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Strong's #08147 - שְׁתַּיִם

Transliteration
shᵉnayim
Phonetics
shen-ah'-yim, shet-tah'-yim
Root Word (Etymology)
dual of (H8145)
Parts of Speech
adjective, dual masculine/feminine noun
TWOT
2421a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. two
    1. two (the cardinal number)
      1. two, both, double, twice
    2. second (the ordinal number)
    3. in combination with other numbers
    4. both (a dual number)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1313 ‑ διάφορος (dee‑af'‑or‑os);  1366 ‑ δίστομος (dis'‑tom‑os);  2201 ‑ ζεῦγος (dzyoo'‑gos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (694)
Genesis 59
Exodus 106
Leviticus 39
Numbers 80
Deuteronomy 24
Joshua 14
Judges 18
Ruth 9
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 20
1 Kings 49
2 Kings 38
1 Chronicles 42
2 Chronicles 22
Ezra 18
Nehemiah 25
Esther 5
Job 5
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 8
Ezekiel 29
Daniel 6
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
NAS (537)
Genesis 48
Exodus 106
Leviticus 37
Numbers 49
Deuteronomy 21
Joshua 13
Judges 14
Ruth 8
1 Samuel 31
2 Samuel 16
1 Kings 40
2 Kings 31
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 15
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 3
Esther 4
Job 6
Psalms 1
Proverbs 6
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 27
Daniel 4
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
CSB (750)
Genesis 63
Exodus 110
Leviticus 41
Numbers 87
Deuteronomy 22
Joshua 25
Judges 20
Ruth 8
1 Samuel 27
2 Samuel 20
1 Kings 57
2 Kings 42
1 Chronicles 44
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 18
Nehemiah 23
Esther 10
Job 5
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 34
Daniel 6
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Jonah 1
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
BSB (798)
Genesis 92
Exodus 113
Leviticus 41
Numbers 87
Deuteronomy 25
Joshua 26
Judges 20
Ruth 9
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 22
1 Kings 57
2 Kings 42
1 Chronicles 45
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 18
Nehemiah 23
Esther 10
Job 5
Psalms 2
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 36
Daniel 6
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Jonah 1
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
ESV (478)
Genesis 49
Exodus 40
Leviticus 39
Numbers 57
Deuteronomy 22
Joshua 13
Judges 14
Ruth 9
1 Samuel 29
2 Samuel 16
1 Kings 39
2 Kings 31
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 15
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
Esther 4
Job 5
Psalms 1
Proverbs 7
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 8
Isaiah 10
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 25
Daniel 4
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
WEB (750)
Genesis 57
Exodus 112
Leviticus 40
Numbers 76
Deuteronomy 25
Joshua 26
Judges 20
Ruth 9
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 20
1 Kings 60
2 Kings 42
1 Chronicles 44
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 19
Nehemiah 26
Esther 10
Job 4
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 5
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 11
Ezekiel 34
Daniel 6
Hosea 1
Amos 3
Jonah 1
Haggai 3
Zechariah 12
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1474) ns (סהנ ShN) AC: Sharp CO: Teeth AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "teeth continue". The two front teeth are sharp and used for cutting foods by pressing down. (eng: shine - from the whiteness of the teeth)

A) ns (סהנ ShN) AC: ? CO: Teeth AB: ?

Nm/f ) ns (סהנ ShN) - Teeth: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (58): teeth, tooth, ivory, sharp, crag, forefront - Strongs: H8127 (שֵׁן), H8128 (שֵׁן)

Nf1) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Y [df: ans] II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to rootHebrew and Aramaic] KJV (906): year, sleep - Strongs: H8141 (שָׁנָה), H8142 (שֵׁנָא), H8139 (שְׁנָה), H8140 (שְׁנָה)

fm) ins (סהני ShNY) - Scarlet: The color of the gums. KJV (42): scarlet, crimson - Strongs: H8144 (שָׁנִי)

B) nns (סהננ ShNN) AC: Sharp CO: ? AB: ?: From the sharpness of the front teeth.

V) nns (סהננ ShNN) - Sharpen: KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Piel) sharp, whet, sharpen, prick, teach - Strongs: H8150 (שָׁנַן)

bf1) enins (סהנינה ShNYNH) - Piercing: KJV (4): byword, taunt - Strongs: H8148 (שְׁנִינָה)

D) nas (סהאנ ShAN) AC: Rest CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) nas (סהאנ ShAN) - Rest: To be in a state of rest. KJV (5): (vf: Piel) ease, quiet, rest - Strongs: H7599 (שָׁאַן)

mm) nnas (סהאננ ShANN) - Rest: KJV (10): ease, quiet, tumult - Strongs: H7600 (שַׁאֲנָן)

E) ans (סהנא ShNA) AC: ? CO: Two AB: ?: As a second thing.

