2338. thélus
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thélus: female
Original Word: θῆλυς, εια, υ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: thélus
Phonetic Spelling: (thay'-loos)
Short Definition: female
Definition: female.

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2338 thḗlys (from thēlē, "the female breast") – properly, a woman with nursing breasts ("one who gives suck"); (figuratively) a mature female who exhibit "sanctified femaleness," glorifying God by reflecting the "other wonderful half" of the divine image (cf. Gen 1:26,27).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from prim. root thé- (to suckle)
NASB Translation
female (3), woman (1), women (1).

STRONGS NT 2338: θῆλυς

θῆλυς, θηλείᾳ, θῆλυ (cf. θηλάζω, at the beginning), of the female sex; θηλείᾳ, a substantive, a woman, a female: Romans 1:26f; also τό θῆλυ, Matthew 19:4; Mark 10:6; Galatians 3:28. (Genesis 1:27; Genesis 7:2; Exodus 1:16, euc.; in Greek writings from Homer down.)

female, woman.

From the same as thelazo; female -- female, woman.

see GREEK thelazo

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