(Jewess, or praised).
The heroine of one of the Deuterocanonical Books which bears her name, who appears as an ideal type of piety, Judith 8:6, beauty, ch. 11:21, courage and chastity. ch. 16:22 ff.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Full text of the Book of Judith, along with Arabic version سفر يهوديت, in addition to and introduction about the authenticity of the Deuterocanonical Books, and the view of the righteous Orthodox Church, and the falsified Protestant view.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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