|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
2. (superl.) Dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
3. (v. t.) To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
4. (v. t.) To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
5. (v. i.) To grow dim.
Dim (22 Occurrences)
1 Corinthians 13:12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known. (Root in WEB DBY NAS RSV)
Genesis 27:1 It happened, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, "My son?" He said to him, "Here I am." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Genesis 48:10 Now the eyes of Israel were dim for age, so that he couldn't see. He brought them near to him; and he kissed them, and embraced them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Leviticus 13:6 and the priest shall look on him again the seventh day; and, behold, if the plague be dim, and the plague be not spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean: it is a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean. (ASV JPS RSV)
Leviticus 13:21 But if the priest examines it, and behold, there are no white hairs in it, and it isn't deeper than the skin, but is dim, then the priest shall isolate him seven days. (WEB JPS ASV RSV)
Leviticus 13:26 But if the priest look on it, and, behold, there be no white hair in the bright spot, and it be no lower than the skin, but be dim; then the priest shall shut him up seven days: (ASV JPS NAS RSV)
Leviticus 13:28 And if the bright spot stay in its place, and be not spread in the skin, but be dim; it is the rising of the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him clean: for it is the scar of the burning. (ASV JPS NAS RSV)
Leviticus 13:56 And if the priest look, and, behold, the plague be dim after the washing thereof, then he shall rend it out of the garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof: (ASV JPS RSV)
Deuteronomy 34:7 Moses was one hundred twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
1 Samuel 3:2 It happened at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place (now his eyes had begun to grow dim, so that he could not see), (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
1 Samuel 4:15 Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see. (KJV WBS)
1 Kings 14:4 Jeroboam's wife did so, and arose, and went to Shiloh, and came to the house of Ahijah. Now Ahijah could not see; for his eyes were set by reason of his age. (See NAS RSV)
Job 17:7 My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. All my members are as a shadow. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 69:3 I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God. (See RSV)
Psalms 69:23 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they can't see. Let their backs be continually bent. (See NAS)
Psalms 88:9 My eyes are dim from grief. I have called on you daily, Yahweh. I have spread out my hands to you. (WEB RSV NIV)
Ecclesiastes 12:3 In the day that keepers of the house tremble, And men of strength have bowed themselves, And grinders have ceased, because they have become few. And those looking out at the windows have become dim, (YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 6:10 Make the hearts of this people fat, and let their ears be stopped, and their eyes shut; for fear that they may see with their eyes, and be hearing with their ears, and their heart may become wise, and they may be turned to me and made well. (See NAS)
Isaiah 32:3 The eyes of those who see will not be dim, and the ears of those who hear will listen. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)
Isaiah 42:3 He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice. (Root in WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV)
Lamentations 4:1 How is the gold become dim! how is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Lamentations 5:17 For this our heart is faint; For these things our eyes are dim; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)