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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)
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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:
† [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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:14; 38:19

2 Samuel

20:3

Isaiah

54:4

H491

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 - So she [fn]removed her widow’s H491 garments and covered herself with a [fn]veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gateway of [fn]Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:19 - Then she got up and departed, and [fn]removed her [fn]veil and put on her widow’s H491 garments.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - Then David came to his house in Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left behind to take care of the house, and put them in custody and provided them with food, but did not [fn]have relations with them. So they were locked up until the day of their death, living as widows H491.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:4 - “Fear not, for you will not be put to shame;
And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced;
But you will forget the shame of your youth,
And no longer remember the disgrace of your widowhood H491.

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