a book of the Bible containing the history of Israel under the judges and covering the period between the death of Joshua and the accession to the throne by Saul. Abbreviations: Jud., Judg.
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How to use Judges in a sentence
The Judges who handle arraignments at criminal court in all five boroughs have a small fraction of their usual caseloads.
Some “hanging Judges” have handed down hundreds of death sentences at a time.
The Judges noted that he told one of the officers he had “copped some lumber.”
It demands only that Judges “shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.”
Judges, they wrote, “shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour.”
This portrait is thought by some good Judges to equal that of Mme. Le Brun.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
An appeal lies from its decision to the court of appeals consisting of three Judges.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
He that bringeth the searchers of secrets to nothing, that hath made the Judges of the earth as vanity.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
You see, I didn't ask Sir William what he thought, and the natives are poor Judges because they don't wear ties.'The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
By me kings reign and princes decree justice: by me princes rule, and nobles, even all the Judges of the earth.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for Judges
(functioning as singular) the book of the Old Testament recounting the history of Israel under the warrior champions and national leaders known as judges from the death of Joshua to the birth of Samuel
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