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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
lā´di : This word should be taken in the sense of "mistress" in Isaiah 47:5 , Isaiah 47:7 (Hebrew gebhereth ) (so the American Standard Revised Version). In Judges 5:29; Eat Judges 1:18 it is the translation of another Hebrew word ( sārāh ), best rendered "princess" (so the Revised Version (British and American) in Esther, but not in Judges). In 2 John 1:1 , 2 John 1:5 it is the translation of κυρία , kurı́a , which some interpreters regard as a proper name. See CYRIA; JOHN , EPISTLES OF; ELECT LADY .
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Lady'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/l/lady.html. 1915.