(dan) Rule / Ruler
Pictograph: The pictograph is a picture of a door. The is a picture of a seed representing the idea of life. Combined these pictures mean “the door of life”.
Definition: The ancient Hebrew concept of a “judge” is one who restores life. The goal of one that rules or judges is to bring a pleasant and righteous life to the people. This can also mean a deliverer as one whom restores life to his people.
Strong’s #: n/a
(bad) Separate / Stick
Pictograph: The pictograph is a representation of a tent. The is a picture of the tent door. These two pictographs represent “the door of the tent”.
Definition: The father of the tent often sat alone at the door of the tent. Here he could receive shade from the sun, watch over his household and watch the road for approaching strangers. (see Genesis 18:1,2)
Strong’s #: 905 – 906 – 907