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Strong's #490 - אַלְמָנָה

Transliteration
ʼalmânâh
Phonetics
al-maw-naw'
Origin
from (H488)
Parts of Speech
noun, femine
TWOT
105
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אַלְמָנוּת
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) widow

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5503 ‑ χήρα (khay'‑rah);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (55)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
Job 6
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 5
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
NAS (56)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
Job 6
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
HCS (54)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
Job 6
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 5
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
BSB (55)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 5
Job 6
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 5
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
ESV (47)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
1 Kings 1
Job 5
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 6
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
WEB (54)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 2
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 11
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
Job 6
Psalms 5
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 5
Zechariah 1
Malachi 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1266) ml (למ LM) AC: Bind CO: Staff AB: ?: The pictograph l is a picture of a shepherd staff, the m is a picture of water representing might. Combined these mean "staff of might". The shepherd always carried his staff for guiding, leading and protecting the flock. The flock was bound to the shepherd, as the staff was a sign of his authority over the sheep. The yoke was a staff laid across the shoulders of two oxen. The oxen were then tied to the yokes at the neck, binding the two together for plowing or pulling a cart. A people bound together. A wound bound with bandages.

A) ml (למ LM) AC: ? CO: Toward AB: ?: A moving toward someone or something.

im) mlt (תלמ TLM) - Furrow: Made by oxen plowing a field. KJV (5): furrow, ridge - Strongs: H8525 (תֶּלֶם)

q m) fml (למו LMW) - Toward: [The more ancient form is probably ml, the short form "l " is used as a prefix meaning "to" or "for"; See also la] KJV (4): for, at, to, upon - Strongs: H3926 (לְמוֹ)

C) mla (אלמ ALM) AC: Bind CO: Sheaf AB: ?

V) mla (אלמ ALM) - Bind: To tie something, also the tying of the tongue, silence. KJV (9): (vf: Niphal, Piel) dumb, silent, binding - Strongs: H481 (אָלַם)

Nm) mla (אלמ ALM) - Silent: KJV (1): congregation - Strongs: H482 (אֵלֶם)

dm) mfla (אלומ ALWM) - Sheaf: A sheaf of grain that is bound. KJV (5): sheaf - Strongs: H485 (אָלֻם)

df1) emfla (אלומה ALWMH) - Sheaf: A sheaf of grain that is bound. KJV (5): sheaf - Strongs: H485 (אָלֻם)

em) mlia (אילמ AYLM) - Silent: KJV (6): dumb - Strongs: H483 (אִלֵּם)

jm) nfmla (אלמונ ALMWN) - Widowhood: As bound in grief. KJV (1): forsaken - Strongs: H489 (אַלְמֹן)

mm) nmla (אלמנ ALMN) - Forsaken: As bound in grief. KJV (1): forsaken - Strongs: H488 (אַלְמָן)

mf1) enmla (אלמנה ALMNH) - Widow: As bound in grief. KJV (55): widow, desolate - Strongs: H490 (אַלְמָנָה)

mf3) tfnmla (אלמנות ALMNWT) - Widow: As bound in grief. KJV (4): widow, widowhood - Strongs: H491 (אַלְמָנוּת)

om) mlfa (אולמ AWLM) - Porch: In the sense of tying. KJV (34): porch - Strongs: H197 (אֻלַם)

jfm) infmla (אלמוני ALMWNY) - Such: An unidentified person or place as bound up in uncertainty. KJV (3): such, one - Strongs: H492 (אַלְמֹנִי)

D) mal (לאמ LAM) AC: ? CO: People AB: ?: A group of people bound together.

cm) mfal (לאומ LAWM) - People: KJV (35): people, nation, folk - Strongs: H3816 (לְאוֹם)

F) mle (הלמ HLM) AC: Strike CO: Hammer AB: ?

V) mle (הלמ HLM) - Strike: To hit or beat in order to break or smash. KJV (9): (vf: Paal) smite, break, beat - Strongs: H1986 (הָלַם)

Nf3) tfmle (הלמות HLMWT) - Hammer: As used for striking. KJV (1): hammer - Strongs: H1989 (הַלְמוּת)

adf1) emflem (מהלומה MHLWMH) - Strike: KJV (2): stroke, stripe - Strongs: H4112 (מַהֲלֻמּוֹת)

G) mel (להמ LHM) AC: Strike CO: ? AB: ?: Bound with bandages.

