|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) Plural of Dignity.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
dig'-ni-tiz, dig'-ni-ti (Hebrew marom, se'eth, gedhullah): Rank or position, not nobility or austerity of personal character or bearing, is denoted by this word in its Old Testament occurrences (Genesis 49:3 Esther 6:3 Ecclesiastes 10:6 Habakkuk 1:7). In 2 Peter 2:10 Jude 1:8, "dignities" (doxai) are angels, lofty spiritual beings, possible objects of blasphemy; compare the context in both passages.
Dignities (3 Occurrences)
2 Peter 2:10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jude 1:8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. (KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Ecclesiastes 10:6 folly is set in great dignities, but the rich sit in a low place. (DBY)