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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 - Jacob said when he saw them, “This is God’s [fn]camp.” So he named that place [fn]Mahanaim. H4266
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:26 - and from Heshbon as far as Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim H4266 as far as the border of [fn]Debir;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:30 - Their territory was from Mahanaim, H4266 all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the [fn]towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, sixty cities;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:38 - From the tribe of Gad, they gave Ramoth in Gilead, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands and Mahanaim H4266 with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:8 - But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul’s army, had taken [fn]Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim. H4266
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - Now Abner the son of Ner, went out from Mahanaim H4266 to Gibeon with the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:29 - Abner and his men then went through the Arabah all that night; so they crossed the Jordan, walked all morning, and came to Mahanaim. H4266
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:24 - Then David came to Mahanaim. H4266 And Absalom crossed the Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:27 - Now when David had come to Mahanaim, H4266 Shobi the son of Nahash from Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, Machir the son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:32 - Now Barzillai was very old, being eighty years old; and he had [fn]sustained the king while he stayed at Mahanaim, H4266 for he was a very great man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:8 - “Behold, there is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a [fn]violent curse on the day I went to Mahanaim. H4266 But when he came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD, saying, ‘I will not put you to death with the sword.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:14 - Ahinadab the son of Iddo, in Mahanaim; H4266
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:80 - and from the tribe of Gad: Ramoth in Gilead with its pasture lands, Mahanaim H4266 with its pasture lands,

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