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Definition of the noun almah

What does almah mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: almahs

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

Group

Almah is a Brazilian metal band. It was initially established in 2006 as a side project of former Angra’s singer Edu Falaschi. Since 2006 Almah has released three albums and has turned from a solo-project into a band with regular activities. The band released its third album entitled "Motion" in October 2011. "Motion" was recorded at Norcal Studios in São Paulo, Brasil between May and June 2011. The album was mixed and mastered by Jochem Jacobs at Split Second Sound Studios in Amsterdam in July 2011.

Music

  1. "Almah": Almah is the first album of Almah, a 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, and Edu toured promoting the album in Brazil along with former Symbols members Tito Falaschi and Demian Tiguez.
  2. "Almah" is a musical album of Avishai Cohen.
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Miscellanea

Almah is a Hebrew word meaning a young woman of childbearing age who has not yet had a child, and who may be an unmarried virgin or a married young woman. The term occurs nine times in the Hebrew Bible – see usage below.

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Google previewThe Churchman (1885)

a virgin proper is called almah.

Google previewDictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (1992)

A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship by Joel B. Green, Scot McKnight, I. Howard Marshall

Second, the Hebrew term 'almah which is used in Isaiah 7:14 (MT) refers to a young woman of marriageable age. Though the idea of virginity is probably implicit in the term, this is not a technical term for virgo intacta. The Hebrew b'tula comes ...

Google previewVine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (1996)

With Topical Index by W. E. Vine, Merrill Unger

VIRGIN 'almah (5959), “virgin; maiden.” This noun has an Ugaritic cognate, although the masculine form also appears in Aramaic,Syriac, and Arabic. The feminine form of the root appears 9 times; the only 2 appearances of the masculine form ...

Google previewCatholic Dictionary (2002)

by Peter M. J. Stravinskas

Alma [Almah] (AHL-muh): (Latin: alma, nourishing; Hebrew: almah, maiden, young woman) A ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw

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 previewA Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures ... By Robert Hawker ... A new edition. MS. notes (1846)

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

Google previewA Concordance and Dictionary to the Sacred Scriptures (1846)

Both of the Old and New Testaments; Arranged in Alphabetical Order, and Designed for the Use of the Readers of the Word of God by Robert Hawker (D.D.)

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

Google previewA Biblical and Theological Dictionary (1837)

Explanatory of the History, Manners, and Customs of the Jews, and Neighbouring Nations by Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs

ALMAH, new, a ebrew word signifying properly a oir'rin, a young woman unacquainted wit man. fn this sense it occurs in the fa; mous passage of Isaiah, vii, 14: “Behold a virgin shall conceive ...

Google previewA Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners, and Customs of the Jews, and Neighbouring Nations (1831)

With an Account of the Most Remarkable Places and Persons Mentioned in Sacred Scripture; an Exposition of the Principal Doctrines of Christianity: and the Notices of Jewish and Christian Sects and Heresies by Richard Watson

ALMAH, HD517, a Hebrew word signifying properly a virgin, a young woman unacquainted wrth man. In this sense it occurs in the famous passage of Isaiah, vii. l4: “ Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son.” The Hebrew has no term that ...

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 previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Alma, Almah, al′ma, n. an Egyptian dancinggirl.—Also Alme, Almeh. [Ar. ‛almah,learned,‛ alamah, to know.] Almacantar,almakan′tar,n. a name for circlesof altitude parallel ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

” KJVsometimes renders almah“maid.”AtExod. 2:8 almah means simply “girl.” At Prov. 30:19 a young man of marriageable age is intended. KJV translated the term as “virgin” atIsa.

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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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