H5959 עלמה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


עלמה
‛almâh
al-maw'
Feminine of H5958; a lass (as veiled or private)

KJV Usage: damsel, maid, virgin.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB6116

עלמה

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

TBESH:
עַלְמָה
al.mah
H:N-F
maiden
1) virgin, young woman
1a) of marriageable age
1b) maid or newly married

View how H5959 עלמה is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of H5959 עלמה

Genesis 24:43 and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin
Exodus 2:8 And the maid
Psalms 68:25 them were the damsels
Proverbs 30:19 with a maid.
Song of Songs 1:3 therefore do the virgins
Song of Songs 6:8 and virgins
Isaiah 7:14 Behold, the virgin

Distinct usage

1 and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin
1 And the maid
1 them were the damsels
1 with a maid.
1 therefore do the virgins
1 and virgins
1 Behold, the virgin

Corresponding Greek Words

almah G3933 parthenos


Related words

H5959 עלמה

H5958 עלם ‛elem
עלם
‛elem
eh'-lem
From H5956; properly something kept out of sight (compare H5959), that is, a lad

KJV Usage: young man, stripling.


H5961 עלמות ‛ălâmôth
עלמות
‛ălâmôth
al-aw-moth'
Plural of H5959; properly girls, that is, the soprano or female voice, perhaps falsetto

KJV Usage: Alamoth.


H5958 עלם ‛elem

עלם
‛elem
eh'-lem
From H5956; properly something kept out of sight (compare H5959), that is, a lad

KJV Usage: young man, stripling.


H5934 עלוּם ‛âlûm
עלוּם
‛âlûm
aw-loom'
Passive participle of H5956 in the denominative sense of H5958; (only in plural as abstraction) adolescence; figuratively vigor

KJV Usage: youth.


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