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Almah (עלמה, plural: alamot עלמות) is a Hebrew word meaning a young woman of childbearing age who has not yet had a child, and who may be (but does not have to be) an unmarried virgin or a married young woman. It does not, in and of itself, indicate whether that woman is a virgin or not.{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} The term occurs nine times in the Hebrew Bible – see usage below.


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