V) ans (סהנא ShNA) - Change: To exchange one thing for another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (24): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel, Participle) change, diverse, alter - Strongs: H8132 (שָׁנָא), H8133 (שְׁנָה)

emm) nanis (סהינאנ ShYNAN) - Twice: KJV (1): angel - Strongs: H8136 (שִׁנְאָן)

H) ens (סהנה ShNH) AC: ? CO: Two AB: ?: A repeating of the first or what was before.

V) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Change:To exchange one thing for another. II. Repeat:To do something a second time. KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) change, second, again, diverse, alter, disguise, double, pervert, prefer, repeat - Strongs: H8138 (שָׁנָה)

Nm/f) ens (סהנה ShNH) - I. Two:In the sense of the changing seasons. [Hebrew and Aramaic; Written in the plural form mitsor nintin the Aramaic] [df: Myts]II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to rootHebrew and Aramaic] KJV (772): two, both, second, twain, twice, double - Strongs: H8147 (שְׁתַּיִם), H8578 (תִּנְיָן), H8648 (תַּרְתֵּין)

fm/f) ins (סהני ShNY) - Second: KJV (156): second, other, time, again, another, more, either - Strongs: H8145 (שֵׁנִי)

hm) ensm (מסהנה MShNH) - I. Double: II. Second:KJV (35): second, double, next, college, copy, twice, fatling - Strongs: H4932 (מִשְׁנֶה)

sf3) tfnins (סהנינות ShNYNWT) - Again: A second time. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): again - Strongs: H8579 (תִּנְיָנוּת)

L) nsi (יסהנ YShN) AC: ? CO: Previous AB: ?: What was before the second.

V) nsi (יסהנ YShN) - Sleep: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) sleep, remain, old - Strongs: H3462 (יָשֵׁן)

Nm) nsi (יסהנ YShN) - I. Previous: II. Sleep:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (16): old, sleep - Strongs: H3463 (יָשֵׁן), H3465 (יָשָׁן)

Nf2) tnsi (יסהנת YShNT) - Sleep: [Unknown connection to root;] [df: tns] KJV (1): sleep - Strongs: H8153 (שְׁנָת)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׁנַ֫יִם, שְׁתַּיִם (Philippi ZMG xlix (1895), 202 Ges§ 97b note):768

noun masculine and feminine dual two (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician אשנם (and ׳שנ second), Punic שנם Lzb380; Arabic ; Sabean תֿני Hom Chr 47, Aramaic תְּרֵין, (תִּנְיָנָא, second); Nabataean תרין, Palmyrene feminine תרתן, תרתיא, Lzb388; Assyrian šinâ; on etymology see √, and especially Philippi ZMG xxxii (1878), 21-98); — masculine (with masculine noun) שְׁנַיִם Amos 3:3 +; construct שְׁנֵי Isaiah 7:16 +, suffix שְׁנֵיהֶם Genesis 2:25 +, etc.; feminine (with

feminine noun) שְׁתַּיִם Amos 4:8 +; construct שְׁתֵּי Genesis 4:19, וּשְׁתֵּי Isaiah 7:21 +, etc., מִשְּׁתֵֿי Judges 16:28 (see GFM); suffixes see below (2 10= 12, see below); Hexateuch chiefly P; — two:

1 no other number:

a. usually construct before plural noun (צְמִידִים) שְׁנֵי Genesis 24:22 19t. + 2 Samuel 23:20 "" 1 Chronicles 11:22 (insert בְּנֵיᵐ5 Th modern, otherwise RS Semitic i. 469,2nd ed., 488); (נָשִׁים) שְׁתֵּי Genesis 4:19 132t., 1 Samuel 10:4 insert כִּכְּרוֺת Klo HPS Bu Now; Leviticus 16:21 read dual יָדָיו Qr, + Judges 16:28 (see above) + שְׁתֵּיאֵֿלֶּה Isaiah 47:9 both these things; before singular noun, שְׁנֵי Exodus 16:22 (Ges§ 134 e); suffix שְׁנֵיתֶם the two of them Genesis 2:25 62t., + Proverbs 24:22 (> their years ᵑ6ᵑ7 De and others; probably corrupt, see Toy), שְׁנֵינוּ Genesis 31:37 2t., שְׁנֵיכֶם Genesis 27:45; שְׁתֵּיהֶם (masculine suffix! Ges§ 135o) Ruth 1:19; Ruth 4:11, יֵ֯הֶן 1 Samuel 25:43; Ezekiel 23:13.

