4266. Machanayim
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Machanayim: "two camps," a place East of the Jordan
Original Word: מַחֲנָ֫יִם
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Machanayim
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-an-ah'-yim)
Short Definition: Mahanaim

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dual of machaneh
"two camps," a place E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Mahanaim (13).

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 DiGn; כִּמְחֹלַת הַמַּחֲנָ֑יִם Cant 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.


Dual of machaneh; double camp; Machanajim, a place in Palestine -- Mahanaim.

see HEBREW machaneh

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