numphé: a bride, a young womanOriginal Word: νύμφη, ης, ἡPart of Speech:
a bride, daughter-in-lawDefinition:
(a) a bride, young wife, young woman, (b) a daughter-in-law.
3565 nýmphē (the root of 3567 /nymphṓn, "bridal chamber, with the marriage-bed for sexual relations") – bride (a newly married spouse). 3565 (nýmphē) "signifies both bride and a daughter-in-law (Mt 10:35; Lk 12:53)" (J. Thayer).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
a bride, a young womanNASB Translation
bride (5), daughter-in-law (3).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3565: νύμφηνύμφη
(apparently allied with Latinnubo
, p. 429f), the Sept.
1. a betrothed woman, a bride: John 3:29; Revelation 18:23; Revelation 21:2, 9; Revelation 22:17.
2. in the Greek writings from Homer down, a recently married woman, young wife; a young woman; hence, in Biblical and ecclesiastical Greek, like the Hebrew כַּלָּה (which signifies both a bride and a daughter-in-law (cf. Winers Grammar, 32)), a daughter-inlaw: Matthew 10:35; Luke 12:53. (Micah 7:6; Genesis 11:31; (Genesis 38:11); Ruth 1:6 (etc.); also Josephus, Antiquities 5, 9, 1.)<1>
bride, daughter in law.
From a primary but obsolete verb nupto (to veil as a bride; compare Latin "nupto," to marry); a young married woman (as veiled), including a betrothed girl; by implication, a son's wife -- bride, daughter in law.