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Judahite

noun Ju·dah·ite \ˈjüdəˌīt\

Definition of Judahite

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  1. 1 :  a member of the Hebrew tribe of Judah

  2. 2 :  a member of the Kingdom of Judah composed of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin

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Origin and Etymology of judahite

Judah, 4th son of Jacob (Genesis 29:35), the eponymous ancestor of the Judahites (Joshua 15) + English -ite


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Judahite

adjective Ju·dah·ite \"\

Definition of Judahite

  1. :  of or relating to the tribe or the Kingdom of Judah a place in Judahite territory — N. H. Snaith edited to suit a Judahite audience — L. A. Weigle

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