Him

Him

, pron. [AS. him, dat. of h. 183. See He.] The objective case of he. See He.
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Him that is weak in the faith receive.
Rom. xiv. 1.
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Friends who have given him the most sympathy.
Thackeray.
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In old English his and him were respectively the genitive and dative forms of it as well as of he. This use is now obsolete. Poetically, him is sometimes used with the reflexive sense of himself.
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I never saw but Humphrey, duke of Gloster,
Did bear him like a noble gentleman.
Shak.
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