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- proper noun Alternative form of
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- noun the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
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"Everyone knows that measured and restrained building in Judaea and Samaria [the West Bank] in the coming year will have no influence on the peace map."
Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
1 And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the
29 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea: 30 Which also they did, and sent it to the elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul.
14 For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ
Huh? He started out in Judaea, yes - all the apostles started in Judaea, because that’s where Jesus lived.
They have also another name that has been acquired, -- i.e., the country has been called Judaea, and the people themselves Jews.
Dio's Rome, Volume 2 An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek During the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus; and Now Presented in English Form. Second Volume Extant Books 36-44 (B.C. 69-44).
 Vespasian and his son Titus had a joint triumph for the conquest of Judaea, which is described at length by Josephus, De Bell.
Fatherless, motherless, brotherless, sisterless -- a lone man, he passed forth into the great and terrible wilderness of Judaea, which is so desolate that the Jews called it the abomination of desolation.
Because S. Mark three times calls Judaea by its usual name (Ioudaia, viz. in iii. 7: x. 1: xiii. 14), the unique designation, e Ioudai'a cho'ra (in ver. 5) would be pronounced decisive against "the authorship of Mark." -- (vii.)