[ juhj-iz ]
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noun(used with a singular verb)
  1. 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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/ (ˈdʒʌdʒɪz) /

  1. (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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