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Strong's #4850 - מְרָתַיִם

Transliteration
Mᵉrâthayim
Phonetics
mer-aw-thah'-yim
Root Word (Etymology)
dual of (H4751)
Parts of Speech
proper feminine noun
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Merathaim = “double rebellion”

1) another name for ‘Babylon’

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Jeremiah 1
NAS (1)
Jeremiah 1
HCS (1)
Jeremiah 1
BSB (1)
Jeremiah 1
ESV (1)
Jeremiah 1
WEB (1)
Jeremiah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְרָתַ֫יִם used as proper name, feminine = Babylon, עֲלֵה עָלֶיהָ עַלֿ׳הָאָרֶץ מ Jeremiah 50:21; perhaps = Double rebellion (dual) √ מרה q. v.; De Par 182 thinks = Babylonian Marrâtim, i.e., land by the nar Marrâtu, the bitter river (Persian Gulf) = Southern Babylonia.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
מְרָתַ֙יִם֙ מרתים mə·rā·ṯa·yim meraTayim mərāṯayim
 
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