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Metaphysical meaning of Dinaites (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Dinaites (mbd)
Dinaites, dl'-na-ltes (from Heb.)--judgment, a cause.

A tribe of Cuthaean or Assyrian people who were settled in Samaria by the Assyrian king after he had carried the Israelites away captive. The Dinaites were among those who sought to hinder the returned Jews from rebuilding the Temple and the wall of Jerusalem (Ezra 4:9).

Meta. The thoughts, judgments, and impulses of the outer, intellectual carnal consciousness in man that is guided by the senses; they work against the establishing of the whole man in eternal life and peace.

Preceding Entry: Dinah
Following Entry: Dinhabah