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Lexicon :: Strong's H1330 - bᵊṯûlâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Pass. participle of an unused root meaning to separate
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TWOT Reference: 295a

Strong’s Definitions

בְּתוּלָה bᵉthûwlâh, beth-oo-law'; feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to separate; a virgin (from her privacy); sometimes (by continuation) a bride; also (figuratively) a city or state:—maid, virgin.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H1330 in the following manner: virgin (38x), maid (7x), maiden (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H1330 in the following manner: virgin (38x), maid (7x), maiden (5x).
  1. virgin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּתוּלָה bᵉthûwlâh, beth-oo-law'; feminine passive participle of an unused root meaning to separate; a virgin (from her privacy); sometimes (by continuation) a bride; also (figuratively) a city or state:—maid, virgin.
STRONGS H1330: Abbreviations
בְּתוּלָה 50 noun feminine virgin (compare Arabic bdb014307, bdb014308, Assyrian batultu (also batûlu of young man) 5 R 42:56 see JeremZA 1886, 399; Late Hebrew בְּתוּלָא, bdb014309) — Genesis 24:16 + 19 times; construct בְּתוּלַת Deuteronomy 22:19 + 12 times; plural בְּתוּלוֺת Esther 2:2 + 7 times; בְּתֻלוֺת Zechariah 9:17; בְּתוּלֹת Exodus 22:16 + 2 times; בְּתֻלֹת Lamentations 5:11; suffix בְּתוּלֹתָיו Psalm 78:63 + 3 times; — one living apart in her father's house as a virgin Genesis 24:16 (J) Exodus 22:15 (E) Leviticus 21:3, 14 (P) Deuteronomy 22:19; Judges 19:24; 2 Samuel 13:2; Job 31:1; Isaiah 62:5; Jeremiah 2:32; Jeremiah 31:13; Joel 1:8; נערה בתולה a virgin damsel Deuteronomy 22:23, 28; Judges 21:12; 1 Kings 1:2; Esther 2:3; בחור ובתולה Deuteronomy 32:25; 2 Chronicles 36:17; Jeremiah 51:22; Ezekiel 9:6; personification of nations בתולת ישׂראל Jeremiah 8:13; Jeremiah 31:4, 21; Amos 5:2; בת ציון ב׳ 2 Kings 19:21 (= Isaiah 37:22; on double stative construct see Ges§ 130. 5 PhiSt. construct 63) Lamentations 2:13; בת עמי ב׳ Jeremiah 14:17; בת יהודה ב׳ Lamentations 1:15; בת צידון ב׳ Isaiah 23:12; בת בבל ב׳ Isaiah 47:1; ב׳ בת מצרים Jeremiah 46:11; plural virgins Exodus 22:16; 2 Samuel 13:18; Esther 2:2, 17, 19; Psalm 45:15; Psalm 78:63; Lamentations 1:4; Lamentations 2:10; Lamentations 5:11; Ezekiel 44:22; Amos 8:13; בחורים ובתולות Psalm 148:12; Isaiah 23:4; Zechariah 9:17; Lamentations 1:18; Lamentations 2:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:16; 24:16


22:15; 22:16; 22:16


21:3; 21:14


22:19; 22:19; 22:23; 22:28; 32:25


19:24; 21:12

2 Samuel

13:2; 13:18

1 Kings


2 Kings


2 Chronicles



2:2; 2:2; 2:3; 2:17; 2:19




45:15; 78:63; 78:63; 148:12


23:4; 23:12; 37:22; 47:1; 62:5


2:32; 8:13; 14:17; 31:4; 31:13; 31:21; 46:11; 51:22


1:4; 1:15; 1:18; 2:10; 2:13; 2:21; 5:11; 5:11


9:6; 44:22




5:2; 8:13


9:17; 9:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1330 matches the Hebrew בְּתוּלָה (bᵊṯûlâ),
which occurs 50 times in 50 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:16 -

Now the girl was very beautiful, a virgin ​— ​no man had been intimate with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jug, and came up.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:16 -

“If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and he sleeps with her, he must certainly pay the bridal price for her to be his wife.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:17 -

“If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must pay an amount in silver equal to the bridal price for virgins.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:3 -

“He may make himself unclean for his unmarried virgin sister in his immediate family.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:14 -

“He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:19 -

They will also fine him a hundred silver shekels and give them to the young woman’s father, because that man gave an Israelite virgin a bad name. She will remain his wife; he cannot divorce her as long as he lives.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:23 -

“If there is a young woman who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man encounters her in the city and sleeps with her,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:28 -

“If a man encounters a young woman, a virgin who is not engaged, takes hold of her and rapes her, and they are discovered,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:25 -

“Outside, the sword will take their children,

and inside, there will be terror;

the young man and the young woman will be killed,

the infant and the gray-haired man.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:24 -

“Here, let me bring out my virgin daughter and the man’s concubine now. Abuse them and do whatever you want to them. But don’t commit this outrageous thing against this man.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:12 -

They found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead four hundred young virgins, who had not been intimate with a man, and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh in the land of Canaan.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 -

Amnon was frustrated to the point of making himself sick over his sister Tamar because she was a virgin, but it seemed impossible to do anything to her.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:18 -

