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ant dodhah, ("loving"): A father's sister (Exodus 6:20); an uncle's wife (Leviticus 18:14; Leviticus 20:20). See RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY.

Strong's Hebrew
1733. dodah -- aunt
dodah or dodah. 1732, 1733. dodah or dodah. 1734 . aunt. Transliteration: dodah
or dodah Phonetic Spelling: (do-daw') Short Definition: aunt. Word Origin fem ...
/hebrew/1733.htm - 6k

Letter xiii. To Castorina, his Maternal Aunt.
... The Letters of St. Jerome. Letter XIII. To Castorina, His Maternal Aunt. An interesting
letter, as throwing some light on Jerome's family relations. ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter xiii to castorina his.htm

Valentinian a Son of Constantius and Placidia, Aunt of Theodosius ...
... Book VII. Chapter XXIV."Valentinian a Son of Constantius and Placidia, Aunt
of Theodosius, is proclaimed Emperor. After the usurper's ...
/.../chapter xxiv valentinian a son of.htm

... A wealthy aunt, having lost all her children and being very lonely, thought to fill
the vacancy in her heart and home by adopting a little child. ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter v consecration.htm

A Downward Step.
... "Shall we live with Aunt Emma again?". ... Calling for his aunt, who had reared him,
he moved forward as if to speak to her, but instead he bit off her ear. ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter vii a downward step.htm

God Heals a Blind Girl
... GOD HEALS A BLIND GIRL. One day we went to visit Ruth's aunt. While ... again. Ruth
was at the home of her aunt when she received this letter. ...
/.../touching incidents and remarkable answers to prayer/god heals a blind girl.htm

The Right to My Own Time
... here she was, wandering along beside Mrs. Ning as if she had all the time in the
world, listening intently to a tale about Mrs. Ning's third aunt's cousin, and ...
/...// we no rights/chapter 6 the right to.htm

Early School Days
... that of a sadly neglected child. Still the busy aunt took little notice
either of him or of her own boys. In his heart John was ...
/.../byrum/how john became a man/chapter iv early school days.htm

When Diamond Went Home to Breakfast, He Found his Father and ...
... "Well, listen then. His aunt wants the boy to go down and see her.". "And ...
"What are you doing here?". "I am come to see my aunt. But ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 9 when diamond went.htm

... In 1848, Clara's sister Ann went to Michigan to teach, making her home with the
Aunt Post who had been so dear to the children of the Swain family. ...
// a swain md/conversion.htm

Chapter twenty-four
... In the spirit of her new life she insisted upon helping in the housework at her
aunt's, and in a short time demonstrated her ability as a cook so clearly that ...
// his steps/chapter twenty-four.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The sister of one's father or mother; -- correlative to nephew or niece. Also applied to an uncle's wife.

2. (n.) An old woman; and old gossip.

3. (n.) A bawd, or a prostitute.

Aunt (3 Occurrences)
...AUNT. ant dodhah, ("loving"): A father's sister (Exodus 6:20); an uncle's wife
(Leviticus 18:14; Leviticus 20:20). ...Aunt (3 Occurrences). ...
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Uncle (14 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; --
the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship. ...
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Jehoash (28 Occurrences)
... While yet an infant, he was saved from the general massacre of the family by his
aunt Jehosheba, and was apparently the only surviving descendant of Solomon (2 ...
/j/jehoash.htm - 32k

Austere (2 Occurrences)

/a/austere.htm - 8k

Uncover (35 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 18:14 "'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother,
you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt. ...
/u/uncover.htm - 18k

Jezebel (20 Occurrences)
... 20). It may be noted that she is said to have been the grand-aunt of Dido,
the founder of Carthage. Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n ...
/j/jezebel.htm - 26k

Joash (49 Occurrences)
... on Athaliah's usurpation of the throne, she massacred the royal princes, Jehoash
was saved from her unnatural fury by the action of his aunt Jehosheba, the ...
/j/joash.htm - 41k

Dishonor (47 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Leviticus 18:14 "'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's
brother, you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt. (See NIV). ...
/d/dishonor.htm - 19k

Merab (4 Occurrences)
... It is possible that Merab died comparatively young, and that her children were left
in the care of their aunt, especially when it is said she herself had none ...
/m/merab.htm - 11k

Maiden (40 Occurrences)
... 6. (a.) Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; --
said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt. ...
/m/maiden.htm - 24k

Bible Concordance
Aunt (3 Occurrences)

Exodus 6:20 And Amram took Jochebed his aunt as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.

Leviticus 18:14 "'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt.

Leviticus 20:20 And if a man lie with his aunt, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: their sin shall they bear: they shall die childless.



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