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Definition of the noun almah

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noun - plural: almahs

  1. an Egyptian singer or dancing-girl used for entertainment or as a professional mourner

Group

Almah is a Brazilian power metal band. It was initially established in 2006 as a side project of former Angra’s singer Edu Falaschi. Since 2006 Almah has released two albums and has turned from a solo-project into a band with regular activities.

Music

  1. "Almah": Almah is the first solo project of Brazilian heavy metal singer and Angra frontman Edu Falaschi. The lyrics are about the different feelings of the human being and the title phonetically means "soul" in the Portuguese language. It was released in August, 2006 (see 2006 in music), and Edu toured promoting the album in Brazil along with former Symbols members Tito Falaschi (his brother) and Demian Tiguez.
  2. "Almah" is a musical album of Avishai Cohen.
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Miscellanea

Almah: The word almah is a Hebrew feminine noun, for a girl who has reached puberty but is still under the shielding protection of her family; she is a young, marriageable girl. In Bibles, almah is typically translated as virgin, maiden, young woman, damsel or girl. For theological reasons, the meaning and definition of this word can be controversial, particularly when applied to Isaiah 7:14.

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Google previewThe Churchman (1885)

a virgin proper is called almah.

Google previewFashioning Jewish Identity in Medieval Western Christendom (2003)

by Robert Chazan

Now the term 'almah means a young woman, whether a virgin or not. [It means] a virgin [in the verse:] “And the young woman who goes forth to draw water.”27 [It means a young woman] who is not a virgin [in the verse:] “The way ofa man with ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia

Alma (Almah) • A Hebrew word meaning "virgin" or "maiden," it is used in the messianic prophecy of Isaiah 7:14: 'Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, a young woman [Hebrew: 'almah] shall conceive and bear a son, and ...

Google previewThe Poor Man's Concordance, and dictionary to the sacred scriptures both of the Old and New Testament (1828)

Designed ... for that class who read the "Poor Man's commentary on the Bible" by Robert Hawker

The Hebrew word Almah, virgin, strictly and properly speaking, a virgin, who hath never been seen by man. The word implies hidden, kept in, and secret. St. Jerome makes a nice distinction on this ground, between the ordinary word, Bethula, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of religious knowledge (1851)

or, Dictionary of the Bible by Bela Bates Edwards

In this sense, it occurs in the famous passage of Isaiah 7: 14 : — " Behold, a virgin [almah] shall conceive and bear a son." The Chaldee paraphrast and the Septuagint here translate almah, virgin. Akiba, the famous rabbin, a great enemy to ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies (2003)

by Mona Baker

The mistranslation of almah (in Isaiah 7: 14) as virgin has already been mentioned. Christian translations today recognize that theword meansayoung woman of an age to be a mother, ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

From two other sources we derive further information: Origen and Jerome both notify the fact that the Ebionites tr4 'almah "young 2. Origen woman" (it is rendered "virgin" in and Jerome ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1M3A1H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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