שׁתּים שׁנים 


shnayim; shen-ah'-yim or (fem.) shttayim



Parts of Speech

n m/f dual

Root Word (Etymology)

dual of 8145

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2421a

KJV Translation Count — 768x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: two (533), twelve 6240 (105), both (69), twelfth 6240 (21), second (10), twain (7), both of them (5), twice (5), double (5), misc (8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. two
a. two (the cardinal number)
1. two, both, double, twice
b. second (the ordinal number)
c. in combination with other numbers
d. both (a dual number)

Strong's Definitions

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

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God made H8147 great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.


And they were H8147 naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.


And the eyes H8147 H8147 H8147 were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made H8147selves aprons.


And Lamech took unto him H8147 wives: the name H8147 the one was Adah, and the name H8147 the other Zillah.


And all the days H8147 Seth were nine hundred and H8147 years: and he died.


And Jared lived an hundred sixty and H8147 years, and he begat Enoch:


And all the days H8147 Jared were nine hundred sixty and H8147 years: and he died.


And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and H8147 years, and begat sons and daughters:


And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and H8147 years, and begat a son:


And H8147 every living thing H8147 all flesh, H8147 H8147 every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep H8147 alive with thee; they shall be male and female.