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Judith

(fl. c. 76—67 bc)


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In the Apocrypha, a rich Israelite widow who saved the town of Bethulia from Nebuchadnezzar's army by seducing the besieging general Holofernes and cutting off his head while he slept. Also, a book of the Apocrypha recounting the story of Judith.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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