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Gershayim (trope)

גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם ֞ נִפְרְד֞וּ
Sof passuk ׃   paseq ׀
etnachta ֑   segol ֒
shalshelet ֓   zaqef qatan ֔
zaqef gadol ֕   tifcha ֖
revia ֗   zarqa ֘
pashta ֙   yetiv ֚
tevir ֛   geresh ֜
geresh muqdam ֝   gershayim ֞
qarney para ֟   telisha gedola ֠
pazer ֡   atnah hafukh ֢
munach ֣   mahapakh ֤
merkha ֥   merkha kefula ֦
darga ֧   qadma ֨
telisha qetana ֩   yerah ben yomo ֪
ole ֫   iluy ֬
dehi ֭   zinor ֮

Gershayim (Hebrew גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם, with variant English spellings) is a cantillation mark that is found in the Torah, Haftarah, and other books of the Hebrew Bible.

The Hebrew word גֵּרְשַׁ֞יִם translates into English as double geresh.

Total occurrences

Book Number of appearances
Torah 510[1]
   Genesis 113[1]
   Exodus 99[1]
   Leviticus 76[1]
   Numbers 114[1]
   Deuteronomy 108[1]
Nevi'im 447[2]
Ketuvim 341[2]



  1. ^ a b c d e f Concordance of the Hebrew accents in the Hebrew Bible: Concordance ..., Volume 1 By James D. Price, page 6
  2. ^ a b Concordance of the Hebrew accents in the Hebrew Bible: Concordance ..., Volume 1 By James D. Price, page 5
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