- Bible Reference: Luke 1:27
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: No
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: No
In a prophecy concerning our Lord, Isaiah (7:14) says, "A virgin [R.V. marg., the virgin'] shall conceive, and bear a son" (comp. Luke 1:31-35). The people of the land of Zidon are thus referred to by Isaiah (23:12), "O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon;" and of the people of Israel, Jeremiah (18:13) says, "The virgin of Israel hath done a very horrible thing."
Betrothal of, a quasi marriage
Distinguishing apparel of
2 Samuel 13:18
Priests might marry none but
Virginity of, bewailed
Parable of the wise and foolish
Advised by Paul not to marry
VIR'GIN, noun nearly vur'gin. [Latin virgo.]
1. A woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man.
2. A woman not a mother. [Unusual.]
3. The sign Virgo. [See Virgo.]
1. Pure; untouched; as virgin gold.
2. Fresh; new; unused; as virgin soil.
VIR'GIN, verb intransitive To play the virgin; a cant word.
VIR'GINAL, adjective Pertaining to a virgin; maidenly; as virginal chastity.
VIR'GINAL, noun A keyed instrument of one string, jack and quill to each note, like a spinet, but in shape resembling the forte piano; out of use.
VIR'GINAL, verb intransitive To pat; to strike as on a virginal [A cant word.]
VIRGIN'ITY, noun [Latin virginitas.] Maidenhood; the state of having had no carnal knowledge of man.
VIR'GIN'S BOWER, noun A plant of the genus Clematis.