Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes
Judith, Book of Judith(noun)
an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
A book of the Old Testament of some Christian Bibles; a book of the Vulgate Apocrypha.
The protagonist of the book of Judith.
A wife of Esau.
Origin: From "woman from Judea, Jewess"
Judith was Judy Collins' best-selling album from 1975. It peaked at No 17 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts. It includes Collins' hit recording of Stephen Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns", as well as material by Steve Goodman, Jimmy Webb, the Rolling Stones, and the standard "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" Allmusic stated in their review: "Judith's high points are sublime, but the low points are just sorry enough to mark this as a turning point toward one of the less-distinguished periods of Collins' career."
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a wealthy, beautiful, and pious Jewish widow who, as recorded in one of the books of the Apocrypha called after her, entered, with only a single maid as attendant, the camp of the Assyrian army under Holofernes, that lay investing Bethulia, her native place; won the confidence of the chief, persuaded him to drink while alone with him in his tent till he was brutally intoxicated, cut off his head, and making good her escape, suspended it from the walls of the place, with the issue of the utter rout of his army by a sally of the townsfolk.
The numerical value of judith in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of judith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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My specialist said, ‘Judith, God just saved your life. Because it was so small, it would never have been detected.
You go back and talk to witnesses, especially here in the murder of Judith Whitney, and most of their memories are just as vivid today as they were then.
Adolescents are figuring out who they are, and it's important to be supportive and affirming of Judith Glassgold child and to engage in that process of identity development in a way. . . that's not harmful to them.
You deserve to know this about your next president. He’s been a great father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend to me, my wife Judith and my family for almost 30 years. I know him personally, and this is a very good and decent man, and he will be a great president.
I think he understands that we will be asking him anything and everything that may bear on his credibility in reference to our client Judith Huth's allegations about what happened at the Playboy Mansion, he may try to escape. He's going to evade, but we're going to have a lot of questions.
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