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Is the name Judith in the Bible?
Last Updated: 26th April, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what does the name Judith mean in the Bible?
???????? (Yehudit) meaning "Jewish woman", feminine of ???????? (yehudi), ultimately referring to a person from the tribe of Judah. In the Old Testament Judith is one of the Hittite wives of Esau. This is also the name of the main character of the apocryphal Book of Judith.
Similarly, how popular is the name Judith? Judith's average ranking is 575.76, with it's highest ever rank being #. Judith has reach the top 10 most popular girls name 2 times, and has reached the top hundred names 33 times. Judith has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 454321 girls given the name in the past 200 years.
Regarding this, is Judith biblical name?
Judith is a feminine given name derived from the Hebrew name ????????? or Yehudit, meaning "woman of Judea". Judith appeared in the Old Testament as one of Esau's wives, while the deuterocanonical Book of Judith deals with a different Judith.
Why was Judith removed from the Bible?
They are still in the Catholic and Orthodox Bibles. They were removed from the Protestant Bible because of strong anti-Catholic sentiment in the US. That's the short answer.