JUDGE / 8199

Original Word: tpX (verb)
Strong's Definition: a primitive root; to judge, i.e. pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate (literally or figuratively)
Translated As: + avenge, × that condemn, contend, defend, execute (judgment), (be a) judge(-ment), × needs, plead, reason, rule.
IPD Definition:
  1. to judge, govern, vindicate, punish
    1. (Qal)
      1. to act as law-giver or judge or governor (of God, man)1
    2. to rule, govern, judge
      1. to decide controversy (of God, man)
      2. to execute judgment1
    3. discriminating (of man)1
    4. vindicating1
    5. condemning and punishing1
    6. at theophanic advent for final judgment
    7. (Niphal)
      1. to enter into controversy, plead, have controversy together
      2. to be judged
    8. (Poel) judge, opponent-at-law (participle)
Transliteration: shaphat
Phonetics: shaw-fat'