from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
- An ancient kingdom of southern Palestine between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. It lasted from the division of Palestine in 931 B.C. until the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.
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- proper n. Fourth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
- proper n. One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Judah, from which David and his lineage came.
- proper n. The name of the southern Israelite kingdom which continued to be ruled by the Davidic dynasty after Solomon's death and the breakup of the united monarchy, with the northern portion keeping the name Israel.
- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
- n. (Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah
Herein Judah is said to have dealt treacherously, for they basely betrayed their own honour and profaned that holiness of the Lord which they should have loved (so some read it); and it is said to be an abomination committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; it was hateful to
But if you call a Judah Israel instead of the Cohen, you can't call a Levi up for the Levi because there is no precedence.
Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits.
The Temple to the Hebrew God YHVH, built by King David, was destroyed and much of the Jewish population (Jew comes from the word Judah, one of the 12 tribes) were deported to Babylon, known to Jews as the Babylonian captivity.
And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.
And she conceived again, and bare a son; and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; 22 and left bearing.
As in Ge 29: 32 we have a play upon the name Judah,
The tears were in Judah's throat as he tried to thank him.
Again Judah smiled his calm, dispassionate smile as he examined his rifle, and then slowly brought it to his shoulder.
Gedor (1Ch 12: 7), a town in Judah, to the southwest of Beth-lehem