Example sentences for: almah

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

  • , 1968) The Septuagint translates `almah in Isaiah 7:14 as parthenos.

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

  • Another mistranslation which has probably had a much greater influence on the Western world is that of the Hebrew word almah , which means `young woman' but was translated as `virgin.

  • These 20th-century corrections of the original mistranslation cannot, of course, undo the implications that have resulted from translating almah as `virgin' instead of `young woman.

  • Innumerable chapters and verses might be cited without a definitive answer and without convincing any one side of the debate that `almah unquestionably means, or does not mean, `virgin' in Isaiah 7:14.

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