Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #8147: shnayim (pronounced shen-ah'-yim)

dual of 8145; feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}; two; also (as ordinal) twofold:--both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּׁ / ׁ

shenayim / shettayim

1) two

1a) two (the cardinal number)

1a1) two, both, double, twice

1b) second (the ordinal number)

1c) in combination with other numbers

1d) both (a dual number)

Part of Speech: noun masculine or feminine dual; adjective

Relation: dual of H8145


This word is used 767 times:

Genesis 1:16: "And God made two great lights; the greater"
Genesis 2:25: "And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed."
Genesis 3:7: "And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed"
Genesis 4:19: "And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name"
Genesis 5:8: "were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died."
Genesis 5:18: "lived a hundred sixty and two years, and he begot Enoch:"
Genesis 5:20: "nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died."
Genesis 5:26: "seven hundred eighty and two years, and begot sons and daughters:"
Genesis 5:28: "lived a hundred eighty and two years, and begot a son:"
Genesis 6:19: "And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every"
Genesis 6:20: "of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every"
Genesis 7:2: "and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female."
Genesis 7:9: "There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male"
Genesis 7:9: "There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male"
Genesis 7:15: "Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh,"
Genesis 7:15: "into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein"
Genesis 9:22: "the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without."
Genesis 9:23: "a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered"
Genesis 10:25: "And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for"
Genesis 11:20: "And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begot Serug:"
Genesis 14:4: " Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth"
Genesis 17:20: "him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes"
Genesis 19:1: "And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate"
Genesis 19:8: "Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man;"
Genesis 19:15: "take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed"
Genesis 19:16: "and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto"
Genesis 19:30: "out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for"
Genesis 19:30: "in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters."
Genesis 19:36: " Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father."
Genesis 21:27: "and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant."
Genesis 21:31: "Beer-sheba; because there they swore both"
Genesis 22:3: "his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son,"
Genesis 22:6: "in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together."
Genesis 22:8: "himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together."
Genesis 24:22: "earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten"
Genesis 25:16: "are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations."
Genesis 25:23: "And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated"
Genesis 25:23: "unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels;"
Genesis 27:9: "the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats;"
Genesis 27:45: "thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?"
Genesis 29:16: "And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger"
Genesis 31:33: "tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents; but he found them not."
Genesis 31:37: "my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge between us both."
Genesis 31:41: "I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years"
Genesis 32:7: "was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;"
Genesis 32:10: "this Jordan; and now I am become two bands."
Genesis 32:22: "night, and took his two wives, and his two womenservants, and his eleven"
Genesis 32:22: "his two wives, and his two womenservants, and his eleven sons,"
Genesis 33:1: "and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids."
Genesis 34:25: "day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi,"

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