[ joo-duh ]
/ ˈdʒu də /
the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Genesis 29:35.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in southern Palestine, including the tribes of Judah and Benjamin.Compare Ephraim (def. 3).
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “praised.”
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British Dictionary definitions for Judah
/ (ˈdʒuːdə) /
noun Old Testament
the fourth son of Jacob, one of whose descendants was to be the Messiah (Genesis 29:35; 49:8–12)
the tribe descended from him
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
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