Example sentences for: almah

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

  • Mr. Orbaum is correct regarding the translation of the Hebrew word in Isaiah 7--the word ` almah means `young woman,' and also correct that the Hebrew word betulah means `virgin.

  • When the gospel writers read Isaiah 7:14 in the Greek, they read parthenos , the Greek translation of ` almah . This term had a narrower range of meaning than ` almah , and more specifically meant “virgin,” but it was within the range of equivalence for the Hebrew term ` almah . The gospel writer did not misquote the Bible in this matter.

  • which uses almah, meaning either a young girl or a young, recently married woman.

  • down; Sept. chiefly for bethulah, several times for na`arah; twice for `almah ...)

  • Rebekah's virginity was never in question and she was referred to as ` almah , not betulah . Therefore, Mr. Orbaum is incorrect when he says that the Hebrew betulah “would have been used in the original had the young woman been a virgin.”

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...