Book of Judges

noun
a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
Syn: ↑Judges
Instance Hypernyms: ↑book
Part Holonyms: ↑Prophets, ↑Nebiim, ↑Old Testament

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  • Book of Judges — (Hebrew: Sefer Shoftim ספר שופטים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. It appears in the Tanakh and in the Christian Old Testament. Its title refers to its contents; it contains the history of Biblical judges (not to be confused… …   Wikipedia

  • JUDGES (Heb. שׁוֹפְטִים), BOOK OF — JUDGES (Heb. שׁוֹפְטִים), BOOK OF, the second book in the second section of the Bible, called Prophets (Nevi im). (See Table: Book of Judges – Contents.) The Book of Judges is named for the series of charismatic leaders of the period between the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judges —     Judges     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Judges     The seventh book of the Old Testament, second of the Early Prophets of the Hebrew canon.     I. TITLE     The Hebrew name of the book was transliterated by Origen Safateím, and by St. Jerome… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Ruth —     Book of Ruth     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Ruth     One of the proto canonical writings of the Old Testament, which derives its name from the heroine of its exquisitely beautiful story.     I. CONTENTS     The incidents related in the …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Ruth — This article is about the ancient Hebrew religious text. For the 20th century English language novel, see The Book of Ruth (novel) The Book of Ruth ( he. מגילת רות; Sephardic, Israeli Hebrew: [məgi lat rut] ; Ashkenazi Hebrew: [mə gɪləs rus] ;… …   Wikipedia

  • Judges — noun a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges • Syn: ↑Book of Judges • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Prophets, ↑Nebiim, ↑Old Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • Book of Joshua (Samaritan) — The Samaritan Book of Joshua is a Samaritan chronicle, written in Arabic. It is so called because the greater part of it is devoted to the history of Joshua. It was published from an Arabic manuscript written in the Samaritan alphabet, with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Judges Guild — is a small game publisher in the business of creating and selling role playing game supplements, periodicals and related material, most notable as one of the leading publishers in the late 1970s and early 1980s of Dungeons Dragons related… …   Wikipedia

  • Judges, The Book of — • The seventh book of the Old Testament, second of the Early Prophets of the Hebrew canon Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book — (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and Germans… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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