Webster 1913 Edition
him, dat. of
hē. √183. See
The objective case of he. See
Himthat is weak in the faith receive.
Rom. xiv. 1.
Friends who have given
himthe most sympathy.
☞ 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.
I never saw but Humphrey, duke of Gloster,
himlike a noble gentleman.
Webster 1828 Edition
HIM, pron. The objective case of he, L. eum, anciently em or im.
Him that is weak in the faith receive. Rom.14.
Him and his were formerly used for nouns of the neuter gender,but the practice is obsolete.