Judah


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Ju·dah 1

 (jo͞o′də)
In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.

[Hebrew yəhûdâ.]

Ju·dah 2

 (jo͞o′də)
An ancient kingdom of southern Palestine between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. It lasted from the division of Palestine around 930 bc until the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 bc.

[Hebrew yəhûdâ.]

Judah

(ˈdʒuːdə)
n
1. (Bible) the fourth son of Jacob, one of whose descendants was to be the Messiah (Genesis 29:35; 49:8–12)
2. (Bible) the tribe descended from him
3. (Bible) the tribal territory of his descendants which became the nucleus of David's kingdom and, after the kingdom had been divided into Israel and Judah, the southern kingdom of Judah, with Jerusalem as its centre
Douay spelling: Juda

Ju•dah

(ˈdʒu də)

n.
1. the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:35.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
3. the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in S Palestine, including the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. Compare Israel (def. 4).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Judah - (Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of IsraelJudah - (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
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Judah - an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its centerJudah - an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
Canaan, Holy Land, Promised Land, Palestine - an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
Translations
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Judah

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References in classic literature ?
The sound of the trumpet wakes Judah no longer, and her despised children are now but the unresisting victims of hostile and military oppression.
who forgets the desolation of Judah, and looks upon the comeliness of a Gentile and a stranger?
The blessing of Judah and Issachar will never meet; that the same people, or nation, should be both the lion's whelp and the ass between burthens; neither will it be, that a people overlaid with taxes, should ever become valiant and martial.
THAMMUZ came next behind, Whose annual wound in LEBANON allur'd The SYRIAN Damsels to lament his fate In amorous dittyes all a Summers day, While smooth ADONIS from his native Rock Ran purple to the Sea, suppos'd with blood Of THAMMUZ yearly wounded: the Love-tale Infected SIONS daughters with like heat, Whose wanton passions in the sacred Porch EZEKIEL saw, when by the Vision led His eye survay'd the dark Idolatries Of alienated JUDAH.
Then he killed all the relatives, and teachers, and servants and friends of the family, and rested from his labors, until he was come near to Samaria, where he met forty-two persons and asked them who they were; they said they were brothers of the King of Judah.
We may be harsh and stern with Judah and Simeon--our love and pity gush out for Benjamin, the little one.
No,' said Fledgeby, 'you may toddle now, Judah, and grope about on the orders you have got.
The second stanza of the carol, Quempas, also called "He Whom Shepherds Once Came Praising," joins the story of the Magi from the Gospel of Matthew and the prophecy from Genesis 49:8-12 of Judahs offspring the lion of Judah.
Judah Maccabee Goes to the Doctor would make a perfectly lovely Hanukkah gift for, say, Day Five.
Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell play adoptive brothers Judah Ben-Hur and Messala Severus in Roman-occupied Jerusalem.
com/night-shift-season-4-renewed-or-canceled-shocking-conclusion-season-3-finale-nbc-2409914) "The Night Shift" Season 4 has yet to be confirmed by NBC, but executive producers Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah are hopeful that the show will be getting renewed.
25, Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Jewish prince, and his best Mend and adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell) race their horses near Jerusalem.