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Bible Names H-M: Meni


Meni in Easton's Bible Dictionary Isa. 65:11, marg. (A.V., "that number;" R.V., "destiny"), probably an idol which the captive Israelites worshipped after the example of the Babylonians. It may have been a symbol of destiny. LXX., tuche.

Meni in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("numbered"), Chaldee. The first word of the mysterious handwriting (Daniel 5:25-26), "God hath numbered thy kingdom and finished it," i.e. fixed its number of years, and that number is now complete. The doubling of "Mene" marks its awful certainty.

Meni in Smiths Bible Dictionary (fate, fortune). Isa 65:11 This word is a proper name, and is also the proper name of an object of idolatrous worship cultivated by the Jews in Babylon.

Meni in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE me'-ni: Destiny, a god of Good Luck, possibly the Pleiades (Isa 65:11 margin). See ASTROLOGY, 10; GAD.

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