V) mel (להמ LHM) - Wound: KJV (2): (vf: Hitpael) wound - Strongs: H3859 (לָהַם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַלְמָנָה54 noun feminine widow (Mishna id., Assyrian almattu Dl in Zim BP 114) — ׳א Genesis 38:11 +; no construct; plural אַלְמָנוֺת Exodus 22:23 +; plural suffix אַלְמְנוֺתָיו Job 27:18, etc. — widow 1 Kings 17:20; ׳אִשָּׁה אַ 2 Samuel 14:5 ("" וַיָּ֫מָת אִישִׁי) 1 Kings 7:14; 1 Kings 11:26; 1 Kings 17:9,10; Genesis 38:11 (J; living in father's house) compare Leviticus 22:13 (H; "" גְּרוּשָׁה); Leviticus 21:14 (H), where widow forbidden as wife of high priest, like גְּרוּשָׁה, חֲלָלָה, זֹנָה compare Ezekiel 44:22 (3t. in verse) ( id. of all priests, except widow of priest); Numbers 30:10 (P; of widow's vow, "" גְּרוּשָׁה); נְשֵׁיכֶם אַלְמָנוֺת = ye shall be slain Exodus 22:23 ("" בְּנֵיכֶםיְתֹמִים) compare Psalm 109:9; Jeremiah 15:8; Jeremiah 18:21; Ezekiel 22:25, also Lamentations 5:3; (simile); of those snatched away by pestilence אַלְמְנוֺתָיו לֹא תִבְכֶּינָה Job 27:15; by sword, id., Psalm 78:64; ᵐ5 We read אַלְמָנוֺת חַיּוֺת 2 Samuel 20:3 (see אַלְמָנוּת below) of imprisoned concubines; figurative of Jerusalem Lamentations 1:1; Babylon Isaiah 47:8; especially widow as helpless, exposed to oppression & harsh treatment (often "" יָתוֺם, & גֵּר); Isaiah 1:23; Isaiah 10:2; Job 22:9; Job 24:3; Job 31:16; Psalm 94:6; Malachi 3:5; harshness forbidden, & care for them enjoined Exodus 22:21 (E) Deuteronomy 14:29; Deuteronomy 16:11,14; Deuteronomy 24:17,19,20,21; Deuteronomy 26:12,13; Deuteronomy 27:19; Isaiah 1:17; Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 22:3; Zechariah 7:10, compare Job 29:13; under especially care of God Deuteronomy 10:18; Jeremiah 49:11; Proverbs 15:25; Psalm 68:6; Psalm 146:9; once of severity of judgment in not sparing widow Isaiah 9:16. (׳אַל Isaiah 13:22 see below אַרְמוֺן; Ezekiel 19:7 see ib. & also below מעון.)


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List of Word Forms
אַ֭לְמָנָה אַ֭לְמָנוֹת אַלְמְנֹתָו֙ אַלְמְנֹתָיו֙ אַלְמְנוֹתֶ֖יהָ אַלְמְנוֹתָ֔יו אַלְמָנ֑וֹת אַלְמָנ֔וֹת אַלְמָנָ֔ה אַלְמָנָ֖ה אַלְמָנָ֣ה אַלְמָנָ֤ה אַלְמָנָ֥ה אַלְמָנָ֨ה אַלְמָנָֽה׃ אַלְמָנוֹת֙ אלמנה אלמנה׃ אלמנות אלמנותיה אלמנותיו אלמנתו אלמנתיו בְּאַלְמנוֹתָ֔יו באלמנותיו הָאַלְמָנָ֞ה האלמנה וְ֝אַלְמְנֹתָ֗יו וְ֝אַלְמָנָ֗ה וְאַלְמְנֹתֶ֖יךָ וְאַלְמָנ֔וֹת וְאַלְמָנָ֑ה וְאַלְמָנָ֖ה וְאַלְמָנָ֣ה וְאַלְמָנָ֤ה וְאַלְמָנָ֧ה וְאַלְמָנָה֙ וְהָֽאַלְמָנָה֙ וְהָאַלְמָנָ֖ה וְלָֽאַלְמָנָ֔ה וְלָאַלְמָנָ֔ה וְלָאַלְמָנָ֖ה ואלמנה ואלמנות ואלמנתיו ואלמנתיך והאלמנה ולאלמנה כְּאַלְמָנָ֑ה כְּאַלְמָנֽוֹת׃ כאלמנה כאלמנות׃ ’al·mā·nāh ’al·mā·nō·wṯ ’al·mə·nō·ṯāw ’al·mə·nō·w·ṯāw ’al·mə·nō·w·ṯe·hā ’almānāh ’almānōwṯ ’almənōṯāw ’almənōwṯāw ’almənōwṯehā almaNah almaNot almenoTav almenoTeiha bə’almnōwṯāw bə·’al·m·nō·w·ṯāw bealmnoTav hā’almānāh hā·’al·mā·nāh haalmaNah kə’almānāh kə’almānōwṯ kə·’al·mā·nāh kə·’al·mā·nō·wṯ kealmaNah kealmaNot vealmaNah vealmaNot vealmenoTav vealmenoTeicha vehaalmaNah velaalmaNah wə’almānāh wə’almānōwṯ wə’almənōṯāw wə’almənōṯeḵā wə·’al·mā·nāh wə·’al·mā·nō·wṯ wə·’al·mə·nō·ṯāw wə·’al·mə·nō·ṯe·ḵā wə·hā·’al·mā·nāh wə·lā·’al·mā·nāh wəhā’almānāh wəlā’almānāh
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