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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) The sum of one and one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects.

(2): ( n.) One and one; twice one.

(3): ( n.) A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii.

Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types [2]

 Genesis 2:24 (c) This is an emblem of union in that the husband and wife are made one. The number also denotes division. It divides because it is the smallest number that may be divided. Israel was divided into two camps; the spies were divided into two groups. Even the two brothers, Cain and Abel, were divided and separated from each other.

King James Dictionary [3]

TWO, a. L. duo.

1. One and one. Two similar horses used together, are called a span, or a pair. 2. Two is used in composition as in two-legged. Man is a two-legged animal.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [4]

TWO . See Number, § 7 .

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words [5]


Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [6]

This number is sometimes used in Scripture in a symbolical sense it typifies the connection between the magistracy and the ministry in the persons of Moses and Aaron; the two systems of idolatry which were learned in Egyptian and Babylonian bondage; the Old and New Tests.; the Jewish and Christian dispensations; and, among the early fathers, the divine and human natures of Christ. Several of the early heretics endeavored to introduce the Persian duality into the Christian system, and they therefore declared that the number two had a more mystic sanctity than any other; Traces of this delusion may be found so late as the 9th century of the Church. (See Number).