- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: No
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: No
This word, besides its natural and proper sense, is used to designate,
3. Small towns and villages lying around a city are its "daughters," as related to the metropolis or mother city. Tyre is in this sense called the daughter of Sidon (Isaiah 23:12).
4. The people of Jerusalem are spoken of as "the daughters of Zion" (Isaiah 37:22).
5. The daughters of a tree are its boughs (Genesis 49:22).
6. The "daughters of music" (Ecclesiastes 12:4) are singing women.
Forbidden to be wife of her mother's husband
Sold in concubinage
Used also for granddaughter
The word is used in Scripture not only for daughter, but for granddaughter or other female descendant. (Genesis 24:48) It is used of the female inhabitants of a place or country, (Genesis 6:2; Luke 23:28) and of cities in general, (Isaiah 10:32; 23:12) but more specifically of dependent towns or hamlets, while to the principal city the correlative "mother" is applied. (Numbers 21:25) "Daughters of music," i.e. singing birds, (Ecclesiastes 12:4) refers to the power of making and enjoying music.
1. The female offspring of a man or woman; a female child of any age.
2. A daughter in law; a son's wife. Ruth 3:1.
3. A woman; plural female inhabitants.
Dinah went out to see the daughters of the land.
4. A female descendant; lineage of females. Luke I.
5. The female penitent of a confessor.
Daughter, be of good comfort. Matthew 9:22.
1. The state of a daughter.
2. The conduct becoming a daughter.
DAUGH'TERLY, adjective Becoming a daughter; dutiful.