Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

apparently a primitive word

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 112

KJV Translation Count — 55x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: handmaid (22), maidservant (19), maid (8), bondwoman (4), bondmaids (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. maid-servant, female slave, maid, handmaid, concubine
a. of humility (fig.)

Strong's Definitions

'amah, aw-maw'; apparently a primitive word; a maid servant or female slave: — (hand-) bondmaid(-woman), maid(servant).

Concordance Results Using KJV

So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his H519s; and they bare children.


Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this H519 and her son: for the son of this H519 shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.


And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy H519; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.


And also of the son of the H519 will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.


And she said, Behold my H519 Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.


And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two H519s' tents; but he found them not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.


And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the river; and her H519ens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her H519 to fetch it.


But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy H519, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:


Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his H519, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.


And if a man sell his daughter to be a H519, she shall not go out as the menservants do.