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Lexicon :: Strong's H491 - 'almānûṯ

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אַלְמָנוּת
Transliteration
'almānûṯ
Pronunciation
al-maw-nooth'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 106

Strong’s Definitions

אַלְמָנוּת ʼalmânûwth, al-maw-nooth'; feminine of H488; concrete, a widow; abstract, widowhood:—widow, widowhood.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H491 in the following manner: widowhood (3x), widow (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H491 in the following manner: widowhood (3x), widow (1x).
  1. widowhood

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַלְמָנוּת ʼalmânûwth, al-maw-nooth'; feminine of H488; concrete, a widow; abstract, widowhood:—widow, widowhood.
STRONGS H491: Abbreviations
† [אַלְמָנוּת] noun feminine widowhood (Mishna id., Phoenician אלמת) suffix בִּגְדֵי אַלְמְנוּתָהּ her widow's garments Genesis 38:14, 19; construct אַלְמְנוּת חַיּוּת 2 Samuel 20:3 (of David's imprisoned concubines; but text impossible; Greek Version of the LXX We אַלְמָנוֺת חַיּוֺת, compare Dr; Klo thinks gloss); figurative of Jerusalem Isaiah 54:4 אַלְמְנוּתַיִח.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:14; 38:19

2 Samuel

20:3

Isaiah

54:4

H491

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Strong's Number H491 matches the Hebrew אַלְמָנוּת ('almānûṯ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - And she put her widow's H491 garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:19 - And she arose, and went away, and laid by her vail from her, and put on the garments of her widowhood. H491
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and fed them, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood. H491
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:4 - Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood H491 any more.
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