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Lexicon :: Strong's H5959 - `almah

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עַלְמָה
Transliteration
`almah
Pronunciation
al·mä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1630b

Strong’s Definitions

עַלְמָה ʻalmâh, al-maw'; feminine of H5958; a lass (as veiled or private):—damsel, maid, virgin.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5959 in the following manner: virgin (4x), maid (2x), damsels (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5959 in the following manner: virgin (4x), maid (2x), damsels (1x).
  1. virgin, young woman

    1. of marriageable age

    2. maid or newly married

      "There is no instance where it can be proved that 'almâ designates a young woman who is not a virgin. The fact of virginity is obvious in Gen 24:43 where 'almâ is used of one who was being sought as a bride for Isaac." (R. Laird Harris, et al. Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, p. 672.)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַלְמָה ʻalmâh, al-maw'; feminine of H5958; a lass (as veiled or private):—damsel, maid, virgin.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5959 matches the Hebrew עַלְמָה (`almah),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:43 - Behold, I stand by the well of water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin H5959 cometh forth to draw water, and I say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:8 - And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid H5959 went and called the child's mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:25 - The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels H5959 playing with timbrels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 - The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid. H5959
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:3 - Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins H5959 love thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:8 - There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines, and virgins H5959 without number.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:14 - Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin H5959 shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
 
 
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