b. absolute (1) שְׁנַ֫יִם (90t.), before plural noun Judges 11:37 26t.; after plural noun 2 Samuel 1:1; Exodus 29:1+ 21t. (usually P Chronicles), singular noun (collective) Genesis 46:27; Numbers 7:17 11t. Numbers 17; noun omitted Genesis 7:2; Genesis 44:27 26t.; ׳שׁ׳שׁ distributive Genesis 7:9 +; ׳לִשׁ cut in two 2 Kings 3:25; Jeremiah 34:18; = double amount Exodus 22:3; Exodus 22:6; Exodus 22:8 (E); ׳מִּי שׁ Deuteronomy 21:17 double portion, + בְּרוּחֲךָ 2 Kings 2:9 in (of) thy spirit, + בָּהּ Zechariah 3:18; -2שְׁתַּ֫יִם (55t.) before plural noun 1 Kings 3:16 16t.; after plural noun (usually P and late) 2 Chronicles 24:3 9t.; noun omitted, = two things Isaiah 51:19; Job 13:20; Proverbs 30:7; שְׁתַּיִם = twice 2 Kings 6:10; Job 40:5; Psalm 62:12 (or as Proverbs 30:7), ׳בִּשׁ Job 33:14 either Song of Solomon , or in two ways RVm (see De); as ordinal בִּשְׁנַת שְׁתַּיִם לְ 1 Kings 15:25 9t., etc.; (3) as round number, שְׁנַיִם עֵצִים 1 Kings 17:12 a few sticks (German 'ein paar'), compare 2 Kings 9:32; Isaiah 17:6; שְׁתַּיִם שָׁלשׁ Amos 4:8, מַּעַם וּשְׁתָּ֑יִם Nehemiah 13:20, compare Jeremiah 3:14 אֶחָד מֵעִיר וּשְׁנַיִם מִמִּשְׁמָּחָה = a small number; Ezra 10:13 not for one or two days (but for many), 2 Kings 6:10.

2 twelve: with

noun masculineשְׁנֵים עָשָׂר Genesis 42:13 87t., לִשְׁנֵי עָשָׂר Exodus 28:21 4t.; with

noun feminineשְׁתֵּים עֶשְׂרֵה Exodus 24:4 34t., שְׁתֵּי עֶשְׂרֵה Ezekiel 32:1,17; Ezekiel 33:21; before plural noun Genesis 17:20; Exodus 15:27 +; after plural noun Numbers 7:84 (twice in verse) +; before singular noun Exodus 28:21 +, Genesis 14:4 (12 year) +, etc.; as ordinal, יוֺם בְּיוֺם שְׁנֵים עָשָׂר Numbers 7:78, בִּשְׁתֵּי עֶשְׂרֵה שָׁנָה Ezekiel 32:1 +, etc.

3 with larger number: 10 (etc.) + 2, 2 Samuel 8:5; Judges 10:3 56t.; 2 10(etc.) Numbers 1:35 (P), 2 Chronicles 22:2 18t. (Kö ii. 1. 215 ff. Ges§ 97f.); 200 2+ 30, 1 Kings 20:15; 502as ordinal 2 Kings 15:27 2t.; compare 2 + 20, 1 Chronicles 24:17.


