Definitions

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  • proper noun The name of a Biblical prophetess.
  • proper noun A female given name, in occasional use.

Etymologies

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Hebrew "weasel".

Examples

  • The Tannaim assert that there were five gates to the Mount, two of which, known as the Huldah Gates, were the southern entrance to the Temple Mount (M Middot 1: 3).

    Huldah, the Prophet: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • "Pap Turrentine!" called Huldah from the kitchen, "Maw wants ye out here."

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • And as a prophetess, like Miriam, she anticipates later female prophetic figures, such as Huldah, who prophesied the end of Israel’s time in Canaan, and Noadiah, who appeared during the restoration from exile.

    Deborah: Bible.

  • "Huldah," she said, smiling, her pretty blue eyes full of pleasure, and gratitude, and affection, "I found on Rob's back this morning, left there by the brownies, a basket so pretty and so dainty that everyone who has seen it wants one like it.

    Dick and Brownie

  • "Huldah," she said, kindly, "if your -- if Mrs. Smith will come in and rest, I'll make her a cup of tea.

    Dick and Brownie

  • Both Deborah and Huldah were prophets and therefore presumably knowledgeable in the law.

    Learned Women in Traditional Jewish Society.

  • According to one opinion, the prophet Huldah was also among her offspring (Sifrei on Numbers, chap. 78).

    Rahab: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • II Kings 22: 14 has Huldah “living in Jerusalem in the Mishneh,” which the Aramaic Targum renders as “study hall,” i.e., academy, a place of Torah.

    Huldah, the Prophet: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • A brother, Ephraim (b. 1899), was killed in the battle at Huldah during the 1929 riots.

    Hannah Chizhik.

  • Another exegetical tradition lists Sarah among the seven women prophets, the others being Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Abigail, Huldah and Esther.

    Sarah: Midrash and Aggadah.

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