Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Both, couple, double, second, twain, twice, two

Hebrew: שְׁנַיִם, šĕnayim (H8147)

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Here are both, couple, double, second, twain and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שְׁנַיִם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H8147

Hebrew Base Word: שְׁנַיִם

Part of speech: Proper Name

Usage: Both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two

Definition: Two; also (as ordinal) twofold.

Detailed definition:

  1. Two.
    1. Two (the cardinal number).
      1. Two, both, double, twice.
    2. Second (the ordinal number).
    3. In combination with other numbers.
    4. Both (a dual number).

Derived terms: Dual of H8145; feminine שְׁתַּיִם.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɛ̆.n̪ɑˈjɪm
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɛ̆.nɑˈjim
  3. Transliteration: šĕnayim
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: sheh-na-YIM
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sheh-na-YEEM

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