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בִּשְׁנֵ֣י בִּשְׁנֵ֣ים בִּשְׁנֵ֤ים בִּשְׁנֵ֥ים בִּשְׁנֵֽי־ בִּשְׁנֵי־ בִּשְׁנַ֙יִם֙ בִּשְׁנָ֑יִם בִּשְׁתֵּ֖י בִּשְׁתֵּ֛י בִּשְׁתֵּ֣י בִּשְׁתֵּ֥ים בִּשְׁתֵּ֧י בִּשְׁתַּ֛יִם בִּשְׁתַּ֣יִם ׀ בַשְּׁנַ֙יִם֙ בשני בשני־ בשנים בשתי בשתים הַשְּׁנֵ֤ים הַשְּׁנַ֖יִם השנים וְלִשְׁנַ֨יִם וּ֝בִשְׁתַּ֗יִם וּ֝שְׁתַּ֗יִם וּבִשְׁנֵ֣י וּבִשְׁנֵים֩ וּבִשְׁתֵּ֣י וּבִשְׁתֵּ֧ים וּבִשְׁתַּ֛יִם וּבִשְׁתַּ֥יִם וּשְׁנֵ֖י וּשְׁנֵ֛י וּשְׁנֵ֣י וּשְׁנֵ֣ים וּשְׁנֵ֤י וּשְׁנֵ֥י וּשְׁנֵ֥ים וּשְׁנֵ֧י וּשְׁנֵ֧ים וּשְׁנֵ֨י וּשְׁנֵי֙ וּשְׁנֵי֩ וּשְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם וּשְׁנֵיהֶ֤ם וּשְׁנֵיהֶ֥ם וּשְׁנֵים־ וּשְׁנַ֔יִם וּשְׁנַ֖יִם וּשְׁנַ֗יִם וּשְׁנַ֙יִם֙ וּשְׁנַ֣יִם וּשְׁנַ֥יִם וּשְׁנָ֑יִם וּשְׁנָֽיִם׃ וּשְׁתֵּ֖י וּשְׁתֵּ֣י וּשְׁתֵּ֣י ׀ וּשְׁתֵּ֤י וּשְׁתֵּ֤ים וּשְׁתֵּ֥י וּשְׁתֵּ֧ים וּשְׁתֵּ֨י וּשְׁתֵּי֙ וּשְׁתֵּי֩ וּשְׁתֵּי֮ וּשְׁתֵּי־ וּשְׁתַּ֖יִם וּשְׁתַּ֙יִם֙ וּשְׁתַּ֛יִם וּשְׁתַּ֜יִם וּשְׁתַּ֣יִם וּשְׁתַּ֤יִם וּשְׁתַּ֥יִם וּשְׁתַּ֧יִם וּשְׁתָּֽיִם׃ ובשני ובשנים ובשתי ובשתים ולשנים ושני ושניהם ושנים ושנים־ ושנים׃ ושתי ושתי־ ושתים ושתים׃ כִּשְׁנֵ֥י כִּשְׁנֵי֙ כשני לִשְׁנֵ֖י לִשְׁנֵ֣י לִשְׁנֵ֣ים לִשְׁנֵ֥י לִשְׁנֵ֥ים לִשְׁנֵ֨י לִשְׁנֵֽי־ לִשְׁנֵי֙ לִשְׁנֵי֩ לִשְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם לִשְׁנַ֔יִם לִשְׁנַ֤יִם לִשְׁנַ֥יִם לִשְׁנָ֑יִם לִשְׁתֵּ֣י לִשְׁתֵּ֥י לִשְׁתֵּיהֶֽן׃ לשני לשני־ לשניהם לשנים לשתי לשתיהן׃ מִֽשְׁתֵּים־ מִשְּׁנֵ֖י מִשְּׁנֵ֣י מִשְּׁנֵ֥י מִשְּׁנֵ֨י מִשְּׁנֵיהֶ֔ם מִשְּׁנֵיהֶֽם׃ מִשְּׁתֵ֥י משני משניהם משניהם׃ משתי משתים־ ני ניהם שְּׁנֵ֤י שְׁ֚תַּיִם שְׁ֝נֵיהֶ֗ם שְׁ֠נֵי שְׁ֭תַּיִם שְׁנֵ֖י שְׁנֵ֖ים שְׁנֵ֛י שְׁנֵ֜ינוּ שְׁנֵ֞י שְׁנֵ֣י שְׁנֵ֣י ׀ שְׁנֵ֣ים שְׁנֵ֤י שְׁנֵ֤ים שְׁנֵ֥י שְׁנֵ֥ים שְׁנֵ֧י שְׁנֵ֧ים שְׁנֵ֨י שְׁנֵֽי־ שְׁנֵֽינוּ׃ שְׁנֵי֙ שְׁנֵי־ שְׁנֵיהֶ֑ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֛ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֜ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֣ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֣ם ׀ שְׁנֵיהֶ֥ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֨ם שְׁנֵיהֶֽם׃ שְׁנֵיהֶם֒ שְׁנֵיהֶם֙ שְׁנֵיכֶ֖ם שְׁנֵים־ שְׁנַ֔יִם שְׁנַ֖יִם שְׁנַ֗יִם