Judahite
Judahite Ju"dah*ite, n. One of the tribe of Judah; a member of the kingdom of Judah; a Jew. --Kitto.

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  • judahite — I. ˈjüdəˌīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Judah, 4th son of Jacob (Gen 29:35), the eponymous ancestor of the Judahites (Josh 15) + English ite 1. : a member of the Hebrew tribe of Judah 2. : a member …   Useful english dictionary

  • Judahite — /jooh deuh uyt /, n. 1. a member of the tribe of Judah or of the kingdom of Judah. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the tribe or kingdom of Judah. [1895 1900; JUDAH + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Judahite — 1. noun An inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Judah. 2. adjective Of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of Judah, or its inhabitants …   Wiktionary

  • judahite — ju·dah·ite …   English syllables

  • HOSEA, BOOK OF — HOSEA, BOOK OF, the first of the 12 books that make up the minor prophets . Everything points to this book s having been produced in the kingdom of israel and redacted, after the fall of that state, in Judah; and this makes it a valuable source… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JUDAH — (Heb. יְהוּדָה), fourth son of Jacob and Leah. The biblical explanation of the name Judah connects it with thanksgiving and praise (Heb. אוֹדֶה, oʾdeh; Gen. 29:35). However, if one compares the names Judith (Gen. 26:34) and Jahdai (I Chron. 2:47) …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • British Israelism — Not to be confused with Israelis in the United Kingdom. British Israelism (also called Anglo Israelism) is the belief that people of Western European descent, particularly those in Great Britain, are the direct lineal descendants of the Ten Lost… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobiah (Ammonite) — Tobiah was an Ammonite official [cite web|url=http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Nehemiah%202:10;|title=Nehemiah ii. 10] (possibly a governor of Ammon) who incited the Ammonites to hinder Ezra and Nehemiah s efforts to rebuild Jerusalem …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • JEREMIAH — (Heb. והּ ָירִי ְמ) second of the major prophets whose book is the second in the Latter Prophets section of the Bible. This entry is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible the life and message of jeremiah beginnings of prophecy …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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