Virgin: In a prophecy concerning our Lord, Isaiah
(Isaiah 7:14) says, "A virgin
[R.V. marg., 'the virgin'] shall conceive, and bear a son" (comp.
(Luke 1:31-35) The people of the land of Zidon are thus referred to
(Isaiah 23:12) "O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon;"
and of the people of Israel, Jeremiah
(Jeremiah 18:13) says, "The virgin
of Israel hath done a very horrible thing."