שְׁנַ֙יִם֙ שְׁנַ֜יִם שְׁנַ֣יִם שְׁנַ֤יִם שְׁנַ֥יִם שְׁנַ֧יִם שְׁנַ֨יִם שְׁנַֽיִם־ שְׁנַיִם֒ שְׁנַיִם֩ שְׁנָ֑יִם שְׁנָֽיִם׃ שְׁתֵּ֖י שְׁתֵּ֛י שְׁתֵּ֞י שְׁתֵּ֣י שְׁתֵּ֣ים שְׁתֵּ֤י שְׁתֵּ֤ים שְׁתֵּ֥י שְׁתֵּ֥ים שְׁתֵּ֧י שְׁתֵּ֨ים שְׁתֵּֽי־ שְׁתֵּי֙ שְׁתֵּי֩ שְׁתֵּי־ שְׁתֵּיהֶ֔ם שְׁתֵּיהֶ֥ן שְׁתֵּיהֶם֙ שְׁתֵּים־ שְׁתַּ֔יִם שְׁתַּ֖יִם שְׁתַּ֗יִם שְׁתַּ֙יִם֙ שְׁתַּ֛יִם שְׁתַּ֣יִם שְׁתַּ֤יִם שְׁתַּ֥יִם שְׁתַּ֧יִם שְׁתַּ֨יִם שְׁתַּֽיִם־ שְׁתַּיִם֩ שְׁתָּ֑יִם שְׁתָּֽיִם׃ שְׁנֵ֣י שני שני־ שניהם שניהם׃ שניכם שנים שנים־ שנים׃ שנינו שנינו׃ שתי שתי־ שתיהם שתיהן שתים שתים־ שתים׃ תים ḇaš·šə·na·yim ḇaššənayim biš·na·yim biš·nā·yim biš·nê biš·nê- biš·nêm biš·ta·yim biš·tê biš·têm bishNayim bishNei bishNeim bishTayim bishTei bishTeim bišnayim bišnāyim bišnê bišnê- bišnêm bištayim bištê bištêm haš·šə·na·yim haš·šə·nêm hashsheNayim hashsheNeim haššənayim haššənêm kiš·nê kishNei kišnê liš·na·yim liš·nā·yim liš·nê liš·nê- liš·nê·hem liš·nêm liš·tê liš·tê·hen lishNayim lishnei lishneiHem lishNeim lishTei lishteiHen lišnayim lišnāyim lišnê lišnê- lišnêhem lišnêm lištê lištêhen miš·šə·nê miš·šə·nê·hem miš·šə·ṯê miš·têm- mishsheNei mishsheneiHem mishsheTei mishteim miššənê miššənêhem miššəṯê mištêm- nê nê·hem nêhem nei neiHem šə·na·yim šə·nā·yim šə·na·yim- šə·nê šə·nê- šə·nê·hem šə·nê·ḵem šə·nê·nū šə·nêm šə·nêm- šə·ta·yim šə·tā·yim šə·ta·yim- šə·tê šə·tê- šə·tê·hem šə·tê·hen šə·têm šə·têm- šənayim šənāyim šənayim- šənê šənê- šənêhem šənêḵem šənêm šənêm- šənênū šətayim šətāyim šətayim- šətê šətê- šətêhem šətêhen šətêm šətêm- sheNayim sheNei sheneiChem sheneiHem sheneim sheNeinu sheTayim sheTei sheteiHem sheteiHen sheTeim ta·yim tayim ū·ḇiš·nê ū·ḇiš·nêm ū·ḇiš·ta·yim ū·ḇiš·tê ū·ḇiš·têm ū·šə·na·yim ū·šə·nā·yim ū·šə·nê ū·šə·nê·hem ū·šə·nêm ū·šə·nêm- ū·šə·ta·yim ū·šə·tā·yim ū·šə·tê ū·šə·tê- ū·šə·têm ūḇišnê ūḇišnêm ūḇištayim ūḇištê ūḇištêm ūšənayim ūšənāyim ūšənê ūšənêhem ūšənêm ūšənêm- ūšətayim ūšətāyim ūšətê ūšətê- ūšətêm usheNayim usheNei usheneiHem usheNeim usheTayim usheTei usheTeim uvishNei uvishNeim uvishTayim uvishTei uvishTeim vashsheNayim velishNayim wə·liš·na·yim wəlišnayim
 
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