H5959 עלמה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine of H5958; a lass (as veiled or private)

KJV Usage: damsel, maid, virgin.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. virgin, young woman
a. of marriageable age
b. maid or newly married ++++ There is no instance where it can be proved that this word designates a young woman who is not a virgin. (TWOT)
Origin: from H5958
TWOT: 1630b
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H5959 עלמה is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of H5959 עלמה

Genesis 24:43
Exodus 2:8
Psalms 68:25
Proverbs 30:19
Song of Songs 1:3
Song of Songs 6:8
Isaiah 7:14

Corresponding Greek Words

almah G3933 parthenos