What does Judah mean?

Definitions for Judahˈdʒu də

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Judah(noun)

    (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

  2. Judah, Juda(noun)

    an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center


  1. Judah(ProperNoun)

    Fourth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.

  2. Judah(ProperNoun)

    One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Judah, from which David and his lineage came.

  3. Judah(ProperNoun)

    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.

  4. Judah(ProperNoun)


  5. Origin: Old Testament יהודה, a son of Jacob.


  1. Judah

    Judah was, according to the Book of Genesis, the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Judah. Biblical scholars, such as J. A. Emerton view the narrative of Judah as a postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judah in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Goodacre:

    There's no evidence at all that Jesus had a son at all, let alone a son called Judah.

  2. Hagai Misgav:

    It seems that Elihana maintained her right to property and financial independence even after her marriage and therefore her father’s name was retained; however, we do not have sufficient information about the law in Judah during this period.

  3. Israel Antiquities Authority:

    Related : 25 new' Dead Sea Scrolls' revealed The document indicates the payment of taxes or transfer of goods to storehouses in Jerusalem, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Judah, according to Israel Antiquities Authority. The discovery of the papyrus shows that there are other artifacts of tremendous importance to our heritage that are waiting to be found in the Judean Desert caves, the world’s heritage assets are being plundered on a daily basis by antiquities robbers solely for greed.

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