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Strong's #4266 - מַחֲנַיִם

Transliteration
Machănayim
Phonetics
makh-an-ah'-yim
Root Word (Etymology)
dual of (H4264)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Mahanaim = “two camps”

1) a place east of the Jordan, named from Jacob’s encounter with angels

2) a Levitical city in Gad

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
NAS (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
HCS (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
BSB (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
ESV (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
WEB (13)
Genesis 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַחֲנַיִם proper name, of a location ( two camps) — east of Jordan; name from Jacob's meeting angels according to Genesis 32:3 (J), place on border of Gad Joshua 13:26, of Manasseh Joshua 13:30 (P); Levitical city in Gad Joshua 21:36 (P) = 1 Chronicles 6:65; named also 2 Samuel 2:8 (מַחֲנָ֑יִם), 2 Samuel 2:12; 2 Samuel 2:29 (נָ֑יִם-), 2 Samuel 19:33; 1 Kings 2:8 (נָ֑ים-); מַחֲנָ֑יְמָה 2 Samuel 17:24,27; 1 Kings 4:14; site unknown, see Di Gn; כִּמְחֹלַת הַמַּחֲנָ֑יִם Song of Solomon 7:1 is put here by Ew Hi Öttli and others: as at a (the) dance of Mahanaim; dance of a double choir Gi Stickel RV.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
בְמַחֲנַ֔יִם במחנים וּמִֽמַּחֲנַ֖יִם וממחנים מִֽמַּחֲנַ֖יִם מִמַּחֲנַ֨יִם מַֽחֲנָֽיִם׃ מַחֲנַ֖יִם מַחֲנָ֑יְמָה מַחֲנָ֑יִם מַחֲנָֽיְמָה׃ מַחֲנָֽיִם׃ מחנים מחנים׃ מחנימה מחנימה׃ ממחנים ḇə·ma·ḥă·na·yim ḇəmaḥănayim ma·ḥă·nā·yə·māh ma·ḥă·na·yim ma·ḥă·nā·yim machaNayemah MachaNayim maḥănāyəmāh maḥănayim maḥănāyim mim·ma·ḥă·na·yim mimachaNayim mimmaḥănayim ū·mim·ma·ḥă·na·yim umimachaNayim ūmimmaḥănayim vemachaNayim
 
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