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Lexicon :: Strong's H4266 - maḥănayim

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

מַחֲנַיִם Machănayim, makh-an-ah'-yim; dual of H4264; double camp; Machanajim, a place in Palestine:—Mahanaim.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H4266 in the following manner: Mahanaim (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H4266 in the following manner: Mahanaim (13x).
  1. Mahanaim = "two camps"

    1. a place east of the Jordan, named from Jacob's encounter with angels

    2. a Levitical city in Gad

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחֲנַיִם Machănayim, makh-an-ah'-yim; dual of H4264; double camp; Machanajim, a place in Palestine:—Mahanaim.
מַחֲנַיִם proper name, of a location (two camps) — east of Jordan; name from Jacob's meeting angels according to Genesis 32:3 [Genesis 32:2 (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 DiGn; כִּמְחֹלַת הַמַּחֲנָ֑יִם Songs 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.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




13:26; 13:30; 21:36

2 Samuel

2:8; 2:12; 2:29; 17:24; 17:27; 19:33

1 Kings

2:8; 4:14

1 Chronicles


Song of Songs



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4266 matches the Hebrew מַֽחֲנַיִם (maḥănayim),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:2 - And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim. H4266
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:26 - And from Heshbon unto Ramathmizpeh, and Betonim; and from Mahanaim H4266 unto the border of Debir;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:30 - And their coast was from Mahanaim, H4266 all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, threescore cities:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:38 - And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim H4266 with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:8 - But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim; H4266
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - And Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ishbosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim H4266 to Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:29 - And Abner and his men walked all that night through the plain, and passed over Jordan, and went through all Bithron, and they came to Mahanaim. H4266
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:24 - Then David came to Mahanaim. H4266 And Absalom passed over Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:27 - And it came to pass, when David was come to Mahanaim, H4266 that Shobi the son of Nahash of Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and Machir the son of Ammiel of Lodebar, and Barzillai the Gileadite of Rogelim,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:32 - Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; H4266 for he was a very great man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:8 - And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: H4266 but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:14 - Ahinadab the son of Iddo had Mahanaim: H4266
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:80 - And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, and Mahanaim H4266 with her suburbs,

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