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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H8198 - Handmaidens

Strong's No.:H8198

Hebrew:שִׁפְחָה

Transliteration:shiphchâh

Phonetic:shif-khaw'

Word Origin:Feminine from an unused root meaning to spread out (as a family

Bible Usage:({bond-} hand-) maid ({-en} {-servant}) {wench} {bondwoman} womanservant.

Strongs
Definition:

see H4940); a female slave (as a member of the household)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. maid, maid-servant, slavegirl

a. maid, maid-servant (as belonging to a mistress)

b. of address, speaker, humility (fig)


Bible References:
Handmaidens

Translation
Occurrences:
bondmaid ( 1 )
bondwomen ( 3 )
handmaid ( 22 )
handmaidens ( 2 )
handmaids ( 7 )
maid ( 12 )
maiden ( 2 )
maidens ( 1 )
maidservant ( 3 )
maidservants ( 5 )
servant ( 1 )
wench ( 1 )
womenservants ( 3 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.