Character Study on Mehunim

Character Study on Mehunim

2 Chronicles 26: And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.
Ezra 2: The children of Asnah, the children of Mehunim, the children of Nephusim,

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Mehunim
(mih hyoo' nihm) KJV form of Meunim or Meunites, an Arab tribe whose name likely derives from the city of Ma'an about twelve miles southeast of Petra. The Meunites raided Judah during the reign of Jehoshaphat (873-849 B.C.) according to 2 Chronicles 20:1 (NAS, NIV, REB, NRSV following the Greek translation; the Hebrew text reads Ammonites). Uzziah (783-742) subdued the Mehunites ( 2 Chronicles 26:7 ). During the reign of Hezekiah (727-698 B.C.), Israelites dislocated the Meunites from the vicinity of Gedor in Transjordan about eighteen miles north-northwest of Heshbon (1 Chronicles 4:41 ; KJV reads “habitations”). The Meunites are listed as Temple servants in the postexilic period (Ezra 2:50 ; Nehemiah 7:52 ). They were perhaps the descendants of prisoners of war.



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Mehunim, Meunim
Ancestor of some Nethinim, who returned from exile. Ezra 2:50 ; Nehemiah 7:52 .

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Meunim - See Mehunim
Meunites - (mih' yoo nihm) See Mehunim
Meu'Nim - ( Nehemiah 7:52 ) Elsewhere given in Authorized Version as Mehunim and Mehunims
ma'Onites, the, - a people mentioned in one of the addresses of Jehovah to the repentant Israelites, (Judges 10:12 ) elsewhere in the Authorized Version called Mehunim
Maonites - Called Mehunim in 2 Chronicles 26:7 , an Arabian tribe, named with the Amalekintes and other foes of Israel
Ziz - (the projection ), The cliff of, the pass by which the horde of Moabites, Ammonites and Mehunim made their way up from the shores of the Dead Sea to the wilderness of Judah near Tekoa
Mehu'Nims, the, - Another notice of the Mehunims in the reign of Hezekiah (cir. " The latest appearance of the name Mehunims in the Bible is in the lists of those who returned front the captivity with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:50 ) Authorized Version "Mehunim;" (Nehemiah 7:52 ) Authorized Version "Meunim
Nethinim - The foreign or Canaanite names confirm this view: "Mehunim, Nephusim, and the children of Sisera" (Ezra 2:43-54)
Maon - In Judges 10:12, "the Maonites did oppress you," the Mehunim of 2 Chronicles 26:7 may be meant, the inhabitants of Mann (translated for "habitations," 1 Chronicles 4:41, Meunites, who were strangers there), a city near Petra, E