Bill Mounce

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παρθένος, -ου, ἡ
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virgin (male and female), one who has never engaged in sexual relations
a virgin, maid, Mt. 1:23; 25:1, 7, 11; Acts 21:9; in NT also masc., chaste, Rev. 14:4

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Matthew 1:23 “Behold, the virgin (parthenos | παρθένος | nom sg fem) shall conceive and give birth to a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which translated means “God is with us.”
Matthew 25:1 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins (parthenois | παρθένοις | dat pl fem) who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.
Matthew 25:7 Then all the virgins (parthenoi | παρθένοι | nom pl fem) woke up and prepared their torches.
Matthew 25:11 Later the other virgins (parthenoi | παρθένοι | nom pl fem) came, saying, ‘Sir! Sir! Open the door for us.’
Luke 1:27 to a virgin (parthenon | παρθένον | acc sg fem) pledged to be married to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David, and the name of the virgin (parthenou | παρθένου | gen sg fem) was Mary.
Acts 21:9 (He had four unmarried (parthenoi | παρθένοι | nom pl fem) daughters who prophesied.)
1 Corinthians 7:25 Now concerning virgins: (parthenōn | παρθένων | gen pl fem) I have no command from the Lord, but I give my opinion as one who has been shown mercy by the Lord and is trustworthy.
1 Corinthians 7:28 But if you do marry, you have not sinned, and if a virgin (parthenos | παρθένος | nom sg fem) marries, she has not sinned. However those who do marry will have worldly trouble, and I am trying to spare you.
1 Corinthians 7:34 and he is divided. An unmarried woman or a virgin (parthenos | παρθένος | nom sg fem) is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of the world, how to please her husband.
1 Corinthians 7:36 If someone believes he is not treating his virgin (parthenon | παρθένον | acc sg fem) in an appropriate manner, if his passions are strong, and so it has to be, he should do what he desires, it is no sin — let them marry.
1 Corinthians 7:37 However, the man who stands firm in his resolve is under no compulsion but has control over his desire, and has determined this in his heart to keep her as his virgin (parthenon | παρθένον | acc sg fem), he will do well.
1 Corinthians 7:38 So then the one who marries his virgin (parthenon | παρθένον | acc sg fem) does well, and the one who does not marry will do even better.
2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous for you with a jealousy God inspires, for I have promised you in marriage to a single husband, to Christ, that I might present you to him as an undefiled virgin (parthenon | παρθένον | acc sg fem).
Revelation 14:4 These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins (parthenoi | παρθένοι | nom pl masc). These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from the human race as firstfruits for God and for the Lamb,