges 20:1 KJV
Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh.

1 Samuel 3:20 KJV
And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.

2 Samuel 3:10 KJV
To translate the kingdom from the house of Saul, and to set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, from Dan even to Beersheba.

2 Samuel 17:11 KJV
Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.

2 Samuel 24:2 KJV
For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even to Beersheba, and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people.

2 Samuel 24:15 KJV
So the LORD sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba seventy thousand men.

1 Kings 4:25 KJV
And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.

1 Kings 12:29 KJV
And he set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.

1 Kings 12:30 KJV
And this thing became a sin: for the people went to worship before the one, even unto Dan.

1 Kings 15:20 KJV
So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of the hosts which he had against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.