Definitions for judgesˈdʒʌdʒ ɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a book of the Bible containing the history of Israel under the judges, covering the period from the death of Joshua to the accession of Saul.
* (used with a sing. v.).
Judges, Book of Judges(noun)
a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
Plural of judge.
The seventh book of the Old Testament, and a book of the Hebrew Tanakh.
Origin: Reference to the contents of the book, a chronicle of the acts of the Judges of Israel.