The first occurrence.
And God said: “Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the seas, and over the winged creatures of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.” Gen 1:26
The primitive root.
Strong’s H7287 רדה radah; a primitive root meaning, “to subdue.”
resh ר = head of man, thus head, first, top, beginning, man
dalet ד = door, thus enter, move, hang
hey ה = man w/raised arms, thus look, reveal, wonder, worship, breath
The story: As a man (resh) walks back and forth (dalet) over the grapes to tread out the juice, so one who has dominion subdues his people to his influence (hey).
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