`almah

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 05959 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hml[from (05958)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
`almahTWOT - 1630b
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
al-maw' Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. virgin, young woman
    1. of marriageable age
    2. 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)
King James Word Usage - Total: 7
virgin 4, maid 2, damsels 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis1
Exodus1
Psalms1
Proverbs1
Solomon2
Isaiah1


Total7
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for `almah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .