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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Helpmeet  \Help"meet`\,  n.  [See  {Helpmate}.] 
  A  wife;  a  helpmate. 
 
  The  Lord  God  created  Adam,  .  .  .  and  afterwards,  on  his 
  finding  the  want  of  a  helpmeet,  caused  him  to  sleep, 
  and  took  one  of  his  ribs  and  thence  made  woman.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  helpmeet 
  n  :  a  helpful  partner  [syn:  {helpmate}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Help-meet 
  (Heb.  'ezer  ke-negdo;  i.e.,  "a  help  as  his  counterpart"  =  a  help 
  suitable  to  him),  a  wife  (Gen.  2:18-20). 
 




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