the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #05291 - נַעֲרָה
1) girl, damsel, female servant
1a) girl, damsel, little girl
1a1) of young woman, marriageable young woman, concubine, prostitute
1b) maid, female attendant, female servant
2418) ron (נאהר NAhR) AC: ? CO: Young AB: ?: [from: lo]
Nm ) ron (נאהר NAhR) - Young: A young male. KJV (239): young man, servant, child, lad, young, children, youth, babe, boy - Strongs: H5288 (נַעַר), H5289 (נַעַר)
Nf1) eron (נאהרה NAhRH) - Young: A young female. KJV (62): damsel, maiden, maid, young - Strongs: H5291 (נַעֲרָה)
df) rfon (נאהור NAhWR) - Youth: KJV (47): youth, childhood - Strongs: H5271 (נְעֻרָה)
gm) rofn (נואהר NWAhR) - Youth: KJV (4): child, youth - Strongs: H5290 (נֹעַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 girl, damsel; קְטַנָּה׳נ little girl only 2 Kings 5:2, compare 2 Kings 5:4, perhaps = young daughters Job 40:29; elsewhere = young woman 1 Samuel 9:11; especially as marriageable, Genesis 24:14,16,28,55,57; Genesis 34:3,12 (all J), Deuteronomy 22:15 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 22:16,19,20,21,24,26 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 22:29; 1 Kings 1:3,4; Esther 2:4,7,8,9,12 (twice in verse); Esther 2:13; specifically virgin בְּתוּלָה׳נ Judges 21:12; Deuteronomy 22:23,28; 1 Kings 1:2; Esther 2:2,3(compare Deuteronomy 22:15b; Deuteronomy 22:20); מְאֹרָשָׂה׳נ betrothed girl Deuteronomy 22:25,27; young widow Ruth 2:6; Ruth 4:12; of a concubine Judges 19:3,4,5,6,8,9, a prostitute Amos 2:7.
2 of female attendants, maids (always plural), Genesis 24:61 (J), Exodus 2:5 (E), 1 Samuel 25:42; Proverbs 9:3; Proverbs 27:27; Proverbs 31:15; Esther 2:9 (twice in verse); Esther 4:4,16; gleaners Ruth 2:5,8,22,23; Ruth 3:2. —
Note. נער Kt in Pentateuch as feminine (Qr נַעֲרָ֯) is probably not original; it is not found in Sam. Pentateuch, and feminine plural נַעֲרֹתֶיהָ occurs Genesis , Exodus; compare Ges§§ 2 n, 17c.
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(1) a girl, Judges 19:4, seqq.; Esther 2:9, 13 also used of one νεόγαμος, Ruth 2:6 (compare בְּתוּלָה).
(2) handmaid, a servant, Proverbs 9:3, 31:15 Ruth 2:8, 22 3:2.
(3) [Naarah, Naarath], pr.n.
(a) of a town on the confines of the tribe of Ephraim (Joshua 16:7), called, 1 Chronicles 7:28, נַעֲרָן.
(b) f. 1 Chronicles 4:5.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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