help-meet

helpmeet

[help-meet]
noun

Origin:
from the phrase an help meet for him i.e., a help suitable for him, in the Authorized Version of the Bible (1611)

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helpmeet (ˈhɛlpˌmiːt)
 
n
a less common word for helpmate
 
[C17: from the phrase an helpe meet (suitable) for him Genesis 2:18]

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Help-meet definition


(Heb. 'ezer ke-negdo; i.e., "a help as his counterpart" = a help suitable to him), a wife (Gen. 2:18-20).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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