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Strong's #1151 - δάμαλις

Root Word (Etymology)
probably from the base of (G1150)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. a young cow, heifer
    1. of the red heifer with whose ashes, by the Mosaic law, those were to be sprinkled who had become defiled
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1241 ‑ בָּקָר (baw‑kawr');  5695 ‑ עֵגֶל (ay'‑ghel);  5697 ‑ עֶגְלָה (eg‑law');  6499 ‑ פָּר (par, pawr);  6510 ‑ פָּרָה (paw‑raw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δᾰμᾰλ-ις, εως, ἡ

( D.H. 1.39), (δαμάζω)


1. young cow, heifer, A. Supp. 351 (lyr.), Aen.Tact. 27.1, D.H. 1.35; of Io, B. 18.24, Nic. Al. 344; also masc., Hellanic. 111J.

2. δ. σῦς IG 5 (1).1390.34,69 (Andania, i B.C.).

II girl, Epicr. 9, AP 5.291 (Agath.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δάμαλις, δαμαλισεως, (feminine of δαμάλης a young bullock or steer), a young cow, heifer (Aeschylus, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Lucian, others); used in Numbers 19:2, 6, 9f for פָּרָה and in Hebrews 9:13 of the red heifer with whose ashes, by the Mosaic law, those were to be sprinkled who had become defiled. (Besides in the Sept. chiefly for עֶגְלָה.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δάμαλις , -εως ,

(fern. of δαμάλης , a bullock),

[in LXX chiefly for H6510, H5697;]

a heifer, Hebrews 9:13.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

δάμαλις is found ter in a Coan inscription Syll 617. See also the Mysteries inscription from Andania, Syll 653.34 (B.C. 91) Μεγάλοις θεοῖς δάμαλιν σῦν , so .69. A diminutive is found in P Flor II. 150.2 (A.D. 267) τὰ βούδια ὅσα ἔχεις . . . ἤτε δαμάλια ἤτε μείζονα . Δάμαλις is found as a proper name for Athenian women : see Pape Wört. d. gr. Eigennamen s.v., Renan Saint Paul, p. 209 n.3.



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
δαμαλεί δαμάλεις δαμάλεσι δαμάλεσιν δαμάλεων δαμαλεως δαμάλεως δάμαλεως δάμαλιν δάμαλις damaleos damaleōs damáleos damáleōs
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