Beth Din

[ Sephardic Hebrew bet deen ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ˈbɛt ˈdin /


a Jewish court of law.

Origin of Beth Din

From the Hebrew word bēth dīn, literally, house of law Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for beth din

Beth Din

Bet Din

/ (bɛθ dɪn, Hebrew bet din) /


Judaism a rabbinical court, consisting of at least three dayanim, and having authority over such matters as divorce and conversion and other communal ecclesiastical matters such as Kashruth. It may also try civil disputes with the consent of both parties

Word Origin for Beth Din

from Hebrew, literally: house of judgment

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