Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(n.) A female slave, or one bound to service without wages, as distinguished from a hired servant.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBONDMAID
bond'-mad: Occurs but three times in the King James Version (Leviticus 19:20; Leviticus 25:44 Galatians 4:22 (the Revised Version (British and American) "handmaid")). The first instance is that of Hebrew girl who has by birth, purchase or otherwise come into temporary slavery. The word here is shiphchah. It occurs often in the Old Testament, but is elsewhere translated "maid," "handmaid," "woman servant," "maidservant," etc. The other instance (Leviticus 25:44) refers to foreign slave girls and has different word, 'amah, which also occurs number of times, but is elsewhere translated "handmaid," etc. The New Testament instance (Galatians 4:22) refers to Hagar, Abraham's Egyptian slave girl. The original word paidiske, occurs several other times, but in the King James Version is elsewhere translated "maid," "damsel," etc. It means a slave girl.
Greek1399. doule -- female slave, bondmaid.
... 1398, 1399. doule. 1400 . female slave, bondmaid. ... Word Origin fem. of doulos
Definition female slave, bondmaid. female slave, bondwoman ...
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3814. paidiske -- a young girl, maidservant
Strong's Hebrew519. amah -- a maid, handmaid
... handmaid, bondwoman, maidservant. Apparently a primitive word; a maid-servant or
female slave -- (hand-)bondmaid(-woman), maid(-servant). 518, 519. ...
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ThesaurusBondmaid (18 Occurrences)
... Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BONDMAID. ...Bondmaid (18 Occurrences). Luke 1:38 And Mary
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Exact (31 Occurrences)
Handmaid (77 Occurrences)
Inquisition (5 Occurrences)
Inquiry (15 Occurrences)
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Bible ConcordanceBondmaid (18 Occurrences)
Luke 1:38 And Mary said, Behold the bondmaid of the Lord; be it to me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
Luke 1:48 For he has looked upon the low estate of his bondmaid; for behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
Galatians 4:22 For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
Exodus 23:12 "Six days you shall do your work, and on the seventh day you shall rest, that your ox and your donkey may have rest, and the son of your handmaid, and the alien may be refreshed.
Leviticus 19:20 And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.
1 Samuel 25:27 And now this blessing which thy bondmaid has brought to my lord, let it be given to the young men that follow my lord.
1 Samuel 28:21 And the woman came to Saul, and saw that he was sore troubled, and said to him, Behold, thy bondmaid has hearkened to thy voice, and I have put my life in my hand, and have hearkened to thy words which thou spokest to me.
1 Samuel 28:22 And now, I pray thee, hearken thou also to the voice of thy bondmaid, and let me set a morsel of bread before thee; and eat, that thou mayest have strength when thou goest on thy way.
2 Samuel 14:6 And thy bondmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other and slew him.
2 Samuel 14:7 And behold, the whole family is risen against thy bondmaid, and they say, Deliver him that smote his brother, that we may put him to death, for the life of his brother whom he killed; and we will destroy the heir also: so they will quench my coal which is left, and will not leave to my husband a name or remnant on the earth.
2 Samuel 14:12 And the woman said, Let thy bondmaid, I pray thee, speak a word to my lord the king. And he said, Speak.
2 Samuel 14:15 And now that I am come to speak of this thing to my lord the king, it is because the people have made me afraid; and thy bondmaid said, I will now speak to the king; perhaps the king will perform the request of his handmaid.
2 Samuel 14:17 And thy bondmaid said, Let the word of my lord the king now be comfortable; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad; and Jehovah thy God will be with thee.
2 Samuel 14:19 And the king said, Is the hand of Joab with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said, As thy soul liveth, my lord, O king, there is no turning to the right hand or to the left from aught that my lord the king has spoken; for thy servant Joab, he bade me, and he put all these words into the mouth of thy bondmaid:
Job 31:13 If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me,
Jeremiah 34:9 that every man should let his bondman, and every man his bondmaid, the Hebrew and the Hebrewess, go free, that none should exact service of them, that is, of a Jew his brother.
Jeremiah 34:10 And all the princes and all the people that had entered into the covenant obeyed, every man letting his bondman and every man his bondmaid go free, that none should exact service of them any more: they obeyed, and let them go.
Jeremiah 34:16 but ye have turned and profaned my name, and caused every man his bondman, and every man his bondmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and ye have brought them into subjection, to be unto you for bondmen and for bondmaids.
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