Judah meaning

jo͝odə
(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Jude; fem. Judith.
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In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
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(place) The kingdom in the S part of Palestine formed by the tribes of Judah and Benjamin after they broke with the other ten tribes: 1 Kings 11:31; 12: 17-21
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Fourth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
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A male given name.
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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 .
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(biblical) The name of the southern Israelite kingdom which continued to be ruled by the Davidic dynasty after Solomon's death and the breakup of the united monarchy, with the northern portion keeping the name Israel.
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(biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Judah, from which David and his lineage came.
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Origin of judah

  • Hebrew yəhûdâ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew yəhûdâ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old Testament Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yehuda), a son of Jacob.

    From Wiktionary