Example sentences for: almah

How can you use “almah” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The word ` almah allows the possibility that the woman was a virgin.

  • My old lexicon also points out, as does Jack Orbaum, that the customary word for `virgin' is bethulah, not `almah .

  • A better English match than `young woman' for almah is `maiden,' which, while it narrowly means only `young woman,' certainly connotes virginity.

  • The Jerusalem Bible, in a footnote to the word “maiden” (as `almah is translated by them in Isaiah 7:14) says:

  • Jack Orbaum comments on the King James Version's “mistranslation” (Isaiah 7:14) of the Hebrew almah as `virgin' [XVII, 4].


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