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Princess

PRINCESS

prin'-ses:

The Hebrew term is sarah (compare sar, prince, and "Sarah"); it means

(1) a queen (Isaiah 49:23, the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American) both "queen");

(2) the consort of a king contrasted with his concubines (1 Kings 11:3, "He had seven hundred wives. princesses, and three hundred concubines");

(3) the wife of a prince (Esther 1:18 the "princesses of Persia and Media");

(4) it is metaphorically used of the city of Jerusalem (Lamentations 1:1).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PRINCESS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.