|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(Genesis 43:16). It was the custom in Egypt to dine at noon. But it is probable that the Egyptians took their principal meal in the evening, as was the general custom in the East (Luke 14:12).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To eat the principal regular meal of the day; to take dinner.
2. (v. t.) To give a dinner to; to furnish with the chief meal; to feed; as, to dine a hundred men.
3. (v. t.) To dine upon; to have to eat.
Dine (10 Occurrences)
Luke 7:36 One of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. He entered into the Pharisee's house, and sat at the table. (See NAS)
Luke 11:37 Now as he spoke, a certain Pharisee asked him to dine with him. He went in, and sat at the table. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Luke 14:1 It happened, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him. (See RSV)
John 21:12 Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with me. (WEB NAS)
Genesis 43:16 When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Bring the men into the house, and butcher an animal, and make ready; for the men will dine with me at noon." (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
1 Samuel 20:5 David said to Jonathan, "Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to dine with the king; but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field to the third day at evening. (WEB NIV)
Esther 7:1 So the king and Haman came to banquet with Esther the queen. (See NIV)
Proverbs 23:1 When you take your seat at the feast with a ruler, give thought with care to what is before you; (See NAS NIV)
Amos 6:4 Who lie on beds of ivory, and stretch themselves on their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall; (See NIV)