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Letter "D" » damsel
«Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.»
«And when the man rose up to depart, he, and his concubine, and his servant, his father in law, the damsel's father, said unto him, Behold, now the day draweth toward evening, I pray you tarry all night: behold, the day groweth to an end, lodge here, that thine heart may be merry; and to morrow get you early on your way, that thou mayest go home.»
«And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee; / And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod and them that sat with him, the king said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee.»
«And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.»
«But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter: / For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there was none to save her.»
«But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel: / Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die: because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her father's house: so shalt thou put evil away from among you.»
«Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water: / And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.»
«Have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two?»
«But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die.»
«A damsel with a dulcimer / In a vision once I saw: / It was an Abyssinian maid, / And on her dulcimer she played, / Singing of Mount Abora.»