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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #8189 - שַׁעֲרַיִם

Word Origin:
dual of (08179)
Parts of Speech:
Proper Name Location
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Shaaraim = “double gate”

1) a town in Judah

2) a town in Simeon

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3)NAS (5)HCS (3)
1 Samuel1
1 Chronicles1
1 Samuel2
1 Chronicles1
1 Samuel1
1 Chronicles1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ שַׁעֲרַ֫יִם proper name, of a location 1 in the Shephelah of Judah (Buhl Geogr. 194) Joshua 15:36, Σακαρειμ, ᵐ5 L Σεβαρειμ; ׳דֶּרֶךְ שׁ 1 Samuel 17:52 (ᵐ5 τῶν πυλῶν).

2 in the Negeb (Simeon), וּבְשַׁעֲרָ֑יִוֺ 1 Chronicles 4:31, Σεωρειμ, ᵐ5 L Σααριμ; = שָׁרוּחֶ֑ן (q. v.) Joshua 19:6, and perhaps שִׁלְחִיוֺ (in Negeb of Judah) Joshua 15:32; Buhl Geogr. m. 185.


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Gesenius Definition

שַׁעֲרַיִם (“two gates”), [Shaaraim], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:36; 1 Samuel 17:52; 1 Chronicles 4:31.

List of Word Forms
וְשַׁעֲרַ֙יִם֙ וּֽבְשַׁעֲרָ֑יִם ובשערים ושערים שַׁעֲרַ֔יִם שערים ša‘ărayim ša·‘ă·ra·yim shaaRayim ū·ḇə·ša·‘ă·rā·yim ūḇəša‘ărāyim uveshaaRayim veshaaRayim wə·ša·‘ă·ra·yim wəša‘ărayim

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