BDB4754 [H4586]

מְעוּנִים proper name, of a people Me`unim, Me`unites (usually connected with מָעוֺן, (see עון), but dubious, compare BuhlEdom. 41 f.); — a people South (SE ?) of Canaan (compare Buhll.c.); — ׳הַמּ 2Chr 26:7 and 1Chr 4:41 Qr (Kt המעינים, ᵐ5B τοὺς Μιναίους, ᵐ5L τ. Κιναίους; read also מֵהַמְּעוּנִים 2Chr 20:1 (for ᵑ0 מֵהָעַמּוֺנִים), so ᵐ5B A (ᵐ5L Αμμανιειμ), Ew Be Ke Ot Kau Kit; בְּנֵימְֿעוּנִים (among Nethinim who went back with Zerubbabel) Ezra 2:50 = Neh 7:52 are perhaps descendants of those named above (2Chr 26:7). ᵐ5 οἱ Μιναῖοι, but against ׳מ = Mineans (GlaserSkizze ii. 450 f. and others) see SprengerZMG xliv (1890), 505.

[מָעוּף] see עיף. מָעוֺר see עור.

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