Definitions of judah

  1. an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
  2. ( Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah

Usage examples for judah

  1. " For how shall I go up to my father," said Judah, " and the lad be not with me?" – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  2. He relates how Judah, having separated from his brethren, " turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hiram," and that here he became acquainted with Shuah, by whom he had three sons. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  3. 8 everything depends upon a right determination of the meaning of the name Judah. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  4. The Lord hath become like an enemy, he hath swallowed up Israel, He hath swallowed up all of his palaces, he hath destroyed his fortresses, And he hath multiplied in the daughter of Judah sighing and lamentation. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  5. He saw in it a splendid opportunity for Judah. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman