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HEBREW: 4850 Mytrm M@rathayim
NAVE: Merathaim
EBD: Merathaim
SMITH: MERATHAIM
ISBE: MERATHAIM
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Merathaim

In Bible versions:

Merathaim: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
the region around the mouth of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Google Maps: Merathaim (32° 32´, 44° 25´)

Hebrew

Strongs #04850: Mytrm M@rathayim

Merathaim = "double rebellion"

1) another name for 'Babylon'

4850 Mrathayim mer-aw-thah'-yim

dual of 4751 feminine; double bitterness; Merathajim, an
epithet of Babylon:-Merathaim.
see HEBREW for 04751

Merathaim [EBD]

double rebellion, probably a symbolical name given to Babylon (Jer. 50:21), denoting rebellion exceeding that of other nations.

Merathaim [NAVE]

MERATHAIM, probably a poetical name for Chaldea, Jer. 50:21.

MERATHAIM [SMITH]

(double rebellion), The land of, alluding to the country of the Chaldeans, and to the double captivity which it had inflicted on the nation of Israel. (Jeremiah 50:21)

MERATHAIM [ISBE]

MERATHAIM - mer-a-tha'-im (merathayim "double rebellion"): A name used for Babylon in Jer 50:21. According to Delitzsch it may be equivalent to the Babylonian Marratun, i.e. land by the nar Marratu, "the bitter river" (Persian Gulf) = Southern Babylonia (OHL, under the word).




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