corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Daughter

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
The word is used in Scripture not only for daughter, but for granddaughter or other female descendant. (Genesis 24:48 ) It is used of the female inhabitants of a place or country, (Genesis 6:2 ; Luke 23:28 ) and of cities in general, (Isaiah 10:32 ; 23:12 ) but more specifically of dependent towns or hamlets, while to the principal city the correlative "mother" is applied. (Numbers 21:25 ) "Daughters of music," i.e. singing birds, (Ecclesiastes 12:4 ) refers to the power of making and enjoying music.

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Daughter'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/d/daughter.html. 1901.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Dates
Next Entry
Day
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology