Word Summary
Machanayim: "two camps", a place East of the Jordan
Original Word: מַחֲניִם
Transliteration: Machanayim
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-an-ah'-yim)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "two camps", a place East of the Jordan
Meaning: Mahanaim -- "two camps", a place East of the Jordan
Strong's Concordance

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

see HEBREW machaneh


H4266. Machanayim

מַחֲנַיִםproper 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 13:30 (P); Levitical city in Gad 21:36 (P) = 1 Chronicles 6:65; named also 2 Samuel 2:8 (מַחֲנָ֑יִם‎), 2:12; 2:29 (נָ֑יִם‎-), 19:33; 1 Kings 2:8 (נָ֑ים‎-); מַחֲנָ֑יְמָה2 Samuel 17:24, 27; 1 Kings 4:14; site unknown, see DiGn; הַמַּחֲנָ֑יִם כִּמְחֹלַת‎ 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.