Book of Judith

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Judith an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
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Usage

In literature:

With maps and books of travel Judith and he had planned it out.
"His Family" by Ernest Poole
The story is from the apocryphal book of Judith, and the part remaining corresponds to chapters XII.
"Elene; Judith; Athelstan, or the Fight at Brunanburh; Byrhtnoth, or the Fight at Maldon; and the Dream of the Rood" by Anonymous
This book relates the exploit of Judith, a Jewish widow distinguished alike for beauty, courage, and devotion to her country.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
The Westminster Company finished the first book of Maccabees in November, 1881, and the books of Tobit and Judith in October, 1882.
"Addresses on the Revised Version of Holy Scripture" by C. J. Ellicott
The story of Judith and Holofernes is told in the apocryphal Book of Judith.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
Why is the book of Esther in the Canon, and the book of Judith in the Apocrypha?
"The Book Of God" by G. W. Foote
Jubilees, Book of; Judith, The Book of.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Photograph by Judith Aronson, whose portraits of writers and artists have been collected in her book Likenesses: With the Sitters Writing About One Another, published in 2010 by Lintott Press in association with Carcanet Press, UK.
These subtleties are examined in a new book called Stop Overreacting , by Judith Siegel, an associate professor of social work at New York University.
In the New York Times Book Review, Judith Newman reviews Ian Frazier's laugh-out-loud funny book, The Cursing Mommy 's Book of Days — the year-long diary of the fictional character he made famous in his New Yorker pieces.
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