4942. mishpethayim
Strong's Concordance
mishpethayim: perhaps fireplaces, ash heaps
Original Word: מִשְׁפָת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mishpethayim
Phonetic Spelling: (mish-pawth')
Definition: perhaps fireplaces, ash heaps
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from the same as shaphath
perhaps fireplaces, ash heaps
NASB Translation
sheepfolds (2).

I. שְׁפַתָּ֑יִם noun [masculine] dual: probably = מִשְׁמְּתַיִם, below, q. v.; — ׳בֵּין שׁ Psalm 68:14 (based on Judges 5:16 ?).

מִשְׁמְּתַ֫יִם noun [masculine] dual probably fire-places or ash-heaps (namely, of the villages or encampments of the tribe) (> Ki Thes and most sheepfolds, see StuJu); — בֵּין הַמִּשְׁמְּתַ֫יִם Judges 5:16 (poem; compare GFM); so (תָּ֑יִם-) Genesis 49:14 (poem in J).

שׁפח (√ of following; compare Sabean ספח pour, also noun מספחת efusion (?) DHMVOJ ii (1888). 189 HomChr 124; Arabic pour out water, shed blood; note (with reference to etymology of following words) phrase commit fornication with her (Lane), i.e. effudit cum ea (that is semen) Fl in DeJes 3, 78 Anm.; on Phoenician שפח servant (?) compare HoffmPhoenician Inscr. 18 Lzb381).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
burden, sheepfold

From shaphah; a stall for cattle (only dual) -- burden, sheepfold.

see HEBREW shaphah

Forms and Transliterations
הַֽמִּשְׁפְּתַ֔יִם הַֽמִּשְׁפְּתָֽיִם׃ המשפתים המשפתים׃ ham·miš·pə·ṯa·yim ham·miš·pə·ṯā·yim HammishpeTayim hammišpəṯayim hammišpəṯāyim
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 49:14
HEB: רֹבֵ֖ץ בֵּ֥ין הַֽמִּשְׁפְּתָֽיִם׃
NAS: Lying down between the sheepfolds.
KJV: ass couching down between two burdens:
INT: Lying between the sheepfolds

Judges 5:16
HEB: יָשַׁ֗בְתָּ בֵּ֚ין הַֽמִּשְׁפְּתַ֔יִם לִשְׁמֹ֖עַ שְׁרִק֣וֹת
NAS: among the sheepfolds, To hear
KJV: thou among the sheepfolds, to hear
INT: sit among the sheepfolds to hear the piping

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4942
2 Occurrences

ham·miš·pə·ṯā·yim — 2 Occ.

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