H490 אלמנה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine of H488; a widow; also a desolate place

KJV Usage: desolate house (palace), widow.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. widow
Origin: from H488; a widow
TWOT: 105
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) widow

View how H490 אלמנה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 55 occurrences of H490 אלמנה

Genesis 38:11 a widow
Exodus 22:22 any widow,
Exodus 22:24 shall be widows,
Leviticus 21:14 A widow,
Leviticus 22:13 shall be a widow,
Numbers 30:9 of a widow,
Deuteronomy 10:18 and widow,
Deuteronomy 14:29 and the widow,
Deuteronomy 16:11 and the widow,
Deuteronomy 16:14 and the widow,
Deuteronomy 24:17 a widow's
Deuteronomy 24:19 and for the widow:
Deuteronomy 24:20 and for the widow.
Deuteronomy 24:21 and for the widow.
Deuteronomy 26:12 and the widow,
Deuteronomy 26:13 and to the widow,
Deuteronomy 27:19 and widow.
2 Samuel 14:5 a widow
1 Kings 7:14 He was a widow's
1 Kings 11:26 a widow
1 Kings 17:9 a widow
1 Kings 17:10 behold, the widow
1 Kings 17:20 upon the widow
Job 22:9 widows
Job 24:3 the widow's
Job 24:21 to the widow.
Job 27:15 and his widows
Job 29:13 upon me: and I caused the widow's
Job 31:16 of the widow
Psalms 68:5 of the widows,

Distinct usage

5 and the widow,
4 a widow
2 widows
2 of the widow
2 and for the widow.
2 a widow,
1 any widow,
1 He was a widow's
1 behold, the widow
1 the widow's
1 to the widow.
1 and his widows
1 of the widows,
1 and their widows
1 for the widow.
1 that widows
1 as a widow,
1 Their widows
1 and let thy widows
1 how is she become as a widow!
1 are as widows.
1 their desolate palaces,
1 of the widow.
1 upon the widow
1 in their desolate houses,
1 and widow,
1 a widow's
1 and widow.
1 the widow
1 nor the widow,
1 and the widow.
1 not the widow,
1 the widow,
1 and widow:
1 a widow.
1 and to the widow,
1 upon me: and I caused the widow's
1 shall be widows,
1 and for the widow:
1 of their children, and be widows;
1 or a widow
1 shall be a widow,
1 of a widow,
1 and widows:

Corresponding Greek Words

almanah G5503 chera

Related words


H488 אלמן 'almân

Prolonged from H481 in the sense of bereavement; discarded (as a divorced person)

KJV Usage: forsaken.

H489 אלמן 'almôn
From H481 as in H488; bereavement

KJV Usage: widowhood.

H491 אלמנוּת 'almânûth
Feminine of H488; concretely a widow; abstractly widowhood

KJV Usage: widow, widowhood.