Amnon’s servant threw her out and bolted the door behind her. Now Tamar was wearing a long-sleeved[fn] robe, because this is what the king’s virgin daughters wore.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:2 -

So his servants said to him, “Let us[fn] search for a young virgin for my lord the king. She is to attend the king and be his caregiver. She is to lie by your side so that my lord the king will get warm.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:21 -

“This is the word the LORD has spoken against him:

Virgin Daughter Zion

despises you and scorns you;

Daughter Jerusalem

shakes her head behind your back.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:17 -

So he brought up against them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their fit young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary. He had no pity on young men or young women, elderly or aged; he handed them all over to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:2 -

The king’s personal attendants suggested, “Let a search be made for beautiful young virgins for the king.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:3 -

“Let the king appoint commissioners in each province of his kingdom, so that they may gather all the beautiful young virgins to the harem at the fortress of Susa. Put them under the supervision of Hegai, the king’s eunuch, keeper of the women, and give them the required beauty treatments.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:17 -

The king loved Esther more than all the other women. She won more favor and approval from him than did any of the other virgins. He placed the royal crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:19 -

When the virgins were gathered a second time, Mordecai was sitting at the King’s Gate.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:1 -

I have made a covenant with my eyes.

How then could I look at a young woman?[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:14 -

In colorful garments she is led to the king;

after her, the virgins, her companions, are brought to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:63 -

Fire consumed his chosen young men,

and his young women had no wedding songs.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:12 -

young men as well as young women,

old and young together.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:4 -

Be ashamed, Sidon, the stronghold of the sea,

for the sea has spoken:

“I have not been in labor or given birth.

I have not raised young men

or brought up young women.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:12 -

He said,

“You will not celebrate anymore,

ravished young woman, daughter of Sidon.

Get up and cross over to Cyprus —

even there you will have no rest! ”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:22 -

“this is the word the LORD has spoken against him:

Virgin Daughter Zion

despises you and scorns you;

Daughter Jerusalem shakes her head

behind your back.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:1 -

“Go down and sit in the dust,

Virgin Daughter Babylon.

Sit on the ground without a throne,

Daughter Chaldea!

For you will no longer be called pampered and spoiled.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 -

For as a young man marries a young woman,

so your sons will marry you;

and as a groom rejoices over his bride,

so your God will rejoice over you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:32 -

Can a young woman forget her jewelry

or a bride her wedding sash?

Yet my people have forgotten me

for countless days.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:17 -

You are to speak this word to them:

Let my eyes overflow with tears;

day and night may they not stop,

for my dearest people[fn]

have been destroyed by a crushing blow,

an extremely severe wound.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:13 -

Therefore, this is what the LORD says:

Ask among the nations,

who has heard things like these?

Virgin Israel has done a most horrible thing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:4 -

Again I will build you so that you will be rebuilt,

Virgin Israel.

You will take up your tambourines again

and go out in joyful dancing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:13 -

Then the young women will rejoice with dancing,

while young and old men rejoice together.

I will turn their mourning into joy,

give them consolation,

and bring happiness out of grief.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:21 -

Set up road markers for yourself;

establish signposts!

Keep the highway in mind,

the way you have traveled.

Return, Virgin Israel!

Return to these cities of yours.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:11 -

Go up to Gilead and get balm,

Virgin Daughter Egypt!

You have multiplied remedies in vain;

there is no healing for you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:22 -

With you I will smash man and woman;

with you I will smash the old man and the youth;

with you I will smash the young man and the young woman.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:4 -

The roads to Zion mourn,

for no one comes to the appointed festivals.

All her gates are deserted;

her priests groan,

her young women grieve,

and she herself is bitter.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:15 -

The Lord has rejected

all the mighty men within me.

He has summoned an army[fn] against me

to crush my young warriors.

The Lord has trampled Virgin Daughter Judah

like grapes in a winepress.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:18 -

The LORD is just,

for I have rebelled against his command.

Listen, all you people;

look at my pain.

My young women and young men

have gone into captivity.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:10 -

The elders of Daughter Zion

sit on the ground in silence.

They have thrown dust on their heads

and put on sackcloth.

The young women of Jerusalem

have bowed their heads to the ground.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:13 -

What can I say on your behalf?

What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem?

What can I liken you to,

so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion?

For your ruin is as vast as the sea.

Who can heal you?

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:21 -

Both young and old

are lying on the ground in the streets.

My young women and young men

have fallen by the sword.

You have killed them in the day of your anger,

slaughtering without compassion.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:11 -

Women have been raped in Zion,

virgins in the cities of Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:6 -

“Slaughter the old men, the young men and women, as well as the children and older women, but do not come near anyone who has the mark. Begin at my sanctuary.” So they began with the elders who were in front of the temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:22 -

“He is not to marry a widow or a divorced woman, but may marry only a virgin from the offspring of the house of Israel, or a widow who is the widow of a priest.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:8 -

Grieve like a young woman dressed in sackcloth,

mourning for the husband of her youth.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:2 -

She has fallen;

Virgin Israel will never rise again.

She lies abandoned on her land

with no one to raise her up.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 -

In that day the beautiful young women,

the young men also, will faint from thirst.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:17 -

How lovely and beautiful!

Grain will make the young men flourish,

and new wine, the young women.

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