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ˈdʒu dɪθju·dith

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Judithnoun

    Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes

  2. Judith, Book of Judithnoun

    an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people


  1. Judithnoun

    A book of the Old Testament of some Christian Bibles; a book of the Vulgate Apocrypha.

  2. Judithnoun

    The protagonist of the book of Judith.

  3. Judithnoun

    A wife of Esau.

  4. Etymology: From "woman from Judea, Jewess"


  1. Judith

    The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the Septuagint and the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian Old Testament of the Bible, but excluded from the Hebrew canon and assigned by Protestants to the apocrypha. It tells of a Jewish widow, Judith, who uses her beauty and charm to destroy an Assyrian general and save Israel from oppression. The surviving Greek manuscripts contain several historical anachronisms, which is why some Protestant scholars now consider the book non-historical: a parable, a theological novel, or perhaps the first historical novel. The name Judith (Hebrew: יְהוּדִית‎, Modern: Yəhūdīt, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏīṯ), meaning "Praised" or "Jewess", is the feminine form of Judah.


  1. judith

    Judith is predominantly a female given name, derived from Hebrew, meaning "woman from Judea" or "Jewess". It is also the name of a book in the Old Testament Apocrypha, referred to as the Book of Judith. The name has various cultural, literary, and religious associations worldwide.


  1. Judith

    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

  1. Judith

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judith in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Judith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Judith in a Sentence

  1. Judith Lund:

    Judith Lund said in an interview. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP While at least 214 whaling voyages ventured into The Gulf, Judith Lund said, ships from the Northeast rarely made extended port calls in Southern cities like New Orleans or Mobile, Alabama, because of the threat to crew members who weren't white. That may may have been a reason the whaling ship that rescued Industry's crew took the men back to Massachusetts, where slavery was outlawed in the 1780s, rather than landing in the South. ‘’ The people who whaled in the Gulf of Mexico knew it was risky to go into those ports down there because they had mixed crews.

  2. Judith Toensing:

    Judith Toensing has many more miles to go, I know with Judith Toensing tenacity, Judith Toensing dedication, and Judith Toensing passion for helping humanity, Judith Toensing will be highly successful and that we will all be the better for knowing Judith Toensing.

  3. Sean Cahill:

    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.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    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.

  5. Sean Cahill:

    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.

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