Word Summary
Qiryathayim: a city in Moab, also a place in Naphtali
Original Word: קֵרְיָתַיִם
Transliteration: Qiryathayim
Phonetic Spelling: (keer-yaw-thah'-yim)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a city in Moab, also a place in Naphtali
Meaning: Kiriathaim -- a city in Moab, also a place in Naphtali
Strong's Concordance
Kiriathaim, Kirjathaim

Dual of qiryah; double city; Kirjathaim, the name of two placed in Palestine -- Kiriathaim, Kirjathaim.

see HEBREW qiryah


H7156. Qiryathayim

קִרְיָתַ֫יִםproper name, of a location Καριαθαιμ (perhaps double city (dual), yet in General on יִַ֯ם‎ in proper name, of a location see Ges§ 88c); —

1 in Moab (MI10) Jeremiah 48:1 (תָ֑יִם‎-), 48:23, so קִיָתָ֑יְמָהEzekiel 25:9 Qr (Kt קריתמה‎); Reubenite city according to Numbers 32:37 (תָ֑יִם‎-) Joshua 13:9; קִרְיָתָ֑יִם שָׁוֵהGenesis 14:5 plain of Kiryathaim (see שָׁוֵה‎); modern †urêyât, approximately 1 4-Janmiles southeast from (Mt.) ±A‰‰arus (עֲטָרוֺת‎), and 6 4-Marmiles north-northwest from Dibon; GASmGeogr. 567 f. BuhlGeogr. 267.

2 Levitical city in Naphtali 1 Chronicles 6:61, = קַרְתָּן‎ "" Joshua 21:32 (Θεμμων, ᵐ5L Καρθαν).