H8198 שׁפחה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family; see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household)

KJV Usage: (bond-, hand-) maid (-en, -servant), wench, bondwoman, womanservant.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. maid, maid-servant, slavegirl
a. maid, maid-servant (as belonging to a mistress)
b. of address, speaker, humility (fig)
Origin: from the same as H8207">H8207)
TWOT: None
Parts of Speech:

View how H8198 שׁפחה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 58 occurrences of H8198 שׁפחה

Genesis 12:16 and female servants,
Genesis 16:1 and she had an handmaid,
Genesis 16:2 to my maid;
Genesis 16:3 her maid
Genesis 16:5 my maid
Genesis 16:6 Behold, thy maid
Genesis 16:8 maid,
Genesis 20:14 and female servants,
Genesis 24:35 and female servants,
Genesis 25:12 handmaid,
Genesis 29:24 his maid
Genesis 29:24 for an handmaid.
Genesis 29:29 his handmaid
Genesis 29:29 to be her maid.
Genesis 30:4 her handmaid
Genesis 30:7 maid
Genesis 30:9 her maid,
Genesis 30:10 maid
Genesis 30:12 maid
Genesis 30:18 my maiden
Genesis 30:43 and female
Genesis 32:5 and female servants:
Genesis 32:22 female servants,
Genesis 33:1 handmaids.
Genesis 33:2 the handmaids
Genesis 33:6 Then the handmaidens
Genesis 35:25 handmaid;
Genesis 35:26 handmaid;
Exodus 11:5 of the maidservant
Leviticus 19:20 that is a slave,

Distinct usage

5 and female servants,
3 maid
2 handmaid;
2 and female slaves,
2 And thy handmaid
2 his female servant,
2 and female servants.
1 and she had an handmaid,
1 to my maid;
1 her maid
1 my maid
1 Behold, thy maid
1 maid,
1 handmaid,
1 his maid
1 for an handmaid.
1 his handmaid
1 to be her maid.
1 her handmaid
1 her maid,
1 my maiden
1 and female
1 and female servants:
1 female servants,
1 handmaids.
1 the handmaids
1 Then the handmaidens
1 of the maidservant
1 that is a slave,
1 to thy handmaid,

Corresponding Greek Words

shiphchah G1135 gune
shiphchah G3814 paidiske